Township joins Voter Registration Day

FLINT TWP. — Flint Township took part in National Voter Registration Day (NVRD) on September 26. The event was one of approximately 2,000 Voter Registration drives held across the nation that day. “We register voters Monday through Thursday from 8 am to 5:30 pm,” said Clerk Kathy Funk. “It was fun to celebrate the importance of voting with others across […]

Cavs rally to defeat Bay City Central

FLINT TWP. – The Carman- Ainsworth football team fell behind early and had to fight its way back during a 41-31 victory over Bay City Central on Saturday. The game was played on Saturday in conjunction with the homecoming festivities and dance. The powder puff game was played Friday night. The first quarter didn’t see much action as Bay City […]

Consent agenda policy narrowly approved

FLINT TWP. — Township board members consented by a narrow margin to a new consent agenda policy, effective beginning with the October 16 meeting. A consent agenda lists items, usually of a routine nature that require little discussion that are approved or denied in one umbrella action by the board, ,as defined in “A Clerk’s Guide to Governance,’ published by […]


CROSS COUNTRY The Carman-Ainsworth cross country team competed at the Great Flint Championship at the Cummings Center on Saturday, where the Cavalier boys were 19th with 572 out of 22 teams. Corunna was first with 50, Flint Powers second with 82 and Fenton third with 83. Joe Chinkefatt led the Carman- Ainsworth boys, finishing 40th in 18:59.61. Dalero McNeal was […]

VFW sponsoring patriotic contests

FLINT TWP. — The VFW Chevrolet Motor Post 3087, G-4138 Corunna Road, has invited students and teachers at Carman-Ainsworth Schools and statewide to participate in one of three patriotic contests. The VFW Patriot’s Pen essay contest is for students in grades 6-8. This year’s theme is “American’s Gift to My Generation.” open to grade students in public, private, parochial and […]

October sports: A harvest

Fat Guy Corner

The days of September have left us and the month of October has arrived. The beautiful thing about October is the fall colors and the world of sports. The long grind of the baseball season is over and playoff baseball is here. The college football season has brought us to the in-state football battle between Michigan and Michigan State for […]

C-A reports “stranger danger” incident

FLINT TWP. — Add Carman- Ainsworth Schools to local districts recently reporting incidents of a stranger approaching children. In a letter dated, Monday October 2, C-A Superintendent Eddie Kindle sent a letter to parents notifying them of an incident reported that morning. A C-A middle school student reported being approached at about 7:05 a.m. by a stranger while standing at […]

Firebirds win OT thriller in home opener

FLINT – The Flint Firebirds’ home opener always draws quite the crowd, and once again they were treated to quite the contest. Saturday’s backand forth battle with the Ottawa 67’s came out if favor of Flint, netting the game-winning goal with just two seconds remaining in the extra period to secure the 5-4 win. Once the pre-game festivities ended, it […]

In brief

Shred Day date coming soon FLINT TWP. – The date for the autumn Township Shredding Day is 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, October 14 at the township administrative building, 1490 S. Dye Road. Township residents are allowed to bring up to two boxes of documents per vehicle. That applies to paper only. Items that will not be accepted include […]

Chevy Celebrates 100 Years Of Iconic Truck Design

One hundred years ago, Chevrolet introduced the 1918 One-Ton, setting the stage for a century of iconic trucks. To commemorate this milestone, the brand is looking back on 10 of the most iconic designs in Chevy truck history. While Chevrolet truck design has changed radically over the past 100 years, one thing has always been true: Form has followed function […]