Ordinance amendments postponed

FLINT TWP.— After listening to public comment, the township board voted to delay the second reading and adoption of two ordinance amendments. One amendment pertained to the keeping of dogs, cats and wild animals and the other concerned minors in possession (MIP) of alcohol. Ken Berg, a resident, came with a long list of suggested changes to the animal ordinance. […]

Lady Cavs’ basketball handed back-to-back losses

FLINT TWP. – The Carman-Ainsworth girls’ basketball team had a tough week after facing its first losses of the season on back-to-back days. Carman-Ainsworth was also slotted to face Flint on Tuesday, but the game was canceled as Flint did not have enough girls to compete. Carman-Ainsworth fell to Detroit Country Day on Saturday, 65-59. Carman- Ainsworth took a 26-14 […]

Board session ends with attempt to hire legal counsel

FLINT TWP. — In a special township board meeting on January 4, the board of trustees met in closed session for about two hours with Labor Attorney Lizzie Mills, before coming back to open session to vote on whether to retain legal counsel. The motion was denied in a 3-3 tie vote. Clerk Kathy Funk and Trustees Barb Vert and […]

Boys’ basketball extends winning streak to four games

FLINT – The Carman-Ainsworth boys’ basketball team defeated the Flint Jaguars 61-48 on Tuesday night. Flint jumped to a 15-13 lead after the first quarter, but Carman-Ainsworth bounced back before halftime, going on a 16-7 run to take a 29-22 lead into halftime. Both teams scored 18 in the third period, before the Cavs went on a 14-8 run to […]

In brief

WFBA seeking input for Downtown Development plan FLINT TWP. — The West Flint Business Association, with Flint Township, is hosting a Public Engagement Event to allow businesses to suggest projects for a proposed Downtown Development Authority and commercial Improvement plans for Bristol and Beecher roads. The meeting will be held from noon to 1:15 p.m. on Jan. 18, during the […]

Firebirds top defending champs in shootout

FLINT – The Flint Firebirds of the Ontario Hockey League staged an epic third-period comeback that led to a 4-3 shootout victory over the Erie Otters Saturday at the Dort Event Center. The game was definitely a treat for the 3,807 in attendance. Ethan Keppen got the first goal to give the Firebirds a 1-0 lead. After that, things changed […]

Studio helps local youth connection with dance

FLINT – The Heart of Worship Dance Studio wants to get kids up and moving by engaging them in the art of dance. Beginning this week, the studio will be offering ballet, hip hop, liturgical and jazz at no charge to children ages 5 to 19. “Children in our area face many challenges in their everyday lives. Dance is a […]

Cavs look solid at SVL Jamboree

MT. PLEASANT – The Carman- Ainsworth boys’ bowling team placed fifth with a 24 and the girls fourth with a 20 at the Saginaw Valley League Jamboree at Riverwood Lanes in Mt. Pleasant last Friday. Individual scores were not reported prior to press deadlines. The Cavaliers were at Grand Blanc Lanes on Wednesday, following press deadlines, and are at Stardust […]

Barnett Financial & Tax tackles financial issues

GRAND BLANC — With headlines, Twitter and talk shows abuzz, President Donald Trump has had nothing if not an eventful first year in office. Yet, with new tax laws, uncertainty in global markets and a news cycle that never ends, the constant chatter is enough to set any retiree’s teeth on edge. No matter what side of the aisle they’re […]

SCF topped by Fenton/ Linden on the ice

FENTON – The Swartz Creek/Clio/ Flushing varsity hockey team swallowed a tough 10-4 loss against Fenton/Linden Saturday. Seth Crompton got SCF’s first goal of the night with the help of Jake Castles before Castles netted his own goal, assisted by Nik Calugaru. Brendan Ogle fired one home with the help of Calugaru and Kam Houle got the final goal, assisted […]