2018 History Happy Hour Lecture Series

FLINT – The Whaley Historic House Museum has announced a number of speakers for their History Happy Hour lecture series of 2018. The Gilded Age house museum has been closed to visitors since December 2015, but as restoration continues to a completion this spring, we are still having our ever popular lecture series, now for the entirety of 2018. For […]

In brief

Donate to the Little Free Library FLINT TWP. — Wanted: Books for Randels Little Free Library. Gently used and new books can be dropped off at Randels Attn: Little Free Library. The free library is located I front of the elementary school at 6022 Brobeck Street. — R.S. Church showing free movies FLINT TWP. — “Hidden Figures” the acclaimed movie […]

Downtown Flint needs to rock (Well, sometimes anyway…)

Everyone is understandably excited about the re-opening of the beautiful and historic Capitol Theatre in Downtown Flint after a $37 million (hard to say that without using a Doctor Evil accent and air quotes!) renovation. Post 1976, the Capitol hosted dozens of world famous rock bands on the main stage with a decided bent towards heavy rock and metal during […]

Carman-Ainsworth 10th at County Meet

FENTON – Grand Blanc bested the field by 234 points to claim its 18th consecutive and 28th overall Genesee County title Saturday at Fenton. Grand Blanc took the title with 619 points. Fenton was a distant second with 385 points and Flint Powers was third with 257. Lapeer was fourth with 147, Davison fifth with 145 and Swartz Creek-Flushing sixth […]

Fire captain retires

Replacement soon to be promoted

FLINT TWP. — The township board of trustees honored a retiring fire captain and laid the groundwork for his successor. The board authorized Supervisor Karyn Miller to request from the Civil Service Commission the name of the highest scorer on a recent test for the captain position. Chief Thomas Stadler said that four eligible captains took the test. The name […]

Cavaliers boys fend off Saginaw, extend win streak

SAGINAW – The Carman- Ainsworth boys’ basketball team extended its winning streak to six games by defeating Saginaw High 56-49 on Tuesday night. The Cavs jumped out to a 19-10 led after the first quarter, but Saginaw closed the gap to 27-23 by the half. The Trojans then went on a 16-10 run, taking a two-point lead into the final […]

My surgeon teaches me about liver transplants

A new lease on life

(Editor’s note: This is the third in a five-part series where I will recount my battle with cirrhosis of the liver and the life changing transplant I received in September. My story is an account of how I overcame my illness, but mostly I hope to heighten awareness about the organ donor program.) Surprise! You may have thought my story […]

Lady Cavaliers trounce Saginaw by 49 points

FLINT TWP. – The Carman- Ainsworth girls’ basketball team proved to be too much for Saginaw to handle on Tuesday with the Lady Cavs winning 68-19. The Lady Cavs added a pair of 24-point quarters in the first half to lead 48-12 at halftime. Carman-Ainsworth then went on a 13-3 run in the third and added a 7-4 fourth to […]

Genesee Valley Rotary Students of the Month

FLINT TWP. – Kate McGilvery and Byzjon Speights, seniors at Carman- Ainsworth High School, have been selected as the Genesee Valley Rotary students of the month for January. Each month during the school year the Rotary selects two outstanding students nominated by their teachers, who become eligible to win a $1,000 scholarship at the end of the year. Kate was […]

SCF puts up four in high-scoring loss to Swan Valley

SAGINAW – Swartz Creek/Clio/ Flushing’s hockey team traveled to Saginaw Swan Valley last Wednesday and took a 6-4 loss. Jake Castles was the first to score for SCF with the help of Nik Calugaru and Seth Crompton. Dylan Stankewicz netted an unassisted tally and Kam Houle scored with the assistance of Crompton. SCF’s final goal was scored by Noah Somers, […]