2018-05-17

DIRT ROAD



Probably the widest if not longest dirt road in Flint Township (temporarily) is the westbound lanes of I-69 where construction crews have been busy since March 12 rebuilding the freeway from Fenton Road to Ballenger Highway. Initial plans called for westbound lanes to reopen in July when traffic will be switched over from the eastbound lanes. The project is not […]

Cavaliers set to contend in loaded regional




MIDLAND – Carman- Ainsworth has already seen many of the teams it will contend with in tomorrow’s regional, most recently at last Thursday’s Saginaw Valley League meet. No. 1 Div. 1-ranked Midland Dow won the meet. Host Heritage was second and Lapeer was fifth. Davison trailed Lapeer by half a point and Carman-Ainsworth trailed Lapeer by 1.5 points. Also in […]

Police mutual aid pact updated




FLINT TWP. — The township board has approved the Genesee County Mutual Police Assistance Agreement, as drafted by the Genesee County Association of Chiefs of Police, said township Police Chief George Sippert. Local municipalities have worked under a mutual aid agreement for decades but it had not been updated in a while, Chief Sippert said, who added that the new […]

Lady Cavaliers swept by Bay City Western



BAY CITY – Carman-Ainsworth traveled to Bay City Western on Monday, dropping both ends of the twin bill, 15-0, 7-0. Morgan Sherrer registered the Cavs’ only hit in the opener while adding five put-outs. Sarah Roe chipped in with three put-outs. In the finale, Jada Black and Mykala Brooks each had a hit and Black had four put-outs. Abbigail Pelky, […]

Save the date: Townhall meeting being planned




FLINT TWP. — The township will be a stop for the statewide Michigan Truth Tour in partnership with the award-winning Bridge Magazine, according to an announcement this week by Clerk Kathy Funk. From 25 to 100 local people will be invited to the Flint Township Town Hall Meeting at 6 p.m. on September 12 for a 45-60-minute discussion called “A […]

Firebirds’ prospects take home OHL Gold Cup



KITCHENTER, Ont. – The Flint Firebirds were proud to have six prospects compete in the OHL Gold Cup May 5-6 with a pair of them taking it home. Michael Bianconi and Owen Power were key pieces for Team GTHL (Greater Toronto Hockey League) Blue taking home the cup. The six Flint prospects all played in four games over the weekend, […]

May is Electrical Safety Month



FLINT TWP. — Fire Chief Thomas Stadler presented a proclamation signed by Gov. Rick Snyder proclaiming May as Electrical Safety Month. It states that the main causes of electrical residential fires in Michigan last year were related to heat from powered and operating equipment that lead to 4,343 reported fires; 9 civilian deaths, 91 civilian injuries and 29 fire fighter […]

Lady Cavaliers shut out by Lapeer




LAPEER – The Carman-Ainsworth soccer team swallowed an 8-0 loss against Lapeer on Monday. Crista Young was in net for the Cavaliers. The two schools came together to remember recently passed and former Lapeer coach Bud Rowley. Carman-Ainsworth, along with Lapeer, presented the family with flowers and past coaches made speeches honoring Coach Rowley. On Thursday, Carman-Ainsworth was defeated 4-2 […]

Local 598 poker run to benefit Boys and Girls Clubs




FLINT – Their charitable work has earned them the nickname “the local union with a heart,” and now members of UAW Local 598 are activating their community service super powers to help the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Flint. Local 598 will sponsor a poker run motorcycle ride Saturday, May 19. Registration takes place from 10 to 11:30 a.m. […]

Golf Outings



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