Rows of American flags waving from fence posts at two township cemeteries over the Memorial Day weekend were the handiwork of Township Clerk Kathy Funk and her husband Doug. She was inspired to install the tributes during a visit to Linden last year where she saw the cemetery there decorated for Memorial Day. “I decided it would be nice to […]

Softball teams set to vie for district titles

Div. 1 at Saginaw Heritage Carman-Ainsworth (0-10) began the postseason on Tuesday at Flushing (1-11 Flint Metro League), losing a 16-1 contest, which was mercy-shortened to four innings. Game details were not reported. Flushing now moves on to face Saginaw Arthur Hill at 10 a.m. Saturday at Saginaw Heritage. Heritage (3-18) takes on Swartz Creek (11-1 Flint Metro League) at […]

Obsolete fire equipment donated

FLINT TWP. — The township fire department’s gain also will provide a win-win situation for neighboring fire departments. In a generous gesture of spreading the wealth, the Fire Department has donated some of its old equipment to three other local fire departments to use for parts. Seeking approval from the township board to make the donation, Fire Chief Tom Stadler […]

District titles up for grabs

Div. 1 at Lapeer Davison, 8-4-2, squared off with Swartz Creek, 4-4-2, on Tuesday with Davison winning 3-2 in overtime. The winner gets Carman-Ainsworth, 3-13-1, in the 5 p.m. semifinal today. Flushing, 7-4-2, went head to head with Grand Blanc, No. 4 Div. 1 ranked Tuesday as well. Grand Blanc took a 4-0 win over the Raiders to move on […]

Township board considering new sewer system management

FLINT TWP. — The township board is accepting bids for a contractor to maintain the sanitary sewer system and pump stations. The system is currently maintained by Genesee County Water and Waste (GCWW). But the township is looking at changes under the guidance of deputy supervisor Randall Stewart. Before approving Stewart’s request to seek bids, the board heard a report […]


GOLF The Cavaliers finished 11th with a 434 during the Saginaw Valley League championship at the Fortress last Wednesday. Flint Powers took first with a 312, Lapeer second with a 329 and Saginaw Heritage third with a 331. John Karbowski carded a 91 to lead the team. Lucas Bostwick finished with a 105, Jalen Stewart had a 116 and with […]

C-A students recognized at Honors Night

FLINT TWP. – Announcing scholarship awards with a total value of $3.727,480, Carman-Ainsworth Schools recognized its best and brightest students at the annual Honor Night Program last week. Held in the high school auditorium, the event is designed to highlight student achievement and service. Of the 280 students in the Class of 2018, nearly half of them -128- received special […]


With eight trims paired with six engine/transmission combinations, even more customers will find a 2019 Silverado 1500 perfectly tailored to their needs for performance, efficiency, technology and value. “A major focus of the next-generation Silverado is expanding the range of choices,” said Tim Asoklis, chief engineer for the Silverado 1500. “With all-new engines and a broader model range, there’s a […]

WFBA announces 2018 scholarship winners

FLINT TWP. – The West Flint Business Association presented its annual $1,500 scholarships to three local students, at its May 17 monthly meeting. The group is now on summer hiatus until September. The winners are Olivia Stawasz, Alexis Kaiser and Milton Straham III. Olivia is the winner of the High School Community Service Scholarship given in recognition of a high […]

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