Police Officer Phil Andres was on a routine patrol of the Carson City Regional Correctional Facility when he suddenly found himself summoned to the most intense emergency call of his young career. On April 20, while patrolling the perimeter of the prison, the Carson City officer received a call for assistance with a patient who was “unresponsive and not breathing.”
Speak the name Jeff Blashill and hockey fans will immediately associate him with the Ferris State Bulldogs, the Grand Rapids Griffins and — most recently — the Detroit Red Wings.
But it’s his lesser known middle name, Owen, that holds the key to unlocking the rich and storied history of the generations of people who helped make Jeff Blashill who he is today.
While other students were making the decision of where to attend college or submitting resumes for summer jobs, Shania Stearns had already set herself on specific career path.
There are few people in this world who can say they got high on the job and get away with it. However, when it comes to getting high while working, no one gets higher than hot air balloon pilots … quite literally thousands of feet high.
As the school year ends, everyone from students to teachers is eager for summer vacation to start. At the sound of the final bell, students will joyfully embrace their summer freedom. Teachers … well, they’ll likely do the same.
Residents and guests of Hubbardston celebrated Memorial Day weekend with the annual Hubbardston Memorial Day festival, which featured many events throughout the weekend and a ceremony honoring veterans on the bridge over Fish Creek.
Pfc. Ceo Bauer was one of the men who would become known as the Iron Men of Metz
“I was in the Third Squad of the First Platoon of I Company of the 377th Regiment of the 95th Infantry Division,” he said. “I was a rifleman. We did our duty.”
Band Director Chad Parmenter has conducted for 15 years at Carson City-Crystal Area Schools to create a music program that will make the community proud. On April 24, his high school and middle school students accomplished a feat no other group of students under his leadership had done before, with their musicianship leaving him in awe.
After months of sitting quiet in the dark, doors closed to the public, the image of patrons enjoying movies all but a memory, the sun is now shining on the Crystal Box Office Theatre again. Owner Roger Gooding was forced to close the business in November 2014. Now, for the first time in more than five months, the single-screen theater is illuminated with a new movie and plenty of guests.
When the legendary steamship Carpathia raced toward the doomed and sinking Titanic with all its might, it did so behind a tireless effort from the captain and crewmen aboard the vessel. Like the skipper behind the wheel, Carson City-Crystal Area Schools Director of Bands Chad Parmenter has been directing his middle school band students, who attempt to follow his every command, as the students perform a piece of music dedicated in honor of the rescue ship.