The new Belding varsity baseball manager is a familiar face to returning players. Dave Riches, a 1996 graduate of Belding High School, was named to the job last week, a position vacated by Michael Ostrander, who was recently hired to be a full-time principal for Belding High School.
A little bit of rain couldn’t keep Edmore Potato festivalgoers down this past weekend.
Despite intermittent showers, Main Street was lined with families waiting for Saturday’s parade to start. Excited children were practically jumping for joy as they waited to see and hear that first line of emergency vehicles to signify the beginning of the parade.
Lauren Thompson is about to start her senior year at Belding High School, where she is active in band and Leadership Council.
She has also started a successful new hobby: Collecting crowns.
Last year, Ashley Lee considered trying out for the Trufant Jubilee Queen’s Pageant. She decided it was too late in the process to jump in and opted to wait one year.
When the Trufant teen entered this year’s contest, she learned she was the only contestant.
Read funeral notices for Monday, Aug. 29, 2016.
Be it steadying a hose for a fellow firefighter attempting to extinguish a flame or making trip upon trip inside a burning home to ensure everyone has escaped safety, serving as a firefighter is a duty well worth recognition.
Five local firefighters have put in more time than most, with a combined 157 of service with the Greenville Department of Public Safety. They were recognized at the Aug. 16 Greenville City Council meeting.
On the surface of public safety are many officers, firefighters, large emergency vehicles and noisy sirens.
But behind the scenes, data entry, paperwork and diligence ensures the Greenville Department of Public Safety runs smoothly.
Following the most recent inspection from the Insurance Services Office Inc. (ISO) of the city’s fire services, that commitment to excellence has now paid off in a way that will benefit city property owners.
It took a few more points than Greenville’s volleyball team would have liked, but the Yellow Jackets got the win they wanted Friday.
Greenville put away the Charlotte Orioles in extra points in the final game of the finals of the Carson City-Crystal Invitational, with the final game going 31-29 in the Jackets’ favor. Normal games go to 25 points.
After a long process of planning and preparing, Murphy Oil USA officials broke ground Thursday on the site of a future store.
The new gas station will be located on M-57 in front of Walmart, and will offer gas, hot cocoa, soda, milk, lottery tickets, tobacco products, frozen drinks and much more. The store will be open 24/7.
After Carson City-Crystal’s 45-6 season-opening loss to Saranac on Friday evening, new Eagles head coach Ben Brock knows there’s a lot of work to do.
With a young team — including three freshmen and and six sophomores playing on the varsity level — Brock knows his team will be hard challenged in every game. Against Saranac, his team got to see a varsity-level style it needed to see in order to improve.