A Carson City man facing criminal charges in four different cases was arraigned Thursday in 8th Judicial Circuit Court. Brandon Devers, 28, is charged with arson of personal property and receiving and concealing stolen property (a motor vehicle) in one case, possessing meth, possessing marijuana and fourth-degree fleeing and eluding a police officer in a second case and unlawfully driving away a motor vehicle in two other cases.
Maddie’s House, the Stanton park dedicated to Maddie Trimper who died at age 7 in 2005 of metachromatic leukodystrophy disorder, was vandalized last week.
Damage was done to the bear statue, along with the treehouse. “A couple of kids skipped school and went up to Maddie’s House and did a significant amount of damage,” said Maddie’s father Jeff Trimper. “It looks like they sat in the house and kicked the walls of the house out. The bear is also damaged with an ear and arm broken off.”
As State Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, began discussing legislative items from Lansing on Monday, she dug out her cell phone to use as an example on the discussion of teens using cell phones while driving. Emmons was speaking about Senate Bill 756, otherwise known as “Kelsey’s Law,” at the monthly Legislative Luncheon at Montcalm Community College. The bill is named after Kelsey Raffaele, 17, who was killed while talking on her cell phone while driving in January 2010.
The Jacket Depot at Greenville High School was one of 137 schools nationwide to receive a Gold Level Certification. The store will be recognized during the DECA International Career Development Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah.
It took the Central Montcalm Public School Board of Education only 10 minutes into its special meeting Sunday to unanimously agree to offer the superintendent position to one of two candidates. It took Kristi Teall only two minutes to accept the offer.
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The Central Montcalm girls softball team is coming off its first ever district title. Despite some key losses, the Hornets expect to be competitive again this season with the return of a solid nucleus.
The Greenville Yellow Jackets boys track team lost twice in non conference action on Monday afternoon at Yellow Jacket Stadium. Kenowa Hills defeated the Yellow Jackets 80-56 and Cedar Springs won 85-52.
The Greenville Yellow Jackets girls track team opened its season with a pair of non conference wins on Monday at Yellow Jacket Stadium. Greenville defeated Kenowa Hills and Cedar Springs. All three teams ran together and the times were used for two separate scores.
Representatives from North Star Staffing, who are overseeing the search for the new superintendent at Carson City-Crystal Schools, will be on hand for a meeting Thursday to take input from community members. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. at the high school media center.