Lakeview Community Schools district voters will likely be looking at a $12.5 million bond proposal this February if all goes as expected for a proposal approved Monday evening by the Lakeview school board. If passed by voters, the bond would adjust the system’s current 6.92 mills to 7.0 and also would extend its current debt. For a taxpayer owning a home with a current market value of $80,000, the increase to his or her current annual tax levy would be $3.20 per year.
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Legacy Field, the sparkling new football stadium on the campus of Greenville High School, hosted its first football game on Aug. 24 between the Yellow Jackets and Belding Redskins. In its first season of use, Legacy Field hosted just four varsity football games during the regular season. The Yellow Jackets did not qualify for the postseason, but Legacy Field will host one more game this year.
Greenville first-year boys cross country coach Eric Nichols knew he had a difficult task ahead of him when he took the job. The Yellow Jackets were going to have to have fantastic times in order to compete with the rest of a tough O-K Bronze Conference.
Lakeview’s soccer team had the same amount of wins last season as they did this season. But that’s a bit deceiving, said coach Chris Smith.
Carson City-Crystal’s cross country teams fared well in Grant Woodman’s first year as coach. But what stands out for the Eagle runners were having two champions in cross country in the Mid-State Activities Conference.
The 2012 season was one of transition for Belding’s football team. The Redskins had a new coach in Joe Schwander, who installed new offensive and defensive systems.
Regular firearm deer season begins this coming Thursday. Daylight hours are limited at this time of year, and runners and walkers in rural areas will be sharing the woods, roads and trails with hunters. It’s an especially appropriate time for common sense and bright-colored clothing.
For several moments Sunday morning, Belding resident and World War II veteran John Geisen stood quietly just a few feet in front of the new Belding Freedom Wall memorial as people shuffled around him. Staring at the newly dedicated wall, built in memory of area WWII veterans, Geisen’s eyes began to glass over with tears. With a deep breath, he then took a few steps closer to the wall.
The Greenville City Council approved a tax abatement application from Huntington Foam as its expansion, which began in July, is coming to an end. Huntington Foam, located at 1323 Moore Street, is a custom foam shape molder for applications, plumbing, furniture, electronics and automotive industries. The company is based in Jeanneatte, Pa., and also has facilities in Fort Smith, Ark., Greer, S.C., Guadalupe, Mexico, and Ramos Arizpe, Mexico.