Last week in this column we discussed the impact of the summer break on students. One issue we touched on briefly was the importance of summer reading. Since then, I have reviewed some research about this topic that I would like to share.
A Greenville High School student is still working to push the city of Greenville and Eureka Township to consider a non-discrimination ordinance after letters were written against his request.
Samantha Slater was scheduled to go to trial Wednesday to learn whether her parental rights would be terminated after her young daughter sustained severe abuse injuries. However, last Friday the Department of Human Services withdrew its motion for Slater’s parental rights trial.
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For three days, the Belding Redskins football coaching staff and varsity players are hosting a youth fundamentals camp at Rudness Field. The camp began on Monday and wraps up today. The camp was for third through eighth graders, non-contact and focused on proper technique and skill development.
When Paul Phenix was just a young boy, he could recall walking along the former Whites Covered Bridge with his grandparents, who took him to a section of the bridge where he recognized a few names inscribed into the wood. “This is where your great-grandparents signed their names on the bridge,” they said to him. “It’s where we signed our names, and your parents, and now you can sign your name.”
Greenville High School graduate Jordan Thomas is set to host his second youth wrestling camp in August. Thomas (2012 graduate), who is now wrestling for the University of Michigan, was a three-time individual state champion in high school. He was state runner-up once and finished his career with more than 200 wins against just three loses.
For the second time in three years Sports Galore is a winner. Sports Galore knocked off Magnum Sports 14-6 in the finals of the Greenville Classic Softball Tournament Saturday.
An adult education program will remain under the jurisdiction of Central Montcalm Public School after all. The adult ed program, along with an alternative education program, have been housed in the Central Montcalm Community Building. With the retirement of director John Kearney, Central Montcalm officials had planned to transfer the program to Carson City-Crystal Area Schools.
A coordinated police effort on Monday resulted in the confiscation of more than 200 marijuana plants from multiple locations throughout Montcalm County. The Central Michigan Enforcement Team (CMET) conducted domestic cannabis eradication and suppression program flights, or “Operation HEMP,” which stands for “Help Eradicate Marijuana Plantings.” The program is federally funded and is designed to eradicate illegally outdoor marijuana plantings.