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Frank Modgis

Sheridan’s Carnation building targeted for razing

This village has moved one step closer to seeing the last of the Carnation building on the south end of town.

Since the building has stood derelict for years, thus members of the Sheridan Village Council have been working toward its demolition and cleanup.
The process has been long and labyrinthine, due in large part to the numerous studies required by the Department of Environmental Quality to ensure the safety and long-term viability of the property.

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Greenville Public Schools calendar still under scope

The Greenville Public Schools alternate calendar committee recently completed a six-month study on options for the school calendar, and presented their findings to the school board at Monday’s meeting.

Lakeview High School Principal Gary Jensen, left, received congratulations from Michigan Association of Secondary School Principals Associate Director Colin Ripmaster at Monday night’s Lakeview school board meeting. Jensen recently won the MASSP’s Principal of the Year Award for Michigan.

Principal of the Year Gary Jensen honored by Lakeview school board

Lakeview High School Principal Gary Jensen took center stage at Monday evening’s meeting of the Lakeview Community Schools Board of Education.

Lakeview’s Justice Rummel delivers a pitch during the first game of Tuesday’s doubleheader against Central Montcalm. The Hornets rallied for a 7-3 win.

Central Montcalm softball sweeps rival Lakeview

The Central Montcalm Hornets picked up a couple of Central State Activities Association games on Tuesday. The Hornets had to rally in game one for a 7-3 victory over rival Lakeview, while game two was a bit easier with a 16-1 four inning mercy.

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ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Tuesday, May 13

Lakeview takes two from CM: The Wildcats won both games of a CSAA doubleheader Tuesday over the Green Hornets by scores of 3-2 and 8-0. Jordan Stephens of Lakeview hit a two-RBI double to give the Wildcats the win…

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Funeral Notices — Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Funeral notices for Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Kristi Teall

Central Montcalm Public School superintendent takes new job at St. Louis

Central Montcalm Public School Superintendent Kristi Teall is ready to work from home — her hometown, that is. The St. Louis Public Schools Board of Education unanimously approved a negotiated contract with Teall at a meeting Monday night. Teall then accepted the job as superintendent of the St. Louis school district.

From left, eighth-graders Alicia Miller, Cassie Barr and Meghan Ferrall all sustained minor injuries after lightning struck Grattan Academy near Greenville on Monday morning. — Courtesy photo

Grattan Academy hit by lightning, students injured

They heard it a split second before they felt it … a big bang followed by an electrifying jolt. Cassie Barr, 14, was standing by her locker at Grattan Academy, talking to her friend Meghann Farrell, 14, about math homework Monday morning. Alicia Miller, 13, was washing her hands in the restroom.

Central Montcalm volleyball coach Haley Dawe, right, watches during last summer’s volleyball camp at Central Montcalm High School. Dawe has stepped down as coach.

Central Montcalm to hire 2 varsity coaches

Pending approval by the Central Montcalm Board of Education, a pair of new varsity coaches will be roaming the sidelines for the Green Hornets. John Johnson will take over the varsity volleyball program in the fall, while Rob Putnam will be promoted from JV girls basketball to varsity in November.

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Greenville DDA sets dates and times for ‘trial market’

GREENVILLE — As the Greenville Downtown Development Authority zones in on an open-air structure downtown, the group has set dates for its trial market and is hopeful for funding thanks to a new grant opportunity.