In a crowded conference room, with no chair empty and many residents standing, with those who were last to arrive poking their head through the entryway door, the Carson City-Crystal Area Schools Board of Education met Monday evening in what became a heated discussion over the district’s curriculum and reaction to several recent newspaper guest editorials and letters to the editor.
Eureka Township Supervisor Rodney Roy is hopeful a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit between the township and the city of Greenville will be settled without further legal action.
A Montcalm County sheriff’s deputy was seriously injured in an off-duty accident earlier this year, leaving the sheriff’s department one man short. Deputy Richard Waite and his wife were injured in a traffic accident on Friday, May 31, in Mount Pleasant.
Funeral Notices for Sept. 10, 2013
With warm, sunny days turning to crisp cool nights — not without a few exceptions — fall is rapidly asserting itself. The leaves are turning, even falling, and soon anticipated colors will emerge. There’ll be raking required, because here there is no endless summer. Fall’s ultimate unleaving means work for us. So we rake.
It takes more than a little rain to put a damper on Breakfast on the Farm. The annual event came off without a hitch Saturday despite a thunderstorm that squalled through early in the day. According to Jack Jeppesen, whose family owns Black Locust Farm in Stanton, where the breakfast was held, turnout was considerably better than organizers anticipated.
Saturday morning started out as a great day for a run. Later in the morning, the same couldn’t be said as rain and lighting delays slowed the event and runners. Central Montcalm hosted 14 high school cross country teams and another 13 middle school teams for the 36th annual Mike Noll Hornet Run on Saturday. Area schools participating included Belding, Carson City-Crystal, Central Montcalm, Montabella and Vestaburg.
Beal City’s volleyball team has picked up where they left off last year. The Aggies, who lost to Battle Creek St. Philip in the Class D state finals last year, continued to roll this year by winning the Mustang Invitational Saturday at Montabella High School.
CC-Crystal 2-1-3 at Portland: The Eagles went to the Portland Invitational Saturday, gaining splits with Belding, Ionia and St. Johns while beating Bath and the host Raiders…
The population of Remus swelled by a factor of eight this weekend during the annual Wheatland Music and Arts Festival. From Friday until Sunday, traditional music and arts lovers from across the nation descended on the area to enjoy world class performances by some of the world’s best “roots” musicians.