Nice weather was well appreciated Saturday night at Crystal Motor Speedway with a large contingent of cars and fans on hand to welcome the first decent race night of the year. The evening’s event was sponsored by H&H Excavating of Carson City.
Brann Schmitt is moving on in his basketball career. The Carson City-Crystal senior signed a letter of intent Friday to play at Mid-Michigan Community College.
Lakeview 1-1: The Wildcats split their two games on Saturday as part of the Tri County Invitational. Lakeview lost game one 3-0 to Cheboygan. Damion Beckett took the loss. All three runs were unearned..
Once again Mom Nature played tricks on the Michigan general trout season opener. Saturday’s opening day on the rivers and streams found dark water, with silt an sand flowing heavily in many areas of inland waters. Sort of makes one wonder how a trout could even see one’s lure or bait, let alone be in a position to scarf it in.
Belding’s track teams continued their dominance of the Lakeview Invitational Friday. The Redskins girls won the meet with 173-1/2 points, beating Evart’s 80-1/2 and Morley Stanwood’s 67.
A child abuse case has been resolved after a husband and wife were charged with allegedly “hog-tying and beating” their 10-year-old son. EriErik Kulkoski, 35, and Michelle Kulkoski, 39, of Stanton, were each charged with first- and second-degree child abuse.
A house sustained major water and smoke damage, but is not being considered a total loss after a Saturday morning fire. The Sheridan Community Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 8:08 a.m. on Wendy Drive in Fairplain Township.
A Vestaburg home was saved after a fire spread from a nonattached garage on the property on Saturday afternoon. Richland Township Fire Chief Calvin Callison said the department was dispatched at 4:27 p.m. to a report of a garage on fire on North Douglas Road.
Semesters that started with dual enrollment at Montcalm Community College (MCC) during Alexis Brayton’s high school career, and continued for another three-and-half years of classes during her college career, ended Friday night as she was able to walk across the stage and receive her college diploma.
Funeral notices for Saturday, May 4, 2013