With tears slowly forming in his eyes on one of the proudest days he can remember, Al Guilfoyle strummed on his ukelele while singing a rendition of “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” as his son Bradley Guilfoyle, now a graduate of the Seiter Education Center, sat in the audience. At 26 years of age, Bradley, who is autistic, spent his final day at the school after graduating Friday from the center’s transition planning program, which is designed to guide young people with disabilities into areas of employment, post-secondary training, adult living, and community participation.
Last week the United States announced it is imposing tariffs of more than 31 percent on solar panels coming from China. It’s about time.
Picturing a large Army truck rumbling down the highway from Pontiac to ports on the eastern seaboard doesn’t typically evoke the image of a petite woman as its driver, but that was the case with Joan Eddy. Eddy is a resident of Green Acres Retirement Living in Greenville where she is part of a pilot program in conjunction with Greenville High School, an opportunity for students like Sarah Ritz to enjoy and learn more of people from other generations.
Montcalm County Sheriff’s divers recovered the body of a missing teenager in Clifford Lake shortly before midnight last night. The 16-year-old boy is from St. Johns and was visiting his grandparents at their cottage, according to Montcalm County Undersheriff Mark Bellinger.
After a 16-year-old boy did not return home Friday night, emergency crews began to search Clifford Lake and the surrounding areas.
After placing as first runner-up two years in a row, Haylee Kimball wanted to try for Sheridan Springfest queen one more time, and talked her best friend Alexis Brown into competing too. The pair were both crowned in last night’s pageant. The duo vied for the top title while Gracey Vandenburg ran for princess and Dana Langin for junior princess.
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Lakeview’s baseball team continues to have problems getting wins. The Wildcats lost a nonconference doubleheader to the Vestaburg Wolverines by scores of 7-6 and 7-5 Friday. In both games Lakeview (6-17) had their chances to get a win.
As 149 Belding seniors congregated on Rudness Field as students of Belding High School for one final hour, it was class speaker Bethany Childs who summarized the final transition as students to adults on graduation day.
Before looking to their new futures as high school graduates, 144 seniors at Tri County High School — including nine foreign exchange students —had one last chance to look back, back to their earliest school days, to a time when wisdom was dispensed by the doctor. Dr. Seuss.