Hunger is no longer a foreign concern. Service group volunteers from the Edmore Lions Club and Christian Endeavor Youth Group recognize that people in the community are struggling to put food on the table. This is the second year these groups have joined forces to combat hunger.
Desperate times call for desperate measures. For many people around us this year, those desperate measures result from bad decisions — measures that endanger the public and victimize scores of innocent people.
To most people, an hour-long lecture on how to draw illustrations may not sound very appealing, but for about 75 deaf and hard of hearing students Friday, it was an hour of learning to communicate through yet another silent language.
Threshold Academy celebrated Veterans Day on Nov. 11 to show its love and support to our Veterans.
Central Montcalm Public School administrators aren’t happy with having more than 30 pupils in each second-grade classroom, but they say their hands are tied. Sheridan resident Jeremy Hopkins expressed his concerns about the situation in kindergarten, which also started the year with more than 30 pupils in each class, and second grade.
Others kids pick on Max, calling him big, stupid and slow. Max learned how to be alone.
One day, Kevin came along. People called him Freak. The two teamed up to become “Freak the Mighty.” “We read through the book in class and the kids really liked it. When I looked into it, I learned the author offered it as a script for free,” said Shannon Powell, director and drama club instructor. “It is a difficult story to do as a play, but the kids have done very well with it.”
A 20-year-old Belding man was Tasered by police Saturday after allegedly resisting arrest at a party.
Consumers Energy is teaming up with schools to teach younger pupils how to save energy. On Wednesday, Greenville third-graders received a presentation on how they can be more energy efficient. The program encouraged teachers and pupils to think about energy, talk about energy use and think about energy needs in the future.
GREENVILLE — Greenville High School students teamed up with ArtPrize artist Corey Van Duinen to help develop a project for the 2011 contest.
GREENVILLE — Police have not yet released any information about a possible motive or whether the shooter knew the victim of Saturday’s violent outburst in Greenville.