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.
A patchwork of 13 years of unique and individual memories – ones of personal triumph and lessons learned – unfolded Thursday evening as 48 Montabella High School graduates received their high school diplomas.
Grattan Academy’s 2012 graduating class had a lot to be proud of and celebrate during Thursday’s commencement ceremony. The class of 27 students not only received their diplomas on graduation day, but they took their last moments together to highlight one another before saying goodbye.
Duty, honor, country; this is the motto of the United States Military Academy at West Point, a school with a long tradition of turning out leaders. Since its founding in 1802, the school has graduated the likes of Generals Douglas MacArthur and George Patton, President Eisenhower and a host of other luminaries. Next fall, Central Montcalm High School (CMHS) senior Forrest Bartz will join their august ranks when he enters school there as a cadet.