To the class of 2012, this is your mission should you choose to accept it: Today more than 20 percent of Americans live in poverty. More than 1 billion people around the world live on less than $1 a day. Today, 22,000 children will die from completely preventable causes, dying quietly in some of the poorest villages on earth, far removed from the scrutiny and the conscience of the world.
It was a windy and sometimes wet occasion at the 40th annual Frontier Days in Carson City this past weekend, but that didn’t stop people from attending and enjoying the local festival, all the way up until a fabulous fireworks show Saturday night. For 5-year-old Corin Medler of Fenwick, the evening fireworks were the moment she had been waiting for.
On Saturday, 23 alumni of Greenville’s class of 1962 took a tour of the current Greenville High School. In September 1959, voters passed a third millage, paving the way for a new Greenville High School. It was more than half a century ago that 145 seniors entered this building on Hillcrest for the first time in September 1961, according to Ann Arbor resident and 1962 graduate Susan Christensen.
The Fairplain Township Board adjusted its budget to make room for lawn care services and computer software. During Monday night’s regular scheduled meeting, the Fairplain Township Board took $15,000 from the roads budget and divided it into three other budgets.
It began in August with the last first day of school. And then there was the last homecoming dance, the last football game, the last Lights Out. It is senior year, the last year of a 13-year adventure. The last half of the school year began, and they finally had a snow day, and about that same time the seniors became more aware of the days they had left in high school, thinking ahead to that last day of school.
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A local man has been charged with three felonies after allegedly starting a fight at the Sidney Tavern early Sunday morning. Christopher Finney Jr., 39, of Sidney Township, was arraigned and charged Monday in 64B District Court with assault with a handgun (a four-year felony), assault with a knife (a four-year felony) and using a firearm in the commission of a felony (a two-year felony) in addition to outstanding warrants he had for his arrest.
Sunday’s commencement ceremony at Greenville High School honored 261 students who have finished one chapter and are about to begin another. Kaitlin Czanderna shakes the hand of Greenville Public Schools Board of Education Trustee Rocky Hansen as she walks across the stage. — Daily News/Kelli Ameling Greenville’s class of 2012 celebrated after students walked across the stage to honor what they have accomplished.
The Carson City-Crystal Area Schools Foundation has donated $600 to Carson City-Crystal High School 10th grader Hope Miller toward a drama/acting experience at Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp this summer.
The importance of connections, friends and family was the overriding theme at Lakeview High School’s commencement exercises Sunday afternoon. Ninety-five students comprised this year’s graduating class.