There may not be another 24 notes that more profoundly echo the importance of American history than those which are strung together during the playing of taps at military funerals. For 2007 Belding High School graduate Ryan Ruble, the playing of the song on his b-flat trumpet took on a deeper meaning after he had the opportunity earlier this month to play the musical piece on the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington County, Va.
Four Greenville and Belding foreign exchange students who attend Grattan Academy were at Carson City Hospital on May 21, learning about da Vinci in the surgical ward. However, the students were not learning about the legendary inventor. These students got the hands on experience of the da Vinci Surgical System, a robotic surgical device, which is designed to facilitate complex surgery using a minimally invasive approach.
Three teenagers were arrested Thursday after allegedly breaking into the Baldwin Lake Beach House and stealing candy. Two of the teens also allegedly stole a laptop computer from a Greenville High School construction trailer and also broke into and caused major damage to a city building.
One of the most anticipated events of the Sheridan Springfest is the car show. This year, 158 cars were registered and 180 cars actually showed up.
Warm weather did not slow people from coming to Springfest this Memorial Day weekend. Flea market, carnival rides and children relays in the park were just a portion of the activities that more than 4,000 spectators got to enjoy during the four-day festival.
Read the Funeral Notices for Tuesday, May 29, 2012.
Read the Police Reports for Memorial Day weekend.
Dillon Wood is going to have a busy week. The Lakeview track runner will be getting ready for two big meets that are happening this week.
The Greenville Yellow Jackets girls track team battled some of the best competition in the state this weekend. The Yellow Jackets competed in the Michigan Interscholastic Track Coaches Association Division 1 state championship at Jenison High School on Saturday.
After a nearly six-month search and 20 candidates, the Carson City-Crystal Area Schools Board of Education has selected Kevin Murphy to lead the district. Murphy, 42, is currently the superintendent of Houghton Lake Community Schools, about 100 miles north of Carson City. He will replace Interim Superintendent Duane Ellis, who has been serving as superintendent since Bob Swanson retired last summer. The school board was guided in the hiring process by Karl Hartman of North Pointe Group