The Central Montcalm Public School Board of Education is kicking off the process of replacing Superintendent Jake Helms. Helms announced in December that he will be retiring on June 30. Board President Doug Bowen, Vice President Bill Simpson and Treasurer Mark Grossbauer will comprise a search committee.
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State Rep. Rick Outman, R-Six Lakes, and State Sen. Judy Emmons will meet with local residents in Carson City on Monday. They will be available from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. at McDonald’s, 615 W. Main St. No appointment is necessary.
The public is invited to meet Sen. Carl Levin on Saturday. He will be hosting a meet and greet from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Huckleberry’s Restaurant in downtown Greenville.
The last time the Greenville Yellow Jackets faced the Northview Wildcats it was in the 2011 district finals. The end result favored the Wildcats with a two-point victory at home and continued the Yellow Jackets’ district title drought. Greenville last won a district championship in 1983.
Lakeview’s wrestling team could only manage a single win in their CSAA quadrangular Wednesday night, but it was against a rival. The Wildcats, ranked 10th in Division 3 by MichiganGrappler.com, lost to Hesperia, ranked third in Division 4, by a 50-19 count. They then beat Central Montcalm 51-21.
World War II veteran John Geisen has one wish: To see a new Freedom Wall erected in Belding displaying the names of all Belding residents who fought in the war while they are still alive to see it. Members of a subcommittee working to construct the wall discussed basic logistics of the project, along with possible locations for the wall and a new Veterans Park. Halfway through the nearly two-hour meeting, Geisen had heard enough.
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Baldwin Heights Elementary was one of 50 schools picked to receive a $100,000 grant from Target. The grant is to be used to purchase much-needed resources and improve the school’s learning environment.
The Carson City-Crystal Eagles wrestling team put on a good show in front of its home crowd for the final time this season.
With the postseason just a couple of weeks away the Eagles cruised to two victories on Tuesday night at home. The Eagles defeated Bath 45-31 in CMAC play and Pine River 51-27 in nonconference play.