When Ashley Caverly, 15, a member of a local Girl Scouts group, set out to achieve the Girl Scout Gold Award, her first thought was for an autistic student she’d met while helping out at the Seiter Education Center. Caverly said she liked working with this student because “he was really nice and never took it to heart if you told him he was wrong or anything.”
For the Vestaburg Wolverines, there were a few firsts in its 40-14 victory against the Carson City-Crystal Eagles.
The Friday night win gave the Wolverines (5-2 overall, 3-2 Mid-State Activities Conference) its first victory against the Eagles since CC-C (4-3, 4-2 MSAC) joined the MSAC four years ago.
They’ve heard comments from people inside and outside the community.
They’ve heard people say they want to keep the current mascot and they’ve heard people say they want to change it.
They’ve even seen some people change their minds about the issue.
Lakeview Middle School Principal Tim Erspamer has been working to improve students’ behavior in the hallways, and he is rewarding them for their efforts.
Some of the new hallway procedures are no earbuds or headphones, no technological devices, quiet voices and walking on the right side in the school hallways.
The Sheridan Village Council is talking about next steps to take with the former Carnation property on M-66.
Kathy Jo VanderLaan from The Right Place and Robert Anderson from ASTI Environmental gave an update on the status of the property during Tuesday night’s Village Council meeting.
The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality is working to fix contamination from leaking storage tanks underground at a former gas station.
The property at 15350 W. Howard City-Edmore Road (M-46) sits on two long neglected acres in Winfield Township, better known as Amble.
As Cyd Gaffield of Six Lakes and Pat Kidwell of Vestaburg enjoyed Saturday’s Wheatland Music Festival, a graceful woman with long blue and purple hair dance and spun to the music in the air.