New fire station celebrated
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 11:59
“Welcome to YOUR Clear Lake Fire Station,” Fire Chief Doug Meyers told hundreds attending a special dedication ceremony Saturday. “It is dedicated to all of us that call Clear Lake our home.”
The station, located at 711 2nd Ave. N., was dedicated in unique fashion, with the department’s 1924 Ahrens Fox Fire Engine being driven out of the station by Chief Meyers and former Fire Chiefs Jim Dyre and John Simpson and breaking a tape. A few moments later a sign which has been displayed
CLHS teacher inspired students
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 11:55
A Clear Lake High School teacher is being remembered as a passionate professional with an unwavering resolve to prepare students for life.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, Sept. 22, for Blake Lobdell, a 25-year science/physics teacher and coach at CLHS. Lobdell, died unexpectedly Sunday. He was 50.
Ventura, G-H Boards move toward sharing
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 11:51
The Ventura and Garner-Hayfield school boards have directed their attorneys to look into the details of drafting a letter of intent to participate in a whole-grade sharing agreement. The two boards gathered in Ventura Wednesday for a joint meeting.
The letter of intent must be filed by late October if the two school districts are to proceed with whole grade sharing next school year.
Chuck Berry headlines WDP
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 11:08
The Surf Ballroom & Museum has announced Rock and Roll legend Chuck Berry is among the artists who are scheduled to appear at the 2012 Winter Dance Party event, scheduled for Feb. 1-4, 2012.
Berry, also known as “The Father of Rock & Roll”, gained success by watching the audience’s reaction and playing accordingly, putting his listeners’ amusement above all else. For this reason, tunes like “Johnny B. Goode,” “Maybellene” and “Memphis” have become anthems to an integrated American youth and pop culture.
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