Marshall Advisor and Chronicle (Newspaper) - October 31, 2015, Marshall, Michigan
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On Oct. 26. the MkshaR Pubic Schools
Boarif EiÉJcaion aithoitod Ramiy Davis to «ri^ into (isctinon with Mbm Pubic School related to pos^)le annexatiofi or oonsolidaUon with MPS amid Albion's budget cnsts Twenty four hours later, the Albton Board of Education made the decision to explore talks with any school district in the area willing to listen, not spedfically Marshall. The c^icra are mmexation. consoli-dation or dissoH^on.” MPS Bowd President Richard Unds^ 8£id. The slate has said that there hasn't been a school that fms come out (of a crisis) after an emefgency manager, ft's b&m the im before ámokiám. If yoo*re going to do that, th^ just dissolve, but don't think you're putting off tie decision or going to come up with sometiing that is going to save the day. There is no savvig tie day.* As a reeuit, MPS is now waiting to see what Aftxon's next move will be before Davis proceeds. 9ae«lofyoiipi0i1t
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Of the Year
On Oct. 22. Caiioyn County 9t1 CkmsoidM Dispoich AutiG^
Director Jo9 Troyer was named Michigan'a 911 Direclor of tie Year during the lichigwi
Assodaton of f%bic-S^ety Corrimufvcations Offictals Organtzalioriaf Meetng and Annud Awards Banquet. *t am tnily honored to be the recpent of tiis award; espedaRy from an admirable 911 and public safety orgarvzaton like APCO,* Troyer said. 1 ttiink this awsvd sped(s volumes as to what we (at the CCCDA) have acoomplidied as an organization in tie first five and a hat years of operation. When you surround yourset with great peode (my staff), irrpressive tiings can happen and I am very fortunate to have that here in Calhoun * See sh>ry on page 26
Walk A Mile raises $25,000 for victims of domestic violence
More than 130 walkers and runners came out to Lakeview Square Mall on Oct. 24 to support SAFE Place's Run for Shelter/Walk A Mile event, raising more than $25,000 for the fight against domestic vioiefice. ‘Domestic violence is sobering,’ said SAFE Place Executive Director Jennifer Fopma. "But it's not just a women's issue. Everybody suffers when there is domestic vbtence.* Duhng the event, a "Male Ally Award" was presented m memory of Jack Schoder of Battle Creek, a retired deputy from the Calhoun County Sheriff's Department, who passed away on July 14.
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Spend A Mphl M the Ms|pr Mueei^n , The late Robin Wiiams once said “Magic never ekes * FvkI out |ust how right he was on Friday, Nov, 13, as the AmericarvMuseum of Magic hos^ A Ni^t at the Mage Museum This inaugural fundaiser begins at 6:46 p.m., with doors opening at 6:15 p.m. Money rased wi be used kx' programming.
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MarahaH foottiail hosts firai playón game since 2912 The MarshaV Hi(^ School kxXhal (earn «Ml host Vcfcstxjrg in a firsi round playofl game, Ocl. 31 St 1 pm.8m spans Mdton on pagM 37.^,
Although today is Halloween, a lot is happening to make area residents feel that Christmas is in the air. From one end of town to another, gestures of goodwill atxiund. Kns Kringle (John Marsh) listens to the wishes of young Anna Vincent as the pair helps bring dreams to the stage as part of the Marshall Civic Players' production of Mirade on 34th Street. In a gesture of t4eighbor Helping Neighbor, ’ Marshall Middle School seventh grader Andrew Westphal and Walters Elementary School fifth grade teacher Pat Murray volunteer to raise money for United Way and young Hayden Dale gets organized for the upcoming MACS Holiday Drive. These organizations, along with area businesses and individual sharing, all contribute to Marshall's miracles on Main Street. S«e stories on page 2,31 and 49 .