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Troopers probe meth Michalski finalist Papp retiring after lab in Caro area in P.R. competition lifetime of logging Page 4 Page 6 Page 8 Complete coverage of the Cass City community and surrounding areas since 1899 VOLUME 106, NUMBER 45 CASS CITY, MICHIGAN - WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23, 2013 75 CENTS ~ 16 PAGESFernald Kingston Elementarycelebrates announces attendance Grade 1 (Perfect Attendance) Kayla Hobson, Fayth Powell, Aidenbirthday Dakota Clouse, Keetan Crittenden, Rulason, Ethan Sanchez, Jack Avalon Davis, Hayden Gusek, Trent Sholes, Jessica Stoll, Olivia Heilig, Klaryssa Kratz, Dominic Vanderpool and Anthony Van Rijn. Thompson and Zoe Van Rijn. Grade 5 (Perfect Attendance)with win Grade 1 (Outstanding Attendance) Daisy Barnes, Owen Corlis, Brooklyn Hill, Tyler Lapienski, Seth Bussure, Anna Crider, Danielle Crisman, Jake DeLong, Zoe Easlick, Collin Geister, Jack Green, Aaron Koehler, Jalen Little Thunder, Aaron Fernald went home for his Turner Marquardt, Abby Pochinco, Kristen McLaughlin, Brookebirthday Friday, where his Cass Hayden Schuler, Wyatt Sholes, Trent Mooney, Braden Mosher and JessieCity Red Hawk basketball team Simpson, Matthew Sommerfield, Pedigo.supplied their veteran mentor with Delaney St. George, Abby Walker,a 61-44 victory. Ashlyn Walker, Gracy Walker and Grade 5 (Outstanding Heidi Williams. Attendance) Brown City was the latest victim A.J. Decker, Robin Edwards, Rileyof Fernald’s gang, who earlier in Grade 3 (Perfect Attendance) Ford, Caleb Goss, Nova Hellend,the week, defeated host USA in an Nathan DeVine, Katelyn Ensign, Kyle Henderson, Mindy McMaster,important early season Greater Kristen Ensign, Kyle Ensign, Shelby May, Wren Murdoch, JacobThumb West showdown. Madilyn McMaster, Brandon Savage and Mason Tallieu. Both wins included dominating Sanders, Nicholas St. George anddefensive showings, especially late Brooklyn Walker. Grade 6 (Perfect Attendance)in the game, by the Red Hawks Andrew Alexis, Josh Benjamin,who stand at 7-2 overall and 3-0 in Grade 3 (Outstanding Maisey Bigelow, Nathan Cloyd,the Greater Thumb West. Attendance) Jillyan Dinsmore, Dakota Distelrath, Cass City will be heavily favored Brennen Boyl, Madisson Gary Goodman, Connor Henry,in Wednesday’s make-up contest Crittenden, Ethan Cumper, William Michael McLaughlin, Carley Smith,against visiting Ubly, which will Cumper, Carter Geister, Jacob Rayl, Dylan Smith, Morgan Tallieu and Misty Dawn Smith and Ethan Emily Warrington.serve as practice for Thursday’s Ulewicz.Greater Thumb West affair with the Grade 6 (Outstandingpesky Elkton-Pigeon-Bay Port Grade 4 (Perfect Attendance) Attendance)Lakers. Don Anger, Andrew Bitterle, Michael Bombard, Gerilyn Cass City finished with a trio of Kyleigh Clapsaddle, Erin Ensign, Carpenter, Michael Crider, Randyplayers in double figures at Brown Kendal Geister, Morgan Green, Crisman, Mason DeBlois, CarlieCity, but still trailed 10-9 entering Dustin Peter, Ella Retan and Emma Godinez, Kara Haebler, Aricthe second quarter thanks to 7 Schuler. Hobson, Brian Hobson, Amberunanswered tallies by the hosts. Jackson, Lily Lyons, Camryn “We’ve been relying on Cody Grade 4 (Outstanding MacGuire, Haley Parsell, Gunnar(Orban) for much of our scoring so GOOD PICK. Patriot Brendan Ballard gets in the Attendance) Thompson, Jonathan Tolfree, Lanefar this year. So it was nice to get Tommy Barrett, Hailey Bitterle, Torrey, Andrew Tucker and Leighasome other guys going - especially path of Cass City’s Lukas Schenk (5) during Julie Brown, Evan Carpenter, Ralph Vanderpool. Crider, Colten Gildner, Hunter Heck,Cole (Israelson),” Fernald said. Greater Thumb West play. “We have lots of guys who arecapable of contributing – Collin E-MAIL(Hartwick) is a great shooter andCurtis (Dickinson) can score.” All 4 of the Red Hawks cited byFernald made their presence Byers welcome first baby of 2013 SUBSCRIPTIONSknown in the opening half thatended with the visitors enjoying a25-19 cushion. CARRIE AND JOSH Hartwick, who has developed intoa consistent offensive threat from Receive a Byer of Kingston wel-the outside, connected twice from PDF format of the comed the first baby ofbehind the 3-point arc to help over- the new year in thetake the Green Devils, who were Cass City Chronicle Chronicle’s coverageon top 10-9 after 8 minutes of play. Dickinson and Orban also addedlong-range jumpers for the winners every Wednesday. area. Josiah Deanearly, before handing over the scor- Byer was born Jan. 1ing chores to Israelson in the decid- at 6:28 a.m. ating half. Israelson responded with 16 of his Only... McLaren Lapeer $20 Region in Lapeer. Hegame-high 18 points and Brown 00 /yr*City never challenged again. “I think we’re starting to get it,” weighed 5 pounds andFernald said of his defense. “But 14 ounces and meas-there are plenty of things we needto work on. Fortunately, lots of ured 18 1/2 inches inproblems we can fix.” length. He was wel- Orban, with 15 points, and comed home by hisHartwick, with 12, complete the *E-mail subscriptionslist of double digit scorers for Cass parents and a brother,City. will be accepted by Elijah, 2. As the familyRyan Spokaeski led Brown Citywith 16 points. pre-payment only. to welcome the area’s If purchasing an E-mail first newborn of 2013, USA GAME Subscription, please the Byers will receive a For the second straight game,Cass City notched a come-from- provide contact host of gifts donated bybehind win to remain unbeaten in information, along with Cass City merchants.the Greater Thumb West standings.After coming from 15 back in Bay an e-mail address.City to end action last week, theRed Hawks ran their win streak to Send check or money3 games with a 9 point turnaround order, made payable toin Sebewaing. the Cass City Chronicle, USA led 28-19 halfway Tuesday,but surrendered 47-37 thanks to a to:suffocating defense that held the The Cass City Chronicle welcomes letters to the editorPatriots’ to 5 points by Jacob Cass CityBeachy in the third stanza. Leading 36-33, the winners Chronicle Letters must include the writer’s name, address and telephone number. The latter is in case it is necessary to call for verification, but won’t be used in the newspaper. Names will be withheld from publication uponclosed out the contest on a 21-15run. PO Box 115 request, for an adequate reason. The Chronicle reserves the right to edit letters for length and clarity. Orban led all scorers with 17points, while his backcourt partner Cass City, MI We will not publish thank you letters of a specific nature, for instance, from a clubHartwick added 12. Beachy led USA with 16 points. 48726 thanking merchants who donated prizes for a raffle.