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Thursday, 2012 Sep 13th

School board strife continues to be a topic of discussion at the board table.

At Tuesday's meeting, Trustee Craig Hoeft said the start of the school year is an exciting time. He cautioned school board members to be mindful of what they are at the table to do.

President Obama has ordered the flag of the United States lowered to half-staff until sunset on Sunday, September 16, 2012 to honor the victims of the attack in Benghazi, Libya.

“I extend my sincere condolences to the family of U.S. Ambassador John Christopher Stevens, and to the families of all Americans killed in Tuesday’s senseless tragedy,” said Gov. Rick Snyder.

The boy, carrying a 10-inch knife, screamed at police to shoot him. He was tasered and arrested.

Police & Fire

The Saline Hornets girls' cross country team blew away the field at Tuesday's SEC jamboree at Bedford. (Click any photo for the slideshow)

Abby Rentschler was the fastest girl in the conference, finishing in 18:52, to lead the Hornets to what was nearly a perfect score. Rentschler was followed in by Elianna Shwayder (2nd, 19:23), Alyssa Cummings (3rd, 19:30) and Gloria Park (4th, 19:30). Freshman Hannah Cummings nearly caught a Huron runner for fifth, but settled for 6th (19:53). Saline finished with 16 points, a single point away from the magical score of 15.

The Saline boys' cross country team opened the SEC season by winning the jamboree at Bedford Tuesday. (Click any photo for the slideshow)

Students will recite the Pledge of Allegiance in Saline Area Schools classrooms each day if a new policy is adopted by the district’s Board of Education in October.


Wednesday, 2012 Sep 12th

The Saline Area Schools policy committee meets at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday to take up language to that could require students to recite the Pledge of Allegiance or perform other patriotic exercises each day. (Vote in Our Poll.)


Saline City Council must now decide whether it will join new county-wide transportation authority and back a millage to fund the plan.


The Lady Hornets volleyball team improved to 5-1 in the SEC.


Saline Fire Chief Craig Hoeft visited Lansing Tuesday to mark the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

State Rep. Mark Ouimet invited Hoeft to a special House session honoring first responders.

The ceremony also honored first responders and members of the military who gave their lives in the line of duty during 2011 and 2012.

"It was an nice ceremony. Sadly, the list of people who died in these last two years was surprisingly long," Hoeft said.

Police & Fire

Saline scored eight. Now the varsity soccer team is unbeaten in eight.

Saline's senior Captain Sean Corcoran, Senior Zack LeRolland-Wagner and Junior Jake Cohen each scored two goals in an 8-0 win Tuesday night over Ypsilanti

It was the third straight shut-out for the Hornets. Goalies Liam Foster and Chris Graber split the shutout.

Junior Ryan Lagerquist opened the scoring with a goal on an assist by Senior Captain Andrew Prince. The game ended with 26:35 minutes left in the second half on a penalty kick by Junior Casey Roell.


Tuesday, 2012 Sep 11th

The Saline Community Fair has wrapped up. This gallery includes pictures of the livestick winners Click any picture to start the gallery. 

Emily White was match medalist with a 36.


Mayor Driskell said the ruling provides no impetus to clean up contaminants on the property and leaves the property owner with no way to move forward on a condo project.


Monday, 2012 Sep 10th

The Saline Fiddlers played in front of nearly 10,000 people at the Mitt Romney/Paul Ryan Rally in Commerce Township Aug. 24.

Arts & Entertainment

A strong finish helped the Hornets win one of the biggest meets of the season.


Senior Zach LeRolland-Wagner scored two goals and Chris Graber earned the shut-out.


The Business Enterprise Award is considered the "Academy Award" in the Saline business community.


Sunday, 2012 Sep 09th

The Saline Youth Council sponsors "Dress for Less" Sept. 15 at the Saline Rec Center.

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