The school bell will ring at Center-Stanton schools at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20 for an estimated 220 students in grades kindergarten through 12, bringing the 2008-09 school year to a start. Teachers and administration will hold in-service workshops Aug. 18-19 in preparation for the term.
“We’ve been very diligent in trying to put together this fitness center. City council has been very supportive until last Monday night.” That was the reaction of Fit-4-Life committee member Libbie Johnson, to the last line in a story about the Center City Council that appeared on the front page of last week’s Republican.
Normally the scene at the Center Golden Age Club on Main Street is of people playing cards, putting together puzzles and having a pleasant lunch. As of Aug. 16 though, that scene has moved temporarily to the Betty Hagel Memorial Civic Center because the club building is undergoing a long needed renovation.