By Melissa Burnor
A tree fell on a Blissfield Community Schools bus this morning, sending five children to Bixby Hospital, Adrian, with non-life-threatening injuries, according to Jeff Jackson of the Palmyra Township Fire Department.
In a freak accident, a huge, rotten ash tree fell across the road and onto the school bus on Gorman Road wesk of Crockett Highway as students were being taken to school on Thursday, Dec. 20.
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By Melissa Burnor
For 20 years the Palmyra Masonic Lodge has prepared a free Christmas dinner in Blissfield for anyone who wants to join in the meal.
This year the dinner will be served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Christmas day at the American Legion Post 325. The Masons serve more than 100 people — sometimes closer to 200 — annually.
Anyone who may be alone, who doesn’t want to cook dinner is invited to attend or who wants to join in the tradition is welcome to partake of this complimentary meal of turkey and all the trimmings.
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An electrical issue contained to the mechanical room at Blissfield Elementary School required the evacuation of students from the school later Monday morning, Dec. 17.
Blissfield Fire Chief Gary Crist said the department was dispatched to the school just before 11:40 a.m. for a suspected electrical fire.
“There was no sign of fire,” Crist said when fire crews investigated. He said the main breakers were already off.
School resumed as usual Tuesday, Dec. 18.
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