Memorial service marks anniversary for missing Castro Valley teen

Mei Lin, top left, and John Lin, center, parents of Jenny Lin, light candles to friends and family members during the 15th anniversary service and candle light vigil honoring their daughter at Canyon Middle School in Castro Valley, Calif., on Friday May 22, 2009. Lin was murdered in her own home on May 27, 1994 at age 14. Photos of Jenny Lin are displayed on a table during the 15th anniversary service and candle light vigil in her honor at Canyon Middle School in Castro Valley, Calif., on Friday May 22, 2009.

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Four Hollister School District schools make honor roll

Hollister School District’s Accelerated Achievement Academy, Cerra Vista Elementary, Gabilan Hills Elementary and Rancho San Justo Middle School were all named to the 2017-2018 Educational Results Partnership Honor Roll for high achievement and student success. The program, sponsored by the Campaign for Business and Education Excellence, is part of a national effort to identify higher-performing schools and districts that are improving student outcomes, according to the announcement.

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Cariel pleads not guilty to sex charges

Grayson County Middle School Language Arts Teacher John W. Cariel has pleaded not guilty to charges relating to an alleged inappropriate sexual relationship with a student. Cariel, a 65-year-old Leitchfield resident, was arraigned in Grayson District Court on Thursday, May 17 on the charges of Distribution of Obscene Matter to Minors, 1st Offense; Sexual Abuse, 1st Degree; Sodomy, 2nd Degree; and Prohibited Use of Electronic Communication System to Procure Minor: Sex Offenses.

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