When Art Ward heard that staff at the Montcalm County Drain Commission Office in Stanton were shopping around for someone to design the department’s new logo, he knew exactly where to turn.
Summerfest in Lakeview hit the ground running this past weekend with “beefed up” versions of many festival favorites and a host of new offerings.
When folks in Lakeview talk music, especially those who have lived there a while, the name of Elmer Coon tends to come up frequently. His death, on June 10, again brought his name to the forefront of the conversations of long time locals.
Members of Preferred Federal Credit Union (PFCU) in Greenville will likely see few, if any, changes in day-to-day operations after July 1, when a planned merger with Grand Valley Co-op Credit Union takes affect.
Veterans of the armed services who once attended Lakeview Public Schools hold a special place in the hearts of members of the Hough-Pontius VFW post. It doesn’t matter if the service man or woman in your life passed through the schools for one semester of Kindergarten or throughout an entire academic career, the VFW wants to hear from you.
The village of Sheridan is going to be getting a major face-lift this summer. Some of the improvements there, such as new picnic tables at the lakeside park, have already been completed. But the lion’s share of the work lies ahead.
Members of the Lakeview Board of Education will be interviewing candidates to replace outgoing member Daryl Johnson, who recently stepped down, citing time constraints. At Monday evening’s regular board meeting, board president Ed Jonaitis outlined a plan to find and appoint the new member.
Say the word “homeless,” and the mind conjures up images derelicts; old, haggard, living beneath bridges, maybe, like trolls from a Grimm’s fairy tale. What doesn’t come to mind are children, bright-eyed, happy American children.
The motto of Lakeview High School’s graduating class of 2013, “Our greatest glory consists not in never failing, but in rising each time we fall” seems especially appropriate to these 98 seniors. In the past four years, it was this group who changed the academic standing of Lakeview High School, bringing the school’s standardized test scores from an “at risk” rating to among the county’s highest.
Driving a car or truck, especially on country back roads, can be a dusty, muddy business. But that’s no excuse to not arrive in style. Thanks to Extreme Auto & Watercraft Detailing, which officially reopened under new management in March, local car owners have a place to clean up their rides.