It’s taken about a year to finish construction and outfit with the facility with equipment, but a new wellness center is now open and accepting members. On Thursday, the Montcalm Center for Behavioral Health opened the doors of Wellness Works in Stanton. Open to the community at large, memberships are available for $20 per month or $192 per year.
Local publishing is alive and well thanks, in part, to the recent release of two new books by area authors. Prolific writers Verwayne Greenhoe and Dallas Lincoln both self-published books this past summer.
When Roger Coles retires “sometime soon,” he will, unlike some, manage to keep himself busy. Real busy. In fact, Coles’ idea of retirement might look like a hectic nine-to-five to a lot of folks. As chairman of the Recreation Department at Central Michigan University, he has — one might think — more than enough to fill his days.
Emily Van Kleek has been trying to reach the top shelf for the past three years. Last week, in the aisles of the Leppink’s store in Stanton, she finally made it.
“When I was your age, we had to walk to school through the mud, uphill, both ways! Barefoot!”
A cry (and a lie) uttered by most parents to their school-age offspring at least once during the course of his or her academic career. Times have changed.
The measure of a man’s life isn’t found in the mark he makes on this world, but in the quality of that mark. Big footprints alone do not testify to greatness. In the case of Harold Martin — “Dub” to his friends, of whom there were many — that mark, that footprint, is of the very highest quality.
The Lakeview Community Schools Board of Education voted Monday evening to allow Superintendent Kyle Hamlin to come up with a more competitive wage for the school system’s bus drivers.
Generations have read and loved Frost’s depiction of a silent, snow-shrouded woodland, but few have lived first-hand that ephemeral, fleeting communion with the natural world recounted in the poet’s words. Those who have don’t forget the experience.
Organizers of the annual Wheatland Music Festival are hoping to attract a few more Sunday-only music lovers at this year’s event, slated for Sept. 11-13. The festival, which has steadily grown in popularity and attendance in the 42 years it has been in existence typically sells out early, particularly for those purchasing three-day camping reservations.
As Bob Dylan, even at his current age of 74, might put it, “The times they are a’changing.” Nowhere is that more evident in recent months than the Greenville Area Senior Center.