At least two persons were injured in a two-vehicle crash that took place at the intersection of Vickeryville and Sidney roads early Tuesday afternoon.
Don Kline, just a year out of Belding High School, did not want to go to Vietnam. Like most young men, all he really wanted was to get a job, date a girl or two, maybe start thinking about a career. But in March 1968, shortly before his 19th birthday, Don’s draft notice arrived. He was one of 44,000 young men who found their lives forever altered by a conflict — nobody official was calling it a war — half a world away.
The idea of an ornate, old-fashioned downtown clock struck such a chord with residents and businesses that it was installed Thursday, months ahead of schedule. When organizers began the fundraising arm of the project, they anticipated it would run through October or later. Instead, donors contributed well over $16,000, exceeding the clock’s $14,731 price tag. The extra funds are being used for landscaping improvements around the clock.
What’s real and what’s only the product of imagination? How much of our experience can we trust? How much is embellished by the amber lens of time?
These are questions examined, and to some degree answered, in the upcoming film by Grand Rapids-based director Tyler Shane Seeley, “Project Zemph.”
Serena Allen admits she’s “taking a chance” with her new store, Forever Yours Bridal, 701 S. Greenville Road. But it’s a calculated — and educated — risk.
It’s going to be a rocking good time this Halloween when WGLM Radio hosts its first ever Halloween Bash at the Montcalm County 4-H Fairgrounds at 8784 Peck Road just north of Greenville.
Federal-Mogul may look like a small town manufacturing plant, nestled as it is along the railroad tracks on the east end of the city. Looks can be deceiving. In reality, the company is a global juggernaut with “sister plants” spanning the globe; South Africa, Poland and 21 other countries are home to Federal-Mogul, which recently celebrated its 75th anniversary in the Greenville location.
For the past 14 years, Lakeview Area Community Fund (LACF) has been giving students, businesses and civic organizations in the village a financial leg up. Organizers reason what’s good for the residents is good for the entire municipality.
Jim and Sharon Youngman always encouraged their son’s creativity. Even at age 5, David was fascinated with the creative process, whether that entailed drawing, painting or playing guitar, as did his father.
As the years passed, music gradually became his first passion. David followed his muse, trying to recreate the sounds of other players. When he couldn’t find others playing the music he imagined in his own mind, he attempted to play it himself. Through necessity, almost, he learned his craft.
Martha Henry was only 5 years old when she found the doorway to another world. Like the magical wardrobe that transported children to Narnia, Martha’s doorway was secreted away in plain sight, not in a bedroom, but in her grandparents’ dining room.