Tuesday’s election saw an assortment of newcomers and familiar faces voted into office in Belding, Carson City, Greenville and Stanton.
After marching its way to the Michigan Competing Band Association (MCBA) state finals held at Ford Field Saturday, the Belding High School band can now officially call itself one of the top bands in the state for the 2013-14 school year.
A longtime Belding police officer has been terminated from his job after his alleged off-duty involvement in a bar fight. Belding City Manager Meg Mullendore confirmed Jason Cooper was terminated from his position as a police officer on Oct. 23. She said Cooper’s termination “revolved around policy and procedural violations.”
The cities of Belding, Carson City, Greenville and Stanton will elect or re-elect officials for various positions on Tuesday. There won’t be any candidate names printed on Carson City’s ballot, but there are five write-in candidates vying for seats.
President Franklin D. Roosevelt said the only thing we have to fear is fear itself. Then again, Roosevelt never spent an evening at Tim and Tammy Hollinshead’s Haunted Barn. At the barn, there’s plenty to fear.
Have you heard the story about the wealthy secondhand dealer? His business was doing so well that he willingly decided to use his extra money to purchase electronic equipment and begin putting detailed information about his customers and inventory online so local police officers could return stolen items to their rightful owners.
Here’s a look at Halloween events around the area on Thursday.
A 54-year-old Belding man was killed Friday night near Hastings when the vehicle he was driving left the roadway and struck a tree.
We’d like to welcome a new reporter to the newsroom. Curtis Wildfong has been the Greenville beat reporter for one week. He comes to us from The Argus-Press in Owosso, where he has worked for the past two years.
It’s been three years since voters in Belding approved a hefty bond resolution to improve facilities and technology for Belding Area Schools. The remaining funds are now being allocated after all the major projects have been completed.