Out of breath at the top of a flight of stairs and her lips and fingers tingling, a 363-pound Tiffany Duffield decided she had had enough. At 29 years old, she had to lose weight. “That was my breaking point. I called my husband and said I can’t do this anymore,” Duffield said. “I felt like I was going to die.”
Dozens of magazines at your fingertips, wherever you go, and free of cost. That’s what the Flat River Community Library is now offering its cardholders as part of membership with the library.
A wood stove is believed to have started a house fire Wednesday evening that destroyed a home along W. Carson City Road (M-57), closing traffic on the busy stretch of highway for several hours as firefighters fought the blaze.
It might be tough to believe there is a market for septic waste, but Greenville officials have approved a plan which will bring in septage from outside sources to be processed at the city’s wastewater treatment plant.
During football season, student members of marketing club at Greenville High School utilized a “mad minute” of fundraising to help gather money for a cause. It took a little longer than expected, but the nearly $500 raised by the DECA group purchased much needed weighted vests and blankets for special education students at Baldwin Heights Elementary School.
The conversation on how school officials should respond when an armed intruder gains entry to a building has continued to evolve since the shooting at Columbine High School in 1999 and even more so since the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012.
Twenty years after the Coalition of Greater Greenville first put together some of its areas of focus, the group Thursday looked back upon those goals and revamped them to guide its actions moving forward. While the group made great progress in many of the initial goals, members said, what it set out to do in 1994 are still what it hopes to accomplish.
Scalpel, please. Donning full surgeon gear, fifth-grade students at Baldwin Heights and Lincoln Heights elementary in Greenville got a first-person point of view of what it’s like to operate on different organs within the human torso.
The majority of local lakes, rivers and streams may be safely frozen over for the time being, but in a matter of weeks, the current frozen tundra that is Michigan will began to thaw, creating dangerous situations for those who continue to venture onto the ice. That’s why members of the Greenville Department of Public Safety took time Thursday afternoon to partake in an ice rescue training session on Baldwin Lake, to remain proficient in their skills before the dangers of thawing ice occur.
Of the 173 participants jumping into the cold water for the annual Polar Plunge fundraiser for Montcalm County Special Olympians on Saturday, there was none who epitomized the bravery and commitment more than 7-year-old Layla McKenzie of Greenville.