I’ve always wondered what it would be like to be a tattoo artist. Ever since I was a kid, I loved to doodle and draw, but I could never get myself past the threshold of actually taking a needle and permanently staining someone’s skin. Thankfully, there are artists like Tasha Greggs-Rogers who pushed through that nervousness and established themselves tattoo artists.
Police notes from a fraud investigation into the director of the Greenville Department of Public Safety and his ex-wife offer a revealing look at how the case came together — including false claims of being married after a divorce; the question of who is responsible for removing a beneficiary from a health insurance plan; and the usefulness of a Daily News article.
Last season was considered the 99th meeting between the Belding Redskins and the Greenville Yellow Jackets, one of the oldest high school football rivalries in Michigan.
The two teams may never face each other again.
Pastor Jason Dillingham is the new kid on the block at First Congregational Church of Greenville. He came to the church to conduct some services in November 2016 and then began working as the pastor in transition for the church through Christmas. He is still technically considered in transition, but he has taken over the duties of the pastor position for the church and will work in coming months to have his ordination transferred to the church.
The Greenville Downtown Development Authority (DDA) has finally reached a decision regarding financial assistance for a downtown business. During a special meeting Jan. 24, the DDA unanimously voted to approve a brownfield grant for Flo’s Pizzeria Ristorante & Sports Bar. The decision came following the regular meeting on Jan. 10, in which the DDA asked for additional time to review the proposal.
Montcalm County is catching up with the technological times.
The Montcalm County Board of Commissioners on Jan. 23 approved spending up to $60,000 for a server and storage project at the recommendation of Information Technology Director Eric McLaughlin.
An icy, snow-covered lake is the last place most people want to take a swim. Add to that Michigan’s average February temperatures and most people would probably decline the offer to take a dip.
But polar plungers will grin and bear it as they jump from the ice into the freezing water beneath to raise funds for Special Olympics Michigan.
Icy road conditions have kept local school districts from opening their doors more than a few times in the last several weeks. Greenville Public Schools came up with a plan to combat repeated snow days by keeping schools open and having buses travel only on main paved roads in order to avoid treacherous conditions on gravel roads. Since gravel roads tend to be traveled less often, they can take more time to be salted and de-iced.
Two local Republican Congressmen had very different reactions to an executive order on immigrants and refugees.
On Friday, President Donald Trump announced an executive order intended to prevent terrorists from entering the United States.
The year of the rooster is officially here and students at Walnut Hills Elementary School made sure to ring it in properly. Students in the Chinese immersion program took the stage at the Greenville High School Performing Arts Center Saturday evening to perform a program that showcased the language and culture they’ve been learning about in school.