ArtPrize is here! Today it all begins … now until 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7. It’s downtown and throughout Grand Rapids in over 160 venues, and it’s a ball for all.
The current Reynolds Township clerk has resigned and the Republican primary election winner — who faces no opposition in the general election — refuses to take office in the meantime. Tina Porzondek stepped down as clerk at last Thursday night’s Reynolds Township Board meeting, as did Deputy Clerk Lisa Lambert, effective immediately.
There have been many changes made to Greenville Public Schools during the 2012-2013 school year, from a new athletic facility to parking lot changes. Along with those changes came an upgrade to the high school cafeteria, including a new student-picked design, a commons area and new food choices.
Students at Greenville High School have started the new year with a collegiate feel when it comes to the cafeteria, lunch choices and a new student commons area. As students enter into the cafeteria, they no longer have one single line going through with limited food options, but instead multiple choices designed to cater to what the student wants.
While Yellow Jacket Drive awaits an extension, parking concerns are increasing as autumn sports are under way. During Tuesday night’s Greenville City Council meeting, the council voted 6-1 to purchase and install bumper blocks and signs along Yellow Jacket Drive.
A Belding man is charged with 10 felonies after allegedly stabbing two people early Sunday morning in Mount Pleasant. Todd William Gerheiser, 22, is charged with two counts of assault with intent to murder, two counts of assault with great bodily harm less than murder, three counts of assault with a dangerous weapon, carrying a concealed weapon, carrying a dangerous weapon with unlawful intent and assault and battery.
Art and language arts students at Central Montcalm Public School will have the opportunity for a European trip. The school board voted 7-0 Monday night to approve a 10-day trip from March 27 to April 1, 2014.
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Belding’s volleyball team was cruising to a victory over Comstock Park on Pink Night. But the Panthers spoiled the night by coming from behind in the third and fourth games to win, then taking the final game for an 18-25, 23-25, 26-24, 25-23, 15-11 win.
Two local artists will be competing in what is billed as “the world’s largest art competition.” Ken Crouse of Carson City and John Pung of Pewamo will participate in ArtPrize, which will take place Sept. 19-Oct. 7 in Grand Rapids. The event features 1,517 entries at 161 venues this year.