It wasn’t all Morley-Stanwood dominating the all-conference girls basketball teams in the Central State Activities Association. Central Montcalm and Lakeview got one player each on the second team and one player each on the honorable mention.
It wasn’t that long ago that Greenville senior Bailey Parmelee was playing volleyball in the fall and running sprints in the spring. Now she is just running and doing it very well.
Michigan has a number of municipalities and school districts going bankrupt, and the special interests most influential in bringing those institutions to that point are pushing for a state referendum to stifle the state’s emergency manager program. Their goal is apparently to sustain the unsustainable.
When I was a writer for the paper in Boulder, we had stories we referred to as O-I-Bs, or Only in Boulders. These were the stories of unusual people and things that happened, seemingly only in Boulder.
Sexting. It sounds like a dirty word, but it’s quickly becoming part of our national vocabulary. Sexting is the act of sending sexually explicit messages or photographs, primarily between cell phones. Depending on the age of the subject of the photograph, sexting can lead to charges as serious as distributing child pornography.
Mike McGonigal took over Montcalm County 4-H Fair Board presidential duties last November, replacing six-year president Pat Schuster, who is now chairman of finance and fundraising. “I would never have stepped aside if he hadn’t taken over,” Schuster said. “I think very strongly he’s a perfect fit.”
A proposed Montcalm Area Intermediate School District (MAISD) special education millage will not be moving forward due to lack of support from school districts. All seven school districts in Montcalm County decided in their February board of education meetings whether to support the millage. Five supported it and two did not.
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Sparta is now home to two 2012 district basketball titles. The Spartans boys basketball team followed the lead of their girls team and defeated the Tri County Vikings 52-33 for their first district title in 32 years. The Spartan girls won their first ever district title on March 2 with a 48-39 win over the Vikings, as well.
Culinary Specialist and Consultant for the Taste of Home Cooking School Eric Villegas entertained a crowd of hundreds of spectators during the Taste of Home Cooking Show at the Performing Arts Center at Greenville High School Thursday evening. Villegas prepared 10 separate meals as everyone followed along in their cookbooks during the three-hour show.