The holidays typically evoke memories of large family gatherings around the table. Sometimes these gatherings involved traveling to different parts of the state or even having to work through congested airports to see grandparents and enjoy grandmother’s world famous pumpkin pie. For some, health issues and the cost of travel means holidays spent at home.
The past few months have been hard for local families who have been trying to pick up the pieces and continue life the way it was before devastating fires took almost everything they owned.
He’s got the beard, he’s got the build. Most importantly for volunteer “Santa,” a.k.a., Roger Ferris, he’s got the desire to bring a little holiday cheer into the lives of area seniors.
Today marks nine months ago that John Reniff died in a multi-vehicle accident in Howard City. Montcalm County sheriff’s deputies responded to a three-vehicle crash on Ensley Street south of Walnut Street at 9:23 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 26.
Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Monday, Nov. 26, 2012
A man suspected of at least two incidents of indecent exposure in Howard City has been arrested. Corey Alan Crawford, 21, of Howard City, turned himself in to police on Nov. 19.
One male and two female suspects have been arrested after police conducted a methamphetamine investigation at the Flat River Inn in Greenville on Saturday and found the three in possession of of meth. Montcalm County Sheriff’s deputies, with the assistance of the Greenville Department of Public Safety, conducted the investigation and made contact with the three suspects at the Flat River Inn at 2 a.m.
Black Thursday is the new Black Friday. Stores had a double opportunity to turn a profit for the holiday season this year, with many businesses opening on Thanksgiving Day, as well as on traditional Black Friday.
With a little more than a week before the boys high school basketball season begins, one thing is for certain, the Lakeview Wildcats will feature a very young team. With just two returning seniors, it’s very possible the Wildcats could have not one, not two, but three sophomores in the starting lineup this season.
The Central Montcalm Public School Board of Education approved a request from the Stanton city manager and amended general and food service funds at Wednesday’s meeting. Stanton City Manager James Freed explained how the city is in the process of upgrading water and sewer systems to improve the quality of water and improve fire protection for residents.