It’s in the hands of township officials now. The Montcalm County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved renewing sheriff’s deputy contracts with Crystal, Eureka, Montcalm and Sidney townships Monday. The three-year contracts are set to expire on Dec. 31. Township officials must now decide whether to renew the contracts.
Even though Central Montcalm’s cross country teams finished towards the bottom of the Central State Activities Association, Coach Shad Morgan had some difficulties to deal with. Those may have had a hand in the fifth-place finish of the boy Green Hornets in the CSAA and the seventh-place finish by the girls.
Belding’s girls golf team was short on experienced players, according to coach Doug Anderson. That was one of the reasons the Redskins finished fifth out of seven teams in the O-K Blue Conference.
A routine assistance stop Saturday turned into a pursuit that resulted in a one-car crash and two arrests. According to Montcalm County Undersheriff Mark Bellinger, a deputy patrolling around 1:04 a.m. noticed what he at first assumed to be stranded motorists at the intersection of W. Carson City Road and S. Sheridan Road.
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The Eureka Township Board approved sending a Public Act (PA) 425 agreement to the city of Greenville regarding a proposed Mersen USA annexation. During Monday night’s meeting, the township board approved moving forward with the annexation by drafting a proposed PA 425 agreement between the township and the city.
The skies were chill and cheerless Monday morning at Montcalm Community College, the last vestige of autumn’s waning warmth little more than memory. But lowering clouds did little to deter those who gathered in the Donald C. Burns Administration/Library Building of the college’s Sidney campus to honor America’s veterans.
Lakeview Community Schools district voters will likely be looking at a $12.5 million bond proposal this February if all goes as expected for a proposal approved Monday evening by the Lakeview school board. If passed by voters, the bond would adjust the system’s current 6.92 mills to 7.0 and also would extend its current debt. For a taxpayer owning a home with a current market value of $80,000, the increase to his or her current annual tax levy would be $3.20 per year.
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Legacy Field, the sparkling new football stadium on the campus of Greenville High School, hosted its first football game on Aug. 24 between the Yellow Jackets and Belding Redskins. In its first season of use, Legacy Field hosted just four varsity football games during the regular season. The Yellow Jackets did not qualify for the postseason, but Legacy Field will host one more game this year.