I’m beginning to realize that — when it comes to women — I’ve led a charmed life. Sure, some of the women I’ve known were bad for me; dishonest, low-down, Wicked Witch of the West, cheating good-for-nothings with the sole goal of making my life a waking nightmare. Others have been real sweethearts; rosy-cheeked Dorothy-on-the-Yellow-Brick-Road country girls with smiling faces and virtuous hearts. The ones I liked best were usually something in-between.
Gunner Sgt. Dave Boire II wasn’t too worried as he walked through the deserted Afghanistan village. He was surrounded by his fellow Marines and military officers had swept the path before them, looking for dangers, such as improvised explosive devices (IEDs).
When you walk into the Greenville Area Community Center Theater for Flat River Community Players’ latest play, be prepared to have fun. The stage is set with bright streamers flowing down from two white paper wedding bells and tables full of food and flowers. The play’s title, “Dearly Beloved,” tells you there is a wedding going on. Maybe and maybe not.
For members of the McCarthy family, the value of an education is a common bond soon to be shared by mother, son and daughter. They just didn’t expect to watch each other graduate in cap and gown all within a month.
Read a brief report for the May 1 Belding City Council meeting.
Belding High School will be partnering with Davenport University for a middle college program, which offers students a chance to earn an associate’s degree while attending Belding High School at no cost for tuition.
The grandmother of a 20-month-old boy who was found in a pond said it was the cold water that saved her grandson and helped to bring him back to life. “He is doing extremely well,” said Marcia Swartzmiller, the grandmother of 20-month-old Konnor Baker. On Saturday, Michigan State Police Lakeview Post Trooper Patrick Agema responded to the 9100 block of Tessie Court off Boyer Road in Bushnell Township after receiving notification that Baker was found unresponsive and without a pulse in a pond.
The Montcalm County Administrative Building is now equipped with new steam traps, new LED fixtures and an improved boiler — and the county was reimbursed for the effort. County officials began replacing steam traps in November 2010 as part of a maintenance effort at the former courthouse building located at 211 W. Main St. in downtown Stanton.
Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Thursday, May 3, 2012
Never say never. For a good portion of the game on Wednesday it looked like the Greenville Yellow Jackets would never find the back of the net in an O-K White soccer match against the Northview Wildcats.