The Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office has identified a local man who died in a barn fire in Sheridan on Oct. 15. Sidney Joseph Perry, 30, died in the early morning barn fire at 6681 S. Sheridan Road (M-66) north of Sessions Road in Bushnell Township just south of the village of Sheridan.
MONTCALM TOWNSHIP — The Montcalm Township Board welcomed new trustees with coffee and cake, while saying goodbye to those leaving. A short agenda at Wednesday night’s meeting allowed time for township residents to get in on the fun and talk with the board after the meeting. “This isn’t for me, it’s for the trustees,” said [...]
A Greenville graduate and his wife appeared on “Wheel of Fortune” Tuesday and took home some prize money.
A longtime leasing problem was finally resolved Tuesday between the Montcalm Center for Behavioral Health and the Montcalm County Board of Commissioners. Commissioners unanimously voted to create a no-cost, 10-year lease for the Center for Behavioral Health to use a county building, which will remain under county ownership. The Center for Behavioral Health will maintain building upkeep costs and will reimburse the county for property insurance.
Author Katherine Applegate lives more than 2,300 miles away from Janet Connolly’s third grade classroom at Central Montcalm Upper Elementary School, but thanks to the marvels of modern technology, distance was not a factor in bringing the popular author in front of third and fourth grade students Wednesday afternoon.
With the holidays fast approaching, many area families are thinking about their loved ones serving overseas. Thanks to modern forms of communication such as Facebook and Skype, communicating with those in service is easier than ever. Many military personnel are serving in Afghanistan and some local families are sharing their experiences of their own children serving.
Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012
The Central Montcalm Hornets football team missed the playoffs for the second consecutive year this season. Prior to that, the Hornets were playoff qualifiers for four straight seasons. Getting back to the playoffs is always the goal and what the team will strive for in 2013.
Carson City-Crystal’s volleyball team came into the 2012 season having endured a tough season in the Central Michigan Athletic Conference. What a change of scenery will do.
The village of Hubbardston has a new leader. James “Jim” Barker II was elected with 84 votes in his unopposed campaign for village president. He will replace longtime Village President Janet Dailey, who has been village president since 2001 and has served on the village council for almost 40 years.