What originally began as a community dinner featuring Central Montcalm Public School has now evolved to the Education Showcase, one of the biggest events for the district. The 39th annual Education Showcase is planned for Thursday at the high school/middle school complex, and features works of art, displays of projects and live entertainment by student groups. Doors open at 5:30 for senior citizens while the Education Showcase runs from 6 to 8 p.m. for the general public.
Read the funeral notices for Monday, March 18, 2013.
A Greenville woman was injured in a two-vehicle accident Saturday night. Montcalm County sheriff’s deputies responded to a two-vehicle injury accident on West Stanton Road near North Hillman Road at approximately 8:30 p.m.
A Carson City teenager is recovering after accidentally being shot in the leg with a handgun. Montcalm County sheriff’s deputies responded to Carson City Hospital after receiving a report that a man was seeking treatment to his leg after having been shot with a .45 caliber handgun.
A St. Patrick’s Day bar fight near Stanton resulted in two women being struck by a vehicle. Montcalm County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to The Thirsty Parrot Bar (Double Six Bar & Grille) on at 4680 N. Sheridan Road (M-66) in Day Township in response to a fight and individuals having been struck by a vehicle. The disturbance occurred approximately 12:30 a.m. Sunday.
The Palo Community Schools Board of Education has decided to keep the school open, but with fewer students.
Greenville community members are mourning the loss of a friend who spent his life caring and helping the people around him. Bob Reed, 53, of Greenville, died on Thursday after a courageous battle with cancer.
The secret to making a small business successful, according to Meat Shack owners Suzy and Jeff Raven, is to provide great service along with a great product. A pretty simple formula, but one many businesses in this “big box” era seem to have forgotten. The meat market and specialty grocery, which just celebrated its second year of business, is a bit of a throwback to an earlier, better time, when quality was king and providing the customer with exactly the right product still mattered.
The Greenville assistant city manager was chosen as the Plainfield Township manager during a meeting on Monday night. Cameron Van Wyngarden, 35, has been with Greenville for four years on March 23.
High school today is not what it was yesterday. As a public institution of higher learning, with teenagers shuffling from class to class on an hourly basis, the culture and world inside the doors of what many refer to as the “best four years of your life,” is an ever-changing whirlwind of new experiences found each and every day. But that culture, filled with children who are learning to become adults, is not always a favorable one, and students, faculty and administration at high schools throughout Montcalm County are ready to make a change.