This year’s Montcalm County 4-H Fair livestock auction was a huge success, ringing in more than $21,000 than last year. Thursday night’s auction totaled about $216,495.20, which is $21,327.09 more than last year’s auction. A total of 380 animals were sold, weighing a total of 81,962.5 pounds.
It all started with a crush on a boy. He was different, says Theresa Flores. “He was sweet, very suave,” she says.
The Greenville Public Schools Board of Education passed a “positive” budget for the 2013-2014 school year. The board held a special meeting on Monday to approve the proposed budget presented by Chief Financial Officer John Gilchrist.
Read the funeral notices for Friday, June 28, 2013.
School may be out for the summer, but that isn’t stopping a group of students in Belding from sharpening their writing skills as they attempt to author a book of their very own. The Lakers Writers Group, out of Grand Valley State University, has been hosting the annual Lakers Writers Camp at Belding Middle School again this year, where students in third through sixth grade have been working to write their own story by summer’s end.
The forecast originally called for scattered thunderstorms, but families couldn’t have asked for a more enjoyable day Wednesday as hundreds of children scattered throughout the Montcalm County 4-H Fairgrounds during the annual Kids Day event. Jumping from ride to ride at the midway, feeding animals at the petting zoo or waiting patiently to get one’s face painted, the fairgrounds were full of children and adults on a day that Kids Day Coordinator Shari Potter said couldn’t have gone better.
The city of Greenville has amended its firework ordinance to restrict the time fireworks can be discharged the day before, the day of and the day after a holiday. The Greenville City Council held a special meeting on Wednesday to amend its recently added firework ordinance.
Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Thursday, June 27, 2013
Five people were injured in a two-vehicle accident in Eureka Township on Wednesday evening.
No more pencils. No more books. Most of us who have been around awhile are familiar with the old saying about school that is usually attributed to students heading for a summer break. No more pencils, no more books suggest that schools close down during the months of June, July and August. It is unfortunate that impression persists, because in 2013 it is a long way from the truth.