Helen Simonson, author of this year’s One Book One County Montcalm selection, “Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand,” is at least as charming and entertaining as any of the characters found within the pages of her book. From 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Simonson will share that charm, up close and in person, at Greenville High School’s Performing Arts Center. Afterward, Simonson will be on hand to sign copies of her book.
The Montcalm County Law Enforcement & Courts Committee meeting was all about animals on Tuesday. An animal return policy, a kennel ordinance, an exotic species ordinance and the dog census were among the topics of discussion.
Six sets of new tires worth more than $26,000 were stolen from Ed Koehn car dealership, along with a cargo van. Montcalm County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the dealership at 11064 W. Carson City Road (M-57) today after a reported theft Tuesday evening. Six sets of new tires and rims were taken from Ford vehicles. A white 2010 Ford Econoline cargo van was also stolen.
A possible scenario in which water could have backed up into the homes of residents was averted Sept. 27 by the fast actions of Sheridan street crews. According to Sheridan Community Center Director and Assistant Village Superintendent Ed Lingeman, who was speaking on behalf of Street Administrator and Village Superintendent Doug Lane at Tuesday’s village council meeting, the village water system experienced a “worst case scenario.” Both pumps failed, nearly simultaneously, at a village lift station.
The Greenville Downtown Development Authority (DDA) approved ending discussion about a proposed downtown median at this time. During Tuesday’s meeting, member Deb Huch, co-owner of Huch’s Fine Jewelry, made the motion to remove the item from active discussion.
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The Greenville Yellow Jackets and Forest Hills Eastern Hawks will meet each other on the soccer field twice in the matter of a week. The first meeting, on Tuesday night, was all in favor of the Hawks. Eastern — rated No. 2 in Division 2 — clinched the O-K Bronze title with a dominating performance over the Yellow Jackets 7-0.
Belding 3, Sparta 1: The Redskins picked up an O-K Blue Conference win Tuesday, knocking off the Spartans 29-27, 25-21, 24-26, 25-17…
Belding’s football season hasn’t quite gone the way the Redskins would have liked under first-year head coach Joe Schwander. But it hasn’t been the fault of Neil McCully. McCully is leading the Redskins in rushing so far this season.
The Montcalm Community College (MCC) Board of Trustees look at the future during a retreat meeting Monday.
The board discussed the future of MCC while looking at where the college has been in the past.