Most everyone has lost a friend or relative to cancer. Some find solace in prayer, others in the comforting arms of family. And many, like Lakeview resident Pam Main and her daughter, Kami Hoff, take action and do what they can to help eradicate cancer altogether. For the past four years, Main and Hoff have organized their “Family Feet” team for a 60-mile, three-day walk designed to raise funds for breast cancer research.
Six years ago, Emily Baird watched as her sister, Katy, competed in the Miss Trufant Jubilee queen pageant, and she knew that some day she too wanted to compete. Not only did Baird compete in the Trufant Royalty Pageant on Thursday night at the pavilion, she topped three other contestants to win the title of Miss Trufant. “I remember being in the sixth grade and watching, and thinking it was the coolest thing ever,” said Baird, 17, the daughter of Kamie and the late Ed Baird.
Andrea Krause, the chief prosecutor for Montcalm County since 1998, was elected to the Board of Directors of the Prosecuting Attorneys Association of Michigan (PAAM) on Thursday. Krause, a Republican, won Montcalm County’s primary election for prosecutor on Aug. 6. She is about to enter her fourth term in office.
Read the funeral notices for Friday, August 31, 2012.
The first home game of the season for Central Montcalm’s football team was a big win. The Green Hornets scored in many different ways in a 54-0 win over the White Cloud Indians on Thursday.
Cody Ritsema to Dylan Smith. That was pretty much the game plan for the Kenowa Hills Knights. Ritsema passed for 363 yards and Smith grabbed 10 passes in a 28-22 home victory over the Greenville Yellow Jackets on Thursday night.
CC-Crystal 77, Traverse City Christian 0: The Eagles got four touchdowns from Logan Forist, two more from Will Beedy, two more from Drew Hugenot and two more from Arron Haines in a mercy for their first win Thursday night…
One person was taken to the hospital after a car struck an oncoming vehicle while pulling out of a driveway Thursday evening. Montcalm County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the accident at about 5:45 p.m. on M-91 between Greenville and Belding just south of Mason Road in Eureka Township.
To help rehabilitating patients function on their own, Spectrum Health United Hospital in Greenville has revamped its facilities to cater to their needs. Shirley Grube of Six Lakes has been using the rehab gym for about two weeks.
The Greenville Yellow Jackets and Kenowa Hills Knights are ready to renew their rivalry on the football field tonight in Grand Rapids. The two schools last met in 2010, when the Yellow Jackets defeated the Knights in the first round of the playoffs at home 46-21. Prior to that they met for seven straight seasons from 2003 to 2009, with Greenville winning five.