When Art Ward heard that staff at the Montcalm County Drain Commission Office in Stanton were shopping around for someone to design the department’s new logo, he knew exactly where to turn.
Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Tuesday, June 18, 2013
The overwhelming theme of the 2013 Montabella track season was the youth of the two teams. “Both teams were really young. We had hardly any seniors,” said coach Dan Gibson.
Things went very well for Lakeview’s boys golf team this season. So well that coach Brian Corwin said he “didn’t know how much better the season could have been.”
As U.S. Navy veteran Rosemary Posekany carried the American Flag, joined by U.S. Army veteran John Johansen, who carried the state flag of Michigan, during the presentation of colors for the annual Montcalm County Republicans Lincoln Day event, a crowd of spectators stood with many saluting or placing their right hand over their heart.
The year of 1853 is at least two lifetimes in the past. Franklin Pierce was the 14th president of the United States. Troops under the direction of American attorney/journalist William Walker captured La Paz in Baja, Calif., and declared the Republic of California, which proved to be short-lived. Future painter Vincent van Gogh was born and past U.S. Vice President William King died. And a church parish came into existence in the small village of Hubbardston.
Summerfest in Lakeview hit the ground running this past weekend with “beefed up” versions of many festival favorites and a host of new offerings.
Miss Danish Festival Emily Smith had a goal going into the Miss Michigan Scholarship Pageant this past week. A recent 18-year old Greenville High School graduate, Smith wanted to win one of the talent competitions.
She did even better — she won two.
Funeral notices for Monday, June 17, 2013
When folks in Lakeview talk music, especially those who have lived there a while, the name of Elmer Coon tends to come up frequently. His death, on June 10, again brought his name to the forefront of the conversations of long time locals.