In an era of bag-your-own, robo-teller grocery shopping, where customer service is little more than a quaint memory, there are still locally owned stores that serve old-fashioned, in-person customer service, like Leppink’s. With locations in Belding, Lakeview, Stanton, Howard City and Ferrysburg, Leppink’s represents a throwback to a better time, when service was king and the customer’s needs came first.
The Carson City-Crystal Eagles wrestling team has already won the regular season Central Michigan Athletic Conference championship. With that title wrapped up, the Eagles turned their attention Friday night to preparing for an extended postseason run. They did so by traveling to face two larger schools, one of which is a perennial powerhouse.
Forest Hills Eastern 50, Greenville 49 (OT): The Yellow Jackets scored a three-pointer with six seconds left in overtime, but after missing a half-court three, the Hawks tipped in the rebound at the buzzer for the O-K Bronze Conference win Friday night…
Two more charges were filed against a woman who allegedly caused a multi-vehicle accident, which took the life of a man almost one year ago. Nicole Diana Stapleton, 31, of Howard City was arrested by Montcalm County Sheriff’s deputies and arraigned in 64B District Court in Stanton. Stapleton was arrested on Jan. 8 and arraigned the next day.
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The Greenville Planning Commission is working on adjusting a current ordinance addressing large signs for non-residential uses.
During its regular meeting Thursday night, the commission approved to move forward with adding regulations to the current ordinance — ordinance No. 150 regarding signs — that affects residential zones on 10 acres or more.
The Legion Honor Guard in Greenville is looking for new members to help carry on the tradition of honoring living and past veterans.
According to Chuck Stephens, the group is recruiting members because through old age, illness and death, it has lost many of its members.
The Greenville Department of Public Safety has received its new police cruiser and it hit the city roads this week.
As we near the end of January, high school sports teams have reached at least the mid-point in their respective seasons. So far this year, several of our area teams are having outstanding seasons. Some with legitimate chances of conference titles, district titles and beyond.
Basketball is in the blood of Kent Ingles. Ingles is currently in his 10th season in charge of the Big Rapids Cardinals varsity boys basketball team. Prior to that, Ingles spent 25 years as varsity boys coach of the Greenville Yellow Jackets.