How much is a tree worth? About $468.75, according to the U.S. District Court. That’s how much Ray and Joann Christensen and their son, Joe Christensen, of Montcalm Township, were ordered to pay times 96 for the 96 trees they cut down on a portion of the Fred Meijer Heartland Trail.
Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Saturday, June 16, 2012
A trio of drug dealers/users are off the streets of Greenville. Jason Nichols, 25, was convicted by a Montcalm County jury this week of possession of marijuana second offense, maintaining a drug house and being a habitual offender.
Both Central Montcalm and Lakeview had baseball and softball players who were named all-conference by the CSAA. In baseball, Green Hornet pitcher Micah Parr was named first-team all-conference. Wildcat Kyler Ridgeway and Central’s Hunter Myers were second-team.
Nathan Lewis had been coaching Greenville girls soccer for the past five years. But he resigned his position after the season ended so he could spend more time with his family.
2012 was a record-setting season for Ally Reed. The Lakeview senior upped her own record for most goals scored in a season, scoring 29 in the 2012 campaign.
Central Montcalm boys golf coach Gary Buchholz set a goal for his team to shoot a team score of 320 at the Division 3 state finals both Friday and today. The Green Hornets missed that goal, and they are well behind because of it.
There’s no doubt children throughout the area are intensely preparing for the fast approaching Montcalm County 4-H Fair, whether they are showing animals, working on crafts or honing a special skill. But for one night, 4-H members were placed on the center stage not to earn ribbons for animals or agricultural work, but for unique talents of their own.
The Greenville Planning Commission meeting was canceled Thursday night after not having enough members to have a quorum. Four commissioners were present and decided to wait 15 minutes for one more commissioner to show to make quorum. However, no one else showed.
Read the funeral notices for Friday, June 15, 2012.