Lakeview senior Dillon Wood capped off his high school career with two top four finishes at Saturday’s Division 3 state track finals at Comstock Park. Wood captured a state title with a leap of 22-4 1/2 in the long jump. Chris Maye of Union City was second with a jump of 21-10 1/2. Wood followed up that performance with a fourth place finish in the 300-meter hurdles. Wood ran a 40.37. Jake McFadden of Clare was first with 38.88.
A Sidney Township man is in custody after he assaulted another individual with a knife and handgun Sunday morning.
Keegan Brewster has got some lofty goals for his final track competition this season.
Central Montcalm track athlete LaShae Wright is making her second appearance in the Division 3 state finals today.
In connection with the Michigan Dental Association (MDA), Flat River Family Dentistry is collecting cheek tissue samples through June 19 at its office in Greenville. The goal, according to Dr. Sara Mahar of Flat River Family Dentistry, is to collect 10,000 names for the bone marrow registry.
Central Montcalm Public School and Vestaburg Community Schools officials have announced the sponsorship of the Summer Food Service Program for Children, where free meals will be made available to youths 18 years old and younger or people up to age 26 who are enrolled in an educational program for the mentally or physically disabled.
When Andrea Belding and Valarie Dawdy first took on the task of creating a community garden, they didn’t expect it to be a two-year endeavor. But as rain trickled from the sky onto freshly planted flowers and vegetables at the new Belding Community Garden during a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday afternoon, it was evident those two years of patience and hard work were well worth the final result.
After working at the Montcalm Area Career Center for more than 38 years, Paula Fortino will retire at the end of this school year.
The Greenville Area Chamber celebrated the official grand opening of Astera Credit Union with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Tuesday, May 15. Located at 10772 W. Carson City Road (inside WalMart) in Greenville, Astera Credit Union provides a brighter solution for all your financial challenges. Call today to ask about membership (616) 225-0151.
A match made in heaven? The Chamber and Montcalm Community College (MCC) are joining forces to deliver pertinent training to businesses. The recommended standard for investing in staff training is 2 percent of your operating expenses budget. That doesn’t sound like much for a well-trained staff.