Read the funeral notices for Thursday, July 5, 2012.
Due to a severe thunderstorm leaving thousands without power in Montcalm County and surrounding areas, Consumers Energy officials are asking people to seek shelter from the heat. The storm hit Montcalm County in Thursday’s early morning hours, leaving many trees, branches and power lines down throughout the county.
A 74-year-old Greenville woman was taken to the hospital after losing control of her vehicle on U.S. 131 and striking a tree.
Today Margaret Abbott — 2 p.m., Brigham Funeral Chapel, Edmore. Anna May Halvorsen — 11 a.m., Brigham Funeral Chapel, Edmore. Friday William Wiggins Jr. — 11 a.m., Greenville Community Church. (Marshall Funeral Home, Greenville) July 11 Carl Pardike – 6 p.m., The Wet Spot, Crystal. July 14 Patrick Allen Cole – 2 p.m., Lakeview Cemetery, [...]
With a new coach coming into the Greenville golf program, a few adjustments still have to be made. The Yellow Jackets won only one match in the O-K White Conference in 2012, but new coach Tyler Hubbard tried to put a positive spin on the season.
The Greenville Yellow Jackets baseball team finished about the .500 record mark for just the second time since 1994. They did so without one senior on their team and a mixture of talented sophomores and juniors. In addition to the experience gained this year the Yellow Jackets junior varsity had a solid season (22-5), as well.
July 3, 1912 marked the opening of the Piedmont Traction between Charlotte and Gastonia in North Carolina, the conclusion of the British inquiry about the Titanic disaster and a house on the market went for as low as $2,900. It was also the year Lois (Utterback) Beal was born on a farm in north central Missouri.
Edmore Downtown Development Authority (DDA) is moving one step closer to developing the Edmore Marketplace as a four-season shopping outlet. Further expansion on the site — located at the Fred Meijer Heartland Trailhead — hinges on the site survey, bid amounts and grant funding.
There are going to be a few new spins on a longstanding Six Lakes tradition when Dizzi Daze gets under way Friday. This year’s three-day festival also features many long-standing favorites, including the ever-popular duck race.
A new clock for Legacy Field at Greenville High School was going to cost more than $20,000. For Superintendent Peter Haines, the cost was not in his budget.
Haines came up with a solution for his clock idea and it meant going back in time, so to speak, and asking the Flat River Historical Museum Board for the clock that the Greenville class of 1912 donated to the old Central Intermediate School.