Huntington Foam LLC received a $340,000 incentive to stay in Greenville and expand its facility. The incentive comes from a Michigan Business Development Program to expand the Greenville operation. According to a press release issued Wednesday, the project will generate up to $2.56 million in new private investment and add 30 new jobs.
A woman was shot in the head by her boyfriend during a domestic dispute Wednesday night in Fenwick.
It’s going to be a busy couple of weeks for Greenville High School senior Joe Larsen. Aside from graduation on June 3, Larsen was selected to train with the USA Shooting team at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Through a bake-sale fundraiser, Lincoln Heights Elementary School students raised money to buy lumber for the Montcalm County Habitat for Humanity. Dan Eagles of the Montcalm County Habitat for Humanity has been working with Betsy Gryka’s second-grade class over the years and helping out in the classroom.
A local brother-sister duo have inspired us to fight even harder for good health. Jeremy Britt, 23, is the youngest contestant ever to win the title of “The Biggest Loser,” the popular NBC show where real people work to lose real weight. Jeremy lost 199 pounds, while his sister, Conda, 24, lost 115 pounds.
Three local motorcyclists have been arrested and charged with crimes after a high-speed chase from police last Friday night. Montcalm County Sheriff’s Deputy Clay Thomas attempted to make a traffic stop on Jesse Ellsworth, 37, of Crystal, Scott Ripley, 37, of Greenville, and Chad Simmons, 32, of Edmore, just before midnight Friday.
They say an apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. For Belding High School senior Elizabeth Wittenbach, having grown up on an apple orchard farmed by her father, that analogy couldn’t be more appropriate.
The Greenville City Council held a special meeting Tuesday to review items on the Capital Improvement Program budget with the city manager. The 2012-2017 Capital Improvement Program is a plan that identifies projects and equipment purchases and how they will be funded. The typically five-year plans area aimed to improve the city and its entities.
Read The Daily Funeral Notices for Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Jack Russell Vrooman, 68, of Crystal, died around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday in a one-vehicle crash on Sidney Road near Vickeryville Road in Evergreen Township.