The Central Montcalm Public School district went into a “soft lockdown” Tuesday morning as police searched for a car thief suspect on the Heartland Trail. Central Montcalm school resource officer Sherrill Houser decided the district should go into a lockdown around 11 a.m. after she was alerted to the news that a man had attempted to break into a vehicle at Montcalm Community College in Sidney.
Three people were injured and a horse died at the scene of a pickup truck vs. Amish buggy accident on Sunday in Bloomer Township near Carson City.
Employees of the Montcalm County Drain Commission office will continue to work eight hours per day, five days per week. The Montcalm County Board of Commissioners voted 8-1 on Monday not to begin the process of granting Drain Commissioner Sandy Raines’ request to change her office hours to four days per week, 10 hours per day.
Surrounded by watercolors, pencil drawing, collages and various ceramic artwork, members of the community gathered Monday evening to view artwork created by students and take in the artistic atmosphere provided by the fifth annual K-12 Spring Art Exhibit at Greenville High School. With artwork created by a range of students, from kindergarteners completing their first year of education to high school seniors awaiting the early chapters of adulthood, this year’s exhibit features a unique gallery that will have visitors spending time browsing through a large variety of artistic craftsmanship.
Read funeral notices for Tuesday, April 23, 2013.
Greenville and Forest Hills Eastern split two softball games last week. Monday’s game between the two O-K Bronze rivals was just as close. With the game tied 4-4, the Yellow Jackets had a chance to win at home in the bottom of the seventh inning. With the heart of the lineup coming up, the Yellow Jackets were confident they could win the game.
The Forest Hills Northern Huskies are ranked fourth in Division 2 for a reason. They are very good. The Huskies put on a show Monday night at Yellow Jacket Stadium in a 9-0 first half victory over host Greenville. Robin Wujkowski and Jillian Kolster each scored three goals in the victory.
Greenville 5, FH Eastern 1: The Yellow Jackets remained perfect with a win on Monday at Davenport University. Parker Syrjala earned his second win in as many starts. Syrjala struck out 12 batters…
A house that is home to five Montcalm Township residents is still standing today thanks to fortunate timing and a closed door that prevented a bedroom fire from spreading.
After the success of last year’s inaugural New Beginnings Fashion Show in Sheridan, it was a given that organizers would provide an encore performance. They weren’t disappointed by the turnout Saturday at Central Montcalm Community Church. Seating for the show, held to raise funding for the New Beginnings Upscale Resale Shop in Sheridan, was sold out well in advance of the actual event.