With the general election right around the corner on Nov. 6, state legislators used Monday’s one-hour Legislative Luncheon at Montcalm Community College to update and inform those in attendance on six ballot proposals that voters will decide.
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Montcalm County Animal Control has a director once again. The Board of Commissioners unanimously voted Monday to promote Angela Sova-Hollinshead from officer to director of Animal Control and the Animal Shelter.
Two candidates for 70th District State House representative are known for pointing out the differences in their respective political platforms. But Mike Huckleberry, D-Greenville, and State Rep. Rick Outman, R-Six Lakes, have something in common — both are local business owners and both have had financial difficulties.
Lately we have had several people express frustration that we wouldn’t allow their family member or friend to become a resident at the mission. This has troubled me so I decided to share some reasons we have to direct people to other organizations that are able to help them better than we can. While we would like to help everyone that comes to us it is not always in their best interest for us to do so.
A Morley man was arrested and charged after a drunken hit and run accident in Howard City last week. According to Howard City Police Chief Steve DeWitt, a 47-year-old man from Howard City contacted police shortly after midnight Oct. 19 and advised his vehicle had just been struck by another vehicle driving without headlights at the intersection of Ensley and Williams streets.
A 26-year-old Howard City man was found dead last week, and the cause is currently unknown. According to Howard City Police Chief Steve DeWitt, the man was found Oct. 17 in his apartment in the 300 block of Pine Street in Howard City. The man was located by someone who arrived at the apartment to do some routine work inside.
Jur Ree Schneider of Crystal is a 5-year cancer survivor and an attendee of the Carson Health Pink Ribbon Affair.
It is well documented breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among women (lung cancer being the first) and is the most common cancer next to skin cancer, according to cancer.org.
The 10 football coaches of the Central State Activities Association (CSAA) wasted no time on deciding the best of the conference. The regular season ended Friday and coaches convened Saturday to vote. In all, 13 combined Central Montcalm Hornets (2-7) and Lakeview Wildcats (5-4) earned league honors.