Read the Police Reports for April 6, 2012
Read the Funeral Notices for April 6, 2012
The Montabella Community Schools Board of Education unanimously approved a one-year lease to Endeavor to use the gymnasium located in the Montabella Central Office facility at a special meeting last week. The decision came at the recommendation of facilities committee members Dennis Stratton, Mike Rasmussen and Sheri Miel. Credit references and a security deposit were secured prior to accepting the lease agreement.
A man was arrested this morning on suspicion of stealing a vehicle. Deputies from the Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 30-year-old Stanton man after receiving a call at 5:07 a.m. about a property damage accident on Holland Lake Road near Wicker Road in Evergreen Township.
A pole barn and partially restored chevy pickup truck were destroyed in a fire Thursday afternoon at 552 S. Masters Rd. Stan Wills was resting in his home around 3 p.m. when a firefighter began banging on his front door and ringing his doorbell to alarm him of the fire.
State should stay the course on helmet laws On Gov. Rick Snyder’s desk sits a bill that would repeal Michigan’s law requiring motorcyclists to wear helmets. We’re hoping that he will do the right thing and veto it.
A call came in over the police radio the other day; a car was parked in a grocery store lot. There had been no accident, no theft, no vandalism, but there were two kids — somewhere between seven and nine years old — sitting in the back seat unattended.
As Belding Area Schools janitorial workers handed out ice cream cones to children and parents Wednesday evening at Central Riverside Park. They did so with laughter and smiles. But behind those smiles was the realization that the opportunity to laugh and interact with students they see on a daily basis may be coming to an end.
Unlike their counterparts on the softball diamond, the Greenville Yellow Jackets baseball team will feature one senior on the squad in 2012. Jordan Powell is the lone senior, whereas the Greenville softball team is senior-less this season. Powell will be joined by two returning letter winners on an otherwise youthful ball team.
Warm spring weather brings out-door activities for all to enjoy. A flea and farmers market will take place at 7 a.m. every Friday and Saturday starting Friday at the Old Meijer located on 1220 N. Lafayette Street.