Both Central Montcalm and Lakeview had baseball and softball players who were named all-conference by the CSAA. In baseball, Green Hornet pitcher Micah Parr was named first-team all-conference. Wildcat Kyler Ridgeway and Central’s Hunter Myers were second-team.
Nathan Lewis had been coaching Greenville girls soccer for the past five years. But he resigned his position after the season ended so he could spend more time with his family.
2012 was a record-setting season for Ally Reed. The Lakeview senior upped her own record for most goals scored in a season, scoring 29 in the 2012 campaign.
Central Montcalm boys golf coach Gary Buchholz set a goal for his team to shoot a team score of 320 at the Division 3 state finals both Friday and today. The Green Hornets missed that goal, and they are well behind because of it.
There’s no doubt children throughout the area are intensely preparing for the fast approaching Montcalm County 4-H Fair, whether they are showing animals, working on crafts or honing a special skill. But for one night, 4-H members were placed on the center stage not to earn ribbons for animals or agricultural work, but for unique talents of their own.
The Greenville Planning Commission meeting was canceled Thursday night after not having enough members to have a quorum. Four commissioners were present and decided to wait 15 minutes for one more commissioner to show to make quorum. However, no one else showed.
Read the funeral notices for Friday, June 15, 2012.
Hello, Detroit! We’re Greenville, Michigan, and we have a few things in common. We’re both cities in Michigan, although you’re quite a bit larger than we are. History shows that for both of us employment has been dependent on factory jobs. Until a few years ago, we boasted the world’s largest refrigerator plant, along with several strong automotive suppliers. But with globalization and factories moving away, we lost a lot of jobs.
Construction has begun at Rudness Field in Belding to install a turf playing field for the football and soccer teams to play on. The change from a grass field to turf field will allow more events to be planned on the surface without fear of wear and tear to the playing grounds. The construction is part of a $38.8 million bond levy that voters approved in 2010.
Like all Montcalm County departments, Juvenile Court is struggling to make do with budget cuts. However, Judge Charles Simon III is worried area children will be affected if Juvenile Court does not receive an increase in funding.