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Howard City man dead after being hit by a car, one in custody

Scott Michael Gregory, a 25-year-old Howard City man, died at the scene after being struck by a vehicle early this morning.
Montcalm County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a vehicle vs. pedestrian accident at 2:28 a.m. on West Edgerton Street in Howard City.

New Metron of Greenville Administrator Deb Gomez talks with a patient about her new haircut. Gomez officially became the administrator on June 1 after holding the interim position since February. — Daily News/Kelli Ameling

New Metron of Greenville administrator proceeds with facility’s goals

Metron of Greenville’s new administrator aims to reach new goals, which includes being involved in the community to raise awareness about Metron. Deb Gomez was hired in to fill the interim administrator position in February. In June, her interim title was lifted and she was named the director of administration at Metron in Greenville.

This a former gas station on M-46 in Amble is being auctioned at a minimum bid of $14,000

Many properties available at Montcalm County foreclosure auction

A record total of 108 properties will be sold to the highest bidder at the annual Montcalm County public land auction Aug. 6. The properties include 72 vacant parcels, 21 homes and six mobile homes.


Meeting in Brief: Hubbardston Village Council

Read the minutes from the Hubbardston Village Council’s July 10 meeting.


Carson City approves connector trail bid for parks

The people of Carson City will soon be able to enjoy parks via a connector trail that was approved by the city council Tuesday night. The project will be done by Youngstrum, which is the same company that did city streetscapes in 1996-1997, according to Mayor Bruce Tasker. The trail will connect Haradine Park located on M-57 at the western edge of the city to Grove Park located four blocks north of M-57 on Williams Street.


Greenville approves plans for events and museum updates

The city of Greenville is not only prepping for the Danish Festival, but for local business updates and sidewalk sales as well. During Tuesday night’s meeting, the Greenville City Council had many items on the agenda for approval regarding the Flat River Museum and the Danish Festival.


Funeral Notices for Thursday, July 19

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Thursday, July 19, 2012

Greenville graduate Zach Ingles talks to a group of players at his 6th annual basketball camp. A record 106 campers registered for the four day camp.

100 plus come out for Ingles basketball camp

After two days of scorching temperatures, Greenville High School’s North Gymnasium actually felt comfortable. On Wednesday, more than 100 kids between first and ninth grade showed up for the 6th Annual Zach Ingles Basketball Camp. The camp began on Monday and will run through today.

The driver of this green Saturn Vue, Patricia Miller, 57, of Belding, was struck after Steven Hirzel, 60, of Gowen, ran a red light at the intersection of Satterlee and M-57. Miller was transported to the hospital from the scene for neck and back injuries. Daily News/Kelli Ameling

Gowen man cited for disregarding a traffic signal in Greenville crash

Both drivers involved in a two-vehicle accident Wednesday evening where taken to the hospital. The Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office responded to the accident at 5:51 p.m. at the intersection of M-57 and Satterlee.


Flat River II Group Workcamp to assist about 50 Greenville residents next week

The 2012 Flat River II Group Workcamp is set to begin this weekend to help local residents. The work camp will begin on Sunday and will last through the July 28. Youth from all over the nation will come to Greenville to lend a helping hand.