Paul McKinnon has witnessed many changes at the Montcalm County Jail in his 25 years there. McKinnon, 59, Greenville, recently retired as a corrections officer. He had worked in retail management, but decided to switch jobs. He was hired in 1987 after he heard about an opening at the jail from former Greenville Department of Public Safety Director Gary Durham.
Sporting a red mohawk and proudly wearing his Belding football T-shirt, Hunter O’Connor, 9, confidently gripped a red and yellow rubber sledgehammer as he approached the High Striker carnival ride at the Ionia Free Fair. With one quick strike onto the game’s metal pad, he successfully rang the bell at the top of the carnival game Friday evening, as did his two cousins, who all quickly began sword fighting with the inflatable swords they had just won.
Read the funeral notices for Saturday, July 21, 2012.
Mike Huckleberry is used to getting dirty in the kitchen of his Greenville restaurant. However, the egg on his face today is of the political sort.
During a month in Michigan where temperatures have smashed record highs during various heat waves, there could no more appropriate of a theme for a presentation for campers at camp Wah-Wah-Tay-See than that of the Ice Age. On Thursday afternoon, as much needed rain that finally fell onto the dry campground forced campers to gather inside, archaeologist Mike Stafford and geologist and paleontologist John Zawiskie put on their ninth annual educational performance for the special needs campers.
A Greenville woman sustained injuries after she was struck by a vehicle while attempting to cross the street at the intersection of Washington and Grove Streets this morning. According to Greenville Department of Public Safety Director Michael Pousak, the pedestrian, a 65-year-old Greenville resident, was struck by a gray Chevrolet pickup truck driven by a 45-year-old woman from Greenville while attempting to cross the street at approximately 8:20 a.m.
The inaugural Vestaburg Community Days is set to bring the community together with fun events for all ages. Community Days committee member Bonnie Walker aid they wanted to bring something for everyone to do.
Construction of the advance technology center on Montcalm Community College’s (MCC) Greenville Campus is on schedule and on budget. Once the steel framing is in place, constructions will begin on steel joists, followed by steel decking and steel studs, MCC Vice President for Administrative Services Jim Lantz said in a press release from MCC.
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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.