GREENVILLE — Local wordsmiths are asked to put their skills — and bribery — to the test in the Montcalm Area Reading Counci’s (MARC) second annual Scrabble tournament on Sept. 24. Scrabble, which has been around since 1948, is a word game in which opponents try to score the most points, with each letter in [...]
STANTON — Montcalm County officials are concerned about the public perception of which ambulance or rescue service is on standby at Greenville Public Schools athletic events. However, County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Director David Feldpausch and Greenville Superintendent Pete Haines think a new arrangement is working well so far. Feldpausch told the Board of Commissioners’ [...]
STANTON — Area medical marijuana dispensaries and cooperatives have been put on warning: Stop illegal transactions or face criminal charges. Central Michigan Enforcement Team (CMET) Sgt. Joel Abendroth said he and other police officers have visited five separate medical marijuana groups in Crystal, Greenville, Stanton and Trufant to deliver that message. “They were told to [...]
BELDING — A 2011 Belding High School graduate has completed the first step in his academic journey at prestigious United States Military Academy at West Point. On Aug. 11, Zach Kunkle, 19, completed the six-week Cadet Basic Training course, considered the first step into the “47 month experience” at West Point. “I learned many things,” [...]
Friday Rose Keiffer — 11 a.m., St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Carson City. (Lux and Schnepp Funeral Home, Carson City) Saturday H. Dean Hunter — 1 p.m., Marshall Funeral Home, Greenville. Helen “Joyce” Mills — 3 p.m., Brigham Funeral Chapel, Edmore. Clayton Terrell Jr. — 10 a.m., Lord of Life Lutheran Church, Brighton. (Lynch and Sons [...]
BELDING — Police responded to 12 complaints Tuesday. Incidents included: • Assisted the Department of Public Works, 12:30 p.m., Luther. • Warrant arrest, 2 p.m., E. State. GREENVILLE — Police responded to 21 complaints Tuesday. Incidents included: • Larceny, Cass and Smith. • Larceny, N. Lafayette. LAKEVIEW — Michigan State Police troopers responded to 51 complaints Friday through Tuesday. [...]
Thursday Paul Jones — 11:30 a.m., Shiloh Community Church. (Johnson-Feuerstein Funeral Home, Belding) Linda Perron — 2 p.m., Johnson-Feuerstein Funeral Home, Belding. Saturday Clayton Terrell Jr. — 10 a.m., Lord of Life Lutheran Church, Brighton. (Lynch and Sons Funeral Home) Monday Barbara Durdle — 2 p.m., Hurst Funeral Home, Greenville Obituaries on Page 8
A face most often associated with road maintenance in Montcalm County will now be seen at the table of Carson City-Crystal Area Schools Board of Education meetings.
Larry and Catherine Bogart spent the majority of their married life together — at work and at play.
SIDNEY — Montcalm Community College (MCC) is working with the new owner of J.R.’s Roller Castle in Greenville to possibly give the former roller skating rink new life. The Board of Trustees approved a lease agreement with Robert Olson of Gowen for a 1.31-acre plot of land behind the empty facility during Tuesday evening’s meeting. [...]