The Central Michigan University women’s basketball team started the season slowly, losing its first four games. Since, the Chippewas have won four of their last five including wins over Purdue on Sunday and Ole Miss on Wednesday. Belding graduate Taylor Johnson, a sophomore, posted her first double-double of the season in the win over Ole Miss. She scored 16 points and grabbed 10 rebounds off the bench.
A fixture of the Greenville community for more than 60 years, Hansen’s Music House will be closing its doors for the final time in June. Owner Bob Hansen said the store will begin hosting a “going out of business” sale in January to help sell off the store’s inventory. “We are going to close the store in six months,” Hansen said. “We’ll start a closing sale the first of next year and be finished in June.”
Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011, was distribution day for 18 area food pantries. The Montcalm Challenge Food Drive gave away the 23,864 food items collected during this fall’s drive, which also raised nearly $25,000.
Montcalm Community College’s (MCC) nursing program is getting a major overhaul heading into the 2012 spring semester. MCC has reworked the curriculum in the nursing program to help both the students and the program itself to be more efficient with a better chance of job placement in today’s market.
The holidays are a special time of year for most of us. We enjoy time with our families next to the warm glow of a fireplace and a finely decorated Christmas tree with a blanket of gifts underneath. Children excitedly look forward to Christmas morning, when they can tear off the wrapping paper and play with their new toys at long last.
Sheridan Community Hospital (SCH) has many people to thank regarding its year-end Silent Auction fundraiser. But first, here’s how the event played out.
Sheridan Village Council report from Nov. 8, 2011.
Evergreen Township Board report from Dec. 6, 2011.
Cato Township Board report from Dec. 5, 2011.
Sidney Township Board report from Dec. 5, 2011.