A St. Patrick’s Day bar fight near Stanton resulted in two women being struck by a vehicle. Montcalm County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to The Thirsty Parrot Bar (Double Six Bar & Grille) on at 4680 N. Sheridan Road (M-66) in Day Township in response to a fight and individuals having been struck by a vehicle. The disturbance occurred approximately 12:30 a.m. Sunday.
The Palo Community Schools Board of Education has decided to keep the school open, but with fewer students.
Greenville community members are mourning the loss of a friend who spent his life caring and helping the people around him. Bob Reed, 53, of Greenville, died on Thursday after a courageous battle with cancer.
The secret to making a small business successful, according to Meat Shack owners Suzy and Jeff Raven, is to provide great service along with a great product. A pretty simple formula, but one many businesses in this “big box” era seem to have forgotten. The meat market and specialty grocery, which just celebrated its second year of business, is a bit of a throwback to an earlier, better time, when quality was king and providing the customer with exactly the right product still mattered.
The Greenville assistant city manager was chosen as the Plainfield Township manager during a meeting on Monday night. Cameron Van Wyngarden, 35, has been with Greenville for four years on March 23.
High school today is not what it was yesterday. As a public institution of higher learning, with teenagers shuffling from class to class on an hourly basis, the culture and world inside the doors of what many refer to as the “best four years of your life,” is an ever-changing whirlwind of new experiences found each and every day. But that culture, filled with children who are learning to become adults, is not always a favorable one, and students, faculty and administration at high schools throughout Montcalm County are ready to make a change.
Funeral notices for Saturday, March 16, 2013
For more than 35 years, Metron of Belding has been a fixture of the community, with the senior facility operating as the largest employer in Belding as it continues to find new ways to reach out to the people it serves. The largest of six Metron senior facilities in Michigan, with a maximum capacity of 128 residents and a secure unit, Metron of Belding provides short-term acute services and post-acute care to help patients resume healthy, happy and productive lifestyles.
A longtime judge has been found guilty of breaching the standards of judicial conduct after throwing a Stanton attorney in jail for alleged contempt of court. The Michigan Judicial Tenure Commission recently found Ottawa County’s 58th District Court Judge Kenneth Post guilty. Post has sat on the bench since Jan. 1, 1980.
The Greenville Department of Public Safety director is stepping down after one year on the job. Michael Pousak gave City Manager George Bosanic a two week notice last week. Pousak’s last day will be Good Friday, March 29.