Montcalm County commissioners are some of the highest paid officials compared to six neighboring counties. Our commissioners earn an annual salary of $8,331, second only to Clinton County commissioners, who earn $8,694.
Students at Central Montcalm proudly boast their school colors of Green and White during athletic events held throughout the year, but this was not the case during two varsity basketball games on Jan. 27. This past Friday, students, faculty and fans donned as much orange clothing as they could in support of juvenile diabetes awareness.
The Education Foundation of Greenville will be adding another leg to the OUR3 Capital Campaign. The OUR3 Capital Campaign is a $1 million endowment to ensure funding for the performing arts program, programs for academically ambitious students and now athletes at Greenville Public Schools.
Because of increased amounts of people driving and using cell phones, a federal law was recently passed requiring commercial motor vehicle drivers to use hands-free devices. The latest action by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to end distracted driving will prohibit commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers from using hand-held cellphones while operating their vehicles, which includes CMV drivers with or without a commercial driver’s license (CDL).
A young man pleaded guilty last week to breaking into the Greenville Municipal Airport and stealing an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) last May. Tyler Rivera, 19, of Holt, pleaded guilty Thursday in 8th Judicial Circuit Court to breaking and entering a building with intent. He faces up to 10 years in prison when he is sentenced at a later date.
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The Central Montcalm Green Hornets girls basketball team has lost its last two games by a combined eight points.
In one game, they led by double-digits and the other they trailed by double-digits. At 3-8 overall the Hornets are looking for a complete game.
No one was injured in an accident that involved two vehicles and a Greenville Public School’s bus.
Officials from the Greenville Department of Public Safety (GDPS) are looking for information about a male suspect involved in the break-in of a car parked at Metron of Greenville. Sometime before 7 p.m. Jan. 21, an undisclosed amount of valuables was stolen from a car parked at Metron of Greenville, including an ATM card. That ATM card was used the same night at an ATM at Leppink’s Food Center in Belding.
Nearly 50 years ago, George Buck helped uncover one of the greatest findings in the history of Lennon. Today, the 93-year-old resident of The Laurels in Carson City continues to relive his experiences of excavating a rare mammoth skull by telling his tale of discovery to fellow residents. Buck arrived at The Laurels in November 2010 and was immediately looking for ways to contribute.