A man pleaded guilty Thursday to shooting a rifle in his house during an argument with his girlfriend earlier this month. James Doolittle, 42, entered a guilty plea in 8th Judicial Circuit Court to attempted discharge of a firearm in a building and possession of marijuana.
A Sand Lake man is facing prison time after allegedly overdosing on drugs in a Walgreens restroom before fleeing a police officer by car and on foot. Justin Yost, 28, is charged with fleeing a police officer in the third degree. He waived his arraignment Thursday in 8th Judicial Circuit Court.
A report from the Dec. 8 Belvidere Township Board meeting.
A report from the Dec. 7 Douglass Township Board meeting.
A report from the Dec. 12 Lakeview Village Council meeting.
Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Friday, Dec. 23, 2011.
A tense situation unfolded Thursday night at the scene of a scheduled Pierson Village Council meeting, which was canceled at the last minute. At 6:45 p.m., Village President Karl Van Haren told The Daily News the special meeting scheduled for 7 p.m. had been canceled due to lack of a quorum.
It took three tries, but the O-K Conference will realign for the 2012-2013 school year. The members of the conference voted 38-12 to realign the divisions, adding a Bronze division to the current lineup.
A former Greenville standout girls basketball player is starting to settle in with her new college team. Katy Pierson transferred from Oakland Community College to Rochester College in Rochester Hills.
Belding graduate Taylor Johnson had a big hand in Central Michigan’s women’s basketball team getting two wins last week. It was so big that the Mid-American Conference gave Johnson the West Division Player of the Week honor.