Greenville’s girls golf team once again became a champion in their conference. This time the Yellow Jacket girls won the O-K White Conference title at the post-conference tournament Tuesday at The Golf Club At Thornapple Pointe, shooting a team score of 344.
Belding’s volleyball team had no problems with Cedar Springs Tuesday night.
Montcalm County park users will likely pay more in rental rates this coming year.
The Montcalm County Parks and Recreation Committee voted unanimously Tuesday to increase park fees by 10 percent.
The Greenville Area Community Expo (GRACE) drew about 1,000 people to the Pavilion at Klackle Orchards on Tuesday.
The chamber sold out of spots for vendors, having about 70 there for the community to experience. The new events were also a hit.
Milford “Mel” Molitor was driven by positive energy throughout his life. The Cato Township man died Thursday at Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids. He was 83 years old.
Some of today’s parents are looking for educational alternatives for their children, although there will always be a need for quality private and public education.
Some of these alternative options include tackling education at home, replacing face-to-face teacher interaction with online courses or charter schools.
J.R.’s Roller Castle is being demolished this week after being a part of Greenville in a variety of uses for about 85 years.
Local private schools are surviving the rough economy to keep educational alternatives for parents and students.
Private schools, often owned or operated by area religious institutions, receive most of their income from tuition and donations. They don’t receive any tax dollars, which make up the bulk of public school funding.
The Montcalm County Board of Commissioners approved the 2011-2012 budget Monday – including about $1 million in cuts – after what Chairman Patrick Q. Carr called “the most difficult budget process any of us have lived through.” Commissioners voted 8-1 to approve the budget with District 3 Commissioner Ron Retzloff casting the lone opposing vote.
Two young men can credit their lives to the quick action of some passing good Samaritans shortly before their car exploded after an accident Saturday.