Six puppies were confiscated as evidence of a crime and placed in the Montcalm County Animal Shelter in the summer of 2009. The dogs weren’t released until 22 months later. “This is a happy story,” said Sandra Carlton of Greenville, who helped rescue the dogs. “It was such a sad, sad story that had such a good, good ending.”
By Greenville Area Chamber of Commerce Business socialites enjoy Business After Hours at Thomas & Co. More than 50 people from the Greenville area business community enjoyed an evening of games, appetizers and prizes at Thomas & Company Dec. 15. Attendees played “guess which Christmas item I am,” with winners receiving prizes and cash. The evening’s [...]
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Montabella’s boys basketball team held on in a close game against a team coach Cam Gatrell called a rival. The Mustangs survived a late run by Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart to beat the Irish 55-54 Friday night. Gatrell said the difference was Montabella’s defense “other than (Billy) Myler getting 30.”
The Michigan Governor’s Office has reported that more than 100,000 Michigan residents don’t have a place to call home. And that “more than 50 percent of Michigan’s homeless population consists of families. The number of families affected by homelessness or at risk of having inadequate or unstable housing continues to grow.”
A Derby Lake home was destroyed in a fire early this morning while the owner was about 90 miles away. Stanton Community Fire Department responded to 704 Sunset Avenue at 5:38 a.m. Friday.
The owner of a condemned Edmore mobile home park was sentenced to one year in jail Thursday after slapping his wife and breaking her cell phone in front of their three children. Corey Davy, 40, previously pleaded guilty to interfering with electronic communication, a felony. A domestic violence charge was dismissed in exchange for his plea.
Roughly 15 percent of stores and restaurants sold tobacco, alcohol or both to minors during compliance checks conducted by Drug Free Montcalm. The group annually tests local stores and restaurants by sending in minors with identification clearly showing they are not of age to purchase tobacco and alcohol.
A Central Montcalm High School student is in hot water for bypassing the district’s security measures on laptop computers issued to all high schoolers and middle schoolers. A 15-year-old freshman boy is suspended and the subject of a criminal investigation for his alleged role in removing the security software on the student laptops.
Montcalm Community College faculty, support staff and administrators are pitching in to help balance the college’s budget. The college is facing a nearly $800,000 budget shortfall for the 2011-2012 fiscal year.