A Carson City Regional Correctional Facility guard was brutally attacked by a work crew prisoner with a pitchfork almost two years ago. Sam Olivio of St. Johns finally was able to return to work this year — albeit on light duty with part-time hours. His attacker was sentenced Thursday to up to 75 additional years in prison.
William T. Ham was honored for his “unlimited kindness” he shares with the community Thursday night. The 2012 Fred & Lena Meijer Spirit of Caring Award recipient was announced at a Celebration of Caring Dinner, which was hosted by the Spectrum Health United Memorial Foundation at the Winter Inn.
Register of Deeds Lori Wilson tried to lighten the mood when she presented her proposed budget cuts to the Montcalm County Board of Commissioners Finance & Personnel Committee earlier this month. “I bought a Lotto ticket today,” she joked. “Maybe that’ll help.” But Montcalm County’s projected budget deficit is no laughing matter.
The music of marching bands will float over Belding on Saturday as the 11 different bands from the region converge for the Belding Marching Band Invitational at Rudness Field.
Properly disposing unwanted medication can be tricky. The newly named Medication Disposal Coalition of Montcalm County (MDCMC) wants to make the effort easier.
The Muskegon Mona Shores Sailors put together another tremendous performance on the golf course. Not surprising for the two-time defending Division 2 state champions. The Sailors won the Greenville Invitational Thursday at The Links of Bowen Lake with a score of 311. That was 41 shots better than second place Holt. The host Yellow Jackets placed third with a score of 358, which was 20 shots better than Forest Hills Central in fourth place with a 378.
I think most of you know I’m a huge baseball fan. Most importantly, a huge Tigers fan.
The course was nice and flat, the tempertures were perfect, but the wind played havoc on harriers at Wednesday’s OK White Jamboree at Riverside Park in Grand Rapids.
The undefeated, unscored-on season is history. Now Central Montcalm’s football team can look forward to playing football without the added pressure.
A week long schedule of events created by the B Foundation to raise awareness and benefit families in the Belding community touched by cancer continued on Tuesday night.