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Sept. 22: Greenville area funeral notices

Friday Joanne Shore — 11 a.m., Johnson-Feuerstein Funeral Home, Belding. Theodore D. “Ted” Barber, 56 GREENVILLE — Theodore D. “Ted” Barber, 56, of Greenville, died early today. Funeral arrangements are pending at Hurst Funeral Home, Greenville.


Sept. 22: Greenville area Police reports

Officials responded to seven complaints Wednesday.


County website committee unable to meet

The Montcalm County Computer Information Systems (CIS) Committee was supposed to meet Wednesday to discuss the county’s out-of-date website.

Members of the community walked through the tunnel to admire the museum after the dedication of the Fred Meijer Flat River Trail tunnel museum on Tuesday.

Fred Meijer Flat River Trail Tunnel Museum dedicated to community

It’s a one-of-a-kind subterranean museum. The Fred Meijer Flat River Trail Tunnel Museum was dedicated Tuesday to celebrate its completion. Many community members came together for the dedication including most people who helped bring the idea to life.


Central Montcalm sees student count increase

When school ended in June, administrators from the Central Montcalm Public School district had an idea of how many students to expect this fall.


Belding appoints historic commission, approves ordinance

The city officially has a historic district. Belding City Council members took the final two steps Tuesday evening that were necessary to establish the district more than a year after the effort began.


Greenville City Council discusses improper phone call

A Greenville City Council member is crying foul after one of his colleagues improperly sought support from a city employee for the upcoming election.

State Rep. Rick Outman, left, and State Sen. Judy Emmons, right, were the featured speakers at Monday night's Panhandle Area Chamber of Commerce legislative dinner. Howard City Village President S. Michael Scott, center, moderated the event.

Emmons, Outman discuss roads, health, veterans

Road conditions were one of the main topics at Monday night’s Panhandle Area Chamber of Commerce legislative dinner.


Greenville to host bevy of student workers next summer

Youth groups and worship leaders from all over the country are planning to come to Greenville to help people in need locally.

Torrey Davis, 17, is a manager for the Jacket Depot, a student-run store at Greenville High School. One of his duties is to manage the Jacket Depot Facebook page to keep students updated. This is a project for Kelly Roney’s marketing class, teaching the students how to run a business.

Schools split on social media

Social media websites such as Facebook and Twitter are becoming popular more and more every day, giving schools a question of whether to embrace the technology or seek to curtail it.