Sometimes it is hard to get a kid’s attention. Rip a phone book in half or break a 3-foot thick concrete wall with your head might work, however. For the Sons of Thunder strength team, that’s exactly how they reach out to kids and adults in need of inspiration, guidance and motivation.
The Greenville Area Community Foundation (GACF) Board awarded its sixth round of grants from the Meijer Children’s Health Care Fund in October. Three area organizations received a total of $40,000 for projects and equipment that will provide impoverished Montcalm County children much needed health care services.
The Michigan Senate Families, Seniors and Human Services Committee led by Sen. Judy Emmons has approved an 18-bill package of reforms to help protect senior citizens, encourage increased reporting of elder abuse and streng-then penalties for people convicted of abusing a senior citizens.
ALLENDALE — Last spring, Bailey Parmelee of Greenville qualified for the state track meet in two events — the one mile and the two mile. She will return to the state level, but this time running a 3.1 mile race.
With a time of 17:56.50, Parmelee, a senior, placed second out of 104 entries at the Division 1 Regional 2 race at Allendale on Saturday. The top 15 contenders, along with the top three teams will compete Saturday at the state tournament at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn.
Well duh, don’t we all know that baiting has made a huge difference in deer hunting?
Sure we know it, especially those of us who are older and still remember the ‘old days.’ But, like everything else we can think of, time and tide wait for no man.
The high school district volleyball tournaments start on Monday for most of the local teams. For Belding, Lakeview and Central Montcalm they go to Tri County for their Class B district tournament.
A special Greenville Public Schools fund is going on two decades of helping keep needy children in the classroom.
Dan Eagles, a retired counselor from Greenville Public Schools, started the program in 1993.
In 1966, two girls were walking along Baker Road near Palmer Drive in Eureka Township when they got hit by two cars drag racing.
One of the car drivers and one of the walkers died. But some people claim to have seen the ghost of the girl still visiting the area at night now and then to look for her missing class ring.
Local adolescents soon will have a new resource to receive primary medical care. The Lakeview Youth Clinic will open Thursday in the medical services building at Spectrum Health Kelsey Hospital in downtown Lakeview.
GREENVILLE — Two and a half tons of food will be distributed to needy families Monday in Greenville.
AT&T Pioneers, a group of former AT&T employees, is marking the group’s 100th anniversary by giving away 5,000 pounds of food from Feeding America West Michigan twice. A second 5,000-pound distribution will take place in November.