The Daily News sent a reporter to cover a Hubbardston Village Council meeting on Sept. 8, and people are still talking about it.
The Montcalm County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the 2015-2016 budget after a public hearing today.
Montcalm Country Controller-Administrator Chris Hyzer presented a budget with estimated expenditures at $14.4 million and estimated revenue at $14.2 million for a deficit of almost $230,000.
Local publishing is alive and well thanks, in part, to the recent release of two new books by area authors. Prolific writers Verwayne Greenhoe and Dallas Lincoln both self-published books this past summer.
Special teams kept Morley Stanwood close early on in Friday night’s Central State Activities Association Gold game at Lakewood. But it was a series of special plays late by Mohawks quarterback Nic Huntey that made the difference in a 23-17 victory over the Vikings. Trailing 17-10 midway through the fourth quarter, Huntey — who had just three rushing yards and none passing before then — stepped up with the game on the line and made several big plays that led to 13 points and the win.
Stopping Jake Martin is the task of every Forest Hills Northern opponent. After five weeks, the Greenville Yellow Jackets were the latest in trying to find a successful way. Martin, a senior quarterback, rushed for 209 yards, passed for 176 yards and accounted for all eight of the Huskies’ touchdowns, five of them on the ground, in a 62-22 win against Greenville at home Friday night.
Read funeral notices for Monday, Sept. 28, 2015.
Listening to Montcalm County budget talks this year has been a bit like listening to The Isley Brothers’ oldie, “Nobody But Me”: “No-no, no, no, no, no-no-no, no, no-no, no, no-no …”
When Roger Coles retires “sometime soon,” he will, unlike some, manage to keep himself busy. Real busy. In fact, Coles’ idea of retirement might look like a hectic nine-to-five to a lot of folks. As chairman of the Recreation Department at Central Michigan University, he has — one might think — more than enough to fill his days.
Funeral notices for Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015
In a major victory for the defense, a Montcalm County judge has granted a motion to suppress a defendant’s murder confession, ruling the confession was illegally obtained by police.
Judge Donald Hemingsen released his opinion on the matter Wednesday after last Friday’s court hearing to consider a motion to suppress any and all statements made by Alan Morse, 48, of Sidney Township.