A Belding man who picked up a second methamphetamine charge three days after he was released on bond for one was sentenced June 30 in Ionia County Circuit Court.
Norman Compton, 41, will serve nine months in the Ionia County Jail, with credit for 99 days previously served, and must pay $1,008 in costs and fees. In a second file, he was sentenced to nine months in jail with credit for 96 days previously served. He must pay $608 in costs and fees.
Josiah Patterson has pleaded no contest to two charges stemming from a rollover accident in which his 9-year-old son died.
The 33-year-old from Lake Odessa entered the no contest pleas Tuesday in Ionia County Circuit Court to operating while intoxicated causing death, a felony, and operating while intoxicated with an occupant less than 16, a misdemeanor. Patterson appeared by Polycom from the Ionia County Jail.
In five weeks time, students will be returning to school to begin the next chapter of their K-12 education, but how that chapter will be read is currently anyone’s guess, as it’s still being written.
During Monday’s meeting of the Greenville Public Schools (GPS) Board of Education, held virtually via Zoom, nearly 50 people were in attendance, about half of them concerned parents, teachers and members of the community, as the start date for school approaches while the coronavirus pandemic continues to linger.
The Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office will not be issuing citations to people who are not wearing face masks.
Sheriff Mike Williams made the announcement Tuesday afternoon in a press release in which he also said Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s executive orders have led to “great confusion.” He said anyone who wants to report someone for not wearing a mask should contact the Michigan Attorney General’s Office.