Finishing the back 9

Area golf teams reflect on their seasons as golf regionals near

The end of the high school girls golf season approaches quickly, just as the golfers begin to hit their stride.

While the high school football season is just two weeks in, golf is just one week away from the postseason. Regional tournaments begin next Monday, Oct. 5, and at least one team, the Greenville Yellow Jackets, is plenty optimistic about advancing past regionals and onto the state tournament.

Cemetery concerns

Group frustrated, calls for change and new direction for city-owned cemetery

With a landscape full of lofty, moss-covered hills and walls of trees that branch out to blanket the sky with a ceiling of foliage, Forest Home Cemetery has long served as a scenic and peaceful final place of rest.

However, in recent years, one organization — Friends of Forest Home Cemetery — a non-profit organization dedicated to cleaning, maintaining, preserving and restoring the historic cemetery, has expressed concerns with the modern state of the property.

COVID-19 outbreak, 1 death at Ionia prison

Bellamy Creek Correctional Facility dealing with nearly 200 new cases in last month

While COVID-19 cases are holding steady at most Ionia and Montcalm area prisons, one facility’s cases skyrocketed over the past month.

According to numbers posted by the Michigan Department of Corrections (MDOC) at 5 p.m. Sept. 25, Ionia Bellamy Creek Correctional Facility had 174 prisoners confirmed with COVID-19, one death, and 12 confirmed cases among staff.

Search is on for new library director in Lakeview

The Tamarack District Library is seeking a new library director after the library’s Board of Trustees opted not to renew their contract with Director Bethany Nettleton.

Upcoming and pending services for Sept. 28, 2020

Upcoming and pending services for Sept. 28, 2020

Monday, September 28, 2020

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