When searching for a source of inspiration, public attention and gratitude in the battle against COVID-19, people often find themselves landing upon those who serve on “the front lines.”
Otherwise known as the “essential workers” of the coronavirus pandemic, these are the individuals who have kept shelves stocked at grocery stores, cooked and served food at local restaurants, picked up and discarded the trash, provided transportation driving a transit or school bus, educated the youth, extinguished fires, arrested criminals or kept industry moving by working hard on the factory floor.
As I sit down to write this, I can’t help but think about 2016.
It was almost exactly four years ago — all of these clickbait websites were making these articles that were spreading around my Facebook newsfeed like crazy. Articles with titles like, “Why 2016 was the worst year ever,” were all over the place and people were so incredibly down in the dumps heading into 2017.
The Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a two-car crash that led to the death of one of the drivers. The crash occurred at approximately 8:10 a.m. on Wednesday on Greenville Road (M-91) near River Run Trail south of Greenville in Eureka Township.