Furnace vs garden hose

Would you like to know what a garden hose and a furnace have in common? Nothing, other than stress and repairs.

The importance of insurance protection

Protecting assets is important whether renting or owning a dwelling. Charley Kemp of Kemp Insurance, 311 S. Lafayette St. in Greenville, helps explain what homeowners or renters should consider when insuring their belongings and home.

Buying a home in a seller’s market

The local housing market is hot right now, especially for sellers. Why is that? Potential buyers exceed the number of houses available and that is driving up the costs. What does that mean for people who are seeking a home?

Shade gardening

Greenville Garden Club: Come grow with us

There is something so tranquil and serene about shade gardens. Whether man-made or natural, shade is everywhere and all of us have some shaded areas, however, many of us aren’t sure what to do with it.

Anniversary: Ervin and Margaret Bradley

Ervin and Margaret Bradley will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary July 3. Their family is honoring them with a card shower. Those wishing to send the Bradleys an anniversary card may mail them to 371 S. Turk Lake Dr., Greenville, MI 48838. Their children are Ken and Kate Bradley, Alyssa and Josh Quick. They have two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Anniversary: Larry and Elaine Nalett

Larry and Elaine Nalett will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary June 17 with a card shower hosted by their family. They have three children, five grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Those wishing to send the Naletts cards may mail them to 4504 S. Lund Dr., Sheridan, MI 48884.

Engagement: Lambright III and Thomas

George Lambright III son of George and Connie Lambright Jr. of Howard City is engaged to Curtis Thomas, son of Doug and Sandy Thomas of Hesperia. A June 28 wedding is planned in White Could where the couple resides.

Summer Reading Club underway at Carson City, Crystal libraries

Submitted by Carson City Public Library staff

Join Summer Reading Club 2021 at the Carson City Public Library and the Crystal Community Library! Our theme this year is “Tails and Tales.” Programs run now through July 28. Program schedules are posted online and at the libraries.

STEVE MERREN: Camping season

As I slowly paddled against the faintest current of a nearly forgotten stream, the scent of growing vegetation, rich soil, and warm water gave the reassurance that now is the time to be out enjoying mother nature.

Assistant superintendent Blaszczynski named new principal of Greenville High School

From teaching students in a six-grade classroom, leading youngsters and staff as an elementary principal and overseeing district operations as an assistant superintendent, Michelle Blaszczynski has had a long and winding career path at Greenville Public Schools.

That path now takes yet another turn, as beginning July 1, Blaszczynski, 49, will transition once again, this time as the next principal of Greenville High School.