2022-04-14

MIKE TAYLOR: Filming the ghosts in my living room

OK, I’m officially creeped out.

Before I explain why, let me say I don’t believe in spooks, goblins, hobgoblins, ghosts, poltergeists, ghouls, zombies, spirits or any manner of supernatural critters that insist on going bump in the night.

MCC Student Services Center renamed in honor of former president Bob Ferrentino 

Surrounded by friends, family and former colleagues at Montcalm Community College on Tuesday, Robert “Bob” Ferrentino looked upward with a smile as his name was revealed overhead to the sound of rousing applause. 

The former MCC president, who presided over the institution from 2009 to 2019, was honored as the college’s student services center was renamed in his honor, to now be known as the Robert C. Ferrentino Student Services Center. 

Bushnell Township working to create solar ordinance in light of planned solar farms

Multiple solar energy companies are looking to install solar farms in Montcalm County, resulting in one township board hurrying to create an ordinance for their unzoned township.

Atwell, a national consulting, engineering and construction services firm, is actively working on bringing a solar farm to Bushnell Township and Evergreen Township, with multiple property leases already signed.

Greenville schools unveiling updated logo, new website and mobile app on July 1

When searching for a sense of identity throughout Greenville Public Schools, Josh Kirshman found in searching throughout the district’s seven buildings that one thing was missing: Consistency.

Hired as a systems coordinator in the district’s technology department last November, Kirshman was tasked upon his arrival to tackle marketing and communication.

Ionia County BOC approves health department requests

The Ionia County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday approved three requests for its Health Department.

Aimee Keefer, public health director, introduced the requests and answered questions in the absence of Health Officer Ken Bowen.

Tri County’s Liam Prins signs letter of intent to join Davenport University esports team

Going to college on a scholarship to play video games — a sentence many kids would love to have be their reality.

What once was laughable a decade ago is now here to stay — competitive video gaming and esports have hit the mainstream and are slowly integrating into the greater culture. This includes many colleges and universities around the country offering scholarships to young gamers to be a part of their collegiate esports teams.

Trinity Church brings back its annual Easter production

In 2020, Trinity Church was only three weeks away from its decades-long tradition of presenting an Easter production, a drama that involves several dozen people involved in building elaborate sets, learning lines and months of practicing vocals, and a tech crew learning how to run lights and sound.

And then COVID-19 hit and everything shut down.

Whitecaps share excitement for historic 2,000th win

Brayan Pena and the West Michigan Whitecaps celebrate almost every win with a nice dinner and ice cream.

It’s important for the team to build some camaraderie and share their achievements and remind one another they’ve done something difficult — win a professional baseball game.

Sports roundup for April 14, 2022

Sports roundup for April 14, 2022

Thursday, April 14, 2022

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