Voice – Calendar – 5-24-18

Celebrating our heroes REED CITY — GT Norman Elementary would like to invite all real-life heroes, active or retired, to a Heroes Celebration on Tuesday, May 29. The real-life heroes being honored are firefighters, EMS, central dispatch and police. The event begins at 1:30 p.m. and there will be refreshments in the school cafeteria after […]

Obit – Dennis Clifford Johns

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Dennis Clifford Johns of Reed City passed away unexpectedly on Monday, May 14, 2018 at Spectrum Health Butterworth Campus from complications due to a house fire. He was 75. Dennis was born on November 14, 1942 in Reed City, Mich. to Paul and Gertrude (Karns) Johns. He spent his career working […]

Arielle Aragon reads her response to a writing prompt to classmates during a writing workshop with author Kristine Brickey at Evart High School.

Author of 2 novels gives work shop at Evart High

EVART — Evart high schoolers with a knack for writing had the chance to workshop their writing with a published author Monday. Kristine Brickey, of Mason, has published two novels, “Flowers for Rodney” and “They said She Was Crazy.” They each deal with themes familiar to parents and teenagers, including love, grief and struggles with […]

May 7 to 13 was National Corrections Officers and Employees Week, which was created to raise awareness about the work corrections officers provide for the community. Shown are Osceola County Corrections Sergeant David Benson (center) with officers Andre Jones (right) and David Sims (left).

Corrections officers week

REED CITY — According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are almost 500,000 people working in correctional facilities in the U.S. and the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office recognized its detention deputies during National Corrections Officers and Employees’ Week, which ran from May 7 to 13. President Ronald Reagan designated the week to honor the […]