Barry County Register of Deeds Implements Simplifile E-recording...
Barry County, Mich., is now electronically recording documents through Simplifile, providing the register of deeds' office and its customers with a more cost-effective recording solution.
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Thu Jul 10, 2014
Daily Press & Argus
Michigan blogger's 'fatkini' photo inspires women
A woman wearing a bikini on a beach is not particularly noteworthy. But a Michigan author and blogger is getting a lot of attention for her bathing suit photo.
The Hastings Banner
Campaign maneuvers grab county board focus / 7-10-14
Or maybe the debate's already begun. 'I have another meeting that night,' responded Commissioner Howard 'Hoot' Gibson to challenger Jerry Sarver's public invitation for a July 21 debate.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Man, 19, held on $1 million bond after alleged alcohol-involved crash causes death
A 19-year-old man who fled from police, then allegedly caused a fatal crash west of Middleville , is being held at the Barry County Jail on a $1 million bond.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
WNWN-FM Battle Creek
Storms not as scary as originally predicted hit Kalamazoo and Battle Creek
Winds and rain briefly blew through West Michigan over night causing power outages to about 15-hundred homes, knocking down tree limbs and dropping one tree on a house, but the storm did considerably more damage in Wisconsin and lost a lot of its power crossing Lake Michigan.
WTKG-AM Grand Rapids
Man Who Caused Barry County Fatal Crash Had Just Received License
The man who police say caused a fatal Barry County car crash on had his license reinstated less than a week before the crash.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
Fatal Accident copyright Midwest Communications, Inc.
A police chase on the Allegan/Barry County line early Saturday morning ended badly for a driver not involved in the chase.
Overnight police chase near Middleville ends in crash, one dead
Barry County sheriff's deputies said a deputy began pursuing a speeding vehicle about 3:45 a.m. at M-37 and Adams Road, just south of Middleville.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
Storms Weds. PM
The pic. on the left is a rainbow in Sparta after the storm and the second picture shows a tree down near Gun Lake in Barry County.
Sat Jun 21, 2014
Boat Talk: When you can be charged for receiving help on the water
It's not a life-or-death situation, but you definitely need help to get back to your boat launch.
Fri Jun 20, 2014
Mud-bogging, outdoor events ordinance on hold for a week in Barry County's Hope Township
The Hope Township Planning Commission unanimously voted at its Thursday, June 19 meeting to table an ordinance that would set guidelines on temporary outdoor events such as mud-bogging .
Thu Jun 19, 2014
Lakewood student charged in false report of stalking that led to June 3 lockdown
A 15-year-old Lakewood High School student is charged with making a false report of stalking and using a computer to commit a crime after allegedly creating social media accounts that sent threatening messages directed at the teen.
The Hastings Banner
Hastings Rotary honors Red Rose recipients / 6-19-14
Reminding attendants of the importance of acknowledging and honoring contributions to the Barry County community, Schoessel recognized contributing members Kenneth Witker and John 'Jack' Walton, individuals who have shown dedication to serving the best interest of the Barry County community.
Wed Jun 18, 2014
Barry Township police chief defends his department amid allegations of harassment
The Barry Township Board unanimously voted to forward a request to the Michigan State Police to investigate the department during a June 12 meeting in which about 20 people voiced complaints against Pierce and his officers, according to Barry Township Supervisor Wesley Kahler.
Tue Jun 17, 2014
One dead after Barry County crash sends 2 vehicles down embankment and into trees
Deputies responded to the scene on Stevens Road near M-43 in Hope Township, near Delton, at about 10:35 p.m., according to a news release.
Sun Jun 15, 2014
Planning commission action on Delton mud-bogging proposal is first step in process
The proposal before the planning commission in Barry County's Hope Township to amend its zoning ordinance to accommodate special events such as mud-bogging shows is the first step in the process, not the last.
Mud-bogging plan worries rural neighbors in Southwest Michigan
That pretty much sums up the sport: Powering trucks on oversized tires through a 250-foot trench plowed into a pasture and filled with enough water to make mud.