Barry County Newswire (Page 2)

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Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Barry County, MI. (Page 2)

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  1. Suspect in child sex assault may have abused other kids, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2016 | MLive.com

    A man accused of sexually assaulting a child in Hastings and sending sexually abusive photos to an underage victim in East Lansing may have had inappropriate interaction with other minors, police said. Cody Patrick-Michael Hagon, 25, is charged with criminal sexual conduct, distribution of child sexually abusive material and contributing to the delinquency of a minor, Barry County sheriff's officials said on Friday, July 22. Authorities began investigating Hagon on July 12 after he allegedly sent abusive pictures to a minor acquaintance in East Lansing.

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  2. County Board to get revised bid for upgrades, safety improvements in facilities / 7-21-16Read the original story

    Jul 21, 2016 | The Hastings Banner

    By Bonnie Mattson Staff Writer Landmark Design Group owner/architect Bob VanPutten shared ideas and changes for proposed improvements of Barry County facilities during the county board of commissioners Tuesday meeting-of-the-whole. Safety concerns are at the forefront of discussion, with incidents like the recent shooting of courthouse bailiffs in Berrien County.

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  3. Barry County Fair continues through Saturday / 7-21-16Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | The Hastings Banner

    By Julie Makarewicz Staff Writer There's still time to catch the action at the 164th Barry County Fair that continues through Saturday night. Although the forecast calls for some pretty high temperatures, fair visitors will find plenty of relief in the fan-cooled livestock barns, the covered grandstand seating area, misting areas throughout the fairgrounds, and even a cooling station located near the midway.

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  4. Fair season in SW Michigan kicks off in Van Buren and Barry countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2016 | MLive.com

    See a list of dates for county fairs in Southwestern Michigan.

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  5. Body Of Missing South Haven Man FoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    The body of a South Haven man missing since July 5 has been found. Police say Matthew Morin's remains were located Tuesday in Barry County and identified by fingerprints.

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  6. 164th Barry County Fair fun starts this weekend / 7-14-16Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | The Hastings Banner

    By Julie Makarewicz Staff Writer The 164th Barry County Fair starts nest week with games, rides, attractions, shows and a variety of fair foods. The fair officially opens Monday, but plenty of free activities are planned this weekend.

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  7. Judges reiterate need for more security after Berrien County tragedy / 7-14-16Read the original story

    Jul 14, 2016 | The Hastings Banner

    By Julie Makarewicz Staff Writer The tragedy in the Berrien County Courthouse this week could just as easily have happened in Barry County. Larry Gordon, 44, shot and killed two court bailiffs and injured a Berrien County sheriff's deputy and a civilian before Gordon was shot and killed.

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  8. Candidate debate plays to capacity audience / 7-14-16Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | The Hastings Banner

    By Doug VanderLaan Contributing Writer The loneliness of incumbency was apparent for three of the nine Aug. 2 primary candidates who participated in a debate hosted by J-Ad Graphics and attended by approximately 200 residents Tuesday evening at the Barry County Commission on Aging. Incumbent Drain Commissioner Russ Yarger, Clerk Pam Palmer, and District 3 Commissioner Ben Geiger were in attendance to not only forward their visions for the future but, in many instances, to also defend their records as sitting public officials.

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  9. Missing man found dead in Barry CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    The body of a man reported missing by South Haven Police has been found and investigators are hinting that foul play may have been involved. The search ended when a body that was discovered Tuesday in Barry County was positively identified as Morin by pathologists on Wednesday.

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  10. Missing South Haven man found dead; investigated as a homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    South Haven police say Tuesday a body was found in Barry County. That person was identified as Matthew Morin, 39. He reportedly was last seen alive July 5. South Haven police say they are treating the investigation as a homicide case.

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  11. Ottawa County couple charged with assault on motherRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | WHTC

    A Holland man and his girlfriend, wanted for assaulting the man's 66-year-old mother, are back in Michigan after waiving extradition from Illinois and have been arraigned in Barry County. Cory Wagner, 27, and Tiffany Chanthavong, 21, are being held on $800,000 bond each after Barry County Sheriff's deputies say they beat the woman and left her for dead on July 4, bound with duct tape to a chair in the bathroom of her Assyria Township home. 1 comment

  12. Berrien County courthouse shooter was charged with sex assault, kidnappingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | MLive.com

    ... in Berrien County, a 2013 conviction for felony larceny in a building in Berrien County, 1998 convictions in Barry County for fleeing and eluding and operating while intoxicated, and a 1992 conviction in Calhoun County for misdemeanor disorderly ...

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  13. Man in late-night motorcycle crash airlifted to hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2016 | MLive.com

    Barry County sheriff's deputies responded to the crash, on Whitmore Road near Upton Road, just after 11 p.m. Friday, July 8. Police said the man was riding a 2014 Indian motorcycle north on Whitmore Road, just south of Upton Road, when he lost control of the bike and crashed in the road. He was thrown from the motorcycle.

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  14. Ottawa County couple waive extraditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2016 | WHTC

    Barry County Sheriff Dar Leaf says the couple sought for the beating of a 66-year-old Assyria Township woman have waived extradition in Winnebago County, Ill., and should be back in Michigan just as soon as they can arrange transportation. Cory Wagner, 27, and Tiffany Chanthavong, 21, both of Holland, are the pair named by the Illinois sheriff who busted them.

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  15. Son accused of beating mother, tying her to chair will be returned to MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2016 | MLive.com

    A Barry County man and his girlfriend accused of beating the man's mother, binding her to a chair, and locking her in a bathroom before stealing her car and credit cards will be returned to Michigan to be criminally charged. The pair waived extradition after a court appearance in Winnebago County, Ill.

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  16. Holland Couple awaiting extradition Assyria Township (WHTC) - a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2016 | WHTC

    Barry County officials say a 66-year-old Assyria Township woman who was beaten and robbed by her son and duct-taped to a chair for over six hours on Monday, July 4, and is expected to recover after treatment at Bronson Battle Creek Hospital, where she has been admitted for care. Barry County Sheriff Dar Leaf said she was assaulted when she refused to give her son the money he needed to get out of the state and avoid arrest for a previous assault on his girlfriend.

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  17. Voters meet candidates / 6-30-16Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2016 | The Hastings Banner

    ... and county board. The event was organized by Carol Price and hosted by Committee for Informed Voters, under the Barry County Tea Party Patriots LLC. (Photo by Shari Carney)

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  18. County candidates debate planned Tuesday / 7-7-16Read the original story

    Jul 7, 2016 | The Hastings Banner

    ... p.m. Tuesday, July 12 at the Commission On Aging. The debate will start with candidates who are running for the Barry County Board of Commissioners, followed about an hour later by those seeking the offices of county drain commissioner and clerk. ...

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  19. Commissioners want more time to study courthouse renovation / 7-7-16Read the original story

    Jul 7, 2016 | The Hastings Banner

    By Julie Makarewicz Staff Writer Barry County Commissioners say they need more time and more information before making a decision about renovations to the circuit court area in the courthouse. The master facility plan approved by the commissioners said the primary goal in improving the circuit court areas was to provide holding cells to separately contain male and female prisoners waiting for court hearings, separate judicial and prisoner corridors so there would be no sharing of the same pathways to the courtroom, relocating security screening and improving the accessibility to the lower-level public entrance.

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  20. Barry Co. woman beaten, locked in bathroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2016 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    ... ssault with Intent to Murder and Unlawful Imprisonment. Their names will be released after they are returned to Barry County and arraigned.

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