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The Wright-Waldron Bulletin Board post area news and events from the Wright Township area of Hillsdale County, Michigan.
Village of Waldron
102 S. Main Street
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
BUDGET – 2015-2016
A public hearing has been scheduled for February 10, 2015 at 6:45 PM at the Wright-Waldron Municipal Building, 110 E. Center St., Waldron, MI for the purpose of discussing the 2015-2016 Budget.
Public comments, either oral or written, are welcome at the Public Hearing. Handicapped persons needing assistance or aid should contact the Village Office during regular hours forty-eight hours prior to the meeting.
Beth Ann Town
The Waldron Firefighters has set the date for their 2015 HOT ZONE truck pulls. The pull is scheduled to take place on July 11, 2015. Mark your calenders as more details will be coming. They are planning a great show again this year!
January 26, 2015
Sunday afternoon a driver driving a gray Jeep lost control and struck a utility pole downtown Waldron do to snow and ice on Main street.
The pole near Waldron Telephone Co. was dislodged and had a low hanging Cable TV line. The Jeep was severely damaged. The Hillsdale County Sheriff's department handled the crash.
While on the scene of this crash the deputy was dispatched for the crash on Territorial Road.
January 26, 2015
On Sunday January 25th at 12:59 P.M, Sheriff Deputies were dispatched to a traffic crash on Territorial Road near Coman Road in Wright Township.
The preliminary investigation revealed that Matthew Kindinger 46 of Sylvania Ohio was driving West on Territorial Road when he lost control of his vehicle after going around a curve.
The car ran off the South side of the road, hitting the ditch and rolling over. The driver was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected from the vehicle.
The driver was transported from the scene to Fulton County Hospital by Waldron Ambulance with Hudson ALS on board. Snow on the roadway may have contributed to the crash.
Deputies were assisted at the scene by Waldron Fire Department/EMS. The crash remains under investigation.
January 25, 2015
WALDRON — Saturday night Hillsdale County Sheriff's Deputies received a call to 111 S East Street in Waldron the Haskell residents. It was reported a van hit a tree at a high rate of speed at that address and damaged yard ornaments.
The driver Bruse Donell Williams, Age 40, 14350 Camden Rd, Waldron, MI was arrested for operating while intoxicated, driving while license suspended and domestic. A $5,500 bond with 10% allowed was not posted.
According to statements by Mr. Williams he had attempted to gain entry to the home to get his children whom were being held by his wife at the Haskell residents.
When he was rejected by the property owner he ran his vehicle into a village owned tree at that address.
After leaving then coming back to the residents Mr. Williams was confronted by a Sheriffs deputy on his visit to that address again.
Mr Williams told deputies on scene the home had marijuana in it and he did not want his children in that home.
A sheriffs department Sargent had also arrived on scene. Deputies spoke to home owners but the home was not searched for illegal drugs.
by Hillsdale Daily News
January 23, 2015
Waldron was a 49-41 winner over Camden-Frontier at home Thursday night.
Alicia Roney led the Spartans with 13 points and six rebounds. Claudia Belcher added seven points and six rebounds. Taylor Long had seven points and six rebounds.
“I thought we played really hard,” Waldron coach Jon Burk said. ”Defensively, we played really well. Offensively, we can get better. But overall it's a really good win for us. ... I'm really proud of the girls' effort.”
Camden-Frontier travels to Tekonsha next Thursday night. Waldron hosts Climax-Scotts next Friday night.
by Hillsdale Daily News
January 20, 2015
Waldron was a 65-17 winner on the road at Burr Oak Monday night.
Claudia Belcher lead Waldron with 18 points, also adding seven rebounds.
Kate Brown had 12 points, five rebounds and three assists. Taylor Long had 10 points and just missed out on a doubledouble with nine rebounds. Autumn Bailey chipped in with eight points and eight rebounds. Kate Spangler added six points and eight rebounds. Kilie Sheffer contributed seven points and three steals.
Waldron hosts Camden-Frontier Thursday night.
January 20, 2015
WALDRON — At the January 15, 2015 Wright Township board meeting township board members approved the new officers elected by fire and ems personal.
Public Comments: Chief Bill Hall of Wright Township Fire Department presented a list of elected officers and their positions for the year of 2015 and asked for the Wright Township Boards approval.
Motion was made by Roger Zimmerman and supported by William White to approve the given list of officers, consisting of:
to be effective January 1, 2015. The motion unanimously carried.
January 9, 2015
BETZER – Firefighter from nine departments were called to a structure fire at 8751 E. Camden Road the second home west of Pittsford Road on the south side, the Pamela Westhoven residence.
On Friday January 9, 2015. Hillsdale County Central (911) Dispatch paged out Waldron firefighters shortly before 1:00 pm for a structure fire in a crawl space at the two-story wooden structure home.
Waldron firefighters arrived on the scene to find the home fully engulfed in flames and requested a full assist from Pioneer and a tanker from Pittsford firefighters. Shortly thereafter Kunkle and Alvordton fire departments were requested as well as Woodbridge, Hillsdale City with their air trailer and eventually Morenci and Hudson were requested for manpower assist to relieve firefighters who had been fighting the fire with the freezing temperature at 11° F and with gusty winds battling the structure fire. Morenci arrived on scene at 2:31 pm and Hudson was dispatched at 3:20 pm.
The Hillsdale County Road Commission was requested to salt Camden road do to the icy road surface from the water tankers.
Waldron fire chief William Hall reported the fire was brought under control at 4:03 pm. Waldron firefighters cleared the scene and was back in station at 5:02 pm
The home was a total loss do to the structure fire and the preliminary cause of the fire was frozen water pipes being thawed in a crawl space.
January 5, 2015
WALDRON - At 11:26 pm Sunday night January 4th Waldron firefighters were called to 12320 S. Munson Hwy for a chimney fire. However the resident was able to get the fire out before firefighters arrived on scene. Firefighters checked everything over and cleared the scene.
At 14051 E. Burt Road, Monday morning January 5th at 7:31 am firefighters were called for cracked glass doors on a fireplace. The resident was requesting assistance in putting the fire out in the fireplace fearing the fire might spread out of the cracked glass doors.
January 3, 2014
OSSEO - The Hillsdale County Sheriffs Department and Pittsford-Jefferson fire department has closed M-34 (Hudson Rd) between Blackbridge Road and Bird Lake Road due to an accident caused by icy roads. this morning at 8:08 am
(Update: The highway has been reopened at 9:49 am. per the Sheriffs deputies on the scene. However the highway is extremely icy do to continued freezing rain.)
Early this morning a Hillsdale County Road Commission truck and a propane tanker crashed. The propane truck was spewing out propane from the crash. The leak from the truck had been stopped but authorities had to wait for the propane to dissipate in the area of the crash in the air before reopening the road.
Hillsdale County Sheriff's department deputies have reported there was no injuries with this accident. Hudson Ambulance service also responded to the scene.