Midland County News

State Senator elect Jim Stamas speaks on Veterans Day

  • November 11 2014
State Senator elect Jim Stamas speaks on Veterans Day

Midland's own Jim Stamas, State Senator elect was a guest speaker at the Veterans Memorial on the grounds of the Midland County Courthouse Tuesday.  The event takes place at 11am on the 11th day of the 11th month each year.  The important purpose of Veterans Day: A celebration to honor America's veterans for their patriotism, love of country, and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good. 

Charles Dinsmore Honored by the Midland County Board of Commissioners

  • October 7 2014
Charles Dinsmore Honored by the Midland County Board of Commissioners

Charlie Dinsmore, the Midland County Mosquito Control (MCMC) Operations Supervisor was recognized during an Employee Appreciation Ceremony on 7 Oct 14.  Examples cited of his outstanding service included the countless hours spent ensuring MCMC operations are planned and executed effectively, his willingness to assist fellow employees and neighboring counties with mosquito control expertise and his leadership by example.  His volunteer support of the American Mosquito Control and Michigan Mosquito Control Associations was highlighted as well.  Congratulations Charlie and well deserved!  

 

Pinecrest Farms Wins Reader's Choice Award

  • September 29 2014
Pinecrest Farms Wins Reader's Choice Award

Pinecrest Honors Judge Morris

  • September 24 2014
Pinecrest Honors Judge Morris

Multi-Vehicle Crash in Ingersoll Township

  • September 24 2014
Multi-Vehicle Crash in Ingersoll Township

MEDIA RELEASE

The Midland County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a three vehicle crash that occurred in Ingersoll Township at the intersection of Sasse Road and Freeland Road at approximately 2:59 pm on September 23rd, 2014. Deputies were assisted at the scene by Midland Township Fire/Rescue, Richland Township Fire/Rescue, Midland County Emergency Medical Services and the Midland County Road Commission.

A black 2006 Toyota Scion XB being operated by Brandon Cox, 31 years old from the City of Midland, was traveling northbound on Sasse Road. Alexandria Cox, 30 years old from the City of Midland was the front seat passenger. Mr. Cox failed to yield to an eastbound silver 2013 Ford Fusion being operated by Emma Eldred, 18 years old from Lake Isabella, MI. After the collision the Ford Fusion went into the westbound lane of travel and was struck by a 2010 school bus from the Saginaw Intermediate School District being operated y Gina Glance, 58 years old from Saginaw, MI. After the collision the school bus overturned into the northern ditch west of the intersection. The bus had one passenger, a 13 year old boy from Mt. Haley Township in Midland County..

All five subjects were transported to the MidMichigan Medical Center by Midland County Emergency Medical Services for injuries sustained in the accident. Emma Eldred was extracted from the vehicle by members of the Midland Township Fire/Rescue and Richland Township Fire/Rescue. The Midland County Road Commission assisted with detouring traffic away from the crash site.

At this time, it is not believed alcohol or drugs were a factor in the crash.
Respectfully,

Sheriff Scott Stephenson

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