Midland County News

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

Foreclosed Property Auction. Minimum Bid $50

  • September 22 2014
Foreclosed Property Auction.  Minimum Bid $50

Pinecrest Farms Celebrates National Assisted Living Week

  • September 22 2014
Pinecrest Farms Celebrates National Assisted Living Week

Midland County’s Pinecrest Farms took part in the National Center for Assisted Living’s (NACL) National Center for Assisted Living Week® to show appreciation and honor the staff, residents and volunteers of people associated with Assisted Living industry.

During the week of September 7 – 13, 2014 Pinecrest Farms provided gifts, massages, beauty pampering, live music, a caricaturist and lots of raffle prizes.

On Friday, September 12, 2014 Pinecrest’s Administrator Joe Blewett and Business Manager Rob Maxwell encouraged staff and residents to “Pie-A-Manager” (throw a pie in their face). Dozens of residents and staff took part and were able to have fun and raise money for a good cause. Proceeds benefited the Toni & Trish House of Midland.

Pinecrest Farms is a county facility in Midland that offers long-term care for the aged, mentally ill, developmentally disabled, cognitively impaired or those that have Alzheimer’s or a physical handicap. Pinecrest farms offers 24/7 nursing care and daily assistance. Contact Administrator Joe Blewett for more information at 989-832-6634.

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