Scottville celebrates the fall, remembers 9/11. 

September 11, 2021

Scottville celebrates the fall, remembers 9/11. 

By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief.

I’m pretty darn proud of my hometown, Scottville. Today, we held our first Fall Celebration and it was a success. Our hope was to create a modern version of the old Harvest Festival: A street fair with lots of activities and entertainment. And, it was great. Seeing Main Street filled with people during the Clown Band show was the icing on the cake of a great day filled with fun activities for all ages. 

On behalf of the planning committee — Nancy Sanford, Police Chief Matt Murphy, and myself — I want to thank everyone who helped make this a great event: The many Scottville businesses, the Scottville Clown Band, Cats N Jammers band, Cooper & Sons Pedal Pull, the many people who brought various equipment for Touch A Truck, Chuck Schade for letting us use his John Deere combine as a backdrop on Main Street. The firefighters, police officers and EMS personnel who attended for the displays and who participated in the Sept. 11 20th anniversary ceremony. The Western Michigan Old Engine Club. The City of Scottville team who helped set up and take down. And of course, everyone who came out and had a good time. My apologies for anyone I forgot. 

We are going to bring our town back to greatness and this was a major step in the right direction! 

Now time to plan for next year. We could use more help. We would like feedback as well. If you attended and have anything you want to share, good, bad, new ideas, let us know. Email me at 






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