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Brandon Sellers, left, and his father, Rod, were named this year’s Wrestlers of the Year by Michigan Arms, the state’s premier arm wrestling organization. Rod, 52, is the current title holder in Michigan Arms’ 198-pound, right-handed class while Brandon is the state’s No. 1 contender for the 154-pound, left-handed title, which he will compete for against current title holder Matt Bourdon of Sand Lake in a tournament in Muskegon Oct. 15. (Daily News | Ryan Schlehuber)

Father and son duo from Greenville named Michigan Arms’ Wrestlers of the Year

When Rod Sellers tore his bicep in an arm wrestling tournament, he figured he would retire after years of success. But all it took was his son’s newly found interest in the sport and his inspiration was reignited.

The 52-year-old Dicastal employee has been competing in arm wrestling tournaments since 1982. Currently, he is the belt holder for Michigan Arms’ 198-pound, right-handed class. He also qualified for a worlds tournament — the top level of arm wrestling. But had it not been for his son getting into the sport after watching some of his father’s arm wrestling friends compete on AMC’s “Game of Arms” reality show three years ago, none of Rod’s recent accomplishments would have ever happened.

Attendees of Sunday’s “At the Foot of the Crosses” event at Easton United Methodist Church in Easton Township stand with their hands over their hearts during the singing of the National Anthem.  — Daily News/Cory Smith

Event honors veterans, emergency responders and victims of 9/11

On the 15-year anniversary of the tragic terrorist attacks of 9/11, a gathering at the Easton United Methodist Church produced more than 100 people who stood in solidarity Sunday to remember those who lost their lives. The event, dubbed “At the Foot of the Crosses,” showcased touching tributes, which were combined with a variety of musical performances for the audience to enjoy.

Emergency officials investigate the scene of an airplane crash Sunday afternoon at the Greenville Municipal Airport. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Pilot, passenger seriously injured in airplane crash (PHOTOS)

An airplane crash at the Greenville Municipal Airport Sunday afternoon resulted in serious injuries to both the pilot and passenger of the aircraft. According to the Michigan State Police, at approximately 3:50 p.m., a Piper Super Cub PA 18 was taking off from the airport, located one mile south of Greenville on M-91, when it crashed on the south side of the north/south runway.

Four people were transported to Spectrum Health United Hospital following a four car crash outside of Greenville Sunday afternoon. — Courtesy photo

JUST IN: 4 hospitalized after four-car crash Sunday afternoon

Four people were transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries after a four-car crash Sunday afternoon.

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Emergency officials investigate the scene of a plane crash this afternoon at the Greenville Municipal Airport. — Daily News/Cory Smith

JUST IN: Plane crash at Greenville Municipal Airport results in serious injuries to pilot, passenger

A plane crash at the Greenville Municipal Airport Sunday afternoon resulted in serious injuries to the pilot and his passenger.

Carson City-Crystal’s Drew Stout, dark jersey, is hit by a Montabella player after throwing a pass Friday night. Stout finished with 316 yards passing, four touchdowns and rushed for 98 yards. (Daily News | Chip Burch)

Carson City-Crystal’s Stout has stellar game versus Montabella

On a night when Carson City-Crystal (CC-C) inducted three members into its Sports Hall of Fame, Drew Stout made himself famous.

The Eagles’ sophomore quarterback threw for four touchdowns and scored three more rushing to lead CC-C over the Montabella Mustangs 50-18 Friday night in the Mid-State Activities Conference (MSAC) opener for both teams.

The Montcalm County Board of Commissioners will hear an update about the county’s budget situation from three financial, legal and consulting firms during a special board meeting at 1 p.m. Monday at the Montcalm County Administrative Building in Stanton. — File photo

Montcalm County commissioners haven’t heard audit report since 2006

Miley Cyrus debuted in “Hannah Montana” on the Disney Channel; the St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Detroit Tigers in five games in the World Series; Vice President Dick Cheney shot and wounded an attorney in a hunting accident; and Sen. Barack Obama announced he was considering a run for president of the United States.

That was 2006 … the last time until this summer that the Montcalm County Board of Commissioners actually heard a report from the county’s auditing firm.

Cedar Springs quarterback Collin Alvesteffer leaps over the trenches of linemen to reach the football over the goal line to score the Red Hawks’ second touchdown against Greenville at Legacy Field on Friday. Cedar Springs won 17-3, handing the Yellow Jackets their first loss of the season. (Daily News | Ryan Schlehuber)

Greenville’s offense stifled by Cedar Springs’ defense

It took two series to establish what was going right for the Red Hawks, and what wasn’t going at all for the Yellow Jackets in Cedar Springs’ 17-3 win against Greenville on Friday at Legacy Field.

The Edmore Village Council on Monday will hold a public hearing regarding the International Property Maintenance Code, which Village Manager Neil Rankin is recommending to help the village fight blight. — Daily News/Elisabeth Waldon

Edmore looks to fight blight with property maintenance code

This village has a zoning ordinance, but no good way to enforce it.

So village officials are considering the International Property Maintenance Code (IPMC).