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Funeral Notices for March 14, 2017

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IN BRIEF: Greenville board recognizes departing director, acknowledges volunteers

John Gilchrist, the director of finance for Greenville Public Schools, attended what will be his last regular Board of Education meeting in his position.


IN BRIEF: Potential sewer billing change for Lakeview residents

A change in sewer bills is an upcoming possibility for Lakeview residents after a discussion by Lakeview Village Trustees at Monday night’s meeting.

Currently, village residents’ monthly sewer rates are calculated by the average use between September and November.

John Svendsen

‘Greenville kid’ starts fund with $10,000 gift

Be it his time as a student at the University of Michigan, or his years as an attorney specializing in estate planning, John Svendsen always referred to himself as one thing at heart — “a Greenville kid.” At 74 years old, Svendsen now spends his retirement living in Grand Rapids, but he wishes to give back as much as he can to his hometown.

Nancy Johnson

Greenville’s Nancy Johnson a finalists for national honor

  GREENVILLE — Longtime Greenville girls golf coach Nancy Johnson has been nominated for a major honor. Johnson is one of eight finalists for golf coach of the year by the National High School Athletic Coach Association. “I want to say that I was able to show golfers it’s a life sport. If there’s competition [...]

Lakeview’s Keola Kaaikala, right, shoots over Leroy Pine River’s Mason Powell during the two teams’ Class C district final at Morley Stanwood High School Saturday. (Daily News | Chip Burch)

Lakeview loses 50-33 to Pine River in districts final, ending Wildcats’ season

After an emotional win over Morley Stanwood Friday night, Lakeview’s boys basketball team couldn’t match it Saturday. The Wildcats lost to Leroy Pine River in the finals of the twice-delayed Class C district Saturday, falling 50-33 to the Bucks.

Gentri King, center right, helps Girl Scouts Amaya Farr, 9, far left, and Jade King, 7, from Girl Scout Troop 4175 sell cookies during Saturday’s Spring Fling for Women at Greenville High School. — Daily News/Emilee Nielsen

Annual Greenville event attracts new and returning attendees

Despite Saturday’s brisk outdoor temperatures, spring was in the air at Greenville High School. The annual Spring Fling for Women event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. was packed with people from the moment the doors opened.


Funeral Notices for March 13, 2017

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Wildcats earn last-second win over Mohawks in district semifinals

The suspense of who would be victors between Morley Stanwood and Lakeview took every second of Friday’s game to figure out. Leading 55-53 with two seconds left, Morley Stanwood’s offensive weapon Nic Huntey drew a foul to go to the free throw line in hopes of tying the game.

Carson City-Crystal senior bowler Sydney Kipp qualified for regionals, placing 19th out of 89 bowlers, which is the first time in CC-C girls bowling history an Eagles bowler finished in the top 20 at regionals. She also placed in the top three for the highest average in Division 4 for the season, at 153, another school record for girls bowling. (Courtesy photo)

Carson City-Crystal bowler Sydney Kipp finishes as one of school’s top female bowlers

Although Dawn Steffes’ boys and girls team struggled to win games while going through a rebuilding year, one bowler stuck out from the rest and even made some history.