Funeral notices for Friday, January 31, 2014
I have now been writing this column at the invitation of The Daily News for about a year. It has been a challenge, a privilege and a pleasure. The greatest gift my parents gave to me was the joy of learning and a passion for education. Today I am concerned that public education, one of the greatest accomplishments in our country, is under attack. There are those who disagree with me and believe that it should be replaced by a system run by the private sector, usually with a goal of making money on the enterprise.
Do you want the best for your child? It seems every parent does. Every family wants children to be healthy, be happy and feel loved. Parents wants their children to have opportunities to succeed.
Sharilee Sprowls, “Charli,” to her friends, is hoping an upcoming surgery will end the debilitating headaches that have plagued her daily for the past seven years. More than just headaches, really, the painful attacks are so severe that all Charli can do when she’s having one is remain in a darkened bedroom; any other activity makes the pain unbearable.
When you move a house the size of the old Kazmer place, you don’t rush the job. The historic home, which stood for decades at 432 S. Lincoln Ave., rolled Wednesday toward its new location at 220 E. 4th St., across from the Lakeview Wellness Center.
The school may be virtual, but the chance for a face-to-face meeting with area businesses during West Michigan Virtual’s upcoming career fair is anything but. Designed for any student throughout the community, Monday’s career fair will bring 15 different representatives from 15 different areas of employment to educate students on what it takes for a career in their field.
The volunteers of Helping Hands food pantry and ministry outreach in Howard City have had their sights set on moving to a more capable facility for years. After years of saving and searching, the group purchased a piece of property just south of Howard City. Last summer, construction work began on a new building.
Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014
After back-to-back mild winters, this winter has been anything but. The extreme cold, wind and snow has cause schools to cancel class multiple times this winter already. This week alone, students have missed four straight days.
For Greenville High School Band Director Susan Gould, the large amount of snow days this winter — nine to date — has made her teaching routine nearly impossible as students remain home, many without instruments on which to practice.