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Central Montcalm’s Austin Edwards, left, gets back to first base as Lakeview’s Brad Hamlin waits for the ball during the teams’ first game May 7.

Lakeview, Central Montcalm baseball teams to face off in district opener

A couple of familiar foes will face off in the first round of the Division 3 district baseball tournament Tuesday. The host Lakeview Wildcats will face the Central Montcalm Green Hornets in the opener, with the winner moving on to Saturday’s semi-final against White Cloud.

Members of the Sheridan VFW and Stanton American Legion attended the We Love America Parade on Friday at Central Montcalm High School. Veterans performed the presentation of colors and flag raising ceremonies.

34th annual We Love America parade celebrated

Central Montcalm Public School celebrated Americans who fought and gave their lives to their country Friday, while also teaching students about their ancestry.

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Lakeview teacher’s YouTube video reaches 4.2 million views

What happens when you throw a golf ball onto a freshly frozen lake early in the morning on very thin ice? Science teacher Cari Scholtens knew, and she wanted to share the unique experiment with her students at Lakeview High School.

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Funeral Notices — May 25, 2013

Funeral notices for Saturday, May 25, 2013

The Daily News Publisher Julie Stafford, left, and Julie Devereaux unveiled this year’s One Book One County selection, “The Language of Flowers,” a novel by Vanessa Diffenbaugh. — Daily News/Mike Taylor

One Book One County title revealed

The wait is over and this year’s One Book One County selection has been revealed at a banquet held Thursday afternoon at the Stanley & Blanche Ash Technology and Learning Center. Maureen Burns, who brought the One Book One County program to Greenville nearly a decade ago, spoke to a capacity crowd prior to the unveiling. Burns gave the audience a quick history of the program and explained is goal.

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Belding High School graduates 140 seniors

This was a year of many firsts for graduating seniors at Belding High School. A new arena with an indoor track, auditorium, cafeteria and commons area, sports facilities — the list goes on and on. Through a year of constant transformation, where the very school they attended changed dramatically before their eyes, the 140 graduates experienced their final moment as members of the student body Thursday evening before walking out of the school one last time as official alumni.

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Tri County High School graduates 162 seniors

Graduating seniors from Tri County High School have said goodbye to a way of life they’ve come to know well over the past four years. Some will move on to college, others to careers and families; but whatever the destination, Thursday night’s commencement ceremony represented a turning point none of them will forget. The class of 162 seniors marched into the school’s packed-to-the-walls gymnasium to the traditional strains of “Pomp and Circumstance,” played by the school band.

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Crystal teen crowned Sheridan Springfest queen

It was a night of misplaced tiaras and a misprinted program, yet it was a perfect night for Riann Rohn, as she was crowned the 2013 Miss Sheridan Springfest queen. Organizers originally planned a 6 p.m. pageant, yet when the schedule came out in print, it stated a 7 p.m. start. Combined with the tiaras somehow lost en route to the event, organizers made a last-minute decision to postpone the start to 7:20 p.m., giving time for a quick run to Mount Pleasant for replacement crowns.

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Funeral Notices – May 24, 2013

Read the funeral notices for Friday, May 24, 2013.

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Belding freshman Greta Wilker a state finalist

Belding High School athlete Greta Wilker is only a freshman. But she’s a state finalist. Wilker is going to the Division 2 state finals in track after winning the regionals Saturday. Wilker threw a 35-3 in the shot put and a 107-7 in the discus.