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Funeral Notices for September 23, 2015

Read funeral notices for Wednesday, September 23, 2015.


JUST IN: Greenville superintendent finalist interviews continue

The search for the new Greenville Public Schools superintendent is reaching the final phase.

Tonight, the Greenville Board of Education hosted two of the three finalists asked back for a second interview.


JUST IN: Belding Planning Commission reviews plea for Vietnam War Memorial

Halted with a stop work order last week to build his Vietnam Memorial monument, Denny Craycraft pleaded with members of the Belding Planning Commission on Tuesday evening to assist him in moving forward.

Craycraft, a Vietnam War veteran and resident of Eureka Township, claimed ignorance and apologized for not following proper procedure in attempting to have his monument built after excavating the monument’s foundation on city property.

Tri County senior Johnathan Becktell returns a kickoff against Lakeview in the Vikings season opener at home. - Daily News/Bruce Bentley

Tri County’s slow starts having negative impact

If not for the first quarter, the Tri County Vikings just might have a winning record. In three Tri County (1-3 overall) losses this season, the Vikings have been outscored 69-0 in the first quarter. They have returned the favor by outscoring their opponents 71-40 in the final three quarters in those same games. Another slow start against Big Rapids on Friday was too difficult to come back from.


The final Market of the season, moves to Cass Street

Although it has been a less than successful season, The Market is going out with a bang. The Market, a Greenville-based, open-air vendor market which aims to sell everything from homemade craft goods to locally grown produce, has been located in Lafayette Park, the small pocket park in downtown Greenville, the last Saturday of every month since May.

Betrayal of Home

12 local artists in this year’s ArtPrize event

Autumn returns to West Michigan on Wednesday, bringing with it the seventh installment of ArtPrize.
This year, more than 1,500 entries have been submitted to be on display at more than 160 venues across three square miles of Grand Rapids starting Wednesday through Oct. 11.


ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Monday, Sept. 21.

CC-Crystal falls in 4: The Eagles lost a home match against Portland St. Patrick in four sets 19-25, 25-20, 25-20, 26-24. Jenna Schneider had 18 digs, 13 points and four aces…


Funeral Notices for Sept. 22, 2015

Funeral notices for Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015


JUST IN: Readers showcased at Greenville school board meeting

The Greenville Public Schools Central Services Facility was filled with exceptional readers tonight.

During the regular Board of Education meeting, the Flat River Community Library showcased its star readers from its annual summer reading program.


JUST IN: Flynn appointed president of Belding school board

A familiar face now sits at the head of the Belding Area Schools Board of Education.

Timothy Flynn, who has served as a member of the board for 19 years, was appointed in a unanimous vote this evening to the position of board president.