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Greenville’s Felicia Callahan competes during the Central Montcalm Hornet Invitational early this season. - Bruce Bentley

Greenville coach Parris liked first year of cross country

Greenville girls cross country coach Nikki Parris entered her first year of coaching the girl Yellow Jackets with 10 girls. “For being my first year coaching cross country I thought it went very well,” Parris said. “The girls worked very hard. The girls had many PRs (personal records). We had a lot of first-time cross country runners. Our goal was just to get better each week.”

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Belding golfers had ‘strong finish’

The 2014 season wasn’t one of the best for Belding’s girls golf team. The Redskins finished last in the O-K Rainbow Conference, which had some strong teams in it.

Stanton resident Phil Kava is a subtle energy worker, which is someone who has the ability to control their energy flow. — Daily News/Katlyn Vuillemot

Subtle energy worker to offer MCC classes

More than 30 years ago when Phil Kava learned about his grandfather’s work as a faith healer, it sparked more than just an interest; it sparked the beginning of his many years of research to have the ability to do what he does today. Once Kava was inspired by his grandfather’s work, he established his own set of goals.

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One injured in three vehicle pile-up involving garbage truck

One person was injured in a three-vehicle pile-up involving a garbage truck Thursday morning.

Montcalm County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the accident just before 9 a.m. on Derby Road just south of Lakeside Drive.

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Central Montcalm board OKs leasing property for new park

The progress on the Stanton Veterans Memorial Park Project took a step forward Wednesday night when the Central Montcalm Public Schools Board of Education, in a 4-1 vote, approved leasing school property to the city of Stanton for the new park.

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Greenville/Belding hoops to play at Palace

It’s always a big deal when the Greenville Yellow Jackets and Belding Redskins face each other in sports. It doesn’t even matter the sport. Well this January, the two schools will meet again on the hard court, as they do every season, this time both the boys and girls games will take place at The Palace of Auburn Hills.

On Wednesday, the Eureka Charter Township Planning Commission discussed ordinance revisions. — Daily News/Brad Klosner

Yard sales, pools ordinances discussed at Eureka Planning Commission meeting

If picking through the fine print on township ordinances sounds like a night on the town, then the regular meeting of the Eureka Charter Township Planning Commission was the place to be. On Wednesday night, planning commissioners discussed two township ordinances.

A look at Greenville’s Legacy Field looking south during a football game. - Cory Smith

Legacy Field being showcased

Legacy Field at Greenville High School has been talked about plenty the past couple of weeks across the state and for good reason. This week, Legacy Field will play host to two high profile football playoff games showcasing what everyone has been talking about. First, the three-year-old stadium, placed second in the MLive “Grandest” high school football stadium contest. Voting took place online the past month with Legacy Field finishing second to Engel Stadium at Bay City Central.

Belding’s Alexa Syrjala, right, and Zac Brown left, compete during the Central Montcalm Hornet Invitational early this season. - Bruce Bentley

Belding boys runners young, girls solid

The two different Belding cross country teams had divergent seasons. While the boys finished sixth in the O-K Blue Conference, the girls finished third and had the second-fastest team time in school history.

Belding’s Damion Ball (52) makes a tackle with the help of Sam Beckett (28) and Alex Hubbert (3) during the season opening game at Greenville. - Cory Smith

Belding struggled on the gridiron in 2014

The Belding Redskins struggled to find wins in 2014. They struggled to stay competitive. The Redskins went just 2-7 overall this year, which followed a 7-4 season and playoff appearance in 2013.