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Country musician John Barry to perform Dec. 8 in Greenville

Country music star John Barry will perform in concert this weekend to benefit the Montcalm County 4-H Association. Barry will be performing a Christmas concert at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Greenville Performing Arts Center.

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Funeral Notices – Dec. 6, 2012

Read funeral notices for Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012.

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Greenville police looking for man who snatched purse

The Greenville Department of Public Safety is searching for a young man who attacked an elderly Greenville woman and stole her purse this afternoon.

First-time author Steve Schofield holds his finished book, “52 Pickup: These Are The Words I Give To You To Share With Everyone.” He will be signing books on Friday at Robbins Booklist in Greenville with local author Maureen Burns. — Daily News/Kelli Ameling

Writing helps Greenville author cope with life’s trials

A first-time Greenville author has channeled his life events into a Christian-devotional book, but writing a book was not his original intention.

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BREAKING NEWS: Howard City man pleads no contest to fatal hit-and-run

A Howard City man decided to plead no contest to a fatal hit and run just before a trial went to a jury – and the charge may be reduced to a simple traffic violation.

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Greenville hunter found alive after getting lost

NUNDA TOWNSHIP — A Greenville man was found by Michigan State Police troopers after using the help of friends, family and the phone company.

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Lakeview Jaycees go extra mile with toy drive Dec. 8

With the holidays approaching, it’s easy to get caught up in the fast-paced cacophony that accompanies the season. Despite a distinct tendency toward giving this time of year, things often get too hectic and good intentions are left by the wayside. That’s why efforts like the one being hosted Saturday at McKenna’s Tavern in Lakeview are so important, particularly for area children who might otherwise have a less-than-merry Christmas.

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GACF grants to improve Greenville

More than $15,000 in grant money was award to the Greenville Recreation Department and Greenville Area Community Center to help fund equipment and security systems. During Tuesday’s Greenville City Council meeting, council members approved accepting the funds from the Greenville Area Community Foundation for the departments.

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OUR VIEW: Responsibly recycling history in Edmore

So many old buildings are going the way of the dinosaur. Most recently, it was announced the former Gibson buildings in downtown Belding are set to be demolished by Electrolux, including the original silk mill and other buildings, the oldest of which have stood since 1903. So we were pleased to report an update about the ongoing progress of another historic local site — the former General Bag Corp. building and property in Edmore.

Greenville’s Curtis Heppe (3) draws double contact from Muskegon Reeths-Puffer’s Dede Blake, left, and Marquese Livers (10) during Tuesday’s season opening game.

Greenville loses late lead, falls 71-64 in opener

The Greenville Yellow Jackets, after an early lead, spent most of its first game chasing the lead. In the end, the Yellow Jackets (0-1) may have ran out of gas in a 71-64 season opening loss to the Muskegon Reeths-Puffer Rockets.