When Gary Borton retired from Federal Mogul several years ago, he and his wife, Connie, made up their minds to see the country via the open road. They would buy a fifth-wheel and visit all the places they had dreamed of. Like so many retirees, the Bortons, from Greenville, planned to follow the sun wherever it led them.
Former President William Howard Taft dedicated the Lincoln Memorial and the fledgling Soviet Union was formed following the murder of Tsar Nicholas II and his family at the hands of Bolshevik revolutionaries. The year was 1922 and in the relative tranquility of Greenville, for reasons likely to remain forever unknown, several copies of one of the city’s newspapers, The Daily Call, were set aside for posterity.
Few would argue Michigan residents have the privilege of living in one of the most beautiful states in the country. From its stately pine and deciduous
forests, to its gleaming, sugar-sand beaches, Michigan has something to appeal to most every taste.
Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Monday, Sept. 24, 2012
Legacy Field will be the host of the annual Greenville High School Powder Puff game this season. On Wednesday night, the Powder Puff game will be played on the varsity football field for the first time since 1988. The past four years, the game has been played at The Pavilion at Klackle Orchards.
Greenville 3-1-3 at Zeeland East: The Yellow Jackets went deep into the Zeeland East Invitational Saturday, losing to Wyoming Tri-Unity Christian in the finals 25-17, 25-16…
It is not unusual to hear about a man’s passion for his automobile, but for Greenville resident Andy Hornbrook the passion transpired into a career for 33 years.
Gavin and Ashley Senn of Howard City didn’t know they were both carriers of a genetic disease until they married each other and had children. Their firstborn, Lauren, 5, is a healthy child. But Breylon, 4, was diagnosed with mitochondrial disease when he was 18 months old. He had intestinal failure at age 2 and was placed in early care hospice. He receives all his nutrition through an IV. The Senns recently learned that their youngest child, 8-month-old Brynlee, has the disease as well.
It’s been five months since the Endeavor Youth and Community Development Center in Edmore had its grand opening after signing a one-year lease April 1 with Montabella Community Schools. The one-year lease on the gymnasium housed in Montabella’s Central Office facility is a probationary venture.
In the fall, Friday nights are all about high school football. At Rudness Field in Belding last night, football was the backdrop for something much more special. The B Foundation wrapped up its second annual “Pink Week” in which they raise money to help with local families in need, raise awareness for students and honors those that have, are treating or were lost to cancer.