Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Thursday, Dec. 22, 2011
Amble Fire Chief Bill Knapp is moving out of Winfield Township and offered to resign his post. But the Winfield Township Board voted 3-0 earlier this month to retain Knapp as head of the fire department.
People close to home are spreading kindness to others throughout the holidays. On Dec. 9, Marion Nason of Belding was in tears because she could not find her vehicle in the Greenville Wal-Mart parking lot through the rain and wind.
Not only did the city of Greenville receive the highest rating for its audit report, but the report showed the city has a strong control in place. Joe Verlin, director of audit services at Gabridge and Co. in Grand Rapids, told the Greenville City Council on Tuesday night the city received an unqualified opinion for its audit report.
Read a report from the Winfield Township Board Dec. 8 meeting.
What originally began as an effort to resurrect a freedom wall to honor area veterans in Belding has grown into much more in just four short months. By Memorial Day 2012, Denny Craycraft, the Belding veteran spearheading the freedom wall project, is hoping to officially break ground on the first phase of constructing a veterans park in Belding.
Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2011
The Lakeview Wildcats and Tri County Vikings girls basketball teams spent a majority of the night at the free throw line on Tuesday. The two teams combined for 47 fouls, 58 free throws and plenty of turnovers in Lakeview’s 40-28 nonconference victory over the Vikings at Cook Gymnasium.
Belding’s boys basketball team was leading late in the fourth quarter, smelling their first win of the season. But Carson City-Crystal’s Maxxton Jolls had his own ideas.
The Eagle senior made two straight three-point shots – the second with 13 seconds left – to beat the Redskins 47-46 Tuesday night.
Because people usually generate more garbage during the holiday season than the rest of the year, Montcalm County officials want people to think before they throw items away. More often than not a particular item can be recycled, donated, reused or repurposed, said Jacob Rytlewski, Montcalm County’s resource recovery coordinator.