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Funeral Notices — Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013

Funeral notices for Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013

Belding’s Brendan Zuver moves around Cedar Springs defender Aaron Mabie during Friday’s 58-55 win at home. Zuver finished the game with 13 points.

Belding’s Hart drains game-winner with just seconds left

The Belding Redskins nailed 10 three-pointers on Friday night. It was the final one that sealed the game. Trailing 46-41 to start the fourth quarter, Belding’s Brendan Zuver started the comeback with five consecutive points, while Kole Hart finished the comeback with a three-pointer with just seven seconds remaining.

Belding freshman Peyton Mount drives to the basket on Friday night. Mount finished with 12 points.

Belding girls hold on with free throws

Basketball games can be won and lost at the free throw line. On Friday night, it was free throws that allowed the Belding Redskins to notch their sixth victory of the season.

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ROUNDUP: Prep basketball scores from Jan. 4

Fulton 52, CC-Crystal 40: The Eagles lost their third straight game on Friday at home against the Pirates. Fulton outscored the Eagles 16-10 in the final quarter for the win. Mitchell Schneider led CC-Crystal with 13 points…

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SPORTS GALORE: Not much hope for an end to lockout

There was some optimism early this week that the nonsense called the NHL lockout would be coming to the end. After all, the NHL owners actually submitted a proposal, which included some amendments from previous “going through the motion” offers. That was late last week.

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Interim supervisor takes over in Eureka Township

The new interim supervisor for Eureka Township officially took over the position on Tuesday. At the Dec. 10 township board meeting, newly re-elected Supervisor Laura Shears told the board she was taking a leave of absence and recommended appointing Rod Roy to take her place.

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Greenville’s Handy Market robbery still unsolved

After one month of investigating the Handy Market robbery in Greenville, there are still no suspects in the case.

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Belding City Council chickens out on fowl ordinance

After months of deliberation during several Belding Planning Commission meetings, it appears the subject on the keeping of urban chickens within city limits is over. Belding City Council members voted down an ordinance amendment Wednesday evening that would have allowed chickens in residentially zoned districts. In a 4-1 vote against the amendment, with Councilman Joe Feuerstein voting in favor, the keeping of chickens in Belding will continue to be illegal within city limits.

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Ionia County Central Services building proposed

The wheels are just beginning to turn, but events have been put into motion in the initial stages of constructing a new central services building for Ionia County. During an Ionia County Board of Commissioners meeting on Dec. 17, commissioners approved a recommendation from the facilities committee to authorize the spending of up to $10,000 for the service of a facilities planner.

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Crystal Township talks fire barn addition

The Crystal Township Board held a special meeting Wednesday night to discuss construction for a proposed addition to the fire barn. Fire Chief Lonny Fitzpatrick and Assistant Fire Chief Scott Brundage discussed the plans they had in mind for the addition.