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Deaf Pride Day brings joy of communication to area students

There’s something unnerving about standing in an auditorium full of deaf students. At the podium, a speaker addresses her audience using only hand gestures, while an interpreter quietly speaks the words into a microphone for the benefit of the few present capable of hearing them.

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Thieves hit north Greenville businesses

Two businesses were victimized by thieves early Saturday morning on M-91 on the north side of Greenville. Magnum Sports owner Kevin Martin said vehicles in his parking lot were broken into between 4 and 4:30 a.m.

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UPDATE: Person of interest in custody after Pierson murder

A person of interest is in custody after a 31-year-old Pierson Township woman was found assaulted and murdered early this morning. Montcalm County Central Dispatch received a 911 call at 3:58 a.m. reporting an assault and an unresponsive person.

Drake's Place owner Bob Drake and manager Kim Taylor.

New Drake’s Place restaurant is reflection of owner’s love of Greenville

After more than a year of planning, construction and remodeling, Bob Drake finally is offering another option for a classic breakfast and a unique lunch in the area.

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GPS implements ‘standards’ – based grading system for elementary schools

When elementary students bring home their report card upon finishing their first trimester of school this autumn, parents and guardians may not recognize the sheet of paper brought home displaying their student’s grades through the first third of the school year.

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CC-C volunteer convicted of criminal sexual conduct with 12-year-old girl

A longtime Carson City-Crystal Area Schools athletics volunteer was sentenced to a jail term this month after his employment with the school district was terminated last spring for sexual contact with a young girl.

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Student enrollment numbers down, homeless student numbers up

Most local school districts experienced a decrease in student enrollment this fall, but not as much as some officials were expecting.

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Funeral Notices for Nov. 17, 2012

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices fot Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012

Deckerville’s Ryan Stone carries the ball for the Eagles during Friday’s MHSAA 8-player state final in Greenville. Stone scored what turned out to be the winning touchdown in the 14-12 win over Bellaire.

Deckerville holds on to win 8-player state championship

Two things always happen when a football game is decided in the final seconds. One team erupts into celebration while the other drops to its knees, heartbroken and defeated. Those feelings are only compounded in the playoffs, when it’s do or die, and even more so in a championship game.

Three Greenville seniors took home plenty of honors at the Yellow Jackets annual banquet this week. Britta Bernth, left, earned a senior plaque, first team all-conference, all-state first team, team MVP and co-captain; Lauryn Day, middle, senior plaque, first team all-conference, academic all-state, most dedicated and co-captain and Jessica Bohner, right, senior plaque, first team all-conference, honorable mention all-state and most improved.

Greenville’s Bernth, Bohner earn all-state golf honors

The Greenville Yellow Jackets girls golf team continues to add honors to its already highly successful season. Individually, senior Britta Bernth earned all-state honors for the third time by the Michigan Interscholastic Golf Coaches Association (MIGCA).