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Belding rolls to first victory of the season vs. Lakewood

Once the Belding Redskins offense got rolling, it never stopped. The Redskins cruised to 63-42 victory at Rudness Field on Thursday night against Lake Odessa Lakewood. It was Belding’s second straight win against the Vikings.

Alec and Trenton Martinez were fishing in Como Lake in Greenville recently when they spotted hundreds of freshwater jellyfish. They took a photo and released the creatures back into the lake.— Courtesy photo

Freshwater jellyfish sighting in Greenville lake called rare by DNR

Greenville residents recently caught a glimpse of nature that is not seen very often, maybe once every 15 years, according to a Michigan Department of Natural Resources official.

Kami Hoss will be walking in this year’s 3-Day Cancer Walk in Washington, D.C., in honor of her aunt, who died of breast cancer. — Courtesy photo

Lakeview mother and daughter walk to fight breast cancer

Most everyone has lost a friend or relative to cancer. Some find solace in prayer, others in the comforting arms of family. And many, like Lakeview resident Pam Main and her daughter, Kami Hoff, take action and do what they can to help eradicate cancer altogether. For the past four years, Main and Hoff have organized their “Family Feet” team for a 60-mile, three-day walk designed to raise funds for breast cancer research.

Surrounding newly crowned 2012 Trufant Jubilee Queen Emily Baird are her court, clockwise, Prince Jaiven Kohler, First Runner-Up Preteen Elise Gorby, Second Runner-Up Queen’s Court Lindsay Stevens, Second Runner-Up Preteen Kaelee Girskis, First Runner-Up Queen’s Court Tisha Proctor, Third Runner-Up Queen’s Court Amanda Warner, 2012 Jubilee Miss Preteen Kaitlyn Kohler and 2012 Princess Isabella Harig. — Daily News/Lori Hansen

New Trufant Jubilee queen is crowned

Six years ago, Emily Baird watched as her sister, Katy, competed in the Miss Trufant Jubilee queen pageant, and she knew that some day she too wanted to compete. Not only did Baird compete in the Trufant Royalty Pageant on Thursday night at the pavilion, she topped three other contestants to win the title of Miss Trufant. “I remember being in the sixth grade and watching, and thinking it was the coolest thing ever,” said Baird, 17, the daughter of Kamie and the late Ed Baird.

Montcalm County Prosecutor Andrea Krause

Montcalm County prosecutor elected to PAAM Board

Andrea Krause, the chief prosecutor for Montcalm County since 1998, was elected to the Board of Directors of the Prosecuting Attorneys Association of Michigan (PAAM) on Thursday. Krause, a Republican, won Montcalm County’s primary election for prosecutor on Aug. 6. She is about to enter her fourth term in office.

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Funeral Notices for August 31, 2012

Read the funeral notices for Friday, August 31, 2012.

Central Montcalm’s Lucas Emmons makes a diving catch for a touchdown over White Cloud defender Dillon Maring on Thursday night in the second quarter at home in Stanton.

Central Montcalm mercies White Cloud 54-0 (Video and Gallery)

The first home game of the season for Central Montcalm’s football team was a big win. The Green Hornets scored in many different ways in a 54-0 win over the White Cloud Indians on Thursday.

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Kenowa Hills holds off Yellow Jackets 28-22

Cody Ritsema to Dylan Smith. That was pretty much the game plan for the Kenowa Hills Knights. Ritsema passed for 363 yards and Smith grabbed 10 passes in a 28-22 home victory over the Greenville Yellow Jackets on Thursday night.

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ROUNDUP: Prep football scores from Thursday, Aug. 30

CC-Crystal 77, Traverse City Christian 0: The Eagles got four touchdowns from Logan Forist, two more from Will Beedy, two more from Drew Hugenot and two more from Arron Haines in a mercy for their first win Thursday night…

One person was injured after a car struck an oncoming vehicle while pulling out of the driveway. Daily News/Kelli Ameling

One person injured in two vehicle crash on M-91

One person was taken to the hospital after a car struck an oncoming vehicle while pulling out of a driveway Thursday evening. Montcalm County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the accident at about 5:45 p.m. on M-91 between Greenville and Belding just south of Mason Road in Eureka Township.