Sinking submarines, wind turbines, duct-taped hammocks and boiled golf balls were just a few inventions created by third- and fourth-graders. The annual Science and Engineering Expo at Lincoln Heights Elementary School had the little inventors showcasing their tested theories and engineering projects Thursday night.
Is there anything that tastes so good as home-baked bread, fresh from the oven? That’s a rhetorical question; there is not. Once a staple of the American household, home-baked bread has for the most part gone the way of pipe-smoking dads and stay-at-home moms. Most folks simply no longer have time for the luxury of creating their own baked goods. Fortunately, there’s a nearby alternative to making your own: Home Baked Just for You, a new cottage business at 116 N. Webster St. in Greenville.
In April, seven Greenville DECA students will be showcasing their talents and marketing skills at the International DECA Conference in Anaheim, Calif. DECA is a student organization comprised of sophomores, juniors and seniors. It prepares its members for careers in marketing, management, finance and hospitality.
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An exotic jungle halfway across the world, deep beneath the ocean, or in a hallway towering with pieces of artwork, a walk through the doors of the 39th annual Education Showcase at the Central Montcalm High School/Middle School Complex Thursday evening was a trip that offered endless opportunities for one’s imagination to wander. Featuring hundreds of projects created by students from preschool through 12th grade at Central Montcalm Public School, there was no end to the creativity and hard work displayed from the minds at work within the school district.
When cook Cathy Patterson arrived for her morning shift at The Other Place bar and restaurant around 8:40 a.m. Friday, as she normally does as the first employee to arrive, she didn’t anticipate walking in through an opened and unlocked door. Patterson walked into the restaurant at 609 N. Lafayette St. only to find that the establishment had been broken into, with contents from the cash drawer and safe missing.
The lawsuit the city of Greenville filed against Eureka Township has begun to move forward. On Thursday afternoon, Greenville’s attorney Kenneth Lane and Eureka Township’s attorney Clifford Bloom met with 8th Judicial Circuit Court Judge Suzanne Hoseth Kreeger in her chambers to put forth a scheduling order for the lawsuit.
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Belding’s boys basketball program had some growing pains to go through this season. It started with new coach Jeff Wierzbicki, who took over the program from Brian Babbitt. He put in a new system for the Redskins to digest.
Shannan Kooistra and her husband, Josh, can’t help thinking of their 3-year-old son, Zade, as their “miracle” child. The rambunctious tyke, paralyzed from the hips down as a result of being born with myelomeningocele spina bifida, had undergone eight major surgeries before his second birthday. A shunt embedded in his brain carries excess spinal fluid from his head to his abdomen. And of course, he cannot walk. But these days, thanks to a coordinated effort by several area Lions Clubs, Zade zips around the Kooistra home with an ease he never could manage in a traditional wheelchair.