Working together is what creates good school systems — and other systems. I have intended to have these columns be about public education and not about Greenville Public Schools. But comments in a recent Daily News editorial have prompted me to deviate in this column.
The Greenville Yellow Jackets and Grand Rapids West Catholic Falcons began a three-game series on Tuesday that would help decide the outcome of the O-K Bronze. After three games, it was the Falcons who clinched at least a share of the league title after taking two-of-three games from the Yellow Jackets, including Wednesday’s 6-3 win at Greenville.
Football is still a few months away from starting, but the Greenville Yellow Jackets already have a new twist to the upcoming season. The Yellow Jackets will face Forest Hills Northern at Fifth Third Ballpark, home of the West Michigan Whitecaps, this October 11. The Friday night game will begin at 7 p.m.
Lakeview 2, Crossroads Academy 1: The Wildcats pulled out a nonconference road win on Wednesday night. Tori Nielsen and Maddie Shurlow found the back of the net for Lakeview goals…
A Stanton man was taken to the hospital after failing to stop at a traffic sign and crashing into a Freightliner dump truck Wednesday afternoon.
More than 64 years ago, veterans in the Belding area celebrated Memorial Day by marching through the streets of the city and holding a ceremony at the original Freedom Wall located on the corner of Bridge and Main streets. Now, years after that wall was decommissioned, leading to holding Memorial Day ceremonies in various locations including the Veterans Memorial Bridge and Riverside Cemetery, veteran and Belding resident Denny Craycraft is proud to see that once again, Belding has a central location in Veterans Park for the community to come together and honor its veterans.
As the Greenville City Council sat down Tuesday for its first meeting regarding the proposed budget for fiscal year 2013-2014, the city manager warned it was his toughest budget yet to balance.
If you live in the village of Sheridan and have an old ’74 Pacer rusting away in the back yard, you may want to consider finding a new home for it. At Monday’s regular meeting, the Sheridan Village Council discussed the possibility of adopting a recently drafted ordinance dealing with junk within village limits. The present ordinance, some council members say, doesn’t have much teeth when it comes to enforcement.
A child abuse court hearing was adjourned again today after a witness passed out while testifying on the stand in 64B District Court. Samantha Slater and Benjamin Wilkins, both 26 and both of Greenville, are each charged with first-degree and second-degree child abuse of Slater’s 2-year-old daughter Brooklyn Weimer.
Central Montcalm’s softball team continued rolling through the Central State Activities Association Tuesday. It’s their toughest test to date in the conference was Tuesday against Hesperia, which also came in with just two losses in the conference.