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Greenville Handy Market robbed (VIDEO)

Relationships a cashier has built with her customers over her seven years of employment at a Greenville convenience store may have helped her Thursday night when a man stormed into her store demanding money. Debbie Edmaiston of Gowen was working her late-night shift at the Handy Market in Greenville when a younger man wearing a mask told her to get behind the counter.

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Belding City Council discusses grant to restore parking lot

In its current state, the parking lot adjacent to Central Riverside Park in Belding is in severe disrepair, and has been for some time. The future of that parking lot, used by parents driving children to soccer games, families meeting in the park for reunions and other various activities throughout the park, may very well be determined by a potential grant that was discussed in heavy detail during a work session at Tuesday night’s city council meeting.

Montcalm County Board of County Canvassers Ann Morse, left, and Sheila Sharrow prepare the ballots for the Eureka Township supervisor recount on Wednesday. — Daily News/Kelli Ameling

Shears remains Eureka Township supervisor after election recount

After Eureka Township election results were challenged, the incumbent Democrat supervisor remains. Candidate Republican Les Lillie petitioned to challenge the results after hearing of difficulties that took place while counting the votes.

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Greenville man arrested after reporting stolen safe

A Greenville man reported his safe was missing — then was arrested when police located the contents of the safe. The Greenville Department of Public Safety responded to call of a portable safe that was stolen from a home at about 1:20 a.m. Monday in the 400 block of Orange Street.

Greenville’s Tate Jeffrey works for a pin during Wednesday’s home match against Reed City’s Thayne Stieg. The Yellow Jackets beat Reed City 62-16.

Greenville wrestlers start year with two victories

It was the type of start the Greenville Yellow Jackets wrestling team was looking for. The host Yellow Jackets earned two convincing wins to start the year on Wednesday night. First they topped Reed City 62-16 and then Rockford 46-19.


ROUNDUP: Prep wrestling scores from Wednesday, Dec. 5

Wrestling Belding 49, Coopersville 24: The Redskins opened the season with an O-K Blue Conference win over the Broncos in Coopersville Wednesday night. Getting pins for Belding were Devin Bailey (130 pounds), Brady Phelps (140), Sean Paauwe (145), Michael Walker (152), Todd Haller (215) and Michael Hunter (103). Records: 1-0 and 1-0. Next match: at [...]

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Country musician John Barry to perform Dec. 8 in Greenville

Country music star John Barry will perform in concert this weekend to benefit the Montcalm County 4-H Association. Barry will be performing a Christmas concert at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Greenville Performing Arts Center.


Funeral Notices – Dec. 6, 2012

Read funeral notices for Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012.


Greenville police looking for man who snatched purse

The Greenville Department of Public Safety is searching for a young man who attacked an elderly Greenville woman and stole her purse this afternoon.

First-time author Steve Schofield holds his finished book, “52 Pickup: These Are The Words I Give To You To Share With Everyone.” He will be signing books on Friday at Robbins Booklist in Greenville with local author Maureen Burns. — Daily News/Kelli Ameling

Writing helps Greenville author cope with life’s trials

A first-time Greenville author has channeled his life events into a Christian-devotional book, but writing a book was not his original intention.