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Funeral Notices for July 16, 2012

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Monday, July 16, 2012

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Youth soccer skills challenge July 28 at Greenville High School

Boys and girls ages 8 to 13 can participate in the Ford Escape Soccer Skills Challenge at Green Public Schools at 111 N. Hillcrest St. Hosted by Ed Koehn Ford, the Soccer Skills Challenge will have youths compete in a series of challenges designed to encourage teamwork, improve their soccer skills and most importantly, have fun. Participants will receive points based on their performance of the six different soccer kills — toe taps, foundations, juggling (right and left foot) and dribbling (right and left foot). The top-scorers, a boy and girl from each age group, will be awarded a trophy at the end of the event.

Central Montcalm’s Matt Barnwell attempts to clear the high jump bar during a meet early in the season. — File photo

Central Montcalm track coach prepares for 2013

Central Montcalm track coach Kris Kolbe and his co-coach/wife Amy had some work to do with this year’s Green Hornet teams. The boys finished eighth in the Central State Activities Association while the girls were fifth in the nine-team league.

All Day Every Day’s Evan Karatkiewicz, right, guards a Lake City player during Saturday’s competition in the Greenville Gus Macker tournament. — Daily News/Chip Burch

Gus Macker draws more than 170 teams to Greenville

Downtown Greenville was a busy place this weekend as the Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament took to South Lafayette Street for a little ballin’. More than 170 teams were on hand to play in the tournament, which was interrupted briefly by a rain shower Saturday afternoon.

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Vestaburg Community School vandalized, thousands in damages

Vestaburg Community Schools is facing thousands of dollars in damages to the Community School Complex after the building was vandalized on Sunday.

Nelson's Speed Shop has reopened in the south end of its property to cater to customers with its outside showroom. Business hours will be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday. Daily News/Kelli Ameling

Nelson’s Speed Shop to rebuild by winter

Less than a month after a devastating fire, Nelson’s Speed Shop has opened for business. The Montcalm Township business is operating out of an office with an outside showroom and is trying to continue business as close to normal as possible. But the shop will not be outdoors for long, according to owner Jack Nelson, who said he plans to start layout plans next week and have a new shop rebuilt by winter.

Lakeview’s Alex King, left, battles Central Montcalm’s LaShae Wright in the 100-meter hurdles at the Central State Activities Association track championships May 23.

Lakeview’s Alex King to hurdle at Aquinas

Alex King isn’t done jumping over hurdles yet. The Lakeview graduate will be jumping hurdles for Aquinas College after accepting a scholarship offer from the private university.

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Funeral Notices for July 14, 2012

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Saturday, July 14

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Greenville’s Jaclyn McNeal to travel 11 countries in 11 months

After finishing college a year early, Jaclyn McNeal is following her calling by participating in a mission trip to 11 countries. McNeal, 21, of Greenville, attended Michigan State University to study journalism and graduated in this spring.

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Rezoning of Washington Street in Greenville on hold

The Greenville Planning Commission decided to postpone a decision to rezone a section of W. Washington Street after wanting to look over options. This decision will also affect the Master Plan.