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Central Montcalm school board OKs parking lot repairs

The Central Montcalm Board of Education agreed the campus needed some parking lot renovations. But it took an hour of discussion to decide how to do it.

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Funeral Notices for Aug. 1, 2012

Read the funeral notices for Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012.

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Carson City man arrested for making false stolen vehicle report

Collin Joseph Barnes, 21, of Carson City, was arrested Monday and charged with filing a false police report. The felony charge stems from a report filed by Barnes on Sunday. According to Montcalm County Sheriff’s Det. Sgt. Thomas Goerge, Barnes told officers that his 2000 Ford pickup truck was stolen sometime after 3 p.m. Saturday.

The annual Greenville Car Show is returning to the downtown area for Saturday's evening event. File photo

Car show will feature cool cars, rocking tunes in Greenville

Car enthusiasts will rev up their engines and park in downtown Greenville from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday. The evening is expected to attract spectators to come see individuals showing off their cool automobiles, while the tunes are cranked as the Greenville Car Show gets under way, according to Greenville Area Chamber of Commerce Co-Executive Director Gae Donovan-Wolfe.

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Changes coming to Carson City Gazette delivery

Dear Carson City Gazette readers: We appreciate your loyal readership and wanted you to know about a major change taking place with the Carson City Gazette. Starting next week, we will be using the post office to mail the Gazette to all residents, businesses and post office boxes in the following zip codes: 48811, 48818, 48834, 48889, 48856, 48871, 48873, 48860, 48845.

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Funeral Notices for July 31, 2012

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Autumn DeVries, 16, of Stanton pets a stray dog at the Montcalm County Animal Shelter while volunteering at the facility Friday evening. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Stanton teen volunteers at Montcalm County Animal Shelter

Three years ago, a Stanton teenager found a new passion she not only enjoys, but that also helps others. Autumn DeVries, 16, volunteers at the Montcalm County Animal Shelter in Stanton.

A cache of abandoned methamphetamine lab equipment led to the arrest Monday of a man in Eureka Township. Paraphernalia used to make methamphetamine was found near the Flat River Historical Museum in Greenville. — Courtesy photo

Meth paraphernalia found by Flat River Historical Museum

A cache of abandoned methamphetamine lab equipment led to the arrest Monday of a man in Eureka Township. Paraphernalia used to make methamphetamine was found near the Flat River Historical Museum in Greenville.

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SHORT TAKES: Summer keeps steaming along

Is this summer speeding by or what? Here it is one day before August, and many of us have yet to get our first mosquito bite of the year. The sweltering days of August have already visited us in May, June, and July.

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GUEST COLUMN: Sober, proud and lucky, but journey is far from over

I made the choice to become sober 16 months ago, but my journey is far from over. I’m not perfect, I’m not cured. I walk a fine line and go to any means necessary to protect my sobriety, with a ferocity and passion most cannot fathom. Like a diabetic who must maintain a strict diet and exercise regularly, there are things that I, too, must do to treat my disease.