With his left hand on the Bible and his right raised in the air, Philip Watkins was sworn in Friday as the new postmaster for the Greenville Post Office.
Funeral services for Saturday, January 25, 2014
The most chilling thing was Martin Lowenberg’s matter of fact tone as he recounted his personal history, a tale of unspeakable hardship, degradation and loss Yes, it has been over 75 years since Lowenberg — then a child of 8 — was pulled from his home, along with his parents, sister and twin brothers and taken by German soldiers to a Jewish ghetto, then later to a series of concentration camps. When he was finally liberated nine years later, he was 17 years old and weighed 76 pounds.
The new wording on a proposed secondhand dealers ordinance should leave local antique dealers breathing a sigh of relief. Antique dealers comprised a major portion of the audience during a Montcalm County Board of Commissioners meeting last October, during which commissioners heard overwhelming dissent against the proposed ordinance.
Two months after the Greenville City Council reached an agreement in the United Solar Ovonic bankruptcy case, all final payments included in the settlement have been paid and the city has officially put it in the rearview mirror.
The Lakeview Wildcats lost its first two games of the season. One of those losses was to the Morley Stanwood Mohawks. Apparently, the Wildcats were tired of losing, because they have not done so since.
Montabella 69, Ashley 34: The Mustangs defeated the Bears on Thursday night. Montabella outscored the Bears 41-11 over the middle two quarters…
The Carson City-Crystal Eagles girls basketball team extended its winning streak to nine games on Thursday. More importantly, the Eagles revenged an early season loss against the Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart Irish.
Read the funeral notices for Friday, Jan. 24, 2014.
The Greater Greenville Transportation Committee began its 2014 campaign by rehashing some of its short-term and long-term goals, trying to focus its efforts back to its core goals. Although attendance at Wednesday’s meeting, which occurs once a quarter, was higher than it has been in the past, committee members said because of declining membership the committee would shift its goals to those it can impact the most.