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ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Wednesday, Sept. 18

Lakeview 3, Newaygo 0: The Wildcats picked up their first CSAA win Wednesday night, beating the Lions 25-19, 25-19, 25-18. Sadie Massie had eight kills to lead Lakeview…


Funeral Notices — Thursday, September 19, 2013

Funeral notices for Thursday, September 19, 2013

A reunion of a brother and two sisters separated for over 80 years took place Thursday at Turk Lake Restaurant. Pictured above are, from left, Goldie Godden, Ginny Holstead, Ralph Palmer, Bob Higgins, Irene Palmer, Sherry Higgins, Marilyn Hole-Beerman and Goldie’s daughter, Brenda Sancett. — Daily News/Mike Taylor

Brother, sisters reunite at Turk Lake Restaurant after 80 years apart

The story of Ralph Palmer and his sisters — both the one he grew up with and the one he hadn’t met before last Thursday — reads like a novel from Dostoevsky. The characters are myriad and the plot convoluted. And the ending, the payoff, was over 80 years in the making.

Angel Mendoza-Tepetitlan

Man arrested for drunkenly assaulting Good Samaritans, police officer

Angel Mendoza-Tepetitlan was allegedly four times the legal limit of intoxication when he passed out on his way to pick up his child, then assaulted two Good Samaritans and a police officer.


Belding boy’s death ruled an accidental drowning

A Belding boy died from an accidental drowning, according to preliminary findings from an autopsy report.


Nondiscrimination issues discussed by Greenville City Council

Nondiscrimination issues highlighted Tuesday evening’s Greenville City Council meeting, with members voting on one matter and entertaining public comments on another. Council members voted unanimously to adopt an updated Title VI nondiscrimination plan in connection with the city’s transit operations. According to City Manager George Bosanic, the updated plan is a requirement of the state of Michigan.


Funeral Notices for Sept. 18, 2013

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013

Vestaburg senior Jannelle Rons goes up for a kill during Tuesday’s match at Montabella.

Vestaburg sweeps league rival Mustangs

A slow start did not effect the final outcome for the Vestaburg Wolverines. The Wolverines trailed early in each game against the Montabella Mustangs, but still won three straight to sweep their MSAC rival on the volleyball court Tuesday night.

Lakeview sophomore Ryohei Mitsui looks to make a move by a Big Rapids defender during Tuesday’s game at home. Big Rapids scored twice late to win 2-0.

Big Rapids scores late, defeats Lakeview 2-0

For nearly 70 minutes, the Lakeview Wildcats and Big Rapids Cardinals battled to a scoreless tie. Unfortunately for the Wildcats, the Cardinals would score twice in an 8:42 time frame to earn a 2-0 CSAA road win Tuesday evening. The Cardinals (9-4-1, 4-0) are now in the drivers seat to win the league championship.


ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Tuesday, Sept. 17

Tri County 202, Whitehall 243: The Vikings got a Lakes 8 Conference win over the “other” Vikings Tuesday. Taylir Kral led Tri County with a 45…