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Carson City-Crystal’s Hailey Geister, white jersey, goes up for two of her team-high 13 points despite being surrounded by Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart players during Wednesday night’s game.

CC-Crystal tops Sacred Heart for first place tie

Carson City-Crystal’s girls basketball team is now the leader in the Mid-State Activities Conference – sort of. The Eagles, who trailed Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart in the standings by a game, grabbed a share of the lead from the Irish with a 42-24 victory at home Wednesday night.


CC-Crystal wrestlers win CMAC title

Needing only one win to clinch a Central Michigan Athletic Conference title, the Carson City-Crystal Eagles had it easy. The Eagles were the beneficiary of eight forfeits by Dansville to win their dual meet 55-15 Wednesday night.


ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Wednesday, Jan. 23

Montabella 2-0 at Fulton: The Mustangs closed out CMAC play with a 66-15 win over Fulton and a 65-9 win over Laingsburg Wednesday night. Winning both their matches for Montabella was Nick Boyer (103), Tristan Viglianco (125), Dalton Kuklewski (135), Zach Taubitz (140), Mike Hyde (145), Joey Durham (152), Jonny Durham (171) and Hunter Myers (285)…

Former Trufant resident and 1962 Lakeview High School graduate Lynne Andrews-Britt, third from left, is featured in this stock photo from Metro Creative Graphics. The photo, which Andrews-Britt says she cannot remember, appeared in a recent Young at Heart special section of the Daily News. — Courtesy photo

Former Trufant woman’s forgotten picture winds up as stock photo

When you’ve lived a life as rich and full as former Trufant resident Lynne Andrews-Britt, chances are you’re going to forget a thing or two along the way. Memory, like elusive mercury freed from a thermometer, has a way of slipping from our grasp just when we’d most like to hang onto it.

Baldwin Heights Elementary School received a check for $4,385.10 for the 43,851 Box Tops the school collected from April 2012 until November 2012. Pictured from left to right are Principal Michael Walsh, Grace Harvey, Alaina Ashley, Averi VanHoose and PTO President Ann Harvey. — Courtesy photo

Baldwin Heights Elementary School receives hefty check for Box Tops

Baldwin Heights Elementary School received one of its largest checks just by collecting Box Tops. According to, Box Tops for Education has helped schools earn more than $475 million since 1996.


Greenville OKs liquor license for business

The Greenville City Council approved a liquor license for a business to produce vodka and wine in Greenville. During Tuesday’s regular-scheduled meeting, Greenville Assistant City Manager Cameron Van Wyngarden presented to the council a recommendation to approve the license for Salacious Spirits LLC.


Funeral Notices for Jan. 23, 2013

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Mackenzie Geister grabs a rebound and looks to make a pass during a game against Portland St. Patrick this season.

CC-Crystal ready for league showdown with Sacred Heart

If the Carson City-Crystal Eagles are to win a league title for the second consecutive season, they will need a home win tonight against Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart. This will be the second matchup between the Mid-State Athletics Conference leaders this season. The two schools met early in the season, with the Irish posting a 37-33 win in just the second game.


ROUNDUP: Prep basketball scores from Tuesday, Jan. 22

Ludington 61, Tri County 44: The Vikings continued their slide, by losing to the Orioles Tuesday night for their eighth straight loss. Mitch Goerner led Tri County with 11…

Belding Area Schools Board of Education members Cori Anderson, left, and Robert Insley, take their seats after being sworn in following their re-election in the November general election. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Belding school board elects officers, ratifies contract

Belding Area Schools Board of Education members were treated to an unexpected, colorful and thoughtful surprise Monday evening on a night in which School Board Recognition Month was celebrated toward the end of an organizational board meeting. After board members Robert Insley and Cori Anderson, who were re-elected to the board in the November general election, were officially sworn in for their new four-year terms, the board voted to assign officer positions for the new year.