The Greenville Yellow Jackets boys basketball team started the season in December with an uncertain outlook for the year. Outside of knowing his team would work hard every night, Greenville coach Mark Haist didn’t know how a drastic change in offensive/defensive philosophy would translate into wins and losses.
Duck hunting season may be a long way off, but that didn’t quell the excitement of a group of children as they pieced together their very own wood duck nesting boxes. A total of 29 children, from as far south as Paw Paw and as north as Newaygo, spent their Saturday morning at Big L Lumber in Greenville where they were lectured on the importance of duck conservation.
A former funeral home employee who plead to embezzlement charges will be allowed to withdraw his pleas.
Mark Christensen would like to have a few words with whoever started the rumor about road commission employees not working Monday. Christensen, the managing director for the Road Commission for Montcalm County, said he received several phone calls from people saying they heard workers weren’t out plowing the roads due to hydraulics freezing on the trucks.
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The Lakeview Wildcats are off to a good start through the first third of the wrestling season. After a rebuilding season a year ago, the Wildcats are coming out of winter break with a 14-5 record. Lakeview struggled to a 6-27 record last season.
Downtown Greenville may now be covered in plentiful inches of fresh, white snow, but it won’t take much effort to spot dashes and bursts of the color purple as it peeks its way through. Working together like a paintbrush steadily gliding along the streets of downtown Greenville, players from the Greenville High School boys and girls varsity basketball teams placed purple ribbons and posters on lampposts, trees and windows on Lafayette Street on Saturday morning.
Carson City-Crystal’s wrestling team not only got another trophy for their case, but they also got a confidence-boosting win in the process.
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The first big winter storm of 2014 has completely shut down several municipalities. Belding city offices are all closed today due to the weather, as are all Ionia County government buildings, including the courthouses.