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McKailey Bathurst

Greenville middle-school student has opportunity to travel to overseas

Only one student from Montcalm County has been accepted to participate in the Tale of Two Cities program for the summer of 2012. McKailey Bathurst, 11, was nominated to take part in the People to People Student Ambassador program, which will allow her to travel to England and France. “These are places I always wanted to go,” Bathurst said.

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Fundraiser today for man with chiari malformation

36-year-old David Bramen of Greenville has always had issues with balance and coordination but just surmised that he had to work harder than his classmates. Little did he know at the time he was young, he was suffering from muscle movement disorder.

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Funeral Notices for Feb. 18, 2012

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012

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Greenville boys basketball still perfect with win over Red Arrows

The Greenville Yellow Jackets boys basketball team put on a show in its final home game of the season. Despite a slow start, the Yellow Jackets gave the home crowd plenty to cheer about with its athletic display both offensively and defensively on Friday night.

Bruce Wireman

Longtime Sand Lake criminal sent back to prison

Bruce Wireman is back where he has spent the majority of his adult life — prison. The 32-year-old Sand Lake man was sentenced Thursday to from 19 months to 10 years in prison for breaking and entering a building with intent.

Julie Stafford

JULIE STAFFORD: Annemarie’s story

Reading the paper last weekend, I stumbled across a headline on page three about a Detroit author who died in a car accident. As an avid reader, I decided to delve a little deeper, not expecting to know anything about the victim. So I was blown away to learn it was Jeffrey Zaslow, whom I heard speak in October at a conference in Chicago. You may not be familiar with his name but you certainly have heard about his stories. He’s the guy who authored “The Last Lecture,” a life-changing book about a professor who was dying of pancreatic cancer, and “Highest Duty,” about Capt. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, who piloted that U.S. Air flight that landed in New York’s Hudson River without fatalities.

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Help fight hunger at Edmore Burger King

Help fight local hunger during the entire month of February by eating at the Edmore Burger King. Ten percent of all meal receipts placed in the collection container behind the counter will be donated to the Montabella Ministerial Association Food Pantry (MMAFP).

Daniel Fuller

Greenville man gets prison time after drunken moped accident

A Greenville man was sent to prison Thursday after driving and crashing a moped while drunk. Daniel Fuller, 61, previously pleaded guilty in 8th Judicial Circuit Court to operating while intoxicated third offense. A second count of driving with a suspended license second offense and a habitual offender third offense notice were dropped in exchange for his plea.

Eric Tett

Greenville man enters plea in Wesco stabbing

A Greenville man pleaded no contest Thursday to a charge related to a stabbing incident at the Wesco gas station in Greenville. Eric Tett, 27, was originally charged with assault with a deadly weapon, assault with intent to do great bodily harm less than murder and vehicle tampering.

Greenville senior Luke Gilmore, left, gets ready to start a match this season. Gilmore recently became a four-time conference champion in the O-K White.

Gilmore shoots for state championship

When it’s all said and done, Luke Gilmore will go down as one of the best wrestlers in Greenville history.
The senior has the record and accolades to back it up.