A fire at 313 E. Cass Street on Jan. 13 has been declared an act of arson. An investigation by the Greenville Department of Public Safety Fire Investigation Unit of the fire has been completed and according to Public Service Officer Jamie Sorsen, the lead investigator on the case, the fire was intentionally set on the second floor of the structure.
Her students have believed it for years, but Saturday it was made official. The Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association (MSBOA)named Greenville High School Band and Orchestra Director Susan Gould Orchestra Teacher of the Year on Saturday during the Michigan Music Conference at DeVos Place in Grand Rapids.
Unfortunately, children don’t come with instruction manuals. Parents eventually learn that preparing children for school involves more than teaching them to write their names or tie their shoes.
Sun and snow made a beautiful contrast Saturday at the third annual Howard City Winterfest. Children from throughout the neighborhood and out of town flocked to property near the Timothy C. Hauenstein Reynolds Township Library for sledding, snow painting and frozen chicken bowling.
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The Belding Redskins and Lakeview Wildcats were neck and neck most of the day. Both on the wrestling mat and in the Wildcat Invite standings. Belding outlasted the host Wildcats 161-159.5 on Saturday to capture the tournament championship. The Redskins had eight wrestlers place in the top four while the Wildcats had nine wrestlers place.
Greenville’s wrestling team sent 14 wrestlers to the Sparta Invitaitonal Saturday, and nine came back with medals.
One came back with a trophy.
The Hopkins Vikings had the height advantage and they used it.
The Belding Redskins battled back from an eight-point deficit in the third quarter, but could not get over the hump in a 70-63 nonconference loss to the Vikings on Friday night.
Cancer survivor Jackie Featherly’s motto saved her life: “A positive attitude is a healing attitude.” This way of thinking guided the 67-year-old Vestaburg woman from near death to complete recovery. Today, she uses her personal experience and her training as a naturopathic physician to empower others to get healthy and make a fresh start in their lives — emotionally, physically and spiritually.
A new year often brings intentions for a better quality of life. Some of the most popular New Year’s resolutions include losing weight, quitting smoking or drinking, and managing debt. Here at S.H.E, we were curious about what the local female leaders in our community have planned for 2012. So we asked!