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Funeral Notices for Dec. 11, 2013

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Greenville’s Ian Cooper blocks the shot of Muskegon Reeths-Puffer DeAndre Oakes-Owens during Tuesday’s season opening win at home. Cooper finished with 22 points.

Greenville scores 93 in nonleague win over Reeths-Puffer

There is no denying the Greenville Yellow Jackets boys basketball team has a new offensive and defensive philosophy this season. On Tuesday, the Yellow Jackets showed off that style, which features a lot of running, pressure defense and plenty of shots. The result, at least for game one, was a success.


Lakeview pressure leads to win over Montabella

Lakeview’s boys basketball team gave Montabella a lesson in ball pressure. The Wildcats caused multiple Mustang turnovers in a 53-22 victory over Montabella in the season-opening game for both teams Tuesday night.


ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Tuesday, Dec. 11

Fowler 58, CC-Crystal 57: CC-Crystal tied the game at 57 with a pair of free throws by Grant Gage but with four seconds left CC-Crystal fouled, allowing Fowler to hit a free throw to win the game…

Lisa Jensen, regional manager of the CCI Greenheart student exchange program, right, shared her experiences with the program with members of the Lakeview Community Schools Board of Education on Monday evening. Pictured here with Jensen is exchange student Anniken Sletta, right, from Norway. — Daily News/Mike Taylor

Lakeview school board hears from exchange students

Cultures from around the world were the main topic of interest at Monday evening’s meeting of the Lakeview Community Schools Board of Education. Board members heard a presentation from Lisa Jensen, regional manager of the CCI Greenheart student exchange program. Several exchange students currently taking part in the program also were on hand to discuss their experiences, so far, in the United States.


Greenville schools aim to update some policies

The Greenville Public Schools Board of Education considered policy changes on behavior, bugs and conflict of interest during its Monday night meeting at the Central Services Office. The policy changes were presented for information-only purposes and will be voted on at the next regular meeting. All three were slight changes more in wording than the policy itself.

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Eureka Township expresses disgust with Greenville funds transfer

Apparently even water under a bridge can run a little hot. It’s been just over a month since the settlement of a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit between the city of Greenville and Eureka Township and officials had seemingly put the issue to rest. But even after a resolution, the two sides are still taking jabs at one another.

Scott Hammer is led from jail into a courtroom by a Kent County Sheriff’s deputy Oct. 23 in Grand Rapids.

Man accused of killing girlfriend dies in jail of apparent suicide

The Kent County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the death of an inmate that occurred early this morning at the Grand Rapids Correctional Facility.


Funeral Notices for Dec. 10, 2013

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The role of Mary is played by Rachel Powers, center. Joseph is played by Brent Eubank, right.  In the background are, from left, shepherds Paul Taylor, Dan Wilson and Larry Bush. — Daily News/Mike Taylor

Orleans church brings Christmas story to life at God’s Restful Acres

This passage, from the book of Luke, explains the Christmas story with a fluidity and beauty that, in more than 2,000 years, has yet to be matched. More than one believer, and some who do not, have dreamed of witnessing the story of Christ’s birth first-hand, as it unfolded in the hills and fields surrounding long-ago Bethlehem.