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ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Tuesday, April 23

CC-Crystal 16, Ashley 3 (6 Inn.): The Eagles managed to squeeze one game in on Tuesday before the rain. They defeated MSAC rival Bears with 12 stolen bases in the game. Carson scored six in the first inning to set the tone…


Central Montcalm Public School has “soft lockdown”

The Central Montcalm Public School district went into a “soft lockdown” Tuesday morning as police searched for a car thief suspect on the Heartland Trail. Central Montcalm school resource officer Sherrill Houser decided the district should go into a lockdown around 11 a.m. after she was alerted to the news that a man had attempted to break into a vehicle at Montcalm Community College in Sidney.


3 people injured, horse dies in pickup truck vs. Amish buggy accident

Three people were injured and a horse died at the scene of a pickup truck vs. Amish buggy accident on Sunday in Bloomer Township near Carson City.


4-day work week shot down for Montcalm County Drain Commission office

Employees of the Montcalm County Drain Commission office will continue to work eight hours per day, five days per week. The Montcalm County Board of Commissioners voted 8-1 on Monday not to begin the process of granting Drain Commissioner Sandy Raines’ request to change her office hours to four days per week, 10 hours per day.

Students had the chance to browse through samples of each other’s artwork Monday evening, now on display through May 10 as part of the fifth annual K-12 Spring Art Exhibit on display now through May 10 at Greenville High School. — Daily News/Cory Smith

K-12 Spring Art Exhibit is on display now through May 10 in Greenville

Surrounded by watercolors, pencil drawing, collages and various ceramic artwork, members of the community gathered Monday evening to view artwork created by students and take in the artistic atmosphere provided by the fifth annual K-12 Spring Art Exhibit at Greenville High School. With artwork created by a range of students, from kindergarteners completing their first year of education to high school seniors awaiting the early chapters of adulthood, this year’s exhibit features a unique gallery that will have visitors spending time browsing through a large variety of artistic craftsmanship.


Funeral Notices – April 23, 2013

Read funeral notices for Tuesday, April 23, 2013.

Greenville’s Beth Gantz takes a cut at a pitch during the sixth inning of Monday’s 5-4 win over Forest Hills Eastern. The Yellow Jackets split with Eastern last week on the road.

Greenville wins with run in last half of 7th

Greenville and Forest Hills Eastern split two softball games last week. Monday’s game between the two O-K Bronze rivals was just as close. With the game tied 4-4, the Yellow Jackets had a chance to win at home in the bottom of the seventh inning. With the heart of the lineup coming up, the Yellow Jackets were confident they could win the game.

Greenville keeper Sarah Brown makes a save with pressure in front of her on Monday.

4th ranked FH Northern cruises by Greenville

The Forest Hills Northern Huskies are ranked fourth in Division 2 for a reason. They are very good. The Huskies put on a show Monday night at Yellow Jacket Stadium in a 9-0 first half victory over host Greenville. Robin Wujkowski and Jillian Kolster each scored three goals in the victory.


ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Monday, April 22

Greenville 5, FH Eastern 1: The Yellow Jackets remained perfect with a win on Monday at Davenport University. Parker Syrjala earned his second win in as many starts. Syrjala struck out 12 batters…

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Fortunate timing saves Montcalm Township home from fire

A house that is home to five Montcalm Township residents is still standing today thanks to fortunate timing and a closed door that prevented a bedroom fire from spreading.