Latest Headlines


Funeral Notices for May 3, 2012

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Thursday, May 3, 2012

Greenville’s Sam O’Herron, right, kicks the ball away from a Northview defender during Wednesday’s 1-1 tie at Yellow Jacket Stadium

Greenville girls soccer team scores late to tie Northview

Never say never. For a good portion of the game on Wednesday it looked like the Greenville Yellow Jackets would never find the back of the net in an O-K White soccer match against the Northview Wildcats.


Greenville police ask residents to lock doors after multiple larcenies

The Greenville Department of Public Safety (GDPS) is investigating multiple larcenies from vehicles between Tuesday night and Wednesday morning.


5 injured in U.S. 131 accident

Five people were injured in a two-car accident Tuesday morning on U.S. 131 near Morley. According to the Mecosta County Sheriff’s Office, the accident occurred at 7:40 a.m. at U.S. 131 and Jefferson Road.


2012 Danish Festival planning under way

With Greenville’s Danish Festival just around the corner, items are getting approved by the local government to move forward with planning. During Tuesday night’s Greenville City Council meeting, the only items on the agenda were in regards to the annual Danish Festival in August.


Greenville’s Kent Foundry on Science Channel program Thursday at 9 p.m.

Kent Foundry of Greenville will be featured on Thursday in a documentary the Discovery Channel has produced regarding cannon replicas. Kent Foundry, a leading manufacturer of gray and ductile iron castings, has been included a documentary that will air on the Science Channel, which is owned by the Discovery Channel.

Members of the Belding community filled the room to capacity at Tuesday’s monthly library board meeting at the Alvah N. Belding Memorial Library in Belding in support of reinstating library employee Betty Jenkins. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Longtime Belding library employee reinstated behind community support

Betty Jenkins has been assisting the community of Belding with its library needs for nearly 40 years. When she lost her job at the Alvah N. Belding Memorial Library on March 28 and didn’t know where to turn, that same community came rushing to her aid with unmeasurable support.

loc 0502 edmore estates Davy 2

Motions pave way to clean up former Edmore mobile home park site (Video)

A condemned Home Township mobile home park is one step closer to being cleaned up after a court hearing Tuesday afternoon. Judge Suzanne Hoseth Kreeger granted several motions by Home Township attorney Thomas Wilson. The motions gave Corey Davy and Dorothy Henderline 30 days to clean up Edmore Estates on M-46 just west of Edmore — or else pay township officials to do it for them.


Funeral Notices for May 2, 2012

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Lakeview’s Beau Moore swings at a pitch in a recent game.

Lakeview baseball team falls twice to Hesperia

The Lakeview Wildcats baseball team needed to respond just one more time. The Wildcats twice answered rallies by Hesperia to either take the lead or tie the game, but could not do it once more in the final inning of a 7-6 doubleheader nightcap loss on Tuesday. With the game tied 5-5, Hesperia scored two unanswered runs in the top half of the sixth inning. Both runs were scored on throwing errors, which gave the Panthers a 7-5 lead.