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Funeral Notices for Jan. 31, 2012

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Hornets work to win close games

The Central Montcalm Green Hornets girls basketball team has lost its last two games by a combined eight points.
In one game, they led by double-digits and the other they trailed by double-digits. At 3-8 overall the Hornets are looking for a complete game.

A Honda Civic failed to yeild to a Greenville school bus while turning left. Daily News/Kelli Ameling

No one hurt in accident involving Greenville school bus

No one was injured in an accident that involved two vehicles and a Greenville Public School’s bus.

A photo from an ATM security camera shows a man using a stolen card at Leppink's Food Center in Belding.

GDPS wants public to help find car break-in suspect

Officials from the Greenville Department of Public Safety (GDPS) are looking for information about a male suspect involved in the break-in of a car parked at Metron of Greenville. Sometime before 7 p.m. Jan. 21, an undisclosed amount of valuables was stolen from a car parked at Metron of Greenville, including an ATM card. That ATM card was used the same night at an ATM at Leppink’s Food Center in Belding.

George Buck, a resident at The Laurels of Carson City, finds joy in the retelling of his stories where he helped uncover a mammoth skull nearly 50 years ago. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Laurels of Carson City resident once helped excavate 11,450-year-old skull

Nearly 50 years ago, George Buck helped uncover one of the greatest findings in the history of Lennon. Today, the 93-year-old resident of The Laurels in Carson City continues to relive his experiences of excavating a rare mammoth skull by telling his tale of discovery to fellow residents. Buck arrived at The Laurels in November 2010 and was immediately looking for ways to contribute.

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‘Westward Whoa!’ melodrama set for weekend performances in Greenville

Nineteen local celebrities have stepped out of their professional positions to take on roles as actors in the comedic musical melodrama “Westward Whoa!”

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No one injured in Richland Township night fire

A structure fire that began in a garage was successfully contained Sunday night at a home on N. Crystal Road. At 6:12 p.m. the Richland Township Fire Department responded to the garage fire, which, according to Fire Chief Calvin Callison, was caused by a “wood-burning apparatus.”

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Funeral Notices for Jan. 30, 2012

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Montabella’s Jeremy Quezada, top, tries to turn Leroy Pine River’s Mike Jones during their 189-pound match Saturday. Quezada pinned Jones in 1:18.

Tie-breaker loss puts Montabella wrestlers second

Montabella’s wrestling team finished second in their own dual-meet tournament Saturday, but only because of a lost tie-breaker. The Mustangs went 4-1 in the tournament, with their only loss coming to Mason, who is ranked 10th in the state in Division 2 by MichiganGrappler.com.

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ED GILBERT: Photo brings back a memory

I’m looking upward at an old photo of my father. It hangs on the wall over my desk and is bringing back an old, warm memory. I’ve mentioned my dad before, but I feel like writing about him again. My father, Donald Gilbert, gone some years past, will always be my hero. He was the epitome of an outdoor individual, but that wasn’t all he was.