Gladys Knight Ingalls was born Feb. 28, 1919. Woodrow Wilson was president, the 18th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution authorizing prohibition had just been ratified and World War I was coming to an end. But Gladys grew up on a farm in the Stanton countryside, sheltered from much of the outside world. She was the second of six children born to Harrison and Edna Knight.
Greenville fifth-graders had the opportunity to use actual pig anatomy to learn about the respiratory system and the negative effects of tobacco use. About 100 pig plucks were donated by Sage’s Meat Processing in Greenville for the students in the district to use. Pig plucks are anatomy pieces from a pig that include trachea, lungs and the diaphragm.
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Greenville native Cory Smith is coming home as the newest reporter at The Daily News. He will focus on writing stories about the Belding area and be responsible for producing videos and other multimedia content for www.thedailynews.cc.
On Monday I officially begin the job I have waited most of my professional life for — that as publisher of The Daily News and vice president of Stafford Media Solutions. Growing up in Greenville as part of the third generation of a publishing family, I take great pride in carrying on the tradition of excellence started by my grandfather, Dale, and carried forward by my dad, John, and brother, Rob. Our focus always has been on providing advertisers with the best tools possible to spread the word about their businesses and to tell readers each day the story about what is happening in our area.
The past couple months have been busy for the Greenville Department of Public Safety and nerve-racking for many of the citizens it serves. November saw a brazen mid-morning armed robbery at the downtown Huntington Bank branch, followed by a shooting at the Flat River Inn & Suites four days later.
Many residents and visitors have enjoyed visiting and returning to Clifford Lake Inn, a resort destination for 131 years. According to new paranormal investigative evidence, some people have never left.
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The Sparta Spartans girls basketball team got hot at the right time while the Belding Redskins got cold at the wrong time.
The Spartans, trailing 31-30, outscored the Redskins 13-3 in the fourth quarter for a 43-34 O-K Blue Conference win on Friday night.
When a meeting took place to discuss the creation of a skate park in Belding Thursday night, no one expected the most vocal person in attendance to be 14-year old Tessa Walters.