Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Friday, Dec. 23, 2011.
A tense situation unfolded Thursday night at the scene of a scheduled Pierson Village Council meeting, which was canceled at the last minute. At 6:45 p.m., Village President Karl Van Haren told The Daily News the special meeting scheduled for 7 p.m. had been canceled due to lack of a quorum.
It took three tries, but the O-K Conference will realign for the 2012-2013 school year. The members of the conference voted 38-12 to realign the divisions, adding a Bronze division to the current lineup.
A former Greenville standout girls basketball player is starting to settle in with her new college team. Katy Pierson transferred from Oakland Community College to Rochester College in Rochester Hills.
Belding graduate Taylor Johnson had a big hand in Central Michigan’s women’s basketball team getting two wins last week. It was so big that the Mid-American Conference gave Johnson the West Division Player of the Week honor.
A thought that came to a sixth-grade girl in a dream has now been published as a book that is being sold online at both Barnes and Noble and Amazon. Courtney Rausch, 17, a senior at Greenville High School, took that dream she had six years ago and made it into a book that contemplates reality versus science fiction.
Some neighbors of Klackle Orchards and Pavilion are having problems with noise and lighting coming from the business and are requesting to have their property rezoned. The issue was brought to the Eureka Township Planning Commission in November by resident David Fielding.
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Michigan is siding with a Stanton attorney who was thrown into jail by a judge for invoking his client’s Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination. Scott Millard, 29, appeared in Ottawa County’s 58th District Court in Hudsonville on Dec. 2 to represent a client charged as a minor in possession of alcohol second offense.
The Border family welcomed a new addition to the family, Murray, a two-pound miniature Pomeranian, as an early Christmas present for their 16-year-old daughter Amy. Two weeks later, the family is blaming a neighbor for their heartbreak after finding Murray shot and killed on his property.
A report from the Dec. 12 meeting of the Eureka Township Board.