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Montcalm County drain commissioner’s request stalls

A request from the Montcalm County drain commissioner continues to get clogged in committee meetings. Last summer, Sandy Raines requested that her two seasonal part-time drain maintenance employees be made permanent and have their hours increased to 35 hours per week.


Funeral Notices for Oct. 22, 2013

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Rhonda Lafata, left, was originally very skeptical of tarot readings prior to her first reading from Pamela Green-Schader at a party about four years ago. — Daily News/Mike Taylor

Area ‘clairsentient’ finds guidance in the spirit world

What would you give to gaze into a crystal ball and see your future love life, financial situation, friendships and health concerns, all spread out like cards on a table? How much do you really, really want to know?


Funeral Notices for Oct. 21, 2013

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The Carson City-Crystal Area Schools District recently launched a "new and improved" website after the original website was shut down by hackers.

CC-C launches new website after hackers shut down previous website

The new website for Carson City-Crystal Area Schools is officially up and running, but the implementation of the site didn’t come without its fair share of headaches. During Monday evening’s school board meeting, Superintendent Kevin Murphy said about a month ago the district’s website was hacked, leaving the website offline for about one week.


Greenville girls gain experience at golf finals

Greenville’s girls golf team shot a better score in the second round of the Division 2 state finals, but lost a place in the final standings. The Yellow Jackets carded a 401 in the second round, bettering their Friday showing of 402 by a stroke.

Greenville’s Kyle Swindell falls to the ground after catching the game tying two-point conversion with 17 seconds left in the fourth quarter. The Yellow Jackets tied the game 21-21 to force overtime with Forest Hills Eastern on Friday.

Greenville football falls in overtime to FH Eastern

Forest Hills Eastern scored the first and final touchdowns against the Greenville Yellow Jackets. It was the last one that hurt the most. After the Yellow Jackets pulled off a dramatic, final drive score to force overtime, the Eastern defense stepped up and their offense found the end zone one final time to defeat the Yellow Jackets 27-21 on Friday night at Legacy Field.


Belding football rolls past Sparta

The Redskins are still in a position to achieve their biggest goal of the season. With its 35-14 win over O-K Blue rival Sparta Friday night, Belding ended its three-game skid and kept the possibility of a playoff berth intact with one week left to play.


ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Friday, Oct. 18

Montabella 18, Vestaburg 16: The Mustangs got a touchdown by Zach Taubitz with just over two minutes left in the fourth quarter to notch an MSAC-South win Friday night…

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New Greenville firefighters train with veteran officers

Ever since Marcus Roy can remember, he has had his hair cut by barber Jim Hopkins. In the 20-plus years that they’ve visited each other for Roy’s regular appointments, the two have had countless conversations about Hopkins’ 24 years of experience as a firefighter for the Greenville Department of Public Safety. After listening intently to Hopkins’ stories of battling structure fires and rescuing victims from car accidents, all while remaining humble and continuing to work as a barber in the process, Roy decided that a similar path might work in his future.