Read the funeral notices for Tuesday, July 2, 2013.
For months, Dar Morgan would stroll around the building site of Legacy Field in Greenville as construction workers kept busy erecting walls and moving dirt in an effort to build the new football stadium through the autumn and winter months of 2011. A Greenville High School graduate who played football at Black Field, Morgan couldn’t travel far from his sister Tami Morgan-Stump’s residence at the end of West Tyler Street because he had a battery-powered left ventricle assisted device (LVAD) aiding his weakened heart.
Tim Minikey knows his way around an automobile. For decades he’s been turning a wrench, taking broken vehicles and making them unbroken.
His first professional foray into auto repair was as a mechanic. After that, for 11 years, he ran a tool company.
According to the State of Michigan, for a vehicle to qualify for an historical or authentic license plate, it must be at least 26 years old, based on the model year deducted from the present calendar date. Two local, classic car owners talk about their passion and the care and expense involved with owning and maintaining a classic car.
Here’s a list of upcoming fireworks displays in celebration of Independence Day on the Fourth of July.
Jason Hall’s 1978 International Harvester Scout II is simply impressive in performance.
It cuts through the sand like a hot scooper to ice cream. It climbs steep hills so effortlessly that it makes the ridiculously steep Test Hill at Silver Lake seem like a bunny hill. And, oh my, how cool it looks — with its sleek, bright siam yellow body, its removable soft top and its muscle-bound, 33-inch by 12.50-inch Wrangler mud terrain tires.
But behind its hardcore performance, neck-snapping power and its pristine look lies an even more impressive story.
he music of Duo Project — saxophonist Derek Brown and finger-style guitarist David Youngman — defies classification. It incorporates elements of jazz, bluegrass, pop and even classical genres. And at 7 p.m. Tuesday, that eclectic blend will come to Lakeview with a live concert at Lakeview Community Church, located on the corner of M-57 and Lincoln Avenue in the building which once housed the Bargains Unlimited store.
Read the funeral notices for Monday, July 1, 2013.
We were glad to see that our Michigan legislators did the right thing on Wednesday by passing legislation that keeps a six-month redemption period in place for homeowners facing foreclosure.
The history and heritage of the Danish culture that surrounds the Greenville area is maintained and celebrated throughout the year by many dedicated members of the community. But as time passes, those with knowledge of the traditions and events that help designate Greenville as the “Danish Festival City” move on, and it’s up to younger generations to keep the Danish sprit alive.