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ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Wednesday, Jan. 23

Montabella 2-0 at Fulton: The Mustangs closed out CMAC play with a 66-15 win over Fulton and a 65-9 win over Laingsburg Wednesday night. Winning both their matches for Montabella was Nick Boyer (103), Tristan Viglianco (125), Dalton Kuklewski (135), Zach Taubitz (140), Mike Hyde (145), Joey Durham (152), Jonny Durham (171) and Hunter Myers (285)…

Former Trufant resident and 1962 Lakeview High School graduate Lynne Andrews-Britt, third from left, is featured in this stock photo from Metro Creative Graphics. The photo, which Andrews-Britt says she cannot remember, appeared in a recent Young at Heart special section of the Daily News. — Courtesy photo

Former Trufant woman’s forgotten picture winds up as stock photo

When you’ve lived a life as rich and full as former Trufant resident Lynne Andrews-Britt, chances are you’re going to forget a thing or two along the way. Memory, like elusive mercury freed from a thermometer, has a way of slipping from our grasp just when we’d most like to hang onto it.

Baldwin Heights Elementary School received a check for $4,385.10 for the 43,851 Box Tops the school collected from April 2012 until November 2012. Pictured from left to right are Principal Michael Walsh, Grace Harvey, Alaina Ashley, Averi VanHoose and PTO President Ann Harvey. — Courtesy photo

Baldwin Heights Elementary School receives hefty check for Box Tops

Baldwin Heights Elementary School received one of its largest checks just by collecting Box Tops. According to, Box Tops for Education has helped schools earn more than $475 million since 1996.


Greenville OKs liquor license for business

The Greenville City Council approved a liquor license for a business to produce vodka and wine in Greenville. During Tuesday’s regular-scheduled meeting, Greenville Assistant City Manager Cameron Van Wyngarden presented to the council a recommendation to approve the license for Salacious Spirits LLC.


Funeral Notices for Jan. 23, 2013

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2012

Mackenzie Geister grabs a rebound and looks to make a pass during a game against Portland St. Patrick this season.

CC-Crystal ready for league showdown with Sacred Heart

If the Carson City-Crystal Eagles are to win a league title for the second consecutive season, they will need a home win tonight against Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart. This will be the second matchup between the Mid-State Athletics Conference leaders this season. The two schools met early in the season, with the Irish posting a 37-33 win in just the second game.


ROUNDUP: Prep basketball scores from Tuesday, Jan. 22

Ludington 61, Tri County 44: The Vikings continued their slide, by losing to the Orioles Tuesday night for their eighth straight loss. Mitch Goerner led Tri County with 11…

Belding Area Schools Board of Education members Cori Anderson, left, and Robert Insley, take their seats after being sworn in following their re-election in the November general election. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Belding school board elects officers, ratifies contract

Belding Area Schools Board of Education members were treated to an unexpected, colorful and thoughtful surprise Monday evening on a night in which School Board Recognition Month was celebrated toward the end of an organizational board meeting. After board members Robert Insley and Cori Anderson, who were re-elected to the board in the November general election, were officially sworn in for their new four-year terms, the board voted to assign officer positions for the new year.


Howard City woman dies in Monday crash

A Howard City woman is dead and a Sand Lake man is in serious condition following a late-night accident in Reynolds Township. According to a press release from the Howard City Fire Department, police responded to a head-on accident at 10:29 p.m., Monday, on Federal Highway near W. Almy Road.

A house at 1680 W. Boyer Road in Fairplain Township suffered severe damage after the structure caught fire Monday morning. Garret and Mary DeGram, who were living in the home, lost everything in the fire. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Fenwick couple loses everything in house fire

A couple in Fairplain Township lost everything in an early morning fire on Monday. According to Sheridan Community Fire Department Chief Doug Lane, the department responded to a structure fire early Monday morning at 1680 W. Boyer Road in Fenwick.