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Greenville’s Yellow Jack Drive getting speed bumps

While Yellow Jacket Drive awaits an extension, parking concerns are increasing as autumn sports are under way. During Tuesday night’s Greenville City Council meeting, the council voted 6-1 to purchase and install bumper blocks and signs along Yellow Jacket Drive.

Todd Gerheiser

Belding man charged after Mount Pleasant stabbing

A Belding man is charged with 10 felonies after allegedly stabbing two people early Sunday morning in Mount Pleasant. Todd William Gerheiser, 22, is charged with two counts of assault with intent to murder, two counts of assault with great bodily harm less than murder, three counts of assault with a dangerous weapon, carrying a concealed weapon, carrying a dangerous weapon with unlawful intent and assault and battery.


Central Montcalm students OK’d to travel to Europe

Art and language arts students at Central Montcalm Public School will have the opportunity for a European trip. The school board voted 7-0 Monday night to approve a 10-day trip from March 27 to April 1, 2014.


Funeral Notices for Sept. 19, 2012

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Sept. 19, 2012

Belding’s Stefanie Harig, middle, attacks between Comstock Park’s Olivia Burdsal (7) and Kelsey Brennan (6) during the teams’ first game Tuesday night.

Panthers come from behind, top Belding

Belding’s volleyball team was cruising to a victory over Comstock Park on Pink Night. But the Panthers spoiled the night by coming from behind in the third and fourth games to win, then taking the final game for an 18-25, 23-25, 26-24, 25-23, 15-11 win.

For ArtPrize, Pung was inspired to create a larger version of the smaller motorcycles he'd been welding for years. He began working on the project in January and completed it two months later after working 10-to-12-hour days. — Courtesy photo

Artists from Carson City, Pewamo compete in ArtPrize

Two local artists will be competing in what is billed as “the world’s largest art competition.” Ken Crouse of Carson City and John Pung of Pewamo will participate in ArtPrize, which will take place Sept. 19-Oct. 7 in Grand Rapids. The event features 1,517 entries at 161 venues this year.


Yellow Jackets defeat Cedar Springs’ volleyballers

A slow start turned into a dominating performance. The Greenville Yellow Jackets volleyball team swept O-K Bronze rival Cedar Springs 25-14, 25-15, 25-14 on Tuesday at home.


ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Tuesday, Sept. 18

Greenville, Eastern tie: The Yellow Jackets and Huskies tied at 179 at the O-K Bronze jamboree at Thousand Oaks Golf Course Tuesday. The tie was broken by the fifth golfer, which was Karli Didion for Greenville with a 53 but Kate Glazer for Forest Hills Eastern with a 48…


Trufant man dies in Grand Rapids motorcycle accident

A Trufant man died in a motorcycle accident last Friday morning in Alpine Township. According to the Kent County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a two-vehicle accident on 7 Mile Road NW near Comstock Park Drive NW around 11:25 a.m.

A 1991 to 1996 gold-colored Buick Park Avenue/LeSabre is the likely suspected vehicle in a Howard City hit-and-run incident. — Courtesy photo

Howard City police searching for hit-and-run vehicle

Police are searching for a vehicle involved in a hit-and-run between Saturday night and Sunday morning on Shaw Street in downtown Howard City. The vehicle left a lot of debris behind, indicating it is most likely a 1991 to 1996 gold-colored Buick Park Avenue/LeSabre.