Carris M. Davis

MORLEY — Carris M. Davis, 58, of Morley, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, at his home. A memorial service will take place at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at Daggett-Gilbert Funeral Home, with Pastor Ron White officiating. The family will greet friends one hour prior to the service at 3 p.m. on Wednesday […]

Marie E. Teceno

BIG RAPIDS — Marie E. Teceno, 79, of Big Rapids, passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. Funeral services are planned for 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, at Daggett-Gilbert Funeral Home in Big Rapids. The family will greet friends from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday prior to the […]

FSU soccer picked fourth in preseason GLIAC poll

FSU soccer picked fourth in preseason GLIAC poll

BIG RAPIDS — After back-to-back appearances in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Tournament Semifinals, the Ferris State University women’s soccer program will begin the 2014 campaign among the top contenders in the league as FSU was picked fourth of 13 schools in the GLIAC Preseason Coaches Poll announced Tuesday. The league’s 13 head […]

JIM CREES: Those folks? Or us folks?

JIM CREES: Those folks? Or us folks?

In what has become pretty much a run-of-the-mill example of hypocrisy, a acquaintance of mine recently pointed out an interesting article in the newspaper. It seems an Iranian-born Stanford University professor, Mariam Mirzakhani, has become the first woman ever to win one of the most (if not THE most) prestigious awards for work in the […]

Georgia A. Augenstein

BIG RAPIDS — Georgia A. Augenstein, 86, of Big Rapids, passed away on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, at Spectrum Health Big Rapids Hospital. She was born on July 24, 1928, in St. Louis, Mo., the daughter of George and Helen (Mellor) Brown. Georgia graduated from Kirkwood High School. She was a volunteer foster grandparent at […]

Thanks to Breakfast on the Farm volunteers

A sincere salute and heartfelt congratulations go out to the organizers of the Breakfast on the Farm event held this the past weekend. All who attended — thousands of area residents and visitors — enjoyed a wonderful, fun, educational, informational and exhilarating day on a working dairy farm. All who didn’t attend …welllllll …you simply must make […]

Duane J. “Deak” Deacon

Duane J. “Deak” Deacon

BIG RAPIDS — Duane J. “Deak” Deacon, 83, of Big Rapids, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, at home with his daughters by his side. He was born on Dec. 7, 1930, in Waterford Township, the son of Mornington and Arlene (Cooley) Deacon. Duane married Donna Thompson in September 1956. He enlisted in the […]