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Funeral Notices for Saturday, May 23, 2015

Read funeral notices for Saturday, May 23, 2015.

Cory Smith

Smith takes 3 firsts in Associated Press awards

For the second straight year, The Daily News has been recognized as one of Michigan’s top three newspapers with a daily circulation under 10,000.
Staff Writer Cory Smith’s six awards, including three first places, led the way for The Daily News at Sunday’s Michigan Associated Press Media Editors association annual convention in Lansing.

This pick-up truck was involved in an accident this afternoon in front of Jorgi's Marketplace on the north side of Greenville. — Daily News/Elisabeth Waldon

UPDATE: Gowen man injured in M-91 accident on north side of Greenville

The Michigan State Police are investigating a two-vehicle crash that occurred at 2:40 p.m. Thursday on M-91 south of Wise Road.

The accident occurred in front of Jorgi’s Marketplace at 6403 S. Greenville Road (M-91).

Christopher Stanton

CC-C grad is new veteran resource representative

Veterans at Mid-Michigan Community College now have access to a new program launched by the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency and the Michigan College Access Network.

The program, known as the Michigan Veteran Education Initiative, places a veteran resource representative on college campuses throughout the state, to help provide one-on-one support and help with the transition from soldier to student.

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ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Monday, May 18

Vestaburg splits with Farwell: The Wolverines were on the road Monday and came away with one win and one loss. Game one went to Farwell, 15-5. Tyler McGarvey took the loss. Mitch Sellers, Alex Steed and Jaren Smith each had two hits. Vestaburg won game two, 6-5…

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Thomas wrestling camp set for June

Former University of Michigan wrestler and Greenville High School graduate Jordan Thomas will again host a wrestling camp this summer. This will be Thomas’ fourth camp, which is held in the Greenville High School wrestling loft.

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ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Friday, May 15

Central hammers Cardinals twice: The Green Hornets outscored Big Rapids 35-1 in winning a CSAA-Golf doubleheader Friday, winning 16-0 in four innings and 19-1 in three innings. Scylar Blaisdell won the opener on the mound, throwing a complete-game one-hitter and striking out three…

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ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Thursday, May 14

Tri County 9, Wyoming Kelloggsville 3: The Vikings got a non-conference win Thursday, beating the Rockets. Kyle Peterman came in in relief in the fifth inning, got a strikeout after giving up a hit and was credited with the win when Tri County took the lead while he was the pitcher of record…

Sandra Ebright

JUST IN: Vestaburg bank manager charged with embezzlement, identity theft

A Vestaburg bank manager has been arrested and charged with multiple counts of embezzlement and identity theft. The Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office conducted an investigation at the Vestaburg branch of Mercantile Bank at 9002 E. Howard City-Edmore Road (M-46) that led to the arrest of a longtime employee.

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ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Wednesday, May 13

Central Montcalm 2-0: The Hornets continued their winning ways with a pair of wins at home against Ionia on Wednesday. Game one was an 8-3 win. Emaleigh Taylor earned her first varsity win in 4 2/3 innings. She allowed one run and three hits with three strikeouts. Mallory Morgan got the save…