Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Monday, June 4, 2012
For 123 years the Greenville Alumni Association has gathered together in June to celebrate those who have attended school in this community. For most it is a chance to reconnect with old classmates, have some dinner and just enjoy the fact they grew up in this town.
Belding’s softball team had one close game and one blowout on their way to a Division 2 district softball title. The Redskins knocked off Comstock Park and Grand Rapids Forest Hills Eastern to win their fourth straight district title.
Lakeview senior Dillon Wood capped off his high school career with two top four finishes at Saturday’s Division 3 state track finals at Comstock Park. Wood captured a state title with a leap of 22-4 1/2 in the long jump. Chris Maye of Union City was second with a jump of 21-10 1/2. Wood followed up that performance with a fourth place finish in the 300-meter hurdles. Wood ran a 40.37. Jake McFadden of Clare was first with 38.88.
A Sidney Township man is in custody after he assaulted another individual with a knife and handgun Sunday morning.
Keegan Brewster has got some lofty goals for his final track competition this season.
Central Montcalm track athlete LaShae Wright is making her second appearance in the Division 3 state finals today.
In connection with the Michigan Dental Association (MDA), Flat River Family Dentistry is collecting cheek tissue samples through June 19 at its office in Greenville. The goal, according to Dr. Sara Mahar of Flat River Family Dentistry, is to collect 10,000 names for the bone marrow registry.
Central Montcalm Public School and Vestaburg Community Schools officials have announced the sponsorship of the Summer Food Service Program for Children, where free meals will be made available to youths 18 years old and younger or people up to age 26 who are enrolled in an educational program for the mentally or physically disabled.
When Andrea Belding and Valarie Dawdy first took on the task of creating a community garden, they didn’t expect it to be a two-year endeavor. But as rain trickled from the sky onto freshly planted flowers and vegetables at the new Belding Community Garden during a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday afternoon, it was evident those two years of patience and hard work were well worth the final result.