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Funeral Notices for May 8, 2014

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Thursday, May 8, 2014

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ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Wednesday, May 7

Central downed twice: The Green Hornets lost both games of a doubleheader Tuesday to Holton, as the Red Devils mercied Central 10-0 in five innings and won the second 2-1…

Greenville freshman Landon Kemp attempts a pole vault during a meet at Yellow Jacket Stadium this season. Kemp set the school record with a vault of 11-7 on April 26. - Jamie McNinch

Greenville freshman sets pole vault record

It was just a matter of time before Landon Kemp set the Greenville High School girls pole vault record. The freshman, who has been pole vaulting since fifth grade, set the school record on April 26 at the Fulton Invitational with a vault of 11-7. The vault broke the previous record of 11-6 set by Audrey Wyse in 2013.

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JUST IN: Bomb threat made at Sand Lake Elementary School

Police will be roaming the halls of Sand Lake Elementary School today after a written bomb threat was found there Wednesday night.

According to Tri County Area Schools Superintendent Al Cumings, a school employee found the threatening message written on a wall in the boys’ restroom around 6:15 p.m. Wednesday.

Belding City Manager Meg Mullendore explains the details of the tentative fiscal year 2014/2015 city budget to members of Belding City Council Tuesday evening at the Pere Marquette Depot in Belding. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Belding council approves balanced budget

For the first time in 10 years, the city of Belding will not be operating with a deficit budget. At Tuesday evening’s Belding City Council meeting, council members voted unanimously 5-0 to approve the tentative fiscal year 2014/2015 city budget.

Voters throughout Montcalm County took to the polls, such as the one at Montcalm Township Hall, to cast their votes on several ballot proposals during a special election Tuesday. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Commission on Aging funding approved

Voters across the county came out more than two to one in favor of continued funding for the Montcalm County Commission on Aging in Tuesday’s election. The commission’s request for a continuation of the previously-approved .45 millage was overwhelmingly approved, with 3,659 “yes” votes to 1,636 “no” votes, or 69 percent to 30 percent.

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Funeral Notices for May 7, 2014

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Wednesday, May 7, 2014

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ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Tuesday, May 6

Lakeview, Reed City split: The Wildcats lost the first game to the Coyotes 4-0, but came back in the second game for a 12-2, five-inning mercy…

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Belding golfers almost defeat Comstock Park

Belding’s boys golf team came oh-so-close to beating Comstock Park. The Redskins shot a team score of 171 at the O-K Blue Conference jamboree they hosted Monday at Candlestone Golf and Resort. That was just two strokes short of the Panthers, who carded a team score of 169.

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911 surcharge renewal passes easily

A Montcalm County Central Dispatch 911 surcharge renewal on the ballot passed easily Tuesday. The surcharge was approved with 3,890 “yes” votes to 1,422 “no” votes, or 73 percent to 27 percent.