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Funeral Notices – April 22, 2014

Read the funeral notices for Tuesday, April 22, 2014.

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JUST IN: Sidney man injured in truck-tree accident

A Sidney man was injured after his truck struck a tree on Sidney Road on Monday afternoon.

Troopers from the Michigan State Police Lakeview Post responded to the accident which occured around 3:51 p.m. on Sidney Road near Nevins Road.

Woodview Elementary School fifth grade student Alex Hirschy, 11, receives a certificate of appreciation from Ellis Elementary School Principal Tiffany Jackson Tuesday evening for helping a student who suffered a seizure while riding the bus to school. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Belding student honored for ‘phenomenal reaction and helpfulness’

When Alex Hirschy heard the sound of a fellow student hit the floor of their school bus, he didn’t wait for someone else to react.

Hirschy, 11, a fifth-grader at Woodview Elementary School, leapt from his seat on the bus to comfort the student several seats behind him who was suffering from a seizure as they traveled to school the morning of April 16.

Mary Parr, left, and Deb Codling, of Messages & More were on hand at Saturday’s Spring Fling at the American Legion Post 101. The event was sponsored by the local chapter of the Blue Star Mothers to raise funds for Mid-Michigan Honor Flight, an organization with a mission to send area veterans on trips to see war memorials erected in their honor.

Greenville’s Spring Fling supports veteran visits to museum

Residents had a chance to do some fun shopping Saturday while at the same time lending support to a couple worthwhile causes. Sponsored by the local Blue Star Mothers chapter, the sold-out event was held at American Legion Post 101 in Greenville.

Victoria Simon

GUEST VIEW: A scoop of gratitude for Threshold Academy board

As an expression of my gratitude, I brought ice cream to the Threshold Academy Board of Directors.

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FUNERAL NOTICES — Monday, April 21, 2014

Funeral notices for Monday, April 21, 2014

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JUST IN: Edmore man arrested on road rage charges

An Edmore man was arrested on assault and drug charges Sunday after allegedly aiming a long pellet gun at another motorist along Stanton Road.

Montcalm County Sheriff’s deputies responded after 5:30 p.m. to what they are calling a “road rage incident” with a report of weapons being involved.

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JUST IN: Stanton teenager arrested for Sheridan home invasion

A Stanton teenager was arrested Sunday for allegedly committing a home invasion over the weekend.

Montcalm County Sheriff’s deputies encountered the 19-year-old man in response to a report he was not wanted at the home of a relative on Evergreen Street in Sheridan.

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JUST IN: Man injured in car crash near Skate Estate near Howard City

A man was taken to the hospital with minor injuries after a two-car crash by the Skate Estate just north of Howard City on Saturday night.

Montcalm County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a crash at Howard City-Edmore Road (M-46) and Reed Road around 11:03 p.m.

Robert McConnell, 67, at left with white gloves, runs at the Chip River Run in Mount Pleasant along with his son, Rob McConnell, 40, at right with orange shirt, and granddaughter Cammie McConnell, 12, in pink. Part of a running family, Rob and Robert McConnell of Stanton are both competing today in the Boston Marathon. — Courtesy photo

Stanton father-son duo take on Boston Marathon

The Boston Marathon gets underway today, with tens of thousands of runners making their way through the 26.2-mile course.

Among them, picking their way through the competitors, will be a father-son duo from Montcalm County.