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UPDATE: Bomb threat robbery thwarted at Greenville Rite Aid pharmacy

The Greenville Department of Public Safety is investigating a bomb threat made at the Greenville Rite Aid store on Thursday afternoon.

Public Safety Director Mark Reiss said a caller phoned the store demanding five pre-paid credit cards, saying he would bomb the store if demands weren’t met. Reiss said the caller gave a time frame of receiving the credit card numbers and security codes on the back.

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Funeral Notices for May 15, 2014

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Thursday, May 15, 2014

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Police pursuit leads to morning lockdown of Greenville Public Schools

An armed man who fled into the woods near the Greenville high school and middle school buildings this morning was apprehended after the ensuing chase led to a morning lockdown of Greenville Public Schools.

The park at Montcalm Township’s hall will get a face-lift with new basketball and tennis nets, something officials said is much needed because of the popularity of the park. The basketball nets have withered down to nothing and the tennis net’s operating crank is broken. — Daily News/Curtis Wildfong

Montcalm Township planning to improve park, pavilion

Several improvements are on the horizon for this township’s park and pavilion located at the township hall. The Montcalm Township Board voted Wednesday to purchase new basketball nets, a new tennis net and a crank for the tennis net for $325.

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Sheridan’s Carnation building targeted for razing

This village has moved one step closer to seeing the last of the Carnation building on the south end of town.

Since the building has stood derelict for years, thus members of the Sheridan Village Council have been working toward its demolition and cleanup.
The process has been long and labyrinthine, due in large part to the numerous studies required by the Department of Environmental Quality to ensure the safety and long-term viability of the property.

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Greenville Public Schools calendar still under scope

The Greenville Public Schools alternate calendar committee recently completed a six-month study on options for the school calendar, and presented their findings to the school board at Monday’s meeting.

Lakeview High School Principal Gary Jensen, left, received congratulations from Michigan Association of Secondary School Principals Associate Director Colin Ripmaster at Monday night’s Lakeview school board meeting. Jensen recently won the MASSP’s Principal of the Year Award for Michigan.

Principal of the Year Gary Jensen honored by Lakeview school board

Lakeview High School Principal Gary Jensen took center stage at Monday evening’s meeting of the Lakeview Community Schools Board of Education.

Lakeview’s Justice Rummel delivers a pitch during the first game of Tuesday’s doubleheader against Central Montcalm. The Hornets rallied for a 7-3 win.

Central Montcalm softball sweeps rival Lakeview

The Central Montcalm Hornets picked up a couple of Central State Activities Association games on Tuesday. The Hornets had to rally in game one for a 7-3 victory over rival Lakeview, while game two was a bit easier with a 16-1 four inning mercy.

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ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Tuesday, May 13

Lakeview takes two from CM: The Wildcats won both games of a CSAA doubleheader Tuesday over the Green Hornets by scores of 3-2 and 8-0. Jordan Stephens of Lakeview hit a two-RBI double to give the Wildcats the win…

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Funeral Notices — Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Funeral notices for Wednesday, May 14, 2014