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Funeral Notices for June 4, 2012

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Monday, June 4, 2012

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Greenville alumni banquet offers chance to reconnect

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 poses with the Division 2 District 47 trophy won at Grand Rapids Forest Hills Eastern Saturday.

Belding softball team wins its fourth straight district title

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.

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Lakeview’s Wood wins long jump state 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.

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Man arrested after wielding knife, handgun

A Sidney Township man is in custody after he assaulted another individual with a knife and handgun Sunday morning.

Tri County’s Keegan Brewster, left, tries to outrun Cedar Springs’ Austin Sargent during Tuesday’s 800-meter run at The Daily News Track Classic. Brewster qualified for the Division 2 state final in the 800-meters.

Tri County’s Keegan Brewster makes first trip to Division 2 track finals

Keegan Brewster has got some lofty goals for his final track competition this season.

Central Montcalm’s LaShae Wright, right, clears a hurdle during Tuesday’s Daily News Track Classic in Greenville. Wright finished second to Lakeview’s Alex King, right. Both Wright and King qualified for today’s Division 3 state finals in the 100 hurdles.

Central Montcalm’s LaShae Wright competing in second state track final

Central Montcalm track athlete LaShae Wright is making her second appearance in the Division 3 state finals today.

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Flat River Family Dentistry is heading bone marrow drive

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.

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Central Montcalm, Vestaburg partner to offer free summer lunches

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.

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Belding’s new community garden offers free plots

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.