Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Monday, April 16, 2012
It rained early on Sunday and it rained late. The rain did hold off for the most important part of the day. The pause in the rain coincided with the running of the fifth annual Yellow Jacket Challenge in Greenville.
The Greenville Yellow Jackets fared well in its first softball invitational of the season on Saturday. Playing at Clare, the Yellow Jackets played three games against some good competition.
The Belding Redskins held their own on Saturday against Class A schools at the East Kentwood Invitational.
East Kentwood went 3-0 for the day. Lowell was 2-1 Belding 1-2 and Traverse City West 0-3.
Belding’s track teams made coach John Carlson very happy Saturday. The Redskins went to the Lake Odessa Lakewood Invitational and came back with the boys finishing third out of nine teams and the girls taking second.
A man was injured while riding his motorcycle Friday afternoon. Montcalm County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a personal injury accident involving a car and a motorcycle on M-91 north of Jenks Road at 5:02 p.m.
To paraphrase Mark Twain, “The report of Carl Paepke’s death was an exaggeration.”
A local floral company has added a personal twist to the common corsage for the upcoming prom season. Greenville Floral, located at 221 South Lafayette St., not only offers a variety of common corsages for one’s choosing but also an assortment of silk-fabric corsages.
An informational meeting is being held to discuss the rising issue with new drug trends with teens and young adults.
The meeting will take place from 7 to 8:15 p.m., Tuesday, at the Greenville High School auditorium.
A $15 million road construction project on U.S. 131 will begin Monday — and end six months later.
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will resurface 12 miles of U.S. 131 from Cannonsville Road north to M-46.