Dorothy “Dotti” Rackliffe was a clown. She also was an artist, mother, golfer, world traveler, skier, a woman of deeply held convictions. But these descriptions only skim the surface of a life that was fathoms deep, a life that touched all who encountered it.
A Langston woman who was believed to be missing was located in her own home this afternoon.
Last week we discussed briefly legislation that has passed both the House and Senate that would allow the state superintendent and the state treasurer to dissolve certain school districts if they are not “financially viable” and are unable to educate students. I want to explore this further this week to help those interested in contacting their legislators. As I often do, I am using information provided by the Michigan Association of School Boards (MASB).
Montcalm County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a two-vehicle crash on South Greenville Road at Fairview Street in Eureka Township at approximately 5:19 p.m. Tuesday.
A new director has been named for the Greenville Department of Public Safety after a recommendation from City Manager George Bosanic. During Tuesday’s meeting, the council confirmed the appointment of Mark Reiss, 48, of Dayton, Ohio, who will begin his director duties on Aug. 1.
The fourth fire within six months at three neighboring homes has left a Fenwick area couple “with nothing” after their residence was completely consumed and destroyed by fire Tuesday afternoon. The Sheridan Community Fire Department was dispatched at 1:43 p.m. and arrived on scene at 1:51 p.m. to 1762 W. Boyer Road in Fenwick, the home of Tim and Jessica Vanconant.
Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Wednesday, July 17, 2013
ON THE RECORD: ‘Almost suicidal’: Woman headed to trial after series of accidents, which left man dead
Chilling details recently came forth at a preliminary examination about a series of multi-vehicle collisions resulting in the death of one man and the injuries of several others.
The second annual Vestaburg Community Days is set for July 19-20. A new event this year will be a street dance from 8 to 10 p.m. Friday Also new this year, outstanding members of the Vestaburg community will be honored at 7:30 p.m. Friday and featured in a parade at 11 a.m. Saturday down Main Street. Those being honored as pioneers of Vestaburg include Art Adams, Andrew Alexander, Nick Bigelow, Junior Erskin and Mac and Winnie McCormick.
A Greenville man waited until the last minute to accept a plea deal in a child abuse case involving his girlfriend’s young daughter.