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Funeral Notices for Tuesday, June 5, 2012

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Man charged with felonies after Sidney Tavern fight

A local man has been charged with three felonies after allegedly starting a fight at the Sidney Tavern early Sunday morning. Christopher Finney Jr., 39, of Sidney Township, was arraigned and charged Monday in 64B District Court with assault with a handgun (a four-year felony), assault with a knife (a four-year felony) and using a firearm in the commission of a felony (a two-year felony) in addition to outstanding warrants he had for his arrest.

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The grads of Greenville: 261 students comprise the class of 2012

Sunday’s commencement ceremony at Greenville High School honored 261 students who have finished one chapter and are about to begin another. Kaitlin Czanderna shakes the hand of Greenville Public Schools Board of Education Trustee Rocky Hansen as she walks across the stage. — Daily News/Kelli Ameling Greenville’s class of 2012 celebrated after students walked across the stage to honor what they have accomplished.

Hope Miller, center, is pictured with Paula Tabor, left, and Nancy Seals, right. — Courtesy photo

Carson City-Crystal Foundation helps send Hubbardston student to Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp

The Carson City-Crystal Area Schools Foundation has donated $600 to Carson City-Crystal High School 10th grader Hope Miller toward a drama/acting experience at Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp this summer.

Keep your hat on! Gusting winds made keeping mortarboards in place a challenge for Lakeview High School seniors graduating Sunday. — Daily News/Mike Taylor

‘Home is where your story begins’: 95 graduate from Lakeview

The importance of connections, friends and family was the overriding theme at Lakeview High School’s commencement exercises Sunday afternoon. Ninety-five students comprised this year’s graduating class.

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‘Believe in yourself’: 77 graduate from Carson City-Crystal

Entering two-by-two, dressed in royal blue and silver robes, it was evident just how excited the class of 2012 was to graduate from Carson City-Crystal High School when Nathan LaVictor scooped up fellow graduate and best friend Shelby Kipp in his arms and carried her to their seats before sitting down. The two were part of 77 anxious seniors who walked through the doors of the school gymnasium one final time before becoming official graduates of Carson City-Crystal High School.


Funeral Notices for 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.


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.