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Funeral Notices for May 13, 2017

Daily News Funeral Notices for Saturday, May 13, 2017

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Greenville High School hosting anti-drug program Monday

The Greenville school district is collaborating to keep a community-wide conversation going about opioid addiction.

Greenville Public Schools is hosting a substance abuse program called Stop the Madness! on Monday. The doors of Greenville High School open at 6:15 p.m. and the program starts at 7 p.m.

Crystal Township Supervisor Chris Johnston, left, addresses questions at Wednesday evening’s Crystal Township Board meeting regarding a millage proposal for police coverage in the township, as Clerk Patty Baker-Marek listens. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Crystal Township Board approves sheriff services millage proposal

The decision to have a dedicated police presence in this township will now be up to its residents come election time in August.

During Wednesday evening’s Crystal Township Board meeting, the board unanimously approved a resolution to place a police services millage renewal proposal on the Aug. 8 ballot.

Members of the Crystal Township Board, from left, Curt McCraken, Treasurer Ted Padgett, Supervisor Chris Johnston, Clerk Patty Baker-Marek, and George Bahm, discuss Wednesday evening the details of proposed plans to redevelop a vacant room at the Crystal Community Center to relocate the Crystal Community Library. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Crystal Township Board holds off on library move

Although action is being taken move the Crystal Community Library from its current location to the Crystal Community Center, township officials are in no rush.

Mark Reiss and Christine Reiss

Former Greenville police chief’s ex-wife found guilty of health care fraud

The ex-wife of the former Greenville police chief was found guilty by a jury Thursday of three counts of health care fraud in Kent County’s 17th Circuit Court.

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Funeral Notices for May 12, 2017

Read the Daily News Funeral Notices for Friday, May 12, 2017

Rep. Jim Lower

GUEST VIEW: Support your sheriff

My first bill as your representative moved this month out of committee and was unanimously recommended for passage by the Michigan House of Representatives.

House Bill 4423 creates a new needs-based funding program for county sheriffs’ departments.

Mark Reiss and Christine Reiss

JUST IN: Former Greenville police chief’s ex-wife found guilty of health care fraud

The ex-wife of the former Greenville police chief was found guilty by a jury today of three counts of health care fraud in Kent County’s 17th Circuit Court.

A final version of one of four interpretive signs showcases the history of Lafayette Street’s 300 block in downtown Greenville with photos dating back to the 1870s. The signs will be located alongside Lafayette Street, and will be installed as early as June. — Courtesy graphic/Ryan Lee

Greenville DDA votes to purchase interpretive signs

After months of planning, designing and locating the most appealing of historic photos, new interpretive signs are ready to be created to showcase the history of downtown Lafayette Street. During Tuesday’s Greenville Downtown Development Authority (DDA) meeting, the DDA voted unanimously in two separate motions to tentatively approve the purchase of four signs to be displayed on either side of the street.

Tri County sophomore striker Grace Miller (20) nails a shot that found the back of the net in the Vikings’ first of three goals against the Big Rapids Cardinals in Big Rapids Wednesday. The win avenged a 1-0 loss to the Cardinals earlier in the year, which, currently, is Tri County’s only loss on the season. (Daily News | Ryan Schlehuber)

Tri County soccer avenges an earlier loss with a 5-3 win over Big Rapids

With one quick goal, Grace Miller had loosened up pressure that had been building on her team since last month and was the catalyst for Tri County’s 5-3 win against Big Rapids Wednesday.