Big Rapids 78, Central Montcalm 36: The Green Hornets were mercied by the Cardinals, who shot 58.5 percent from the field, in a CSAA-Gold game Friday night. Mitch Nichols had eight and Hunter VeltKamp had seven for Central…
Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Monday, Jan. 25. 2016
Although not scientifically proven, Jim Dennis has a theory: Jump into the icy waters of Turk Lake and you’ll never be cold again. That’s the mentality the Turk Lake Polar Plunge coordinator shares with those who may be on the fence about participating in the annual event, scheduled for Feb. 13.
As Charlie Powers scanned the crowd of more than 75 people seated before him, he could sense the same pain in them that he carries within himself every day.
It’s heavy on the Scottish brogue, but the message of Robert Burns’ 1785 poem, “To a Mouse,” still rings true today. Writer-director Woody Allen couched this eternal truth in more modern vernacular when he quipped, “If you want to make God laugh, tell him about your plans.”
Many conversations have taken place about “when I die…,” with ideas of what a person would want at his or her funeral. Those ideas are now starting to be the norm in today’s funerals.
Gone are the days when two or even three generations of family lived beneath a single farmhouse roof. Today’s seniors — living longer than any previous generation — often find themselves on their own when it comes to locating housing and adequate long-term health care in their “golden years.”
When making end of life plans for a loved one or pre-planning funeral arrangements, many decisions come into play. One such decision is deciding to be cremated, an option that continues to trend upward.
A small multi-family unit complex on Walnut Street has become the flag bearer for clean energy, not only within Michigan but nationally. Those involved celebrated the feat with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday.
Funeral Notices for Saturday, Feb. 23, 2016