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Fourth suspect arrested in pharmacy break-in

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3rd April

By Melissa Burnor

Police arrested a fourth suspect in connection with the July break-in of the Blissfield branch of the Schmidt and Son Pharmacy Wednesday, April 3.  Suspects were in the pharmacy less than 90 seconds in an overnight break-in July 22.  Three  suspects have already appeared in court but Candy Sue Sullivan, 34,  remained at large until today (April 3). Crimestoppers of Lenawee  County issued a release early Wednesday afternoon shortly before Sullivan was apprehended in Hillsdale County. Lenawee County Sheriff Detective Gary Ward said in an e-mail shortly after 3 p.m. that Sullivan had been arrested in Hillsdale County and was on her way to the Lenawee County Jail. She is facing at least three felony charges in connection to the break-in.

Please read the April 10 edition of the Advance for more information.



BHS band, choir bound for Florida gig

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2nd April

By Chad Hutchinson

The Blissfield High School band and choir are serenading in sunshine as they left behind the chilly spring weather and hit the road for Florida Monday. BHS band instructor Mark Hollandsworth and choir instructor Wanice Linn are accompanying members of both groups as they boarded a pair of chartered buses bound for Disney World Monday, April 1.

The BHS band students participating in the trip are going to be in a parade down “Main Street” of the Magic Kingdom, while the choir will perform at the Epcot Center.

For the complete story, including the band’s performance in competition and an upcoming visit by the Notre Dame University band, please see the April 3, 2013, edition of The Advance. Copyright 2013, River Raisin Publications, Inc.



New funeral home to open in Blissfield

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2nd April

By Melissa Burnor

Blissfield will have a new business occupying the former Carpenter Hill Medical Building on U.S. 223 on the west end of town. The building was last occupied by ProMedica medical professionals.

Michael Anderson, owner of Anderson Funeral Home, and Arin Rudd, have joined together and will be opening the Anderson-Rudd Funeral Home at that location in the coming weeks. The pair officially took possession of the property March 27 and renovation began April 1, Rudd said. Rudd said they anticipate renovations to take approximately eight weeks.

An open house is planned after renovations are complete.

Copyright 2013, River Raisin Publications, Inc. For the complete story, please see the April 3, 2013, edition of The Advance.