LANSING, Mich. (WOOD) - Gov. Jennifer Granholm on Monday ordered United States flagsthroughout the state of Michigan and on Michigan waters loweredTuesday in honor of Cpl. Nick Roush.
The Middleville native died Aug. 16 in Herat, Afghanistan, whileon active duty supporting Operation Enduring Freedom when animprovised explosive device detonated near his vehicle. He wasassigned to the 1st Psychological Operations Battalion, 4thPsychological Operations Group (Airborne), Fort Bragg. N.C.
Visitation continues from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at First BaptistChurch in Middleville. His funeral is scheduled for 11 a.m. Tuesday. The servicewill be streamed live on WOODTV.com. His burial willbe at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Middleville with full militaryhonors.
Buses will be provided for attendees at First Baptist Church whowant to attend the events at Mt. Hope. Thirteen buses are lined up,which could transport about 600 people.
People who are planning on taking a bus should park in the fieldbehind the church, or let someone at the church know so a churchrepresentative can direct them to the proper area.
Sunday night's visitation drew between 750 and 1,000 people,according to representatives of Lauer Funeral Home.
In front of a festive downtown crowd at Rosa Parks Circle.
Two people were taken to the hospital after one vehicle crossed the center line, causing a head-on crash in Ada Township Friday night.
Michigan State Police has added eight new canine teams and four replacement teams that graduated from the MSP 2013 Basic Canine School Dec. 6.