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PAGE 2                                                         ASSOCIATED NEWSPAPERS OF MICHIGAN                                          February 7, 2019

               INKSTER - WAYNE - WESTLAND

        Myths of Alzheimer’s will be seminar topic

           Dispelling the Myth of        The seminar will take place at  to come and hear the discussion.  to Alzheimer's as 'diabetes of the  For more information about
        Alzheimer's will be the topic at a  Sharon SDA Church, 28537 Cherry  A study from Northwestern  brain,' she continued. “They  the seminar, contact Byrd at
        Health Ministries Sabbath set for  St. in Inkster where the Rev. Errol  University found a link between  believe elevated blood glucose lev-  (313)293-9753  or
        11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 23.     E. Liverpool, PhD is pastor.   insulin problems, type 2 diabetes  els create tangles in the brain mat-
           The speaker will be Edna      The seminar is open to the pub-  and Alzheimer's disease, with  ter called plagues. Researchers  “Even if you don't have dia-
        Andrews Rose, PhD, MSW, RN,    lic and lunch will be served.  excessive blood sugar being the  discovered that an earlier onset of  betes or have a low likelihood of
        BC of the Department of          Director    of   Adventist   cause, Byrd said in a prepared  type 2 diabetes usually before age  developing diabetes, chances are
        Neurology at the University of  Community Services Lucy Byrd  statement.                    65 is a risk factor for dementia and  that someone very close to you
        Michigan.                      said she is encouraging everyone  “In fact, some researchers refer  Alzheimer's,” she said.  does or will,” she said.

           Distinguished Alumni sought                                               Son sentenced in brutal

             Commencement at Wayne Memorial      “This is an opportunity for our cur-  stabbing death of mother
           High School this year will include the  rent graduating class to hear first-hand
           tradition of awarding a Distinguished  from a former alumnus who has made   A Westland man will spend 18-60     Walton by officers from the Westland
           Alumni medal to a former graduate.  his/her mark on society,” Weber said.  years in prison for the murder of his  Police Department. Police had been dis-
             “We have had many outstanding peo-  Nominations for the honor are now   mother.                               patched to the scene by a neighbor who
           ple graduate from Wayne Memorial, said  being accepted from throughout the com-  Justin Paul, 23, entered a plea of  reported receiving a “terrifying voice-
           Kevin Weber, principal at Wayne    munity. A distinguished Alumni commit-  guilty but mentally ill to charges that he  mail” from the victim who had been
           Memorial, “many have contributed sig-  tee has been established at Wayne  stabbed his mother, Jeanette Paul, 50, to  stabbed multiple times in the back and
           nificantly to the betterment of society on  Memorial High School to select the  death Dec. 20, 2017. His guilty plea Jan.  throat.
           a local, state, national or international  recipient for 2019. To nominate any grad-  15 was part of an arrangement with the  Her son, identified as the suspect, left
           level. The Distinguished Alumni Award  uate, contact Weber's office at (734) 419-  prosecution to drop first-degree murder  the home and was later located by
           is our way of honoring an outstanding  2206.  Nominations can be mailed to the  charges.                        Livonia police in the area of Joy Road
           graduate on an annual basis.”      school at 3001 Fourth St. in Wayne, Mi   Wayne County Circuit Court Judge    and Donna Street.
             The award has become a part of the  48184 and should be received by Feb. 28  Ulysses Boykin sentenced Paul on Jan.  He struggled with the officer during
           annual commencement ceremony at    to be considered by the committee.     29 and he was immediately remanded    his subsequent arrest and suffered a
           Wayne Memorial. Each winner is award-  An announcement of the winner will  back into police custody.            gunshot wound to the thigh. The officer
           ed a medal inscribed with the official  be made in mid-May and the recipient  His mother was discovered dead in  was not injured, according to police
           school seal.                       will honored at commencement.          her home on the 6100 block of North   reports.

        DeHart                         peration.                      property, contracts entered into  I'd be here a long time. My hus-  cookies” to keep her there no
                                                                                                    band is retired. I have adult chil-
                                         “I gave people my home num-
                                                                      by the members of the city coun-
                                       ber because I worked for them,”  cil, minutes of city council meet-  dren, and I babysit great-grand-  Broge added that the next city
        FROM PAGE 1                    she said, adding that the woman -  ings, and minutes of all board  children,” she said of her three  clerk should be like DeHart,
                                       a young single mom - was going  and commission meetings,     great-grandchildren ranging    someone who is approachable
        Westland are very similar.     to be evicted and DeHart man-  among many other responsibili-  from 1 ½  to 3 ½ years old, adding  and very knowledgeable of the
           “Westland, of course is much  aged to help her.            ties.                         that she does enjoy what she   position.
        larger than Wayne and there are  “I was lucky enough to talk to  DeHart said that there are  does, too. “I love the experience -  “Somebody who understands
        more people to work with. But  landlord and get her a 60-day  some candidates who submitted  city of Wayne employees are   the importance of the position -
        people are people no matter    (waiver), and talk to the utility  letters; the interview process  wonderful people.”       checks and balances,” she said,
        where you are at.”             companies and they put her on a  should start in the next week or  DeHart, City Manager Lisa  adding that DeHart is reliable.
           Dealing with people is some-  special program. That was proba-  so.                      Nocerini, and Deputy Clerk     “She stepped in immediately. …
        thing with which DeHart has    bly a nice good feeling story.”  When asked if she would ever  Cathy Broge will sit in on the  and has been a teacher and
        long experience.                 In her current position, in  consider staying full time,   interviews.                    instant friend.”
           When she was a state repre-  which she will stay until another  DeHart said that she simply  Broge said that everyone loves  For more information about
        sentative, a woman called her at  person is hired, involves main-  “came to help.”          to have DeHart on staff, and she  the clerk position go to
        3 o'clock in the morning in des-  taining records of all city-owned  “And I did not come thinking  even tried and “coaxed her with
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