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Harlem Ambassador Alexander “Pop” Wright, Jr. asks first grader Kimi Foster, 6, of Centreville a question during “Pop’s quiz” in the Centreville High School gym on Thursday, Oct. 20. After answering the question correctly, Foster was awarded an autographed basketball.
STURGIS — Several awards were handed out at the St. Joseph County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 18 at Sturges-Young Auditorium in Sturgis. Nathan Mumby of Leonidas was named the 2016 Outstanding Young Ag Leader, while the 2016 Outstanding Young Farm Employee award was given to Riley...
The Lights of Love committee met Tuesday, Oct. 11 at Three Rivers Health as it planned this year’s campaign, which has a goal of $10,000 to purchase an AccuVein and a Hercules patient repositioner. The tree lighting ceremony will be Saturday, Dec. 10 at 6:30 p.m.; donation form ads will appear...
THREE RIVERS — The Three Rivers Zoning Board of Appeals Wednesday, Oct. 19 approved two requests. One was for a variance for a car dealership at 419 S. Main St. because the property was just under the required one acre; this matter was then sent to the Three Rivers Planning Commission. The other...
THREE RIVERS — New Three Rivers Public Library Director Debra Greenacre is on the job, having started Tuesday, Oct. 18. She has priorities and visions for the library, but says “I want to get to know the staff, the board and the community, and find out what their vision is.” Since 2003, Greenacre...
CENTREVILLE — Animal Control Co-Supervisor Joshua Shook announced his resignation Wednesday at the Animal Control Advisory Board meeting. Shook said he submitted his resignation on Oct. 14 to pursue an employment opportunity elsewhere and his last day will be Friday, Oct. 28. “I’ve had an...
Kelvin Singleton (left) and Garrett Keith of S&S Construction were among the volunteers helping erect a roof for Ruth Jones of Three Rivers on Wednesday, Oct. 19. “It’s going just fine — I’m so appreciative,” Jones said. “So many people have been so kind.” Teri Lennon, who organized the event...
THREE RIVERS — This week, local students learned about energy efficiency and natural resources with an interactive presentation, receiving kits to make their homes more energy efficient. The program, Think! Energy, is an initiative aimed at increasing energy literacy for students in grades 4-6...
THREE RIVERS — Peter Andrews Papulski, of Beaverton, Ore., along with his wife Carolyn, recently paid a visit to Three Rivers to visit sites from his past, as well as those related to his great-grandfather, Andrews Elementary namesake Bishop E. Andrews. Born in Three Rivers in 1940, Papulski moved...
CONSTANTINE — The Constantine village council voted to participate in a state fire insurance withholding program, at a Monday, Oct. 17 council meeting. Village manager/fire chief Mark Honeysett read a memorandum on the Fire Insurance Withholding Program (FIWP) to the council. “Act 495 of the...

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