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Light and Life Wesleyan Church recently donated an abundance of hats, gloves, mittens, scarves, and socks as well as a few infant outfits to Country Kids Preschool & Daycare to pass out to their students. Country Kids currently has over 130 students, but due to this generosity, every one will...
A solitary skater glides across frozen Fishers Lake Friday afternoon, enjoying an early season sojourn before predicted warmer weather tampers with the surface. Conditions were favorable but the ice remains thin and should undergo additional deep freezing to render it safe enough to support human...
THREE RIVERS — Members of the Three Rivers Fire Department and Fabius-Park Fire Department delivered gifts Friday, Dec. 23 as part of the “Firefighters for Santa” program. TRFD Fire Chief Carl Holcomb said Friday marked the 10th straight year and 14th total year that members of the TRFD have...
Rudolph (parapro Stephanie Allen) and Santa (principal Ben McIntyre) greeted surprised Andrews Elementary students as they came to school on Friday, Dec. 23, a half day and the last before holiday break. Music played as children and adults snapped photos and waved. Some wondered aloud how the pair...
CENTREVILLE — St. Joseph County Road Commission director of operations Michel Harris reported to road commissioners at their meeting Wednesday, Dec. 21 that in December 2015 they used 766 tons of sand/salt mix, but so far this month, they had used 2,873 tons. “We burn through 13,000-14,000 tons of...
THREE RIVERS — The Scidmore Park cannon is safely back in Three Rivers, having been gone just over eight months for a complete restoration of its wheels and carriage. Jeff Stafford, owner of Stafford Wheel & Carriage from Coatesville, Pa., brought the equipment back to Three Rivers’ Department...
CENTREVILLE — Former Three Rivers pastor James Bailey was sentenced Thursday, Dec. 22 by St. Joseph County Circuit Court Judge Paul Stutesman to nine months in jail and five years’ probation. Earlier, he had pled no contest to fourth degree criminal sexual conduct. Because he will be on the sex...

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Three hundred Three Rivers choir and band students joined together for a performance of “Christmas on Broadway” at the conclusion of the annual vocal music holiday concert held Thursday, Dec. 22 at the Three Rivers High School Performing Arts Center. Choir director is Joel Moore with accompanist...
JONES — The Cass County Sheriff’s Office received a tip from a resident of Jones, indicating there was a gentleman who lived in Jones that matched the description of the subject and vehicle mentioned on a press release the department had sent out about a possible police impersonator. A Cass County...
THREE RIVERS — The Three Rivers Public Library Board, at its meeting Wednesday, Dec. 21, voted to increase 17 employee-hours for the remainder of the 2016-17 budget year. Staffing was cut for 2016-17, with the page position removed and other workers’ hours reduced. “I would like to reinstate some...

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