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COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - St. Joseph County Community Mental Health board member Antony Heiser, pictured here, defends himself during the board’s meeting Tuesday. Heiser faces a few allegations of misconduct and missing meetings, with the St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners set to decide his future on the board at a future meeting. The board passed a resolution to send to commissioners to remove Heiser from the board due to the allegations.
CENTREVILLE — The St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners will have a say on whether or not a Community Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services of St. Joseph County (CMH) board member will keep his position after allegations of misconduct and missing meetings. The CMH board approved a three-...
Photo provided - Doug and Nancy Schwartz were named Centreville’s Citizens of the Year in May.
CENTREVILLE — A local couple well known in Centreville’s faith community were recently named as Centreville’s Citizens of the Year for 2022. Doug and Nancy Schwartz, two of the founding members of Firm Foundation Ministries in Centreville, were recipients of the yearly award, announced in mid-May...
CENTREVILLE — Travelling east into Centreville on M-86, drivers are usually welcomed to town with a couple of bumps entering and exiting the bridge over the Prairie River. The same thing can be said leaving Centreville going west over the bridge. The bumps, which can be seen as a nuisance or...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - Members of the Three Rivers American Legion Honor Guard carry the American Flag and the American Legion flag down East Michigan Avenue during Monday’s Memorial Day parade through downtown. The parade made its way down Main Street and Michigan Avenue, stopping briefly to pay respects to those who have died in combat at the Portage River bridge.
THREE RIVERS — The Three Rivers community gathered downtown and at Riverside Cemetery for an annual Memorial Day tradition Monday. Beginning at 10 a.m., the city held its annual Memorial Day parade, honoring those who lost their lives serving in the United States military. Hundreds of people lined...
Photo provided - U.S. Rep. Fred Upton was honored last week with the St. Joseph County Bar Association’s Liberty Bell Award in a ceremony at St. Joseph County District Court. Pictured from left to right are District Court Judge Jeff Middleton, Upton, and St. Joseph County Bar Association President Jordan Yancey.
CENTREVILLE — St. Joseph County’s United States representative was honored last week with a special award from the St. Joseph County Bar Association. U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, Michigan’s 6th District representative in Congress, received the 2022 Liberty Bell Award during a ceremony in St. Joseph County...
Here is how some of St. Joseph County’s state and national representatives voted on selected legislation in the month of May. State Rep. Steve Carra and State Sen. Kim LaSata’s voting records and details of the legislation are courtesy of MichiganVotes.org. United States Rep. Fred Upton’s voting...
CENTREVILLE — Centreville Public Schools Superintendent Chad Brady showed excitement over an upcoming student growth report that is expected to be presented on in the near future. During the Monday, May 23 CPS Board of Education meeting, Brady said the district’s approach to assessments in the...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - A look at the sinkhole in the parking lot behind the Three Rivers Post Office used by the Three Rivers Public Library. The TRPL Board voted to use up to $20,000 to repair the sinkhole.
THREE RIVERS — The Three Rivers Public Library is dealing with a bit of a sinking situation in one of their parking lots. During their meeting Tuesday, the TRPL Board of Trustees approved using up to $20,000 to contract with TM Asphalt to complete emergency repair of a sinkhole in one of the...
THREE RIVERS — Three Rivers Water Festival organizers announced Monday that local business owner and real-estate developer Jamie Clark was selected as the grand marshal of the 2022 Water Festival parade. Organizers say Clark was chosen because of his activity in the Three Rivers community,...
CONSTANTINE — Constantine Public Schools announced in a release Monday they have officially hired Joseph Holloway as their district’s new superintendent. Holloway, Constantine Public Schools’ current curriculum director, has been in his position with the district for the past two years, and has...

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