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Centreville Police Chief suspended with pay

The fate of Luke Delcourt as chief of the Centreville Police Department could be decided next week after he was suspended with pay Monday. Village President Jeff Johnson said the measure was taken following a closed-session meeting Monday night. Johnson said he is not at liberty to elaborate on the matter, as it is a personnel issue. Johnson said the ... Read More »

Colon man injured in single vehicle crash

A 34-year-old Colon man suffered minor injuries after he was involved in a single-vehicle accident this week in Leonidas Township. Sheriff’s officials said Floyd Harmon Jr. was driving east on Covey Road around 5 p.m. Monday, when his vehicle left the roadway, struck a group of trees and overturned near Correll Road. Harmon was cited for reckless driving. He was ... Read More »

Child-seat safety check takes place on Saturday

The St. Joseph County Great Start Collaborative is staging a child-seat safety check this weekend in Three Rivers. The free event takes place 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Home Depot store at U.S. 131 and Broadway. Free seats are available for people who qualify, though the child who will occupy the seat must be present. Read More »

Burr Oak woman sentenced Monday

A Burr Oak woman who pleaded guilty in August to contributing to the delinquency of a minor was sentenced Monday. Meadow Woodman, 33, was sentenced to one year of probation and 20 hours of community service. In addition, she was assessed $710 in court costs and 15 days in jail, with credit for one day served. The sentence was delivered ... Read More »

ARF Cutest Pet Contest names winners

The Animal Rescue Fund of St. Joseph County has announced the winners of it Cutest Pet contest. The cat named Li’l Kitty won first place and is a member of the Babcock family of Three Rivers. Second place was awarded to the Alber family of Centreville for their dog, Avery. Third-place recognition went to Okkin, a dog owned by the ... Read More »

Out and About – Week of September 29th

Walking has become the thing to do. This past Labor Day, we had the “Bridge Walk” here in Three Rivers, and they also held a bridge walk across the “Big Mac” on the same day. The bridge walk up north is more popular, but the one here in TR, I’m sure, was more fun. Perhaps the last “walk” of the ... Read More »

4 by 4 stolen

Deputies from the St Joseph County Sheriff’s Office last week investigated the larceny of a motor vehicle in Florence Township. A 2000 Polaris Sportsman 4-by-4 was stolen between Sept. 22 and 24 from a residence in the 65000 block of Constantine Road. The suspects drove through a corn field off Centreville-Constantine Road and parked near the residence. The suspects either ... Read More »

Sturgis man injured in motorcycle accident

A 57-year-old Sturgis man suffered minor injuries after he was involved in a motorcycle accident Sunday in Sherman Township. St. Joseph County Sheriff’s officials said the man was driving east on Featherstone Road when a vehicle attempted to turn south onto North Centerville Road and did not see him. The turning vehicle was driven by a 51-year-old woman from Goshen. ... Read More »

White Pigeon receives 5 new buses

Officials from White Pigeon Community Schools said the district recently took delivery of five new buses. Purchased for nearly $400,000 with funds generated as a result of a 1-mill, $1.6 million millage request in May, the buses are being fitted with radios, cameras and other equipment. High school principal and acting superintendent Jon Keyer said the first of the five ... Read More »

One injured in car-bicycle accident

 Three Rivers police responded to a car-bicycle accident shortly after 11 a.m. Monday at the intersection of Broadway and Fourth streets. The incident occurred when a 52-year-old Three Rivers resident started to turn west onto Broadway from Fourth and failed to see a 54-year-old Three Rivers resident on a bicycle crossing the street. The victim was airlifted to Bronson Hospital ... Read More »