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Playoffs for basketball

The last basketball team in St. Joseph County still in the state playoffs was defeated Wednesday. The White Pigeon boys basketball squad was stopped by Schoolcraft, 73-44, in a regional final at Constantine High School. The Chiefs finish the season 15 and 9, while Schoolcraft advances with a 23 and 2 record Read More »

Ora Hostetler, 88

Ora Hostetler, 88, of White Pigeon, died Monday, March 11, 2013, at his home of natural causes. He was born Nov. 15, 1924, in Elkhart County, Ind., a son of Samuel and Barbara (Chupp) Hostetler. He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in Europe in World War II Decorations, included three Overseas Service Bars, Eastern Theater Ribbon with one silver ... Read More »

Marcillia Drake, 103

Marcillia M. Drake, age 103, of Sherwood, passed away Monday, March 11, 2013, at The Laurels of Coldwater. Marcillia was born Aug. 15, 1909, in Burr Oak Township, a daughter of the late Arthur and Orpha (Danbury) Brenner. On June 29, 1946, she married Archie Shick in Ohio. He preceded her in death June 4, 1964. On July 3, 1965, ... Read More »

Maureen Willma, 75

Maureen Bridget Willma, age 75, of Three Rivers, passed away on Saturday, March 9, 2013 at her home following a lengthy illness. She was born in Manitowac, Wisconsin, on November 8, 1937 the daughter of Cyrus Thomas and Mary Ellen Stevenson. Maureen has been a long time resident of Three Rivers. She was employed for over thirty years as an ... Read More »

Baker refuses request

Village officials in Centreville agreed this week to dismiss Department of Public Works director Randy Baker following an investigation related to gasoline allegedly taken from the pump designated for municipal vehicles. The vote was made after Baker refused to act on the village’s request last week that he step down from the post. Baker, a Colon resident, is suspected of ... Read More »

Nominations for award

Glen Oaks Community College Current has announced former students, staff and community members are invited to nominate a full-time faculty member for the E. J. Shaheen Chair for Teaching Excellence award for 2013. The award is presented annually to an outstanding faculty member who exemplifies high professional standards, demonstrates excellence in teaching and whose position as a faculty member reflects ... Read More »