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George Myers, 81

George Myers

George Fredrick Myers, age 81, of Three Rivers, passed away Thursday evening, April 23, 2015 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born Oct. 25, 1933 in Lancaster, Ohio, the son of the late Carl Mickey and Ruth (Kaumeyer) Myers. George was employed at the Essex Wire/United Technology Company for forty years before his retirement. He also ...

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County Commission seeks consultant for review of CMHSAS

County commissioner Don Eaton is questioning a number of matters related to operations of the Community Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services of St. Joseph County. At the conclusion of Tuesday’s county commission meeting, Eaton said he would like to utilize the services of a consultant with expertise in studying mental health agencies, their budgets and their overall operations. Eaton ...

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Jon Good appointed to Sturgis City Commission

Jon Good was appointed Wednesday to the at-large seat on Sturgis City Commission. The vacancy was created by the resignation of Michael Gay last month. Good, a Sturgis native, was city manager-assessor from 1979-86 and a former city commissioner. He is owner and president of J.W. Good & Associates, a real-estate appraisal firm. Good was among five residents who submitted ...

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TRAM fundraiser promises fun

The ninth annual Three Rivers Area Mentoring Glow Bowl benefit takes place 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at South Lanes in Three Rivers. Though not the biggest of TRAM’s three annual fundraisers, it’s an event that TRAM executive director Bobbi Schoon said is well received by the public and a fun afternoon of bowling for many of the kids involved ...

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CROP Walk planned for Sunday

The 44th annual Sturgis area CROP Walk is planned for 2 p.m. Sunday at First Presbyterian Church in Sturgis. Registration of walkers begins at 1:15 p.m. The three-mile trek will make stops at four additional Sturgis churches. Organizers are hoping the 2015 event will bring in at least 100 walkers and $10,000. The 2014 Sturgis area CROP Walk raised nearly ...

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Duane Hassenger, Sr., 85


R. Duane Hassenger, Sr., age 85, of White Pigeon, MI, passed away Thursday, April 23, 2015 at home. Duane was born at his family home in Constantine Twp. on January 19, 1930, a son of Vio and Grace (Young) Hassenger.   Duane graduated from Constantine High School in 1948, where he was a pitcher on the baseball team. On March 27, ...

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