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Nominations are being accepted for outstanding Sturgis teacher

Nominations are being accepted for the 2014-15 John E. Oster Award for outstanding teaching and exemplary community service by a Sturgis Public Schools teacher. The award is in honor of the late John E. Oster, a Sturgis attorney, who placed high value on education and community service. The award has been presented annually since the 1981-82 school year. In addition ... Read More »

Benefit meal on Monday for Centreville graduate

A benefit meal for 1996 Centreville High School graduate Chris Reed is scheduled for 6 p. m. Monday at Jaywalker’s Restaurant in Mottville. A swimming accident in 1998 left Reed a quadriplegic. Friends and family are holding fundraisers to help raise money toward the purchase of a minivan that is handicapped-accessible. A used van with low miles costs around $40,000. ... Read More »

Sturgis Bank & Trust entered lease agreement for parking lot

Sturgis Bank & Trust has developed a long-term lease for the 32-space parking lot behind its property, between South Nottawa and south Monroe streets, in Sturgis. The lease with the city of Sturgis has an initial term of 20 years that began Oct. 1, with the option to renew for three succeeding periods of 20 years. Rent will be $1 ... Read More »

Local dentist buying Halloween candy from trick-or-treating

A Sturgis dentist is offering to buy Halloween candy kids receive Friday night from trick-or-treating. Jamie Bartman has joined the movement to reduce gingivitis and anti-decay by giving away dollars and toothbrushes in exchange for Halloween candy. Candy will be collected 2 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at Bartman’s office, 905 E. Chicago Road. Each child is eligible to receive $1 ... Read More »

Lee Hawkins, 94

Lee A. Hawkins, age 94, of Three Rivers, went to be with his Lord on Saturday, October 19, 2014 at the Heartland Healthcare Center in Three Rivers. Mr. Hawkins was born November 28, 1919 in Fort Smith, Arkansas the son of Vernie and Gussie (Jackson) Hawkins.. Mr. Hawkins honorably served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II ... Read More »

Toll road plan approved

A federal bankruptcy judge has approved a reorganization plan for the private operator of the Indiana Toll Road that should expedite the sale of the lease for the 157-mile highway.  The Munster Times reports U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Pamela Hollis in Chicago on Tuesday approved the plan that would put the 75-year lease out to bid.  Toll road operator ITR Concession ... Read More »