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Devon Van Horn, 23

Devon Scott Van Horn, 23, of Mottville, Mich., died Friday, Sept. 19, 2014.Visitation will be from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Farrand Funeral Home in White Pigeon, where services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday.Interment will be in Mottville Township Cemetery.Donations may be directed to the family. Read More »

St. Joseph County Fair ends

The 164th St. Joseph County Grange Fair is in the books and its organizers report a 12 percent increase in attendance over 2013. Fair manager Bill Johnson said more than 148,000 people attended the 2014 fair, up from more than 140,000 last year. Outside of two downpours Saturday, weather was a positive factor over the course of the seven-day event. ... Read More »

Two people arrested on drug charges

Investigators from the St. Joseph County Area Narcotics unit executed a search warrant last week at a residence in Mottville Township. According to a sheriff’s department press release, SCAN officers had received information about methamphetamine use and possible trafficking occurring on Riverside Drive, near Thomas Street. Officers obtained a search warrant and once inside the residence Friday, located evidence of ... Read More »

Two St. Joseph County River Trail meetings on Wednesday

Two public meetings to discuss the St. Joseph County River Trail master plan will take place simultaneously Wednesday. The sessions begin at 7 p.m. at Colon Village Hall and the other at Constantine Village Office. Both meetings will present identical information. Staged by Edgewater Resources of St. Joseph, the meetings are a progress report and final chance for public input ... Read More »

Preparations underway for Mendon Kiwanis Showboat fundraiser

Preparations are underway for the 58th annual Mendon Kiwanis Showboat fundraiser, and organizers are inviting the public to be a part of the musical program. This year’s theme is “School Daze,” and will feature songs and skits from school over several decades. A call-out is being made to anyone who wishes to be a part of the fun. Practices are ... Read More »

Walt Sult, 96

Walter Sult, 96, of Sturgis, passed away Friday, September 19th, at his home. He was born in Wolcottville, IN, June 18, 1918, a son of  William and Minnie (Cripe) Sult. On October 18, 1941 he married Helen Mishler in Elkhart. She preceded him in death August 24, 2000. On  July 11, 2001 Walt married Dorothy Arnold in Constantine. Walt owned and operated ... Read More »