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Project Connect well attended

Wednesday’s ninth annual Project Connect, hosted by Firm Foundation Ministries in Centreville, featured more than 70 vendors who offered services ranging from housing and utility-bill assistance, to haircuts and food boxes. Anita Schlabach, who organized this year’s Project Connect on behalf of the St. Joseph County Housing Task Force, said more than 500 people attended. New this year was dental ... Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »