Home » County Information » St Joseph County (page 30)

St Joseph County

Tractor stolen from Park Township

A 2015 John Deere tractor was stolen earlier this week from a business in Park Township. The St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Deputy responded Monday to the 16000 block of Heimbach Road after employees arrived to work and noticed the tractor missing. Deputies said the suspects at some point over the weekend drove up to the business and cut a wire ...

Read More »

Centreville agrees to pay damages from sewer backup

Members of the Centreville Village Council agreed Monday to pay a portion of the cost of damage from a recent sewer backup at a residential property. The sewer issue led to further discussion regarding future solutions and prevention. Charlene Beals showed the council photos, videos and estimates of damage caused by a backup that occurred May 9 at her mother’s ...

Read More »

Debate continues on Bronson and Colon shared superintendent

Two weeks after Colon Board of Education members debated the idea of a shared superintendent with Bronson Community Schools, their counterparts in Bronson had an opportunity Monday to further discuss the potential arrangement. Jay Newman, interim superintendent of Colon Community Schools, presented the possibility of the two districts sharing the services of superintendent Teresa Belote. Newman said both districts attend ...

Read More »

Traffic stop leads to drug arrest

A 22-year-old Indiana man was charged with drug-related offenses following a traffic stop this week in Park Township. According to a state police media release, the man was driving a car that was stopped around 11 p.m. Tuesday on U.S. 131 near Heimbach Road. A search of the vehicle yielded approximately one pound of marijuana. Charges are being sought for ...

Read More »

One injured in Park Township crash

One motorist was injured in a two-vehicle accident earlier this week in Park Township. Sheriff’s officials said a 54-year-old Three Rivers man was in the median crossing dividing U.S. 131 at Moorepark Road and was attempting to cross the southbound lanes of traffic. The man pulled his vehicle into the path of a vehicle driven by a 20-year-old Sturgis woman. ...

Read More »

Bender gives final clerk report

St. Joseph County Clerk Pattie Bender issued to the St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners her 24th and final annual clerk’s report Tuesday. As she wrapped up her four-minute report, an emotional Bender called her 45 years as a county employee a great ride that has included 385 elections, thousands and thousands of meetings, and everlasting friendships. A lifelong Centreville ...

Read More »