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Saunders honored

The White Pigeon Rotary Club’s Perri Saunders is a recent recipient of an esteemed honor. Rotary District Governor Terry Allen earlier this month presented Saunders with a certificate, recognizing her as a Paul Harris Fellow. The distinguished recognition was given to Saunders for her relentless effort in serving her community. Saunders, director of the White Pigeon Township Library, has been ... Read More »

White Pigeon fiscal budget

The White Pigeon Township Board of Trustees approved its 2013-14 fiscal year budget this week. The five-member board Tuesday approved its $455,000 budget, which is less than its budget one year earlier. Clerk David Girton said projected expenses from the general fund are $221,467, while expenses from the township’s fire department and cemetery fund are expected to be $177,300 and ... Read More »

Book discussion at library

White Pigeon Township Library is promoting a guest speaker who will be on hand for a program next week. Perri Saunders, library director, said Jackson Kaguri  will appear at 7 p.m. Jan. 30 to discuss his book, “A School for My Village: A Promise to the Orphans of Nyaka.” Born in Uganda, Kaguri has been involved extensively in international community ... Read More »

Stewart named director

A longtime employee of the Three Rivers Public Library has been named director of the Colon Township Library. Dave Stewart, a native of Peoria, Ill., started the job in late September following nine years of employment with the facility in Three Rivers. The 31-year-old Stewart, who remains a Three Rivers resident, replaces Patti Miller, who retired in the fall. Stewart, ... Read More »

Geek the Library a success

More than 75 people attended Saturday’s finale of the “Geek the Library” promotion at White Pigeon Township Library. The Geek the Library program started in June and was a campaign that allowed people to talk about subjects they like. The concept, according to library officials, was to remind people that information about their favorite subjects is available at the library. ... Read More »

“Methland” had large audience

An audience of more than 100 people crowded into Three Rivers Public Library Wednesday for the culmination of the latest St. Joseph County “One Book, One County” program. The author presentation featured a 90-minute discussion and question-and-answer session by Nick Reding, author of “Methland.” The book was the second chosen this year by the “One Book, One County” selection committee ... Read More »