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Out and About for December 23rd

This is a very special time of the year. It doesn’t matter what religious beliefs you have, it is a time of celebration. For me, the day after tomorrow is Christmas. I personally feel that it has become too commercialized. Too much emphasis has been placed on shopping for gifts that we can’t really afford, and not enough emphasis has …

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William Smith, 82

William Smith, 82, of Three Rivers, died Dec. 2. Memorial services will be held on Jan. 17 at 2pm at the Hohner Funeral Home.

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Out and About for December 16th

Authority wanted to fine-tune the service to insure that any problems would be minimal. The Circle Line service will run Monday through Friday, starting at 7 A.M. and running until 5 P.M.  The service circuit will take one hour and will make sixteen stops along the route. Some of the stops include Wal-Mart, Meijer, TR Health Campus, Three Rivers Library, …

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Out and About for December 9th

Accolades to all who participated in this past weekend’s production of Make We Merry. This 25th Anniversary production brought back many memories of those acts that many people enjoyed over the years. This Three Rivers Community Players production is a perfect way to start the Holiday season. It’s amazing how much talent exists here in the Three Rivers community. Thank …

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Out and About for December 2, 2008

Thanksgiving is but a memory and what a wonderful memory it was. Plenty of good food and plenty of time just to kick back, relax and enjoy the wonderful weather. Accolades to the Three Rivers Department of Public Services. Christmas decorations adorn many of the lampposts, and seeing them while crossing the Pealer Street Bridge, really can put one in …

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Out and About for November 25th, 2008

This Saturday and Sunday, November 29 and 30, Three Rivers will celebrate “Christmas Around Town”. Many of the downtown merchants will be open both days in observance of this annual event. Santa Claus will make an appearance, along with some of his reindeer. In support of this event, the St. Joseph County Transportation Authority (CTA) will offer free rides throughout …

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Out and About for November 18th, 2008

It’s hard to believe or realize, but Thanksgiving is a week from Thursday. It seems that the St. Joe County Fair was just several weeks ago, and now the smell of roast turkey and freshly baked pumpkin pie will soon be in the air. Here’s a scary thought: Shopping for Christmas begins a week from Friday. I wonder how this …

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Out and About for November 11th, 2008

From now until the end of the year, we will be either celebrating a holiday or preparing for one. It’s a time for parties and family gatherings, a time for shopping for gifts and for presenting those gifts that you’ve shopped long and hard for. Homemade gifts are less expensive, but they do require some imagination. Ellen Brunner is a …

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Out and About for November 4th, 2008

If you’re reading this and it’s before 8 P.M. on November 4, and you still haven’t done your civic duty and voted, then I strongly advise you to visit your polling place and cast your vote. If you are thinking that your vote won’t make a difference, you are very wrong. If you decide not to vote, you have no …

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Out and About for October 28th, 2008

A week from today is voting day, November 4. That means that a week from tomorrow you won’t be subjected to the endless ideas, issues and promises that have been flooding the airwaves for the past many months. The issues will more than likely be forgotten and unfortunately, many of the promises will never be kept. The one promise that …

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