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Out and About – Week of October 11th

OUT AND ABOUT by Norm Stutesman Some weekends are busier than others, as far as things to do here in St. Joe County. This next weekend promises to be one of the busier ones. Friday, October 15 is Homecoming for alumni of Three Rivers High School. The Homecoming Parade steps off at 5 P.M. from the intersection of Kelsey Street …

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Out and About – Week of October 4th

Every so often, I have readers mention how much they enjoy reading the items of trivia or unusual facts that I include in this column from time to time. I usually insert these items when I have extra space in the column. This week’s column is for those trivia lovers. I will, of course, include items that might make you …

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Out and About – Week of September 27th

The 2010 St. Joseph County Grange Fair is now in the history books. As of this writing, I’m not sure how successful the fair was, but I was a part of the crowd for four out of the seven days, and from what I observed, everyone seemed to be having a grand time. For the most part, the weather cooperated …

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Out and About – Week of September 20th

This is “Fair Week”, which means that the chance of having a couple days of rainy weather is very good. We could go three months without a drop of rain, then during that one week in September, the idea of building an ark doesn’t seem too far fetched. Anyway, this week Centreville’s streets are busy with people making their way …

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Out and About – Week of September 13th

Last Friday, September 10, in my mind, was a flawless day. The weather was fantastic, the Three Rivers Wildcats beat Plainwell 21-0 at Armstrong Field, and the local firefighters took in boots full of money in their annual “Fill the Boot” campaign for MDA. From 4 to 7 P.M. local firefighters, EMTs, and paramedics stood at the intersection of Michigan …

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Out and About – Week of September 6th

Sometime last May, I mentioned that it is customary for gentlemen to wear white shoes after Memorial Day. Those of you under fifty years of age might not understand, but during the time between Memorial Day and Labor Day, it is quite fashionable for gentlemen to wear white shoes. Labor Day was yesterday, which means that summer is officially over …

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