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Constantine Hall of Fame inductees announced

Constantine High School Athletic Director Mike Messner has announced the district’s 2015 Hall of fame inductees. John Bauman from the class of 1999, Ben Russell from the class of 1962, 1982 graduate Paul Preston and the 1964-65 boys basketball team – which finished No. 4 in the state rankings – will be recognized during Constantine’s Hall of Fame weekend, Oct. …

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Doyle Community Center celebrates 20th anniversary

The Doyle Community Center is celebrating its 20-year anniversary in 2015, and the occasion is being marked with a public open house at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Sturgis site. Director Mike Liston said Thursday, incidentally, is an important date in the history of the facility, as it opened Sept. 24 twenty years ago. Liston said there will actually be …

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Name suggestions sought for new senior center

Construction of a new center for southern St. Joseph County senior citizen services is on track, and now the Commission on Aging is helping solicit community input to name the new Sturgis center. The “What’s In a Name? You Are!” project is underway and name suggestions for the new facility, located adjacent to the Sturgis Doyle Center on North Franks …

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No injuries in Lockport crash

A 31-year-old Kalamazoo woman was not injured in a single-vehicle accident over the weekend in Lockport Township. Sheriff’s officials said the incident occurred shortly before 6 a.m. Saturday on U.S. 131 at Wilbur Road, where the woman’s vehicle had rolled over. Alcohol was not a factor in the incident, authorities said. No other details were provided in a department media …

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Man escaped vehicle after driving into pond

Cass County police and rescue personnel responded last week to a vehicle submerged in a body of water. Sheriff Joe Underwood said 20-year-old Dowagiac resident Caleb Jones was driving west on M-62 at 1 a.m. Saturday when he fell asleep at the wheel. Authorities said the car Jones was driving hit a guardrail, went down an embankment and became submerged …

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4 wheeler stolen in Sherman Township

A four-wheel, all-terrain vehicle was stolen from a Sherman Township residence last week. Sheriff’s deputies said a resident in the 66000 block of Grey Lake reported that the vehicle was taken from a trailer between the night of Sept. 16 and the morning of Sept. 17

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