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One injured in Cass County crash

A Three Rivers man was involved in a single-vehicle accident Monday in Cass County. Sheriff Joe Underwood said deputies were called shortly after 11:30 a.m. to the intersection of M-205 and Cassopolis Road in Mason Township. Underwood said 20-year-old Rickey Richards was driving north on M-205 when he lost control of his vehicle. His car ran off the road and …

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Teenager died in crash

An Indiana teenager died in a two-vehicle accident over the weekend in Cass County. Sheriff Joe Underwood Jr. said a car driven by Lucas Lambright, 17, of Millersburg, Ind., was northbound on M-40 shortly before 12:30 p.m. Sunday in Newburg Township. Lambright lost control of his vehicle and crossed the center line. Lambright’s vehicle ended up in the path of …

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Sturgis officers help kids shop

About 20 Sturgis-area children had their Christmas season brightened Saturday by officers from Sturgis Police Department and Sturgis firefighters. The “Shop With a Hero” event was made possible in part through a donation by Walmart, according to event organizers. Officers pushed shopping carts while children selected gifts for their family members and themselves.

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Man treated after house fire

A Sturgis man was treated for burns and smoke inhalation following a residential fire over the weekend. Sturgis Fire and Rescue units were called at 9 a.m. Saturday to the 200 block of Surprise Street, where a single-family residence was ablaze. An elderly man, identified as the homeowner, was found unconscious inside the residence. He was transported to Sturgis Hospital …

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Firefighters to deliver gifts to children

For the tenth consecutive year, members of the Three Rivers Fire Department and Fabius-Park Fire Department will bring holiday spirit and joy to the community with the “Firefighters For Santa” program. Firefighters will be delivering gifts from 3 to 6 p.m. Friday. The program – funded through donations from local businesses including Meijer, Armstrong International, Three Rivers Schools and numerous …

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Man arrested after fleeing police

A 23-year-old White Pigeon man was arrested after authorities said he fled from police late Thursday. Justin Criddle was held on two warrants, failure to appear and violation of conditional release. Just before 11 p.m. Thursday, White Pigeon officers attempted to stop a vehicle Criddle was driving for a traffic violation. He stopped the car, then exited and ran from …

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