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Mark My Words — Coming back to the theater

When I was younger, I had dreams of becoming an actor.  To be honest, I had dreams of becoming a mailman, a teacher, a weatherman, sports broadcaster, a writer AND an actor.  I guess you could say I had plenty of career choices to choose from. With all those possibilities, the thought of entertaining a crowd, whether on the big …

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Out and About – Week of July 8th

Next Tuesday, July 16, is a good day for all you blood donors. The American Red Cross will hold blood drives at two separate locations on that day. You have a week to decide where you’d like to go to make that very important donation. If you reside in the Centreville area, you may stop by the Centreville United Methodist …

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Out and About – Week of July 1st

Welcome to July. This Thursday is the Fourth. A day when we celebrate our independence. A time to gather with family and friends and enjoy cooking out on the grill, possibly watch a parade or two, and enjoy the many firework displays available throughout the county. If you are planning to handle your own fireworks, please do so with caution, …

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Gracie

You want me to WHAT?  Find the hot dog slices under the tennis balls?  I guess I can do that.  I am a catahoula mix, named Gracie.  I have a brindle/spotted coat and I am about one and a half years old.  I am spayed and up to date on my vaccinations.  I am good with children and other dogs …

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Out and About – Week of June 24th

Webster’s New World Dictionary and Thesaurus defines “Hospice” two ways: A shelter for travelers. A homelike facility for the care of terminally ill patients. When I think of Hospice, I think of it as described in the second definition. It’s a place you go, sort of like a reception station for Heaven. Part of this is true. If you’re in …

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Halligan

I am taking advantage of the sunshine in my picture.  They call me ” Halligan”.  I am good with kids and other dogs.  I don’t know about cats as I have never met one.  I attended puppy class and I know sit.  I am housetrained and have had my neuter surgery.  I am two and a half years old with …

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Out and About – Week of June 17th

Water Festival 2019 is now in the books. It’s always a fun time, and it draws people from all over southwestern Michigan. Every year it seems to get better and better. It’s fun from the start of the parade on Thursday at 7 PM, until the final firework hits the sky later Saturday evening. I had the honor of being …

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Tucker

I’m a happy guy.  I am two and a half years old, neutered and have my current Rabies vaccination.  I am friendly, and I am athletic as I can jump –  HIGH.  I’m not good around cats and birds. My docket number is 45720, at the St. Joseph County Animal Control Shelter located at 652 E. Main St., Centreville, MI.  …

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Out and About – Week of June 10th

There are several very nice civic organizations in the Three Rivers area and they all do what they can when it comes to giving back to the community, while providing a place to socialize with friends. Being a member is usually a prerequisite for enjoying the amenities, yet at least two of them offer things that are open to the …

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Out and About – Week of June 3rd

This Thursday, June 6, marks the 75th Anniversary of the Invasion of Normandy. As President Roosevelt once said, “It will be a day that will live in infamy.” There are three dates in history that I try to never forget. December 7, 1941, June 6, 1944, and September 11, 2001 are dates that I’ll always remember, because events happened on …

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