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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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Tigger

I am Tigger.  My babies were born May 23rd and have now all been adopted.  I am about a year and a half old, tiger coat, female.  I am friendly and I like the catnip they gave me to play with.  I will need my spay surgery.  Please give me a new home.  My docket number is 45117, at the …

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Out and About – Week of May 27th

Now that we’re experiencing some great outdoor weather, more and more folks are out riding their bicycles. It’s great exercise and quite an economical way to get Out and About. Here are a few simple suggestions and rules that will make your riding safer: Wear a helmet to protect yourself in case you take a tumble. Ride in the street …

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Annie

I am “Annie”.  I am looking for a new home.  I am a year old, tri colored, female aussie mix.  I am super sweet, and partially housebroke and I know a few commands.  I am getting my spay surgery and will be available to be adopted Friday, May 24,2019.My docket number is 46202, at the St. Joseph County Animal Control …

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Out and About – Week of May 20th

Armed Forces day has passed for this year and Memorial Day is next Monday, May 27. There are three days every year dedicated to members of the Armed Forces. It can be confusing as to what each of these days represents. Let me clear some of these doubts. For lack of a better term, we’ll call it “Military Holidays 101”. …

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