Recent Posts

J.C. Penney gets rid of hundreds of sales

NEW YORK (AP) — J.C. Penney is permanently marking down all of its merchandise by at least 40 percent so shoppers no longer have to wait for sales to get bargains.Penney said Wednesday that it is getting rid of the hundreds of sales it offers each year in favor of a simpler approach to pricing. Starting on Feb. 1, the …

Read More »

Chiddister Added To Committee

A former village council member has been appointed to serve on the Constantine Sewer Ad Hoc Committee. Scott Chiddister, a past chairman of the committee, was put on the panel following a vote by members of the Constantine Village Council last week. Chiddister’s addition to the committee, and his expertise as an engineer and former municipal official, could come in …

Read More »

Fabius Township Adds To Panel

The River Country Recreational Authority has added a pair of Fabius Township residents to its panel. Joining the newly created authority, which has formed to oversee development of trails within and between the township and the city of Three Rivers, are Annette Ashby and Jim Stuck. The two were selected by the Fabius Township Board of Trustees. The city of …

Read More »

Accident On US 12

A 28-year-old man from Indiana was charged with driving with a suspended license after his vehicle was struck by a car Monday in Sturgis Township. The man, whose name and hometown were not released, was driving east on U.S. 12 when a pickup driven by an 83-year-old Sturgis man pulled out in front of the man’s car at White School …

Read More »

Out and About – Week of January 23rd

When I was a kid growing up in Three Rivers, there weren’t any fast-food restaurants. I’m sure a lot of you remember Lee’s Ice Cream on the corner of West Michigan and Lincoln Avenues, but that was about it. There were quite a few coffee shops in the area, but because of “progress”, they slowly faded away. If you wanted …

Read More »

Receiving Nominations For Citizen Of The Year

As members of the Three Rivers Lions Club are finalizing plans for the organization’s 47th annual Citizen of the Year banquet, they are announcing that nominations for the 2012 recipient are being accepted. The criteria for prospective nominations include recognizing a person for their commitment to service and for giving their time unselfishly for the betterment of the community. The …

Read More »

Vint Being Held For Attempted Murder

An Elkhart, Ind., man was arraigned Monday in Cass County Fourth District Court after he was charged in connection with shooting a 44-year-old Edwardsburg man over the weekend. Kevin Vint, 40, allegedly shot Trevor Claire in a garage at a residence near Edwardsburg midday Sunday. Deputies from the Cass County Sheriff’s Department arrested Vint at the scene after witnesses identified …

Read More »

Woman Injured In Accident

A 19-year-old woman from Vicksburg was injured in a single-car accident Friday in Leonidas Township. The St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department said Danielle Chambers was driving south on Fulton Road around 4:30 p.m. Friday when she lost control of her vehicle on a snow-covered road. Police said Chambers’ vehicle went off the roadway and struck a tree just south of …

Read More »

Let’s promote Michigan products!

Retailer Meijer Inc. and Michigan State University are teaming up to promote products from Michigan businesses.   The Grand Rapids-based company and the Michigan State University Product Center for Agriculture and Natural Resources on Monday announced the Made in Michigan initiative that’s launching this month.  The effort will begin when the new grocery items will fill designated areas in 33 Meijer …

Read More »

Man Shot Near Edwardsburg

Deputies from the Cass County Sheriff’s Department responded to a report of a person shot at a residence near Edwardsburg around noon Sunday. Law-enforcement officials were summoned to a residence in the 70000 block of 5 Points Rd in Mason Township. Upon arrival, deputies discovered that Edwardsburg resident Trevor Clair, 44, had been shot during an altercation with another man …

Read More »