Cathie Martin

Veteran’s Affair Looking For Renewal On Next’s Weeks Ballot

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The St. Clair County voters will soon decide whether to support the renewal for the St. Clair County Department of Veterans Affairs.  According to Michèle A. Flournoy, Washington Post, 2014 “…Veterans don’t come home to federal agencies, they come home to communities, and meeting their greatest needs often falls on the shoulders of county organizations…”. …

Blue Water Volleygrass Festival In 25th Year

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Coming up this weekend is Blue Water Volleygrass Festival brought to you by the Port Huron Northern Booster Club in partnership with the Blue Water Young Professionals.  The event kicks off at Port Huron Northern with 4:00 p.m. check in for co-eds and 5 p.m. play.  On Saturday and Sunday, men, women, and girls will…

Rep. Miller Honors Ret. Col. Digger O’Dell At “Ambassador Of Peace” Medal Presentation

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Last  week, Rep. Candice Miller issued the following statement after honoring Ret. Col. Donald “Digger” O’Dell at the Selfridge Base Community Council meeting where he received the “Ambassador of Peace” medal:  “A few months ago, I had the honor of joining Digger O’Dell and over 300 Vietnam Veterans from across Michigan’s 10th district for a…

Fundraiser For Thumbfest Coming Up This Sunday

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Sunday, July 24th, the Blue Water Folk Society is hosting a fundraiser to benefit Thumbest 2016  at McCarthy’s Lake House at 6121 Lakeshore Road in Lexington from 2 to 5 p.m.  This is an outside concert on the bluff overlooking Lake Huron. There will be light refreshments available.  Bring lawn chairs or blankets and cooler…

Safe Horizons Refocusing

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The Board of Directors of Blue Water Safe Horizons recently initiated a process to refocus its mission and transfer a portion of its operation to another human services agency. Going forward, the agency will be actively pursuing the transition of the Pathway Homeless Shelter to an alternate nonprofit organization. Identifying and equipping a successor to…

4-H Fair Continues Through Saturday

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The St. Clair County 4-H and Youth Fair continues today, through tomorrow at Goodells County Park, and St. Clair County Administrator Karry Hepting says she is especially excited this year about fair, because she will be distributing some of the awards during the ceremony tomorrow.  While Karry has attended the fair in the past, this…

Be Sure To Check On Others During Extreme Heat

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The National Weather Service is predicting hot and humid weather over the weekend. Temperatures are expected to be in the mid 90’s with high humidity. Residents are reminded to check on those particularly vulnerable to the heat.  Pay special attention to the elderly, the very young and anyone with a pre-existing medical condition. Residents should…