Cathie Martin

VanCallis Pre-Exam Conference Set In April Millsap Murder Case

James Donald VanCallis

According to reports, James VanCallis “stalked” and then killed April Millsap after she “rebuffed” him on the Macomb Orchard Trail in Armada.  The fourteen year old Millsap took to the trail, walking her dog about 5:30 p.m. Thursday, July 24.  She is reported to have been walking east on the trail off Fulton Street, about…

McLaren Port Huron Names Employee Of The Month

EOM September Mary Ann Koch

Mary Ann Koch has been named McLaren Port Huron’s Employee of the Month for September. Koch has worked at McLaren Port Huron since 2001 and is currently in Housekeeping.  Koch was recognized for demonstrating the values of McLaren Port Huron. Her co-workers state she is an asset to the housekeeping department and the hospital. She…

Enterovirus D68 Takes Michigan Child

enterovirus

A virus that causes severe respiratory illness has taken the life of a 21-month-old Clinton township girl, according to state health officials.  Madeline Reid died Friday afternoon from enterovirus D68, according to Children’s Hospital of Michigan in Detroit; the first person in Michigan to die from the virus.  Officials say the enterovirus D68 can cause…

I-94 Closed Following Semi-Truck-Pedestrian Accident

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Westbound I-94 is closed at Fred Moore Highway following a Semi-Truck – pedestrian accident. According to St. Clair County Sheriff, the incident on westbound I-94 near Church Road happened shortly after 11:30 Monday morning.  Very little information is known at this time.  Deputies from the Sheriff’s Office are on scene, assisted by Memphis Police, Ira…

Representative Dan Lauwers Schedules October Office Hours

Dan Lauwers

Local residents have an opportunity to visit with state Rep. Dan Lauwers throughout the 81st District this month.  Lauwers is sponsoring office hours on Friday, Oct. 17 at Seros Restaurant, 925 Gratiot Blvd., Marysville, from 8 to 9 a.m., and Riviera Restaurant, 475 S. Water St., Marine City, from 10 to 11 a.m.  The lawmaker also is holding office hours…

Port Huron Mayor Proclaims October “General Aviation Appreciation Month”

Mayor Pauline Repp

  The Alliance for Aviation Across America has commended Mayor Pauline M. Repp of Port Huron, Michigan for proclaiming October “General Aviation Appreciation Month.” In Michigan, general aviation contributes $4.1 billion to the state’s economy annually.  “Mayor Repp’s proclamation helps highlight the economic benefits and valuable service that general aviation provides to Port Huron and…

St. Clair County/Port Huron Makes Strides Against Breast Cancer

Mary Beth Sheldon, Kay Vande Voorde, and Cathie Martin

St. Clair County Community College campus was filled with excitement as walkers met for the 7th Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk for St. Clair County/Port Huron on Saturday.  It was a sea of pink as music blasted, folks warmed up to Zumba, and the walk proceeded throughout downtown, through Pine Grove Park, and the…

Marysville Police Report Stabbing

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The Marysville Police Department responded to a report of a stabbing between a father and son at 701 St. Paul Street on Wednesday morning at about 10:45 a.m.  According to police reports, the two were arguing when the dispute became physical and a knife was pulled.  Police believe the father stabbed his son. The victim…

Man Charged In July Death Of Teen

James-Donald-VanCallis

A Wales Township man has been charged in the assault and murder of April Millsap.  It was announced Wednesday by Macomb County Prosecutor Eric J. Smith that James Donald VanCallis has been  charged with first-degree murder, felony murder and assault with intent to commit sexual penetration in the death of the teenager.  Two charges are…