Cathie Martin

Michigan Renaissance Festival To Open This Weekend

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It is finally here, Michigan Renaissance 2014.  For over 30 years, The Michigan Renaissance Festival has been bringing the pageantry of a 16th century village to Holly Michigan. Sixteen entertainment stages along with patron interaction throughout the lanes delights visitors as they step back in time.  There is an overwhelming array of foods and beverages,…

Woman Arraigned On Charges Of Homicide-Solicitation

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Port Huron Police say a 29-year-old Port Huron woman was arraigned Friday after allegedly hiring an undercover officer to kill her former boyfriend.  Christina Platt has been arraigned on charges of homicide-solicitation of murder and using a computer to communicate with another to commit a crime.  Police say the incident started Aug. 6 when someone…

Winner Of Celine Dion Trip!

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WGRT offers congratulations to Jacqueline Rodgers, the Grand Prize winner of a trip for two to Las Vegas to see  Celine Dion! Jacqueline will stay at Caesars Palace and enjoy dinner at Old Homestead Steakhouse with plane fare, hotel, concert and dinner all included in her prize, compliments of WGRT!  Next up, August 18th through the…

Preliminary Hearing Date Set In Murder Case

Jess Bowman

A 52 year old man was arraigned Friday via video from the St. Clair County jail on open murder and felony firearms charges in connection with the death of Timothy Belisle.  The accused stated that it wasn’t murder, but was in self-defense during the arraignment in front of District Judge Jon Monaghan.  Preliminary Exam will…

Backpacks – Packed Up For Giveaway

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More than 2,000 backpacks have been packed full of school supplies to be given to St. Clair County students in pre-school through middle school through  the Community Foundation of St. Clair County.  The giveaway is an effort organizers say to help students start the school year off on the right foot, with all the tools needed…

Children And Puppets At The Snug Theatre

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The Snug Theatre welcomes “Once Upon a Puppet’s” Nancy Penvose to the stage with her version of Princess and the Pea, based on the traditional fairytale by Hans Christian Anderson.  Pea Pod lives in a magnificent royal palace and seems to have everything  a pea could want. His job is to seek out Real Princesses,…

Annual Chicken Barbecue

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Bethel United Methodist Church at 8020 Babcock Road in Croswell on the corner of Galbraith Line and Babcock Road in Worth Township is hosting the annual chicken barbecue on Saturday, August 9 from 4 to 7 p.m.  Attendees will enjoy barbecue chicken, corn on the cob, baked beans, coleslaw, rolls and pie.  Bring a food…

Port Huron City Manager – Hard At Work

James Freed

Port Huron City Manager James Freed, told WGRT this week that he has been hard at work developing a ten-point plan of action for the City.  A thirty-six month agenda for how they will go about achieving the goals and directives that the Mayor and Council have identified, an implementation plan for those.  He further…

Burglary At Wadhams Pharmacy

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The Wadhams Pharmacy, located at Wadhams and Lapeer Roads in Kimball Township was broken into early Monday morning.  According to St. Clair County Sheriff Tim Donnellon, two white males cut a hole in the roof of the pharmacy around 1:30.  The suspects, who were wearing ski masks, dropped a rope and climbed down into the…