Cathie Martin

Potters Hard At Work Preparing For Empty Bowl Fundraiser

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Local potters have been hard at work creating bowls for the 2016 Empty Bowl Fundraiser to benefit Mid City Nutrition in Port Huron.  The fundraiser takes place at St. Stephen’s Church School Gym.  This is a key event in raising local awareness of hunger in our community, and is the only fundraiser Mid City Nutrition…

Man Pleads Guilty In Armed Robbery

Robert Lee Johnson

Robert Lee Johnson Jr. appeared in Circuit Court Monday in front of Circuit Judge Cynthia Lane, pleading guilty to charges of armed robbery and assault with a dangerous weapon.   Reports say that Johnson entered the BP gas station in Capac wearing a mask and holding a handgun which was found to be fake.  He demanded…

National Library Week

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National Library Week is being observed this week, with the theme, “Libraries Transform.”  First sponsored in 1958, National Library Week is a national observance sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries across the country each April. It is a time to celebrate the contributions of our nation’s libraries and librarians and to promote library…

Construction Season – SEMCO Reminds Motorists To Slow Down

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In observance of National Work Zone Awareness Week, SEMCO is asking customers to manage Speed, Space, and Stress.  Here are a few ways to get home safely: Slow down when approaching all work zones. Orange cones, warning signs and safety vests mean everyone has a loved one waiting for them at home. Pay attention. Avoid…

Three Transported To Hospital Following Sunday Crah

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St. Clair County Sheriff Deputy Steve Campau reports that two women and one man were transported to area hospitals with serious injuries resulting from a head-on collision at Sturdevant and Smiths Creek roads Sunday.  Reports state that a pickup truck was traveling west on Smiths Creek Road and a van was driving east when the pickup truck crossed…

Severe Weather Awareness Week

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This week has been set aside for area residents to make a plan in preparation of severe weather.  Taking protective measures and planning ahead can keep you and your family safe during storms according to Jeff Friedland, Emergency Manager. He says, “Be sure everyone in your household knows where to go and what to do…

Two Arrested, Crack Seized In DTF Investigation

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Two people are lodged in the St. Clair County Intervention and Detention Center following a St. Clair County Drug Task Force Investigation.  The DTF conducted an investigation into the sales of crack cocaine in the Port Huron area.  The investigation led to a search warrant being executed in the 1200 block of Minnesota Road at…

BWT Celebrates 150 Years Of Public Transportation Service

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Blue Water Area Transit is celebrating the sesquicentennial of public transportation service in the Blue Water Area. One hundred and fifty years ago, in 1866, Port Huron became one of the nation’s first communities with an operating transit system. The transit agency is also celebrating its own start 40 years ago, when BWAT was established…

Severe Weather Week 2016

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To support the April 10-16 Severe Weather Awareness Week in Michigan, the St. Clair County Homeland Security – Emergency Management Office encourages communities and residents to review severe weather preparedness. As the St. Clair County Board of Commissioners also is proclaiming the week as Severe Weather Awareness week, there are several factors that St. Clair…