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Blue Water Area Chamber Announces 2nd Annual Blue Water Business Expo

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The Blue Water Area Chamber of Commerce will host the 2nd Annual Blue Water Business Expo from 10AM – 6PM on Thursday, November 13th at DoubleTree by Hilton, 800 Harker Street, Port Huron.   The event is sponsored by Times Herald and is open to the public with free admittance.  All businesses and organizations are encouraged to participate; not limited…

Governor Signs Landmark Drugged Driving Measures To Better Protect State Motorists

A group shot of the Raymo and Ward families with Gov. Snyder and lawmakers after the bill-signing.

Gov. Rick Snyder on Tuesday, October 14,  signed into law landmark legislation to help keep drugged drivers off Michigan streets by ensuring immediate jail time for repeat offenders and better communication between law enforcement agencies.  State Rep. Dan Lauwers and Sen. Phil Pavlov introduced the legislation in response to the tragic deaths of Russell Ward…

Get Your Flu Shot

Kirk Slowinski receiving flu shot from Jeff Nesbit

Jeff Nesbitt, Pharmacy Manager at the Southend Kroger made a stop at radio station WGRT this week, and many of us rolled up our sleeves and received the flu shot that is available at doctor’s offices as well as many local pharmacies.  According to the St. Clair County Health Department, the best prevention anyone 6…

Capac Pharmacy Hit Again By Thieves

Suspect vehicle Capac Pharmacy B&E

For the second time in less than a month, thieves broke into the Capac Pharmacy early Tuesday morning.  According to St. Clair County Sheriff Tim Donnellon, the Sheriff’s Office received an alarm call coming from the store, located at 136 North Main Street in the village.  The call came in just before 3:00 a.m.  Once…

Death Being Treated As Suspicious

Sanilac County Sheriff

According to the Sanilac County Sheriff Department, a  35-year-old man found dead in his Bridgehampton Township home Sunday has been identified as Billy Chernow Jr.  The death is being investigated as a homicide and is under investigation.  Chernow is reported to have been found in his home about 1:30 p.m. Sunday when a neighbor came…

Operation Transformation Organizing Residents To “Make A Difference”

Tom Seppo, CEO Operation Transformation

October means fall, leaves changing colors – cooler temperatures, and “Make A Difference Day”.  Blue Water Area Churches are sponsoring a morning ofCommunity Service Projects that will take place Saturday, October 25th; from 8:30 a.m. until right around noon.  It is in conjunction with “Make a Difference Day”, the largest day of volunteerism in the…

Former Ira Township Fire Chief Pleads Guilty And Pays Fines

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Over a dozen people showed their support by wearing red at the sentencing Monday of the former Ira Township fire chief Robert Michael Holt.  Holt pleaded guilty to embezzlement of $1,000 to $20,000 at a hearing September 3rd, after he was accused of stealing fuel from township pumps.  Holt was sentenced Monday to 90 days…

Woman Taken To Hospital After Stepping In Front Of Semi

St. Clair County Sheriff Logo

A Chesterfield Township woman is hospitalized in critical condition after stepping in front of a semi-truck.  According to St. Clair County Sheriff Tim Donnellon, the incident occurred shortly after 11:30 Monday morning.  The 48 year old woman was in her vehicle on westbound I-94 near Church Road.  She stepped out of her vehicle and stepped…

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…