Cathie Martin

TechPort Soup To Give Away $1,000

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TechPort will be giving away another $1,000 to a participant of the next TechPort Soup. TechPort Soup is a micro-granting dinner forum that celebrates and supports creative business ideas in the Blue Water Area.  TechPort is seeking entrepreneurs or small businesses looking for some money to help them start, promote or grow their business. Three…

McLaren Port Huron Names Employee Of The Month

Cindy Dishaw

Cindy Dishaw has been named McLaren Port Huron’s Employee of the Month for December.  Dishaw as worked at McLaren Port Huron since 2010 and is currently a nurse aide in the John F. Wismer Center third floor clinics.    Dishaw was recognized according to her coworkers,  as an employee who exudes enthusiasm and a positive…

SC4 Free Concerts Continue Today

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St. Clair County Community College’s Thursday Noon and Night Concert Series will continue Jan. 22 with SC4 faculty and friends, featuring Victoria Banks.  The concert will be performed at both noon and 7 p.m. in the Fine Arts Theatre on the college’s Port Huron campus.  Victoria Banks will lead a group of SC4 instructors, including Stephen Collins, Cheryl Kaski and Jane Lehman,…

Rep. Muxlow Sworn In To Third House Term

Taking part in the swearing-in ceremony for state Rep. Paul Muxlow, R-Brown City, were (back row, from left) Kendal Muxlow, granddaughter; Shari Muxlow, daughter-in-law; Gaden Muxlow, grandson; Carol Torkelson; Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Robert P. Young Jr.; Caleb Muxlow, grandson; Rep. Muxlow’s wife, Liz Muxlow; Rep. Muxlow; sons Doug Muxlow and Matt Muxlow; Lynn Czap, and Asleigh Miller. (Front row, from left) Luke Prowse, Audrey Prowse, Maddie Prowse, Peyton Prowse, Deb Prowse, Pat Ford, Marvin Ford; and Bryan Modelski, Rep. Muxlow’s legislative director.

State Rep. Paul Muxlow last week took the ceremonial oath of office to begin his third term in the Michigan House of Representatives. Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Robert P. Young Jr. administered the oath at the state Capitol in Lansing.  Rep. Muxlow, R-Brown City, represents the citizens of the 83rd House District, which includes all…

Blue Water Bridges Seeing Resurfacing This Spring

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Some of the drawbridges in Port Huron and St. Clair are up causing detours, and soon motorists heading to and from Canada will see lane closures that are scheduled for the spring and early summer, on the Blue Water Bridge.  According to the Michigan Department of Transportation, for three months beginning in April resurfacing of…

SC4 To Present Beatrice Thornton Student Art Exhibition

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St. Clair County Community College will present the 47th annual Beatrice Thornton Student Art Exhibition in February and March on the college’s Port Huron campus.  Art teachers from all St. Clair County schools have been invited to choose student work for the exhibition, which is free to the public.  The exhibition will be split into…

Driver Of Powerboat Crash Gets 5 To 15 Years In Prison

Brandon Verfaillie

The Chesterfield Township man who pleaded guilty in the August 3rd crash of his powerboat was sentenced in St.Clair County Circuit Judge Michael West’s courtroom Tuesday.  Brandon Verfaillie, 32 years of age will serve 5 to 15 years in prison for his involvement in the crash that took the lives of Robert Koontz and Nancy Axford and…

Bank Robbers Use Second Vehicle To Get Away

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Two men who robbed a bank in Port Huron Township Tuesday morning used a second get-away car to elude police. According to St. Clair County Sheriff Tim Donnellon, the two men entered the Talmer Bank branch at Lapeer Road and 32nd Street about 9:15.  Each produced a black handgun and demanded money.  Once they received…