Cathie Martin

Local Organizations Receive Milestone Awards From Tourism Sarnia-Lambton

Marlene Wood, Tourism Sarnia-Lambton and Mayor Ian Veen, Village of Oil Springs.

A number of businesses and organizations received recognition from the Tourism Sarnia-Lambton Tourism Summit on Wednesday, May 6. Each organization received a milestone award and was thanked for their contributions to the Lambton County tourism industry.  Below are small biographies outlining years of service. Village of Oil Springs – 150TH AnniversaryThe Village of Oil Springs…

Woman Charged With Attempted Murder Of Police Officer

Kelly Rose Maertens

A 26 year old Port Huron resident was arraigned Friday on charges stemming from attempted murder of a police officer/flee and elude which occurred on May 13, 2015.  The incident began at approximately 4:20pm Wednesday when officers responded to the 2900 block of 22nd Street on a suspected marijuana use complaint. While on scene officers…

Be Sure To Enter!

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It’s that time of year for home improvements, so Sherwin Williams and WGRT are ready to help you get some of that spring work finished up.   Beginning next Monday, May 18th you can enter to win at MusicAndPrizes.com – all you need to do is write in and tell us what projects at home you’re working on and…

Studio 1219 “Hands On Art” Event For Families May 16

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Studio 1219 “Hands On Art” is a unique and entertaining arts participation event for families.  For nine years, Studio 1219 and its cultural partners have hosted the free, interactive art weekend. The event is May. 16 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Art Studio 1219 located at 1219 Military St. in Port Huron.  Hands…

Boston Marathon Bombers Apprehension And New Youth Readiness Council Part Of Emergency Management Breakfast

Raymond Dupuis

For twenty years, St. Clair County Emergency Services has hosted a breakfast for emergency personnel, first responders, community leaders and others in the county to thank them for their services, as well as update them on current procedures.  In the past, speakers from towns which have suffered massive destruction due to hurricanes, tornadoes and school…

Five Arrested Following DTF Raid

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Five people were arrested Tuesday night following an investigation by the St. Clair County Drug Task Force.  According to St. Clair County Sheriff Tim Donnellon, the DTF conducted a narcotics investigation involving the sales of heroin and cocaine in the Ira Township area.  The investigation led to the execution of a search warrant at a…

Art Hop – May 15 – Tonight

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From 6 to 9 p.m. this evening, historic downtown Port Huron will be hopping with artists and the public is invited to head down and check out the hosting businesses and the visiting artists.  Nineteen businesses will be hosting artists and fine crafters for the strolling art event.  The Blue Water Trolley will be providing…

U.S. Border Patrol Detroit Sector – Police Week Memorial Ceremony

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Detroit Sector Border Patrol will be holding their annual Police Week Memorial Ceremony at Selfridge AirNational Guard Base, MI.  In 1962, President John F. Kennedy proclaimed May 15th as National Peace Officers Memorial Day and the calendar week in which that day falls as National Police Week.  Detroit Sector annually holds a wreath-laying ceremony to…

Third Annual Canadian Appreciation Event – 2015

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The 3rd Annual Canadian Appreciation event for 2015 will take place Saturday, May 16 through Monday, May 18.    Canadian visitors traveling to St. Clair County, Michigan, will enjoy discounts from numerous retailers, restaurants and businesses, area golf courses and more.  Everyone in the family, even four legged family members, will benefit from special savings and…