Benefit Saturday For Police Officer

benefit.A benefit will be taking place in downtown Port Huron on Saturday, February 28, for a 23-year veteran of the Port Huron Police Department.  The event will feature beer and wine selections from Andy Bakko of Wolverine Market and appetizers by Goodfella’s Grille, with all proceeds from the Beer and Wine Tasting at Goodfella’s restaurant to benefit Lieutenant, Joel Wood.  Wood began his career with the Port Huron Police Department in 1993, and became ill this past August and has been unable to work since that time, due to what doctors thought was an unknown disease that eventually was found to be a virus that attacked his muscles, joints, and overall health.   Due to his illness Wood and his family have incurred thousands of dollars in medical bills.  Tickets are $40 each and may be purchased by calling Laura Phillips at 810-941-7335 or Matt Finnie at 810-650-9203.

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Animal Mania

The St. Clair County MSU Extension 4-H Program along with the Riverview Veterinarian Center and St. Clair County Vet Quest 4-H Club are gearing up for the eighth annual Animal Mania event to be held on Saturday, March 14, 2015 from 12 Noon to 4 p.m. at the McMorran Junior Arena in Port Huron.  Animal Mania is…

Animal Mania

animal maniaThe St. Clair County MSU Extension 4-H Program along with the Riverview Veterinarian Center and St. Clair County Vet Quest 4-H Club are gearing up for the eighth annual Animal Mania event to be held on Saturday, March 14, 2015 from 12 Noon to 4 p.m. at the McMorran Junior Arena in Port Huron.  Animal Mania is a program modeled after the Michigan State University Vet-A-Visit Program which showcases animal science related subjects and careers.  There is no cost to attend this fun and educational opportunity, and it is open to the entire family.  Opportunity for hands on microscope research, wool spinning, hatching chicks, large livestock, meet animal rescue groups, see exotic animals on display, watch 4-H’ers demonstrate basic training techniques, and much more.  NOTE:  Due to the nature of this event no animals other than those connected to the event allowed.  Needed: Donations of gently used or new stuffed animals for the “Stuffed Animal Clinic”, these animals will be available for adoption (at no cost) by youth attending the event.  Stuffed animals will be tagged with an injury or ailment and their newly adopted “parent” will take it to the clinic where they will have the injury fixed or ailment cured by our 4-H Vet Quest youth staff.  We would ask that you please bring your donations to the MSU Extension office in the Admin Building (Suite 102) OR to Riverview Veterinary Center, 102 S. 3rd. Street, St. Clair MI by Friday, March 6, 2015.    If you have any questions, please call Lori Warchuck at (810) 989-6935 or email lwarchuck@stclaircounty.org

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Students Take Over Courts Saturday, February 28

The public is invited to attend the 2015 St. Clair County High School Mock Trial Tournament which features mock trial teams from high schools throughout St. Clair County.   The tournament is set for Saturday, February 28, beginning at 8:30a.m. – round two kicks off at 10:30 a.m. with a third round at 1:30 p.m.  The…

Students Take Over Courts Saturday, February 28

mock trialThe public is invited to attend the 2015 St. Clair County High School Mock Trial Tournament which features mock trial teams from high schools throughout St. Clair County.   The tournament is set for Saturday, February 28, beginning at 8:30a.m. – round two kicks off at 10:30 a.m. with a third round at 1:30 p.m.  The tournament is held at the St. Clair County Courthouse at 201 McMorran Boulevard in Port Huron and there I no cost to attend.  The event is a competition sponsored by the St. Clair County Bar Association to provide local high school students the opportunity to enact the roles of attorneys and witnesses, based on a fictional court case provided annually by the Michigan Center for Civic Education.  The competition which is in its eighth year locally, awards students and teams for their deliberation of the case and portrayal of witnesses as part of the competition.  The winning team receives the St. Clair County Mock Trial Trophy and the team that conducts their case in the most professional manner is awarded the Judge John G. Cummings Professionalism Trophy.

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Walk For Warmth Saturday

The 25th Annual Walk for Warmth is being held Saturday, February 28 – entitled Move Your Feet…to Give Others Heat – the two mile walk will begin with registration at 9 a.m. at the American Legion at 1026 6th Street in Port Huron – start time is 9:30 a.m. – post walk breakfast and prizes…

Walk For Warmth Saturday

walk for warmthThe 25th Annual Walk for Warmth is being held Saturday, February 28 – entitled Move Your Feet…to Give Others Heat – the two mile walk will begin with registration at 9 a.m. at the American Legion at 1026 6th Street in Port Huron – start time is 9:30 a.m. – post walk breakfast and prizes at 11 a.m. at the American Legion.  Walkers raising a minimum of $30 will receive a 2015 Walk for Warmth T-Shirt.  Raffle tickets will be available the day of the walk for themed baskets.  Pick up a pledge sheet and begin collecting pledges right away. Available at Blue Water Community Action, 302 Michigan St., Port Huron, MI 48060 or Call 810.982.8541 if you have questions, need a pledge sheet mailed or need additional pledge sheets or flyers. Pledge sheets are also available for download on our website at www.bwcaa.org  Bring the entire family, form a team at work, school or church! Establish a personal fundraising goal and start collecting pledges. Last year the average walker raised $200 or more. Remember that $5 pledges add up quickly!  Can’t attend but still want to help? Send in your donation with the Pledge Sheet to BWCA Walk For Warmth, 302 Michigan St., Port Huron, MI 48060.  Collect your pledges before the Walk so that you can turn them in that morning at the Registration Table to be eligible for some great prizes. Checks should be made payable to BWCA Walk for Warmth, with the walker’s name on the memo line of each check. All pledges are tax deductible!

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Six Arrested In Drug Investigation

Six arrests were made in the city of Port Huron Monday night following an investigation into the sale of heroin.  The St. Clair County Sheriff Drug Task Force report that they seized $2,000 of marijuana, $500 of heroin, analog pills, cash, drug paraphernalia and cell phones after delivering a search warrant in the 500 block…

Six Arrested In Drug Investigation

sheriff officeSix arrests were made in the city of Port Huron Monday night following an investigation into the sale of heroin.  The St. Clair County Sheriff Drug Task Force report that they seized $2,000 of marijuana, $500 of heroin, analog pills, cash, drug paraphernalia and cell phones after delivering a search warrant in the 500 block of 15th Street.  According to a statement by the Drug Task Force, arrested were a 26-year-old Flint man, a 24-year-old Detroit man, a 35-year-old man, a 26-year-old man, a 37-year-old man and 36-year-old woman, all of Port Huron, on various drug charges, including, maintaining a drug house and habitual offender.  The special response team assisted in the execution of a search warrant at the residence about 10 p.m. Monday.  All six were transported to the St. Clair County Intervention and Detention Center.

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