Two Arrested In Drug Bust

St. Clair County Sheriff LogoA narcotics investigation this week netted the arrest of a 35 year old Port Huron Township man, a 33 year and a 38 old female of Port Huron Township.  According to reports the investigation concluded with a search warrant being served at a residence in the 900 block of 26th Street in Port Huron Township.  Officers Seized eight firearms, marijuana and $2,500 in U.S. currency along with drug paraphernalia in the raid.  Suspects were lodged in the St. Clair County Jail, on charges of possession of marijuana, felon with firearms, maintaining a drug house and habitual offender.  The St. Clair County Sheriff Department assisted the Drug Task Force with the investigation and arrest.

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TEC Students Clean Up At state Contests

St. Clair County TEC students brought home 25 medals from the state SkillsUSA competitions held in Lansing and Grand Rapids the weekends of April 5 and April 12.  Collectively, TEC had 62 students compete in the state competitions this year.  “We are very proud of all of our Skills students and the hard work they…

TEC Students Clean Up At state Contests

skills usaSt. Clair County TEC students brought home 25 medals from the state SkillsUSA competitions held in Lansing and Grand Rapids the weekends of April 5 and April 12.  Collectively, TEC had 62 students compete in the state competitions this year.  “We are very proud of all of our Skills students and the hard work they put in during after school practice sessions with their dedicated instructors and para pros,” said Pat Yanik, director of Career and Technical Education at St. Clair County RESA, which operates TEC.

A list of winners:

 Auto Technology: Instructors Jason Belfinger and Brian Hunter, para pros Alex Super and Chad Moore.

-      Brakes: Dalton May, Port Huron High Junior – GOLD

-      Auto Service Technology Overall:  Robert Plonka, St. Clair High Senior – GOLD 

-      Auto Service Technology Overall: Grant Smith, Marine City High Senior – BRONZE

Cosmetology: Instructor Joyce Livesay.

-      Cosmetology: Hannah McGregor, Algonac High Senior – BRONZE

Culinary Arts: Instructor Vincent Salvatore

-      Culinary Arts: Jasmine Schuette, Yale High Junior – BRONZE

Digital Media Technology: Instructor Keely Baribeau and para pro Ann Frederick.

-      Audio Production Team: Lindell George, Memphis High Senior and Deven Potter, Yale High Junior  – SILVER

-      Audio Production Team: Amanda Maul, Port Huron Northern Senior and Eric Brown, Algonac High Junior – BRONZE

 Mechatronics: Instructor Bob Timmerman and para pro Joe Hall

-      Mechatronics Team: Mitchell Thompson, Marysville High Senior and Andrew DeVigili, Marysville High – Senior – BRONZE

 Metal Machining Technology: Instructor Duane Emig and Para Pro Marv Koob.

-      CNC Turning: Justin McMeekin, Port Huron High Senior – GOLD

-      CNC Turning: Cory Pitcher, St. Clair High Senior – BRONZE

-      CNC Milling: Garret Brenton, Port Huron Northern Senior – GOLD

-      CNC Milling: Nick Brassfield, Landmark Academy Junior – BRONZE

-      CNC Technician: Dan Williamson, St. Clair High Senior – GOLD

-      CNC Technician: Ryan Rodzos, Capac High Junior – SILVER

-      Precision Machining Bench and Grind Job Specific: Jake Marsh, Marysville High Junior – GOLD

Teacher Exploration: Instructor Tom Koehler.

-      Leadership: Anthony Murphy, Marine City High Senior – GOLD

-      Chapter Display Team: Teacher Exploration students:  Sirissa Koebke, Port Huron High Senior; Eric Beauchamp, Port Huron High Senior and Welding student: Glenn Elliott, Port Huron High Senior – GOLD

 Welding Technology: Instructor Jeff Holsworth and para pro Paul Mason

-      ARC Welding: Raymond Wisniewski, Marine City High Junior – BRONZE

-      Gas Welding: William Zeeman, Marysville High Junior - GOLD

-      MIG Welding: Rick Nemitz, Marysville High Senior – BRONZE 

 Seven Gold medalists will go on to represent the state of Michigan at the National SkillsUSA competition. Medalists Koebke, Beauchamp, Elliot, McMeekin, Brenton, Williamson and Plonka will compete in Kansas City in June. Several categories do not have national competitions.  SkillsUSA is a national non-profit organization serving more than 310,000 high school and college students who participate in training programs that include skilled trades, technical and service occupations. The SkillsUSA competition is an annual event designed to gauge students’ mastery of a variety of career-oriented skills as they prepare for careers in skilled trades, technical and service occupations.  St. Clair County TEC is operated by the St. Clair County Regional Educational Service Agency. Information about TEC programs is available by calling TEC at (810) 455-1010 or going to its website, www.sctec.org.

 

 

 

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SC4 Honor Society To Host Blood Drive April 21, 22

As we head into the spring and summer months, there is an ever increasing need to replenish the Red Cross blood supply.  St. Clair County Community College’s Lambda Mu chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society will sponsor a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Monday, April 21, and Tuesday, April 22.  The…

SC4 Honor Society To Host Blood Drive April 21, 22

red crossAs we head into the spring and summer months, there is an ever increasing need to replenish the Red Cross blood supply.  St. Clair County Community College’s Lambda Mu chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society will sponsor a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Monday, April 21, and Tuesday, April 22.  The American Red Cross drive will be in the College Center Café on the college’s Port Huron campus.  Those wishing to give blood are encouraged to schedule an appointment in advance. Visit www.redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code “stcccc” or call (800) 733-2767.

 

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Art On The River Accepting Applications

Art on the River, an art and music festival on June 14 and 15 this year, is still accepting exhibitor applications until April 28.  Anyone wishing to have their booth listed in a program book being printed for the event should have their application to the Art on the River committee by that date.  Anyone…

Art On The River Accepting Applications

art on the riverArt on the River, an art and music festival on June 14 and 15 this year, is still accepting exhibitor applications until April 28.  Anyone wishing to have their booth listed in a program book being printed for the event should have their application to the Art on the River committee by that date.  Anyone entering the exhibit after that date will not be in book, but may still participate.  Artists and crafters must hand-make their items.  Items would include, but are not limited to, any kind of oil, pen and ink, watercolors, charcoal – etc. drawings, pottery, photography, jewelry, handmade clothing, quilts, baskets, etc.  All interested  fine artists and crafters are asked to contact the committee at artontheriverph@gmail.com  

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The Knowlton Ice Museum of North America Tributes Shirley Temple

Talented singer, dancer and actress, Temple was America’s top box-office draw from 1935-the year she turned 7-until 1938, helping lift the spirits of Depression-era Americans with her ringlet hair, dimples and precociousness.  One of Hollywood’s first true child superstars, Temple was credited with helping save film studio 20th Century Fox from bankruptcy with films such…

The Knowlton Ice Museum of North America Tributes Shirley Temple

Shirley Temple

Shirley Temple

Talented singer, dancer and actress, Temple was America’s top box-office draw from 1935-the year she turned 7-until 1938, helping lift the spirits of Depression-era Americans with her ringlet hair, dimples and precociousness.  One of Hollywood’s first true child superstars, Temple was credited with helping save film studio 20th Century Fox from bankruptcy with films such as “Curly Top” and “Littlest Rebel”.  She even had a beverage named after her.  She was born April 23, 1928 and died February 10, 2014. Knowlton’s Ice Museum of America will host a tea party for kids in tribute of Shirley Temple. Children will have fun and learn about Shirley Temple’s life, view memorabilia and Shirley Temple doll and buggy collection, and watch a Shirley Temple movie while enjoying a Shirley Temple Tea Party.  Light refreshments will be provided.   Cost is $3.00 per child.  The event takes place  Saturday, April 26, from 1:00pm – 2:00pm.  Registration requested by calling (810) 987-5441 and leaving a message.  The Knowlton’s Ice Museum of North America is located at 317 Grand River Ave., in downtown Port Huron.

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