Around Town

Out and About – Week of August 8th

If you don’t find yourself feeling just a little depressed these days, you haven’t been watching the evening news or reading a newspaper. Prices continue to rise and there’s not much we can do about it. Thankfully gasoline prices are starting to come down a bit. Here are some ways to save when it comes to feeding your family: When …

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Out and About – Week of August 1st

COVID-19 really put our lives in a tailspin. I don’t recall anything in my that has affected our lives as much as the COVID pandemic. Over the past two years, COVID-19 has caused some rather unusual symptoms throughout our bodies and research has shown that our fingernails and toenails are not immune. Here are several of those symptoms: Changes in …

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Out and About – Week of July 25th

There’s a television show on a certain cable network titled “Hoarders”. It deals with those individuals who have difficulty getting rid of things. They aren’t really collectors of valuables such as antiques or hard-to-find things, but are people who have difficulty parting with old magazines, clothing, condiments from fast-food restaurants, or just plane trash. It’s been said that we should …

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Fiddle Foot

The lady here named me “Fiddle Foot”.  I am a male mix, about three to five years old.  I am black and brown.  I am housetrained, and I know how to sit.  I was only 25 pounds when I came here, but I am gaining weight.  When I am in the play yard I am excited.  But then they take …

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Out and About – Week of July 18th

St. Joseph County is blessed with many lakes, ponds and rivers. Perhaps that is why Michigan is known as “The Water Wonderland”. Lakefront property can be quite expensive, not only for the style of house on the property, but because of the convenience of having access to all the water activities that come with living on the lake. Having the …

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Tiggy

It’s my turn to be considered for adoption.  I am a 60 lb. girl.  I will need my spay surgery.  I am one and a half years old.  I know “Sit”.  I get along with other dogs depending on the dog, so I probably should be the only dog in the house.  Come to see me soon.  My docket number is …

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Out and About – Week of July 11th

The Village of Centreville will be the place to be this coming weekend. The village will host their annual Covered Bridge Days Friday and Saturday, July 15 and 16. If you’ve never had the privilege of experiencing Covered Bridge Days, don’t let another year slip by without taking in the family fun that our county seat has to offer. There’s …

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Out and About – Week of July 4th

Many of us are familiar with the many symptoms of Type II Diabetes, such as increased thirst and more than normal urination. There are a few lesser-known signs of the disease that can emerge before the typical symptoms. Here are five symptoms that aren’t that well known: Blurred vision. If you need to have your eyeglass prescription changed more than …

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Out and About – Week of June 27th

A couple weeks ago, I let you know about the Summer Programs in Scidmore Park for the month of July. Here’s what you have to look forward to during August: August 6: “Feathered Friends”. People from Sarett Nature Center will be on-hand to discuss what makes a bird a bird. Learn all about feathers, beaks, feet, nests, eggs, food, migration, …

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Out and About – Week of June 20th

Using the Internet and being able to text one another on our cell phone is a convenience we have all gotten used to everyday. These conveniences can get us into trouble if we’re not careful in using them. There are some cautions we should all take for our own good. These include: Don’t report a death by texting. A text …

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