Around Town

Out and About – Week of May 29th

This week we celebrate Memorial Day. It’s more a day of remembrance than a day of celebration. On this day we remember those members of our Armed Forces who have passed, whether in an armed conflict or in peacetime. Memorial Day is also recognized as the first day of summer, even though summer doesn’t actually begin until next month. Beginning …

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TR Water Festival armband tickets are on sale

Armband tickets for amusement rides at the Three Rivers Water Festival are on sale while supplies last. Water Festival organizers said armband tickets are good for one day of unlimited rides. They are $20 each, a savings of $5. They are available at Harding’s Friendly Market on West Michigan Avenue in Three Rivers (cash only) and Three Rivers Area Chamber …

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Out and About – Week of May 22nd

What is the difference between a hurricane, typhoon or a cyclone? There is no difference except for the fact that they are known by a different name depending on where you are in the world. Most of us are familiar with the name hurricane and we know what kind of damage can be done. A hurricane is known as a …

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Mister

Memorial Day is coming and I had my picture taken with a red, white and blue backdrop.  I hope I will be in a new home by then.  They call me “Mister.”  I am a four and a half year old male, malemute mix.  When on a leash I walk nicely and I get along with other dogs.  My Docket …

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Out and About – Week of May 15th

Here are six Rules of Life I wish I had known when I was younger: Always speak less than necessary. Life is a balance between holding on and letting go. What we think, we become. A great man is hard on himself. A small man is hard on others. The future depends on what we do in the present. What …

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Out and About – Week of Mary 8th

On Monday, May 1, we had the privilege of attending a superb organ concert featuring Dr. Michael Burkhardt. Thanks to the Southwest Michigan Chapter of the American Guild of Organists, this hour-long concert featured a festival of hymns with audience participation. The concert was held at the First Presbyterian Church, 320 North Main Street, in Three Rivers. This was the …

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Annie

I am orphan “Annie”.  I am a mixed breed, quiet girl.  The people here think I am about one and a half years old.  I am housetrained, I get along with other dogs and I love to give hugs and kisses.  I enjoy walks.  My docket number is 54878 at the St. Joseph County Animal Control; 652 E. Main (M86), …

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Out and About – Week of May 1st

We should all take a look at our eating habits, and if we want to live healthier, make a few changes. It’s so easy to grab something from a fast-food eatery rather than put together a well balanced meal at home. Our lives are so fast paced and many of us don’t have the patience to put together a nice …

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Grayson

I am “Grayson.”  I am a grey Lab mix, male about one year old.  I am partially housetrained,  I am very sweet and I love to give kisses.  I am quiet and a bit timid at first.  I am hoping more butterflies arrive soon.  My docket number is 54748, at the St. Joseph County Animal Control Shelter located at 652 …

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Out and About – Week of April 24th

The St. Joe Valley Old Engine Association invites everyone to come out for their Annual Michiana Swap Meet, Friday and Saturday, May 5 and 6. As always the Swap Meet will be held at “Boot Hill Ranch”, located at 10542 Bair Lake Street, near Jones, Michigan. Admission is $5.00. This is a family event for anyone interested in all types …

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