SIX SUPERINTENDENT CANDIDATES TO BE INTERVIEWED


 
From nearly 17 to just six... that's candidates to replace the soon-to-be retiring Port Huron Area School District Superintendent.  A special workshop session for the Board of Education, Monday, saw them closing on their favored candidates, with Board President Jeff Stout noting that statewide school districts are on the hunt for a new superintendent. Stout says, of the six

ART AUCTION IS SENIOR CENTERS FUND RAISER


 
The Port Huron Senior Center is the place to be Friday, for the 12th annual Art Auction, which serves as a benefit for the St. Clair County Council On Aging.  The Council has teamed up with New York auction houses to bring in over 150 pieces of art, plus lithographs and prints from a wide variety of artists. The center's Jason Collins says a preview party kicks off the

SERIOUS INJURY FOLLOWING MISHAP IN ELK TOWNSHIP


 
A two vehicle accident, in Sanilac County's Elk Township Monday morning, sent one person to the hospital with serious injuries.  The Sanilac County Sheriff's Office says the incident happened, about 8:35 a.m., at the intersection of Peck and Farr Roads.  A GMC pickup driven by a 40-year-old Peck woman was traveling along Farr Road and stopped at the stop sign at the

ROBOTICS TEAM RANKS HIGH IN STATE COMPETITION



Team 3667, made up of students from Central Middle School, Northern, and Port Huron High, are ranked 36th in Michigan after competing in the FIRST Robotics State Championship April 10-12th. The top 35 teams in the state compete at nationals. If one of the 35 teams cannot attend, Team 3667 is one of two teams next in line. The National Championships are April 23–26 in St. Louis. Gov. Rick

SANILAC COUNTY SHERIFF€™S SPORTS NEW K9


 
There's a new K-9 unit on the Sanilac County Sheriff's team.  After months of training, K9 Baki and his handler Deputy Josh Horst have been put into action. Officials say Baki had his first couple of tracking incidents last week.  The first saw Baki responding to a Domestic Violence incident in Lamotte Township, with him and his handler tracking the suspect through a

SALMON STAKES THIS WEEKEND



This weekend, while Quota International of Port Huron raises money for local charities, the annual Blue Water Salmon Stakes fishing tournament raises the level of competition amongst those who love to fish. With over a hundred registered participants in last year's event, it was a king-sized success raising over $10 thousand dollars. Jeanne Wilson, of Quota Club, said they plan to use

UNDERSHERIFF GRADUATES FROM FBI NATIONAL ACADEMY



St. Clair County Undersheriff Tom Buckley was among 221 law enforcement officers who recently graduated from the FBI National Academy program at Quantico, Virginia. The 256th
the National Academy consisted of men and women from 47 states. Also included in the class are members of law enforcement agencies from the District of Columbia, 23 international countries, five military organizations and

MAKE ROAD AND BRIDGE WORK MORE ACCOUNTABLE



A warranty for a road or bridge project in Michigan?  Could be, with a legislative proposal moving through the state House.  Local State Rep. Dan Lauwers of Brockway Township says it would be a handy tool for protecting taxpayer dollars. Lauwers says residents are tired of seeing road and bridge projects fall apart too soon after they're supposedly fixed.  Meanwhile, Governor

PORT HURON ARRESTS TWO AFTER SHOTS FIRED


 
Port Huron Police say two man are in custody after an incident of shots fired on Wednesday.  The incident happened along the 900 block of Willow Street in Port Huron. The pair being held at the St. Clair County Jail are a 22-year old and an 18-year old. They were arrested along Scott Avenue late Wednesday afternoon. Charges against the two are still pending further

HEALTH DEPARTMENT SCREENINGS


 
The St. Clair County Health Department is offering reminders about screenings and immunizations. Officials at the county Health Department say the spring and summer months are an ideal time to get your children immunized.  Children entering childcare, preschool, kindergarten, 7th grade, and any student through the age of 18 who's changing school districts will have to present

ADOPTION PROCESS STREAMLINED


 
Governor Rick Snyder has signed bills that will drop the length of time for adoptions from six to three months and gives clarification to the adoption rights of an unmarried father.