COUNTY BOARD DISCUSS GENERAL FUND BUDGET


 
It's going to take some time...that's for property values, in St. Clair County, to get back to their pre-recession levels.  A regular session, Thursday night, for the County Board of Commissioners saw an Equalization report given, with Chair Jeff Bohm saying the report is used to forecast projections and determine the county's general fund budget. The board also approved

52 YEAR OLD WOMAN TAKES AMBULANCE FOR A JOY RIDE


 
Port Huron Police say a 52-year-old Fort Gratiot Township woman is facing charges of Unlawful Driving Away of a Motor Vehicle after stealing an ambulance from Tri-Hospital EMS on Thursday morning.  Jacqueline Valdez was arraigned, Thursday afternoon, in St. Clair County District Court. Officials say she stood mute with her bond set at $5-thousand dollars. Valdez allegedly took

MAN CHARGED WITH SOLICITING A MINOR FOR SEX VIA FB


 
A 35-year old St. Clair man has been charged with soliciting a minor for sex via Facebook. The Attorney General's Office says Jacob Perritt is facing charges of Using a Computer to Commit a Crime and Soliciting a Minor for Immoral Purposes. The case began late last year as the AG's office received a referral from local police regarding messages of a sexual nature found on a

12 YEAR OLD PLED GUILTY IN CASE OF FATAL SHOOTING


 
Sanilac County officials say a 12-year-old Marlette Township boy has pled guilty in the case of an accidental fatal shooting that saw an 11-year-old boy dying of his injuries. Tyler Dunn died at a sleepover on November 23rd, with officials saying no adult was home at the time.  A magistrate will be deciding if the boy is to be sentenced as a juvenile or as an adult on April 29th. The

SPERRY'S MAY BECOME A HOTEL



The historic former Sperry's department store in downtown Port Huron will be developed into a high-end hotel and bistro according to plans announced Wednesday.  Chuck Reid is a Holland-based entrepreneur and the owner of City Flats hotels and Charter House Innovations, which will be developing the long vacated Sperry's building. Reid says the $12-million dollar project is in a

ROADWORK CLOSES SECTION OF SANBORN THIS WEEK



The city of Port Huron will be making road repairs between 10th Avenue to Stone Street. It will be open after 9pm and on weekends. More construction is expected on Sanborn in the coming weeks.
 
 

GATOR OFFICIALLY OPENS



He's still there... that's Wally, the American yellow-bellied alligator, at the Cajun Gator restaurant in downtown Port Huron.  The establishment saw a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony held Wednesday, with Assistant Manager Ryan Nisbett telling us Wally the Gator  acts as a sort of mascot for the place. He says several folks come just to see the gator and then realize

MEMORIES OF GLEN LONDON AND HIS FAMOUS ICE CREAM


 
The founder of London's Farm Dairy, a famous local institution in Port Huron started in 1936, passed away Saturday at the age of 94.  Glen London founded the business along with his brother Clyde and his brother-in-law Dewey Blizzard.  London retired as president of the company after 50 years, with his daughter Judy remembers how her dad put her to work, and what a

PATTERNS X 56


 
This spring marks the publication of the 56th edition of Patterns, the literary and arts publication featuring student work from St. Clair County Community College.  Several events and workshops are planned for the publication, with SC4's Martha Pennington telling us Studio 1219 will be hosting several special readings and other activities, as well as a reception for the students

FEMA SEEKS CHANGES TO FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM


 
The Federal Emergency Management Agency is soliciting feedback from the public on proposed changes to the National Flood Insurance Program.  You may receive information as well as register for a webinar by going to the fema.gov web site  The webinars take place on April 22nd from 2:00-4:00 p.m., May 13th from 4:00-6:00 p.m., and May 20th from 4:00-6:00 p.m.. Comments on the

Tigers Get Crushed


Howie Kendricks smacked two home runs to lead the Los Angeles Angels to an 11-6 win over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night.  Ian Kinsler had three hits and knocked in two runs for the Tigers.  Game two of a three game weekend series is Saturday afternoon at Comerica Park.

Wings Blank Bruins


Pavel Datsyuk scored late in the third period to give the Detroit Red Wings a 1-0 win over the Boston Bruins in game one of a best-of-seven playoff series on Friday night.  Jimmy Howard made 25 saves for the shutout.  Game two is in Boston on Sunday afternoon.

Overtime Thriller


Colin Larkin scored 5:37 into the third overtime to give the Michigan Warriors a 1-0 lead in game one of a best-of-five series against the Port Huron Fighting Falcons on Friday night at McMorran Arena.  Trevor Gorsuch made 55 saves for the shutout, while Alex Blankenburg made 51 saves for the Falcons.  Game two of the series is Saturday night in Port Huron.

Tigers Top Tribe


Ian Kinsler hit a home run a drove in four runs on Thursday as the Detroit Tigers beat the Cleveland Indians 7-5.  Austin Jackson knocked in two runs for Justin Verlander, who earned the win.  Verlander went five and did not allow an earned run.  Joe Nathan pitched a perfect ninth inning for the save.  Detroit will host the Angels on Friday night to open a three game series.

Pistons Take Tough Loss In Finale


The Detroit Pistons gave Oklahoma City a battle in their final game of the season, losing 112-111 to the Thunder.  Kentavious Caldwell-Pope had a career high 30 points for the Pistons, who also got 22 points each from Greg Monroe and Andre Drummond, and 20 points from Kyle Singler.  The Pistons finish 29-53 and miss the playoffs for the 5th year in a row.

Indians Edge Tigers


Yan Gomes hit a two run triple in the 2nd inning and the Cleveland Indians held off the Detroit Tigers 3-2 on Wednesday night.  Miguel Cabrera knocked in both Tigers runs, but Detroit left the game tying run standing at third in the bottom of the ninth.  Game two of the weather shortened series is Thursday afternoon at Comerica Park.

Tigers Beaten By Padres


The San Diego Padres beat up on Max Scherzer and took down the Tigers 5-1 on Sunday.  Scherzer allowed four runs in five innings, but did strike out ten.  Victor Martinez drove in the only Tigers run.  Detroit is home on Tuesday to face Cleveland.

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