Just a couple more meetings for the St. Clair County Board of Commissioners before the year ends. This week sees their committee sessions, with Chair Jeff Bohm saying updates on the St. Clair County International Airport will be given, which has seen a new fuel supplier. The county's Emergency Operations Center also recently moved to the site while state police consolidated some
Drivers are finding average gas prices have dropped about 11-cents a gallon this week. AAA -Michigan says the state's current average is at $3.22 a gallon, just over 24-cents less than this same time from last year. Officials say last week's increase was due to holiday demand. Some local pumps now are below $3.10 a gallon.
It's time for the Old Newsboys to peddle their papers. Volunteers will be out Friday and Saturday to help raise money to give gifts to children of socks, shoes and underwear for Christmas. Ed Weichsler is the president of the Old Newsboys board, and he says it's the basics that count for a lot in helping those in need. The fundraising goal has been set for
You'll be walking in a Christmas wonderland early next month at McMorran Place as the Port Huron Hospital Foundation holds their 25th annual Festival of Trees event. It helps to raise funds for the hospital's services and programs and the foundation's Jamie Guyor says both kids and adults will marvel at the many holiday trees and wreaths and all the Christmas activities on
Because of all the health care system changes that come with the federal Affordable Care Act, the St. Clair County Michigan State University Extension Office is presenting a free Smart Choice Workshop on December 17th from 1:00 pm until 3:00 pm and again at 6:30 pm until 8:30 pm. This will be at their offices at 200 Grand River in Port Huron. MSU Extension wants to help consumers
The Michigan Supreme Court and the state Court of Appeals are asking that a St. Clair County Circuit Court Judge take another look at the case of Fred Freeman, who was convicted and sentenced nearly thirty years ago in the shooting death of Scott Macklem. The incident happened in 1986, in a St. Clair County Community College parking lot. Freeman is asking that previously unlooked at
The State of Michigan Monday argued against a proposed off-reservation gambling casino planned by the Bay Mills Indian Community, through their shuttered Vanderbilt casino. The case is viewed as having implications on whether or not a Port Huron casino will ever be built. Michigan Solicitor General, John Bursch, presented oral arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court on the state's challenge
Three are in custody in Macomb County, after a bank robbery Monday morning. The Macomb County Sheriff's Office says, the trio were arrested at an apartment complex along Hall Road in Clinton Township, not to far from where the bank was robbed. The arrests came just a short while after a man held up a Chase branch near Hall Road in Macomb Township. Two others are believed to have
Historic Designation Sought for 2333 Gratiot Avenue
Just a few public meetings on the docket this week. In Port Huron, council meets two weeks in a row on December 9th and 16th, with the 16th being 30-minutes earlier, at 6:30. Today the Port Huron Planning Commission meets with a couple of proposed zoning ordinance changes coming from the administration in efforts to end the proliferation of new rental units. For the Zoning Board of
Filling two vacant council seats from a list of 11. That is what is before Marysville City Council for their next meeting on December 16th. The list was finalized this week, after the deadline for applications passed. Those that are seeking the posts include Timothy Buelow, Michael Buggy, Lucille DeLine, Deborah Forster, Kathleen Hayman, Rita Hendricks, Robert
No 10. Duke ran its non-conference home win streak to 107 games with a79-69 win over No. 22 Michigan on Tuesday night. Chris LeVert had 22 for the Wolverines and Mitch McGary added 15 with 14 rebounds, but Nik Stauskas was held to just four points and didn't make a basket in the game for Michigan. The Wolverines play Houston Baptist in Ann Arbor on Saturday.
Seven Detroit Pistons had ten points or better, led by Kyle Singler's 18, as the Pistons upset the Miami Heat 107-97 in Miami on Tuesday night. The Pistons have won two in a row, while Miami's ten game winning streak comes to an end. Greg Monroe and Rodney Stuckey each had 16, while Brandon Jennings and Josh Smith each added 15. Andre Drummond and Kentavious
Several media sources report the Detroit Tigers have reached a tentative agreement on a two year deal with free agent closer Joe Nathan. Nathan, 39, went 6-2 with 43 saves and a 1.39 ERA for the Texas Rangers last season. In his 14 year career he has 341 saves. The deal is pending a physical.
The Detroit Tigers traded pitcher Doug Fister on Monday night to the Washington Nationals for three players. The Tigers acquire 22 year old left handed pitcher Robbie Ray, who is listed as the seventh top prospect for the Nats. Ray has not pitched higher than AA baseball in the minors and is expected to play in the minors for the Tigers next season. Detroit also gets 22 year old
Daniel Alfredsson returned to Ottawa as a Red Wing for the first time and scored a goal and an assist in a 4-2 Detroit victory. Alfredsson is in his first year with the Red Wings after playing 17 years for the Senators, he is that teams all time leading scorer. Drew Miller had two goals and Johan Franzen also scored a goal. Detroit has won four in a row and host Philadelphia on
Andre Drummond had 31 points and 19 rebounds to lead the Detroit Pistons to a 115-100 win over Philadelphia on Sunday at the Palace. Brandon Jennings added 20 for the Pistons, who play in Miami on Tuesday.
The Port Huron Fighting Falcons lost at home for the first time this season, falling 4-1 to Springfield on Sunday at McMorran Arena. Bryan Yim had the lone Falcons goal. Port Huron is on the road next Friday to face the Michigan Warriors in Flint.