Let there be light

Rachel Olivia Kobylas Staff Writer Dozens of people flocked to a very chilly and very operational Goodells County Park on April 16 and 17. The chill in the air didn’t dampen spirits, nor did it hinder attendance at the event. Don Gardner, one of the Park Rangers present at the DNR (e)’s display said, “You…

Filling empty bowls

Cadi Parker Staff Writer      Across the world there are many that stay hungry throughout the day, or may just not know if they will have at least one meal to eat come next sunrise.    “Empty Bowls” is part of an International awareness campaign to recognize and help deplete hunger across the world.…

College Tuition: Priced Right?

Twana Pinskey Photo Editor    Despite recession declines, tuition costs are on the rise all over the United States. Michigan, one of the hardest hit states is not immune to these rising costs.    St. Clair County Community College’s Board of Trustees voted to approve a tuition increase at their March 18 meeting.    As…

A century of being prepared

Twana Pinskey Photo Editor        Boy Scouts of America website states that boy scouts was founded to help young people attain skills necessary to become responsible, well rounded citizens. Founded in 1910, the scouts celebrate their 100th anniversary this year.   Port Huron Museum, in collaboration with Blue Water council of Boy Scouts of America, opened…

From the heart

Cadi Parker Staff Writer Many struggle weekly to keep food on the table. Some may feel lucky to have just one meal a day. Even within our community many go hungry to feed their children, or perhaps their children stay hungry, too. This need for nourishment is worldwide, but there is a way to help.…

A century of being prepared

Twana Pinskey Photo Editor Boy Scouts of America website states that boy scouts was founded to help young people attain skills necessary to become responsible, well rounded citizens. Founded in 1910, the scouts celebrate their 100th anniversary this year. Feb. 6, Port Huron Museum, in collaboration with Blue Water council of Boy Scouts of America,…

Quiero tacos

Twana Pinskey Photo Editor    Children helping others were at the heart of the annual “Speed the Light” banquet at the Marysville Assembly of God Church Sunday, Feb. 28.    Children of the “Youth Awakening” program spent the evening taking food orders, delivering beverages and appetizers such as nachos. Guests dined on tacos and a…

Putting on the Ritz

Twana Pinskey Photo Editor    Taking a trip abroad isn’t necessary to experience an “Evening in Paris.” All one needs to do is attend Studio 1219’s Black and White Gala; “An Evening in Paris” Sat. Feb. 27 in Port Huron.      Studio 1219’s website states they are the largest public art venue in the thumb…

Ice Ice Baby

Jessica Meneghin Staff Writer    The dead of winter is an icy time in St. Clair County. From the glacial build-up on Lake Huron to the thick sheets covering the Black and St. Clair Rivers, locals have ice on all sides.    And yet, how much thought is really given the frozen element surrounding us?…