PAW PAW - Eastern Van Buren County CROP (Communities Responding to Overcome Poverty) Hunger Walk organizers have set a goal this year to top $20,000, and have at least 175 sponsored walkers participate.
LAWRENCE - The Friends of the Lawrence Library will sponsor a free concert featuring the Mall City Harmonizers on Friday, March 24 at 7 p.m. at the Van Buren Conference Center, 490 S. Paw Paw St., Lawrence.
MATTAWAN - Advertising posters promising a “war job with a future,” “a proud profession,” and “a lifetime education with expenses paid” beckoned nearly 180,000 women to enlist in the U. S. Cadet Nurse Corps between 1943 and 1945.
Shawn Schipper, Mattawan, was named the area’s champion chili chef at the Antwerp Sunshine Library’s first-ever Chili Cook-off. His blend of beef, spices, cocoa powder, red wine vinegar, and tomatoes was the public’s overall favorite in the tight taste-testing race.
PAW PAW - Last week, an organizer of the movement to keep the Paw Paw Redskin mascot in the school district, called for the resignations of the district’s superintendent and board of education president, stating her disappointment she experienced with both individuals duri
MATTAWAN - The Mattawan Girl Scouts held a Powder Puff Derby March 4, following the Mattawan Cub Scout Pack 161’s Pinewood Derby. The Cub Scouts allowed the Girl Scouts the use of the track when they finished.