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Author: The County Journal

‘Sherlock’ on stage at ER High School

“Sherlock Holmes and The West End Horror” will be presented by the Eaton Rapids High School’s (ERHS) drama department this Saturday, Dec. 14. The show will feature a large cast and is billed as a “comedic take on a classic murder mystery.” According to the playbill, “a murder has been done,” and the audience will follow Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson through London’s West End Theatre District, where they meet a quirky cast of characters while attempting to solve the crime. Cast list: Sherlock Holmes, Blaine Wheaton; Dr. John Watson, Tyler Sutherlin; George Bernard Shaw, Michael Palmer; Cabbie –...

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Rising Tide presentation set for this Monday

The progress and achievements of Eaton Rapids’ Project Rising Tide will be presented on Monday, Dec. 9 at Eaton Rapids city hall. Heather Nugen, who has served as the project’s community development fellow, will give a presentation about the work done as part of Project Rising Tide. All interested individuals are encouraged to attend. According to a recent press release, Eaton Rapids’ Project Rising Tide was kicked-off in April of 2018. Created in 2015, Gov. Rick Snyder and the Michigan Department of Talent and Economic Development (now Labor and Economic Opportunity) introduced the program to equip communities with the...

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Getting to know … Jim Riley

Almost everyone has a quirky story in their life and Jim Riley’s involves a six-foot alligator. In November of 2011, Riley was driving to Jackson with his daughters. Something caught his eye, and he turned his car around to check it out. In the grass alongside the road, there was an alligator, he told his disbelieving daughters. But it was real. Blackman Township police captured the reptile, and it was taken to an alligator sanctuary in Athens, MI. The Rileys made the national news over the incident. Riley has served as the pastor of the Eaton Rapids Assembly of...

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CPS tackles hunger locally

Charlotte Public Schools (CPS) recently completed a food drive to jump start a new program at Charlotte High School (CHS) called the Bird Feeder. The Bird Feeder is a free food pantry located at the high school where students who struggle with food security can go and choose food to fill up a backpack to take home. Students, staff and the community combined efforts to collect over 5,500 items which were split between the Bird Feeder and Helping Hands Food Pantry in Charlotte. In addition, over $2,100 was raised to help fund the new project. During this time, CPS...

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Oriole Nutrition offers healthy alternatives

If one is looking for a healthy alternative for breakfast, lunch or even dinner, Oriole Nutrition in downtown Charlotte is a new option. The smoothie shop and juice bar is owned by Wendy and Dwayne Cornish. They are both Herbalife independent distributors, and they opened Oriole Nutrition about a month ago. The shop offers a wide variety of smoothies, shakes and teas. Wendy Cornish is excited to have a spot in downtown Charlotte. “We want to make a community healthier one shake at a time,” she said. “Two years ago, I tried Herbalife because I wanted to get healthier.”...

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