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Long-time Oceana judge passes away.

March 22, 2019

Long-time Oceana judge passes away. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART — Long-time Oceana County Judge Terrence R. Thomas passed away Friday morning, March 22, at the age of 78. Thomas retired Jan. 1, 2015 after presiding over the 27th Circuit Court in Oceana and Newaygo counties for 36 years. Known for his outspoken demeanor, the judge made a name for…

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Teen arrested for stealing pickup truck, possessing meth.

March 22, 2019

Teen arrested for stealing pickup truck, possessing meth. #OceanaCountyCrime FERRY TOWNSHIP – A 17-year-old Shelby man was arrested by Michigan State Police troopers from the Hart post on felony charges of unlawful driving away of an auto/car theft and methamphetamine possession Thursday, March 21, at…

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Recent deaths, posted March 22, 2019

March 22, 2019

Recent deaths, posted March 22, 2019 #OceanaCountyDeaths The following recent deaths have been reported to OCP: Ronald Lawrence Oomen, 69, of Fountain, died on Tuesday, March 19, 2019. Dorothy P. Bucher, 94, of Shelby, died on Wednesday, March 20, 2019. Dolly A. Renwick, 65, of Pentwater,…

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78th District Court sentencings, posted March 21, 2019.

March 21, 2019

78th District Court sentencings, posted March 21, 2019. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART — The following were sentenced recently in 78th District Court: – Dylan Grae Smith, 25, of…

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Strangulation tops 78th District Court arraignments.

March 21, 2019
Randall Via

Strangulation tops 78th District Court arraignments. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART — The following were arraigned recently in 78th District Court: Felonies – Randal Lee Via, 38, of 64…

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HPD report.

March 21, 2019

HPD report. #OceanaCountyCrime The following is recent activity of the Hart Police Department: Thursday, March 14, 2019: – 11:54 a.m., abandoned vehicle, 2000 block of Oceana Drive, City of Hart.…

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Village of Shelby: Notice of Adoption

March 21, 2019

Village of Shelby: Notice of Adoption TO:  ALL PERSONS INTERESTED Please take notice that on March 11, 2019, the Village Board of the Village of Shelby amended Part Six (General…

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Flooding? Who do you call?

March 20, 2019

Flooding? Who do you call? By Michelle Martin, Oceana County Drain Commissioner. HART – Last week, many residents were faced with a lot of water – a lot of water…

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Scouts learn valuable lesson about US flag.

March 20, 2019

Scouts learn valuable lesson about US flag. HART – Hart Boy Scout Troop 1155 and Cub Scout Pack 4146 conducted a flag ceremony Monday evening, March 18, at Spitler Elementary…

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HHS students explore careers with local professionals.

March 20, 2019

HHS students explore careers with local professionals. #HartPublicSchools By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART – Hart High School students spent the morning Wednesday, March 20, exploring various careers during the school’s…

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Pickup truck crashes on US 31 after driver has seizure.

March 19, 2019

Pickup truck crashes on US 31 after driver has seizure. #OceanaCountyNews WEARE TOWNSHIP –– A 37-year-old Muskegon man was transported by Life EMS to Mercy Health Partners Hackley Campus in…

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Assault arrests top police activity.

March 19, 2019

Assault arrests top police activity. #OceanaCountyCrime The following is recent activity in Oceana County: Friday, March 15, 2019: 2:56 p.m., (Oceana County Sheriff’s Office), a 67-year-old homeless man was arrested…

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