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Basketball coach’s CSC case headed to trial.

October 15, 2018

Basketball coach’s CSC case headed to trial. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART — A criminal sexual conduct case against a 36-year-old former high school basketball coach is headed to trial in December. Russell Douglas Swihart is charged with five felony counts of CSC stemming from the alleged sexual assaults of two 13-year-old female players. Swihart’s case is scheduled for…

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Letter to Editor: Encouraging a no vote on Weare Twp. zoning amendment.

October 15, 2018

Letter to Editor: Encouraging a no vote on Weare Twp. zoning amendment. By Robert Green, Weare Township. Dear Editor, An example of limited government is currently underway in Weare Township.  On June 25, 2018, Robert M. Green, a registered elector of Weare Township, filed with…

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Man steals mom’s credit card to buy beer, cigarettes.

October 15, 2018

Man steals mom’s credit card to buy beer, cigarettes. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART – A 36-year-old Mears man testified in 27th Circuit Court Monday, Oct. 15, that he stole his mother’s credit card to buy beer, cigarettes and gas. Joseph Alan Riggs, of…

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Five men involved in cockfighting ring sentenced.

October 15, 2018

Five men involved in cockfighting ring sentenced. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART — Five men involved in the cockfighting ring that was raided by police last June in Hart…

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Iconic building collapses.

October 12, 2018

Iconic building collapses. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. WALKERVILLE – A 116-year-old landmark building that was a hotel long ago collapsed this week. The two-story 3,000-square-foot brick building that recently served…

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78th District Court sentencings, posted Oct. 12, 2018.

October 12, 2018

78th District Court sentencings, posted Oct. 12, 2018. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART – The following were sentenced recently in 78th District Court: – Ryan Matthew Dow, 35, of…

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78th District Court arraignments, posted Oct. 12, 2018.

October 12, 2018

78th District Court arraignments, posted Oct. 12, 2018. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART – The following were arraigned recently in 78th District Court: Felonies – Roy James Alltop, 47,…

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Minor injuries in pickup truck vs. semi crash.

October 12, 2018

Minor injuries in pickup truck vs. semi crash. #OceanaCountyCrime COLFAX TOWNSHIP – A 32-year-old Walkerville woman received only minor injuries in a pickup truck vs. semi truck crash Thursday afternoon,…

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Suspected drunk driver crashes into sheriff’s patrol car.

October 11, 2018

Suspected drunk driver crashes into sheriff’s patrol car. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. LEAVITT TOWNSHIP – A 40-year-old Muskegon woman faces a drunk driving charge after crashing her Oldsmobile Bravada…

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Probation violation arrests top HPD activity.

October 11, 2018

Probation violation arrests top HPD activity. #OceanaCountyCrime The following is recent activity of the Hart Police Department: Thursday, Oct 4, 2018: – 12:04 a.m., a 21-year-old Walkerville woman was arrested…

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Hospital board appoints two new members.

October 10, 2018

Hospital board appoints two new members. LUDINGTON — The Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital board approved the nominations of two new members at its meeting October 2, announced Ken Rocco, board…

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Trail cams stolen.

October 10, 2018

Trail cams stolen. #OceanaCountyCrime OCEANA COUNTY – The Hart post of the Michigan State Police investigated two trail cam thefts over the last two days. The first theft was reported…

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