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New ESD superintendent settling in.

November 16, 2018

New ESD superintendent settling in. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. AMBER TOWNSHIP — Jason Jeffrey has been at the helm of the West Shore Educational Service District since July, taking the place of Randy Howes, who retired. This is Jeffrey’s first job as a superintendent, having previously served as assistant superintendent for general education and career technical education at Traverse Bay…

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78th District Court sentencings.

November 16, 2018

78th District Court sentencings. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART – The following were sentenced recently in 78th District Court: – Joseph Michael White, 29, of 2409 Beech St., Twin Lake, was found guilty Nov. 6 of driving while license suspended (DWLS) and was sentenced…

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78th District Court arraignments.

November 16, 2018

78th District Court arraignments. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART – The following were arraigned recently in 78th District Court: Felonies – Joshua Steven Brock, 29, of 5551 S. Shore Dr., Whitehall, was arrested by the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) for felonies of assault…

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Property destruction tops police activity.

November 16, 2018

Property destruction tops police activity. #OceanaCountyCrime The following is recent police activity in Oceana County: Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018: – 10:40 a.m., (Michigan State Police), malicious destruction of property, 168th…

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Group asks court to stop pig farm construction.

November 15, 2018

Group asks court to stop pig farm construction. #OceanaCountyNews By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. CLAYBANKS TOWNSHIP — Opponents to a pig farm are seeking a decision from the Muskegon County Circuit…

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Special weather alert issued. 

November 15, 2018
Special weather alert issued. 

Special weather alert.  The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a special winter weather alert for areas including Mason and Oceana counties: A wintry mix will continue into…

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Recent births, reported Nov. 15, 2018

November 15, 2018

Recent births, reported Nov. 15, 2018 #OceanaCountyBirths Births took place at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital, unless indicated otherwise.  Felicity Rose Bateson, the daughter of Jeriann and Jacob Bateson of Pentwater, was born…

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Thefts top HPD activity.

November 15, 2018

Thefts top HPD activity. #OceanaCountyCrime The following is recent activity of the Hart Police Department: Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018: – 4:40 a.m., traffic hazard, Polk Road and US 31 Expressway,…

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Recent deaths, posted Nov. 15, 2018

November 15, 2018

Recent deaths, posted Nov. 15, 2018 #OceanaCountyDeaths The following recent deaths have been reported to OCP: Ronald Emil Duby, 74, of Rothbury, died Wednesday, November 14, 2018. Michael D. Carrigan, 69,…

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Village of Shelby: Notice of Public Hearing, revisions to the 5-year Recreation Plan.

November 15, 2018

Village of Shelby NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Revisions to the Five-Year Recreation Plan   The Village of Shelby Planning Commission will hold a Public Hearing to take public comments during a regular…

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Marijuana legalization will increase ‘drugged driving’ offenses, officials say.

November 14, 2018

Marijuana legalization will increase ‘drugged driving’ offenses, officials say. #OceanaCounty By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART – A big concern for local law enforcement officials with the recent state-wide passage of…

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HPD organizing citizen snowmobile response team.

November 14, 2018

HPD organizing citizen snowmobile response team. #HartPoliceDepartment HART – The City of Hart Police Department is in the process of establishing a citizen snowmobile emergency response team to assist local…

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