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Hashing out legalized marijuana.

September 20, 2018

Hashing out legalized marijuana. #HighExpectationsUnderstandingLegalizedMarijuana #OceanaLeads SHELBY – Oceana Leads, a substance abuse prevention coalition, is hosting a discussion regarding the Nov. 6 ballot proposal to legalize recreational marijuana in Michigan. “High Expectations — Understanding Legalized Marijuana” is set for Tuesday, Oct. 9, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Shelby Optimist Club, 788 Industrial Dr. Attendees must register…

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Obituary: Marsha Lillich, 54, Grand Rapids. 

September 20, 2018

Obituary: Marsha Lillich, 54, Grand Rapids.  Marsha Usiak Lillich went to her heavenly home on September 18, 2018. She was born in Hart on April 5, 1964 to Paul and Barbara Usiak. She graduated from Shelby High School and later Hope College. Marsha married Rick Lillich…

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Child Passenger Safety Week Sept. 23-29.

September 19, 2018

Child Passenger Safety Week Sept. 23-29. LANSING – The Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning (OHSP) and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) want to remind parents and caregivers about the importance of keeping children safe when traveling as part of National…

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Festival goer still missing after 2 1/2 months.

September 18, 2018

Festival goer still missing after 2 1/2 months. #ElectricForestFestival ROTHBURY — It has been over two and a half months since Electric Forest Festival attendee Kevin Graves, 28, of Oakland…

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Drunk driving arrest among police activity.

September 18, 2018

Drunk driving arrest among police activity. #OceanaCountyCrime The following is recent activity of the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office: Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018: – 2:55 a.m., an 18-year-old Fremont woman and…

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David Markiewicz Memorial silent auction Saturday.

September 18, 2018

David Markiewicz Memorial silent auction Saturday. SHELBY – David Markiewicz’s memory lives on through generous contributions made in the late 2005 Shelby High School graduate’s name, and a silent auction…

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New Era man pleads ‘no contest’ in strangulation case.

September 17, 2018

New Era man pleads ‘no contest’ in strangulation case. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART – A 23-year-old New Era man pleaded “no contest” Monday, Sept. 17, in 27th Circuit…

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‘You’re 31 years old. Figure it out,’ judge tells defendant.

September 17, 2018

‘You’re 31 years old. Figure it out,’ judge tells defendant. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART — A 31-year-old Shelby man sentenced Monday, Sept. 17, in 27th Circuit Court to…

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Man arrested for marijuana possession, OUID.

September 17, 2018

Man arrested for marijuana possession, OUID. #OceanaCountyCrime GRANT TOWNSHIP – A 21-year-old Montague man was arrested by Michigan State Police troopers from the Hart post for marijuana possession and operating…

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Heroin dealer sentenced to jail, rehab.

September 17, 2018

Heroin dealer sentenced to jail, rehab. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART – A 31-year-old Mears man was sentenced to one year in jail for convictions of two felony counts…

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Walkerville man pleads guilty to assault with knife.

September 17, 2018

Walkerville man pleads guilty to assault with knife. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART — A 39-year-old Walkerville man pleaded guilty to felonious assault Monday, Sept. 17, in 27th Circuit…

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Recent deaths, posted Sept. 17, 2018

September 17, 2018

Recent deaths, posted Sept. 17, 2018 #OceanaCountyDeaths The following recent deaths have been reported to OCP: Bertie Lou Oberlin, 90, of Shelby, died on Thursday, September 13, 2018. Evelyn L. Nelson,…

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