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Driver who hit construction workers, killing one, sentenced.

August 21, 2019

Driver who hit construction workers, killing one, sentenced. MANISTEE – The driver who hit two construction workers, killing one, last September was sentenced Wednesday, Aug. 21, in 85th District Court. Charlene Myers, 67, was sentenced to 14 days in jail starting Aug. 23; 180 days on house arrest while wearing a GPS tether; two years probation; and $2,825 in restitution,…

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Be on the lookout for counterfeit money.

August 21, 2019

Be on the lookout for counterfeit money. #OceanaCountyCrime HART – The Hart Police Department is reminding residents to be on the lookout for counterfeit money after receiving a complaint of a counterfeit $100 bill that someone attempted to use at a Hart business. The incident…

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US 31 on-ramp at Shelby Road to close.

August 20, 2019

US 31 on-ramp at Shelby Road to close. SHELBY TOWNSHIP — The on-ramp from Shelby Road to northbound US 31 will close for construction Wednesday, Aug. 21, from 2-8 p.m., according to the Michigan Department of Transportation.  

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Most Oceana schools offer free lunch.

August 20, 2019

Most Oceana schools offer free lunch. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. As Oceana County students head back to school after summer break, all of them will get to have a free…

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Firefighters installing free smoke alarms, detectors in homes.

August 19, 2019

Firefighters installing free smoke alarms, detectors in homes. #OceanaCountyNews By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. WALKERVILLE – Home owners in the Walkervile area can receive free smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors…

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Drunk driving arrests top weekend police activity.

August 19, 2019

Drunk driving arrests top weekend police activity. #OceanaCountyCrime The following is police activity in Oceana County over the weekend: Friday, Aug. 16, 2019: – 2:43 a.m., (Michigan State Police), retail…

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Man with violent history sent to prison after threatening dad with blow torch.

August 19, 2019

Man with violent history sent to prison after threatening dad with blow torch. #OceanaCountyNews By Allison Scarbrough. Editor. HART — The 38-year-old Mears man who crashed his pickup truck through…

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No arrest in fleeing and eluding investigation.

August 19, 2019

No arrest in fleeing and eluding investigation. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. NEW ERA – The suspect who allegedly fled from police at a high rate of speed on US 31…

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Police surround house of fleeing suspect for hours.

August 17, 2019
Police surround house of fleeing suspect for hours.

Police surround house of fleeing suspect for hours. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. NEW ERA – Several Michigan State Police troopers surrounded a house on Third Street near the Wesco convenience…

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County fair offers old-fashioned fun with new improvements.

August 16, 2019

County fair offers old-fashioned fun with new improvements. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART – The Oceana County Fairgrounds are buzzing with activity this week as workers prepare to open the…

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SSCENT cocaine arrests top 78th District Court arraignments.

August 16, 2019

SSCENT cocaine arrests top 78th District Court arraignments. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART – The following were arraigned recently in 78th District Court: Felonies – Hector Francisco Vasquez-Melchor, 21,…

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Warrant arrests, crashes keep police busy.

August 16, 2019

Warrant arrests, crashes keep police busy. #OceanaCountyCrime The following is recent police activity in Oceana County: Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019: – 10:57 a.m., (Hart Police Department), a 26-year-old Ludington woman…

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