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Long-time city manager retires.

July 18, 2018

Long-time city manager retires. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART — After a nearly 47-year career in public service, Hart City Manager Stan Rickard is retiring. Rickard has been at the helm of city hall for 14 years. Taking his place is Lynne Ladner of South Lyon who began her duties as city manager Monday, July 16. Rickard’s last day is…

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Drunk driving arrests top police activity.

July 18, 2018

Drunk driving arrests top police activity. #OceanaCountyCrime SHELBY TOWNSHIP — A 36-year-old Shelby man was arrested by Michigan State Police troopers Tuesday, July 17, at 8:25 p.m. on Oceana Drive and Buchanan Road for third-offense operating while intoxicated (OWI), second-offense driving while license suspended (DWLS)…

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Blood drive at Pentwater VFW Aug. 2.

July 17, 2018

Blood drive at Pentwater VFW Aug. 2. PENTWATER — The American Red Cross will conduct a blood drive Thursday, Aug. 2, from noon to 5:45 p.m. at the VFW Post 6017, 8440 North U.S. 31 Business Route. Both area residents and summer visitors are welcome.…

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Recent deaths, posted July 17, 2018

July 17, 2018

Recent deaths, posted July 17, 2018 #OceanaCountyDeaths The following recent death has been reported to OCP: Helen Marie Earls, 77, of Pentwater, died on Thursday, July 12, 2018. Beads & Blooms…

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Man pleads guilty to misdemeanor in cockfighting case.

July 16, 2018

Man pleads guilty to misdemeanor in cockfighting case. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART — A 31-year-old Comstock Park man pleaded guilty in 27th Circuit Court Monday, July 16, to…

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Hart man pleads guilty to killing dog.

July 16, 2018

Hart man pleads guilty to killing dog. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART — A 43-year-old Hart man pleaded guilty in 27th Circuit Court Monday, July 16, to torturing/killing a…

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Hart man sent to prison for assault, boot camp possible.

July 16, 2018

Hart man sent to prison for assault, boot camp possible. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART — A 33-year-old Hart man convicted of assault with intent to commit harm less…

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Shelby man avoids prison in cocaine case.

July 16, 2018

Shelby man avoids prison in cocaine case. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough. Editor. HART — A 51-year-old Shelby man avoided a prison term that was recommended by the prosecution in a…

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Drunk driving arrests top weekend police activity.

July 16, 2018

Drunk driving arrests top weekend police activity. #OceanaCountyCrime The Hart post of the Michigan State Police and the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office handled four drunk driving arrests over the weekend.…

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‘No contest’ plea entered in tragic hunting death case.

July 16, 2018

‘No contest’ plea entered in tragic hunting death case. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART — A 63-year-old youth mentor and former hunting safety instructor entered a “no contest” plea…

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Motorcyclist injured in Shelby Township crash.

July 13, 2018
Motorcyclist injured in Shelby Township crash.

Motorcyclist injured in Shelby Township crash. #OceanaCountyNews. SHELBY TOWNSHIP — a 47-year-old motorcyclist was injured Wednesday, July 11, when he apparently lost control of his motorcycle. The crash occurred about…

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Commissioners vote to end EMS union contract.

July 12, 2018

Commissioners vote to end EMS union contract. #OceanaCountyNews By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART — After nearly three hours of discussion, the Oceana County Board of Commissioners voted 6-1 Thursday, July…

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