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Shelby opts out of marijuana dispensaries.

December 10, 2018

Shelby opts out of marijuana dispensaries. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. SHELBY – The Shelby Village Council voted unanimously Monday evening, Dec. 10, to opt out of allowing marijuana dispensaries in the village. With the uncertainty of lame duck legislation at the state level, Village Administrator Robert Widigan advised the council to opt out for at least the time being. After…

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Shelby hires Farber as chief.

December 10, 2018

Shelby hires Farber as chief. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. SHELBY – The Shelby Village Council voted unanimously Monday evening, Dec. 10, to hire retired Oceana County Sheriff Robert Farber as the village’s police chief. Farber, who has been interim chief since the resignation of Ryan…

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Hart man faces prison for attacking deputy with knife.

December 10, 2018

Hart man faces prison for attacking deputy with knife. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART – A 38-year-old Hart man who attacked an Oceana County sheriff’s deputy with a knife last summer faces serving two to 15 years in prison after pleading “no contest” to…

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$1,131 grant secures purchase of fatal vision goggles.

December 10, 2018

$1,131 grant secures purchase of fatal vision goggles. HART — Oceana County Family Court-Probation has received a $1,131 grant from the Community Foundation for Oceana County to support its Youth…

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Women Who Care give boost to Robin Bradley Memorial.

December 10, 2018

Women Who Care give boost to Robin Bradley Memorial. #WomenWhoCareofOceanaCounty #RobinBradleyMemorialScholarshipFund GOLDEN TOWNSHIP – The Robin Bradley Memorial Scholarship Fund was chosen Dec. 4 by the Women Who Care of…

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Santa visits Shelby.

December 10, 2018

Santa visits Shelby. SHELBY – Children had the opportunity to visit Santa Claus Saturday evening, Dec. 8, thanks to the efforts of several local organizations who brought the Jolly Ol’…

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Local farmer, farm receive state awards.

December 10, 2018

Local farmer, farm receive state awards. Mark Mayer of Arbre Farms in Walkerville received the 2018 Master Farmer Associate Award, and Golden Stock Farms of Mears received the 2018 Master…

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State funds available to county for medical marijuana education and outreach.

December 10, 2018

State funds available to county for medical marijuana education and outreach. Oceana County  is eligible to receive $11,086 from the state of Michigan to be applied to education and outreach…

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Vehicle crash results in drunk driving arrest.

December 10, 2018

Vehicle crash results in drunk driving arrest. #OceanaCountyCrime HART TOWNSHIP – A 25-year-old Hart woman was arrested by Michigan State Police troopers for operating while intoxicated following a vehicle crash…

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Recent deaths, posted Dec. 10, 2018

December 10, 2018

Recent deaths, posted Dec. 10, 2018 #OceanaCountyDeaths The following recent deaths have been reported to OCP: Rick Leutzinger, 57, of New Era, died on Tuesday, December 4, 2018. Janet Marie Geisler,…

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27th Circuit Court sentencings.

December 8, 2018

27th Circuit Court sentencings. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART – The following were sentenced recently in 27th Circuit Court: – Logan Nathaniel Duvall, 19, of 84 Ellis St., Shelby,…

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Electric Forest tickets sell out within hours.

December 7, 2018

Electric Forest tickets sell out within hours. ElectricForestFestival2019 By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. ROTHBURY – Just hours after tickets went on sale for the Electric Forest Festival Friday Dec. 7, organizers…

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