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 an 18-year-old Hesperia man were cited for minor in possession, South 48th Avenue, Benona Township. – 12:19 p.m., larceny from a yard, East Loop Road, Newfield Township. Tires and rims…

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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 this Saturday Sept. 22 will help raise funds for local school music programs. The silent auction runs in conjunction with a golf scramble at the Oceana Golf Course, although you…

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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 Court to assault with intent to do great bodily harm less than murder/strangulation. Joshua Samuel-Thomas Jenkins, of 2953 Tahoe Trail, faces a jail term not exceeding three months, said Oceana…

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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 seven months in jail for a conviction of third-offense domestic violence, received a strong message from Judge Bradley G. Lambrix. “This whole experience has humbled me, and it’s time that…

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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 under the influence of drugs (OUID) Monday, Sept, 17, at 2 a.m. on Oceana Drive near Skeels Road. Other recent MSP activity in Oceana County includes: Friday, Sept. 14, 2018:…

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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 of heroin delivery – less than 50 grams in 27th Circuit Court Monday, Sept. 17. Antonio Jesus Gonzales, of 5710 W. Third St., was initially facing five counts of heroin…

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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 Court. Christopher Lee Merriman, of 4427 N. 176th Ave., was arrested by the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office for two counts of felonious assault following a June 11 incident in Leavitt…

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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, 84, died Thursday, September 13, 2018. William E. Courtland, 99, of Ludington, formerly of Scottville, died on September 16, 2018.  An obituary will run tomorrow.  Arrangements were entrusted to Oak Grove…

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Upcoming Hart library events.

September 16, 2018

Upcoming Hart library events. The following are upcoming events at the Hart Area Public Library: Monday, Sept. 17 at 6:30 p.m. Family Story Hour – PYRATES! The Lakeshore Pyrate Heads return for this storytelling event that is appropriate for all ages. Thursday, Sept. 20 at 6:30 p.m. Michael Deeb – A presentation by the author about his research and writings…

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Fountain Hill offering free parenting workshops.

September 16, 2018

Fountain Hill offering free parenting workshops. NEW ERA — The Fountain Hill Center for Counseling and Consultation’s Lakeshore Office is offering free parenting workshops beginning this week, which include: – Creating Positive Boundaries with Kids Tuesday, Sept. 18 from 5:30–8 p.m., New Era Elementary, 2752 Hillcrest Dr., New Era. “We create boundaries every day. Usually with negative results. This workshop…

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Opioid OD prevention training Sept. 27.

September 14, 2018

Opioid OD prevention training Sept. 27. HART – As opioid-related overdoses continue to rise nationwide, the local community is taking action. To prevent overdose deaths in Oceana County, the local substance abuse prevention coalition, Oceana Leads, in partnership with the Grand Rapids Red Project will host an opioid overdose and naloxone training Thursday, Sept. 27, from 6-7 p.m. at the…

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Senior center now offering breakfast.

September 14, 2018

Senior center now offering breakfast. #OceanaCountyCouncilonAging HART – Community members now have an additional breakfast option in town each week. Oceana County Council on Aging is offering breakfast on Thursdays from 8:30-9 a.m. OCCOA received funds coordinated by District Health Department #10’s Building Healthy Communities program to help increase promotion and access to healthy foods within local communities. DHD10’s Building…

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