‘Super drunk’ driving arrest tops police activity.

July 12, 2018

‘Super drunk’ driving arrest tops police activity. #OceanaCountyCrime HART — A 49-year-old Hart man was arrested by Hart police officers for second-offense operating while intoxicated (OWI) with a high blood alcohol content (BAC), or “super drunk” driving, and driving while license suspended (DWLS) Tuesday, July 10, at 9:31 p.m. at State and Hanson streets, according to Hart Police Chief Juan…

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78th District Court arraignments, posted July 12, 2018.

July 12, 2018

78th District Court arraignments, posted July 12, 2018. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART — The following were arraigned recently in 78th District Court: Felonies – Christopher Lee Merriman, 39, of 4427 N. 176th Ave., Walkerville, was arrested by the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) for two counts of felonious assault. Preliminary conference: July 16 at 3 p.m. Bail: $10,000/cash.…

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78th District Court sentencings, posted July 12, 2018.

July 12, 2018

78th District Court sentencings, posted July 12, 2018. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART — The following were sentenced recently in 78th District Court: – Lazaro Ramos Fernandez, 27, of 1560 SW 5th Ave., Miami, Florida, was found guilty July 9 of receiving and concealing stolen property $200-$1,000 and was sentenced to five days in jail with credit for five…

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Hart man injured in motorcycle/deer crash.

July 10, 2018

Hart man injured in motorcycle/deer crash. GOLDEN TOWNSHIP — A 20-year-old Hart man suffered possible head trauma following a motorcycle vs. deer crash Friday night, July 6, on North Railroad Road south of Harrison Road, according to an Oceana County Sheriff’s Office accident report released Tuesday, July 10. Kyle Joseph Iteen was not wearing a helmet when the 2014 Honda…

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Visit your local library this summer for fun, educational activities.

July 10, 2018

Visit your local library this summer for fun, educational activities. #HesperiaCommunityLibrary HESPERIA — Too hot outside? Bored and can’t find anything fun to do? There is a library near you with a summer reading program. This year, the Hesperia Community Library is having a “Libraries Rock” Summer Reading Program. Want to crack open a geode? Do you like playing strategy…

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Stone Church concert July 28 benefits local arts.

July 10, 2018

Stone Church concert July 28 benefits local arts. #TheLittlePointSableAssociation #CommunityFoundationforOceanaCounty BENONA TOWNSHIP — The Little Point Sable Association (LPSA) is again teaming up with the Community Foundation for Oceana County to host “It’s De-Lovely” — an evening of entertainment that is also an investment in Oceana County arts. The concert begins at 8 p.m. Saturday, July 28, in the beautiful…

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Community literacy party Saturday.

July 10, 2018

Community literacy party Saturday. CLAYBANKS TOWNSHIP — Join the fun for a free community literacy party this Saturday, July 14, at 9:30 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church. The party is a collaborative event put on by the Shelby Early Childhood Center, the Read early/Read often program, and Trinity Lutheran Church. Enjoy the readings of “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” and “The…

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Savings accounts offer bright futures for Hesperia kindergarteners.

July 10, 2018

Savings accounts offer bright futures for Hesperia kindergarteners. #HesperiaCommunitySchools  #FremontAreaCommunityFoundation  #KickStarttoCareerNewaygoCounty HESPERIA — Beginning in the fall of 2018, every kindergarten student enrolled at Hesperia Community Schools will have the opportunity to be the beneficiary of a savings account opened with a $50 deposit from the Fremont Area Community Foundation. Schools of choice students living in adjacent townships are also…

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Shelby Adolescent Health Center available for all Oceana youth.

July 10, 2018

Shelby Adolescent Health Center available for all Oceana youth. #ShelbyAdolescentHealthCenter SHELBY — The Shelby Adolescent Health Center is a school-based health center located inside the Shelby Middle School that provides medical and counseling services for students ages 10-21 years old who live in or attend school in Oceana County. Services Include: Primary care; Illness and injury treatment; Sports physicals, camp…

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Feature film shot in Oceana County.

July 10, 2018

Feature film shot in Oceana County. OCEANA COUNTY — The feature film, “Up on the Glass,” produced by Michigan-based production company, Save Them Wild Dogs, recently completed principal photography in the Silver Lake and Stony Lake areas and is now in post-production. Filming locations include the Silver Lake Sand Dunes and the Stony Lake Inn, as well as the Old…

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Recent deaths, posted July 10, 2018

July 10, 2018

Recent deaths, posted July 10, 2018 #OceanaCountyDeaths The following recent deaths have been reported to OCP: Robert C. Wright, 87, of Shelby, died on Thursday, July 5, 2018. Dolores Ann (Rickelmann) Alvesteffer, 79, of Rothbury, died on Monday, July 9, 2018. Beads & Blooms Florist, 78 N. Jebavy Dr., Ludington, MI 49431; 231-425-4133, has sponsored this post. Listing of 2017 deaths.

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Hesperia man pleads guilty to assault with knife.

July 9, 2018

Hesperia man pleads guilty to assault with knife. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. #OceanaCountyCrime HART — A 44-year-old Hesperia man face serving up to one year in jail after pleading guilty in 27th Circuit Court Monday, July 9, to felonious assault. Jeffrey Scott DeBlock, of 2684 E. Garfield Rd., was arrested by the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office for three counts of…

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