Rotary gives HPD boost for life-saving gear.

November 14, 2018

Rotary gives HPD boost for life-saving gear. #HartPoliceDepartment #HartRotaryClub HART – The City of Hart Police Department recently received a $547 grant from the Hart Rotary Club for the purchase of a bleeding control training kit, which will be used for instructing local public safety and school staff in controlling major bleeding caused by injury. Last month, Hart Public Schools…

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Shelby musicians bring home medals.

November 14, 2018

Shelby musicians bring home medals. #ShelbyMiddleSchoolBand SHELBY – A select group of middle school students participated in the Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association (MSBOA) District 1 Annual Solo and Ensemble Festival at Chippewa Hills High School Saturday, Nov. 10. The entire group of Shelby Middle School students received either a Division 1 or 2 ratings. Six of the top…

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Lighthouse keepers receive grants to restore doors, display photos.

November 14, 2018

Lighthouse keepers receive grants to restore doors, display photos. The Sable Points Lighthouse Keepers Association has been award four grants for its upcoming winter projects. Grants have been received from the Community Foundation for Mason County, the Maclean Family Fund and the Great Lakes Energy People’s Fund for the restoration of 40 interior and exterior doors, which are located in…

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Jail inmate attempts suicide by hanging himself with phone cord.

November 13, 2018

Jail inmate attempts suicide by hanging himself with phone cord. #OceanaCounty HART – A 60-year-old Hart man lodged in the Oceana County Jail on several felony charges after a stand-off with police attempted suicide by hanging himself with a phone cord last week, according to Oceana County Sheriff Craig Mast. The man is a suspect in a bizarre incident, Nov.…

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Police search for missing ‘endangered’ man.

November 13, 2018

UPDATE: Darrold Morris has been found safe by the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office in the City of Hart. Sheriff Craig Mast and staff are working to get Morris reconnected with family members in the area.  Police search for missing ‘endangered’ man. #OceanaCounty HART – The Oceana County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a report of a missing/endangered 79-year-old Hart man who…

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Lighthouse keepers looking for 2019 lighthouse keepers.

November 13, 2018
Lighthouse keepers looking for 2019 lighthouse keepers.

Lighthouse keepers looking for 2019 lighthouse keepers. Sable Points Lighthouse Keepers Association (SPLKA) is seeking individuals to assist with its volunteer resident keeper program in 2019. Volunteers help the non-profit organization operate Big Sable Point Lighthouse, Little Sable Point Lighthouse, the White River Light Station and the Ludington North Breakwater Lighthouse. Clean and comfortable accommodations are offered free of charge within…

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Community foundation shares Christmas ‘wish list.’

November 12, 2018

Community foundation shares Christmas ‘wish list.’ #CommunityFoundationforOceanaCounty SHELBY – Have you ever considered giving a holiday gift to your community? Oceana County nonprofits have made a list, and you can check it twice. As part of its philanthropy leadership, the Community Foundation for Oceana County (CFOC) annually invites area nonprofits to list projects and purchases that can only happen with…

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Car/deer crashes top MSP activity.

November 12, 2018

Car/deer crashes top MSP activity. #OceanaCountyNews The following is weekend activity in Oceana County of the Hart post of the Michigan State Police: Friday, Nov. 9, 2018: – 12:20 p.m., rollover crash, minor injury, US 31 near Taylor Road, Hart Township. – 1 p.m., assault, 5800 block of North 88th Avenue, Weare Township. Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018: – 9 a.m.,…

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Homeless youths need our support, help

November 10, 2018

Homeless youths need our support, help Letter to the editor by Cynthia Arneson Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week is November 10 to 18. Imagine being a 17-year-old high school senior and finding yourself homeless and on your own. It is a stark existence fraught with despair. There are currently more than 2 million homeless youth in the United States, with Michigan ranking sixth in…

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27th Circuit Court sentencings.

November 9, 2018

27th Circuit Court sentencings. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART – The following were sentenced recently in 27th Circuit Court: – Zachary Adam Ohrling, 27, of 120 Munn St., Hesperia, was found guilty Sept. 10 of third-offense operating while intoxicated (OWI) and was sentenced Nov. 5 to nine months in jail with credit for 29 days served; two years probation;…

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78th District Court arraignments.

November 9, 2018

78th District Court arraignments. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART – The following were arraigned recently in 78th District Court: Felonies – Christina Lea Sayers, 31, of 3241 N. 72nd Ave., Hart, was arrested by the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) for a felony of heroin possession. Preliminary conference: Nov. 13 at 3 p.m. Bail: $5,000/cash/surety/10 percent. – Benjamin Keith…

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Winter Art Extravaganza to feature local artists.

November 9, 2018

Winter Art Extravaganza to feature local artists. #Pentwater PENTWATER – The Art on the Town Gallery, located at 110 S. Hancock St., will present “Five Pentwater Artists: A Winter Art Extravaganza.” The work will be exhibited for two days, Nov. 24 and Dec. 1, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Featured local artists exhibiting their original artwork will include weaver…

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