Juvenile couple who went on crime spree remain in detention.

May 23, 2019

Juvenile couple who went on crime spree remain in detention. OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART – A 15-year-old Shelby girl and a 14-year-old Hesperia boy who were apprehended by the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office earlier this month after being on the run for a week remain held in a detention facility, said Oceana County Prosecutor Joseph Bizon. The pair…

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Warrant arrests top HPD activity.

May 23, 2019

Warrant arrests top HPD activity. #OceanaCountyCrime HART – The following is recent activity of the Hart Police Department: Thursday, May 16, 2019: – 11:46 a.m., disturbance, 500 block of Griswold Street, City of Hart. – 2:51 p.m., A 67-year-old Baldwin man was arrested on an outstanding warrant from the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office, William Field Memorial Hart-Montague Trail, City of…

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Recent births, reported May 22, 2019.

May 22, 2019

Recent births, reported May 22, 2019. Births took place at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital, unless indicated otherwise. Hayden Elisabeth VanDerZanden, the daughter of Allyson and Michael VanDerZanden of Hart, was born May 17, 2019. Shelby Gem Factory, 1330 Industrial Drive, Shelby; 231-861-2165; www.shelbygemfactory.com; has sponsored this post. List of 2019 births.

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Preliminary exam in murder case rescheduled to June 19.

May 21, 2019

Preliminary exam in murder case rescheduled to June 19. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. LUDINGTON — A preliminary exam that was scheduled for Wednesday, May 22, in Mason County’s 79th District Court in the murder case against Corey Ryan Beekman, 32, of Free Soil Township has been adjourned until June 19. Beekman, of 10550 N. US 31, was arraigned on open…

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Memorial Day parade schedule in Oceana County.

May 21, 2019

Memorial Day parade schedule in Oceana County. The following are parade schedules and other activities planned in Oceana County for Memorial Day, May 27. – New Era: 9 a.m. parade downtown, followed by the New Era Community Potluck Picnic from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at The Avenue, formerly Morat’s Bakery. There is outdoor space to enjoy the weather if…

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Man, 89, dies following truck/school bus crash.

May 21, 2019

Man, 89, dies following truck/school bus crash. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. WEARE TOWNSHIP – The 89-year-old Pentwater man who was driving a flat-bed farming truck that rear-ended a Hart Public Schools bus last Wednesday, May 15, has died as a result of injuries sustained in the crash, said Oceana County Sheriff Craig Mast. Laverne Clarence Monton passed away Tuesday morning,…

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Man dies in tractor accident.

May 21, 2019

Man dies in tractor accident. BENONA TOWNSHIP – A 64-year-old Grand Rapids man died when the tractor he was operating flipped over and crushed him Monday evening, May 20, in the 4600 block of South 44th Avenue, according to Oceana County Sheriff Craig Mast. Gary Mills was declared dead at the scene. “It was a horrible accident,” Mast said. “It…

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Recent deaths, posted May 21, 2019.

May 21, 2019

Recent deaths, posted May 21, 2019. #OceanaCountyDeaths The following recent deaths have been reported to OCP: Laverne Clarence Monton, 89, of Pentwater, died on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. John Christian Marker, 97, of Mears, died on Tuesday, May 14, 2019. Vincent Rosar Morell, Jr., 41, of Silver Lake, died on Sunday, May 19, 2019. Donald N. Hopper, 85, of Shelby, died…

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Crashes, drunk driving arrests top police activity.

May 20, 2019

Crashes, drunk driving arrests top police activity. #OceanaCountyCrime The following is recent police activity in Oceana County: Saturday, May 18, 2019: – 5:30 p.m., (Oceana County Sheriff’s Office), ORV crash, Silver Lake Sand Dunes, Golden Township. – 7:36 p.m., (OCSO), a 28-year-old Hesperia man was arrested for reckless driving, operating without insurance and registration violation, North 188th Avenue, Colfax Township.…

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Man to serve jail term for threatening his mom with baseball bat.

May 20, 2019

Man to serve jail term for threatening his mom with baseball bat. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART – A 31-year-old Whitehall man pleaded ‘no contest’ to felonious assault and resisting arrest Monday, May 20, in 27th Circuit Court. Charles Lee England, of 817 Livingston St., threatened his 69-year-old mother with a baseball bat and then resisted arrest by a…

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Pentwater men recognized for creation of mini libraries.

May 20, 2019

Pentwater men recognized for creation of mini libraries. PENTWATER — Two Pentwater men were recognized recently for building five mini libraries that will become part of the Dolly Parton Imagination Library, which encourages reading by younger children, ages birth to 5-years-old.  Ron Christians and Jim Howell were honored during a Pentwater Service Club (PSC) meeting where they were given recognition…

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Historical and Genealogical Society accepting photographs.

May 20, 2019

Historical and Genealogical Society accepting photographs. HART — The Oceana County Historical and Genealogical Society is accepting photographs — digital or print — of any deceased relative of a past or present Oceana County resident. Prints can be converted to digital by the historical society so they can be returned to the owner. Submissions will become part of the society’s…

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