Strangulation tops 78th District Court arraignments.

March 21, 2019
Randall Via

Strangulation tops 78th District Court arraignments. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART — The following were arraigned recently in 78th District Court: Felonies – Randal Lee Via, 38, of 64 S. Michigan Ave., Shelby, was arrested by the Shelby Police Department (SPD) for a felony of assault by strangulation. Preliminary exam: April 8 at 3 p.m. Bail: $7,500/cash/surety/10 percent. –…

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HPD report.

March 21, 2019

HPD report. #OceanaCountyCrime The following is recent activity of the Hart Police Department: Thursday, March 14, 2019: – 11:54 a.m., abandoned vehicle, 2000 block of Oceana Drive, City of Hart. – 3:50 p.m., breaking and entering, 400 block of Union Street, City of Hart. – 7:25 p.m., illegal dumping, Hart-Montague Rail Trail, City of Hart. Friday, March 15, 2019: –…

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Village of Shelby: Notice of Adoption

March 21, 2019

Village of Shelby: Notice of Adoption TO:  ALL PERSONS INTERESTED Please take notice that on March 11, 2019, the Village Board of the Village of Shelby amended Part Six (General Offense Code), Chapter 680 (Blight Prevention and Elimination Ordinance) of the Village of Shelby Code, summarized as follows: Section 1 establishes the purpose of the ordinance. Section 2 defines the…

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Flooding? Who do you call?

March 20, 2019

Flooding? Who do you call? By Michelle Martin, Oceana County Drain Commissioner. HART – Last week, many residents were faced with a lot of water – a lot of water very quickly. The most common phrase heard during the reports of flooding was, “We have never had water like this before.” The spring melt this year was unique, in the…

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Scouts learn valuable lesson about US flag.

March 20, 2019

Scouts learn valuable lesson about US flag. HART – Hart Boy Scout Troop 1155 and Cub Scout Pack 4146 conducted a flag ceremony Monday evening, March 18, at Spitler Elementary School. “The scouts discussed the history of the American flag; the proper ways to show respect for the flag and display it; how to fold the flag along with the…

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HHS students explore careers with local professionals.

March 20, 2019

HHS students explore careers with local professionals. #HartPublicSchools By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART – Hart High School students spent the morning Wednesday, March 20, exploring various careers during the school’s inaugural Career Day. Local professionals visited classrooms, providing presentations about careers and positions including 911 emergency dispatcher; marine recruiter; social worker; veterinary technician; independent business owner; business employee; criminal justice;…

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Pickup truck crashes on US 31 after driver has seizure.

March 19, 2019

Pickup truck crashes on US 31 after driver has seizure. #OceanaCountyNews WEARE TOWNSHIP –– A 37-year-old Muskegon man was transported by Life EMS to Mercy Health Partners Hackley Campus in Muskegon following a single-vehicle crash on southbound US 31 near Pentwater Saturday, March 16, shortly after 5 p.m., according to an Oceana County Sheriff’s Office accident report. The man told…

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Assault arrests top police activity.

March 19, 2019

Assault arrests top police activity. #OceanaCountyCrime The following is recent activity in Oceana County: Friday, March 15, 2019: 2:56 p.m., (Oceana County Sheriff’s Office), a 67-year-old homeless man was arrested for retail fraud and disorderly person after allegedly trying to steal fishing lures from the Hesperia Sport Shop, Village of Hesperia. 9:09 p.m., (OCSO), a 35-year-old Fremont man was arrested…

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Oceana entrepreneurs invited to competition.

March 19, 2019

Oceana entrepreneurs invited to competition. FREMONT – Residents from Oceana, Newaygo and Lake counties are invited to an entrepreneurial pitch competition, May 8, with a chance to win cash prizes. Pitch North will provide a platform for aspiring entrepreneurs to pitch their ideas to a panel of judges with a chance at winning over $9,000 in cash and prizes. “Entrepreneurship…

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$10,000 nearly lost in scam.

March 19, 2019

$10,000 nearly lost in scam. #OceanaCountyCrime HART – The Oceana County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents about a phone scam in which a resident almost lost $10,000. “We recently had a resident receive a call indicating that their loved one was in jail and was asking for money,” states a post Tuesday, March 19, the OCSO Facebook page. “An amount…

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Community foundation moves into Pentwater office.

March 19, 2019

Community foundation moves into Pentwater office. #CommunityFoundationforOceanaCounty PENTWATER — Following several years of significant growth, the Community Foundation for Oceana County recently relocated to a larger space within Shelby State Bank’s Pentwater Branch. Prior to the move, the organization was located within the bank’s Shelby branch. The new space will accommodate additional staff to bolster the work of the organization…

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Recent deaths, posted March 19, 2019

March 19, 2019

Recent deaths, posted March 19, 2019 #OceanaCountyDeaths The following recent deaths have been reported to OCP: Newell Ware Wright, 93, of Pentwater, died on Tuesday, March 14, 2019. Daniel F. Babinec, 94, of Shelby died on Wednesday, March 13, 2019. Beads & Blooms Florist, 78 N. Jebavy Dr., Ludington, MI 49431; 231-425-4133, has sponsored this post. Listing of 2018 deaths.

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