20th Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner.

November 11, 2019

20th Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner. SHELBY – The 20th Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner is set for Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 28, from noon to 2 p.m. at the Shelby Optimist Club, at 788 Industrial Park Drive. All the traditional fixings of a Thanksgiving feast will be served – turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, squash, green beans, corn, cranberry sauce, rolls, pie,…

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‘It’s a great day to be an American, and it’s a great day to be a soldier.’

November 11, 2019

‘It’s a great day to be an American, and it’s a great day to be a soldier.’ By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. SHELBY – Brigadier General Axel Johnson III delivered a powerful speech during the Veterans Day program at Shelby Middle School Monday, Nov. 11. Johnson, who worked as a local educator, gave the students an important history lesson. Several local…

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Heavy snow, record cold temperatures expected this week.

November 10, 2019

Heavy snow, record cold temperatures expected this week. OCEANA COUNTY – Several counties, including Oceana, are expected to receive a significant amount of snow and record cold temperatures beginning early Monday morning, Nov. 11, according to the National Weather Service in Grand Rapids. Some areas may see a foot of snow by Wednesday morning, Nov. 13. NWS issued a winter…

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78th District Court sentencings and dismissals, Nov. 10, 2019.

November 10, 2019

78th District Court sentencings and dismissals, Nov. 10, 2019. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART – The following were sentenced recently in 78th District Court: – Christine Ann Crain, 50, of 526 E. Arthur Rd., Rothbury, pleaded “no contest” Oct. 15 to embezzlement of a vulnerable adult $200-$1,000 and was sentenced Oct. 28 to one year suspended jail with credit…

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78th District Court arraignments, Nov. 10, 2019.

November 10, 2019

78th District Court arraignments, Nov. 10, 2019. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART – The following were arraigned recently in 78th District Court: Felonies – Philip Andrew Richiuso, 40, of 5661 Vine St., Muskegon, was arrested by the Hart Police Department (HPD) for a felony of common law fraud. Bail: $7,500/cash/surety/10 percent. Preliminary exam: Nov. 12 at 3 p.m. –…

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Domestic violence, drunk driving arrests among HPD activity.

November 8, 2019

Domestic violence, drunk driving arrests among HPD activity. #OceanaCountyCrime The following is recent activity of the Hart Police Department: Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019: – 8:12 a.m., vehicle crash, no injury, 200 block of State Street, City of Hart. – 8:28 a.m., suspicious situation, 400 block of Dryden Street, City of Hart. – Noon, harassment, 300 block of Johnson Street, City…

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Veterans Day program at Shelby Middle School.

November 8, 2019

Veterans Day program at Shelby Middle School. SHELBY – Shelby Middle School will host its annual Veterans Day program Monday, Nov. 11, at 10 a.m. in the middle school gym. Guests may park and enter the building through the west entrance by the district central office. Guests should arrive no earlier than 9:45 a.m. This year’s speaker will be Axel Johnson III,…

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27th Circuit Court sentencings, Nov. 7, 2019.

November 7, 2019

27th Circuit Court sentencings, Nov. 7, 2019. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART – The following were sentenced recently in 27th Circuit Court: – John Joseph Norman, 22, of 5656 S. 140th Ave., Rothbury, was found guilty Aug. 26 of methamphetamine possession and was sentenced Nov. 4 to nine months in jail with credit for 115 days served; driver’s license…

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Snow/leaf mix.

November 7, 2019

Snow/leaf mix. Leaves fall onto snow on the Oceana County Courthouse lawn in Hart Thursday, Nov. 7. Early-arriving snow fell to the ground before many leaves had a chance to hit the ground first in Oceana County.

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3 join CMH board.

November 7, 2019

3 join CMH board. LUDINGTON — Three new members recently joined the West Michigan Community Mental Health (West Michigan CMH) Governing Board. Joining the governing board are Lucinda Shafer of Hart, Dawn Martin of Luther and Mary Alway of Amber Township. “We’re excited to have Lucinda, Dawn and Mary join our governing board,” said Lisa Williams, executive director of West…

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State police respond to three crashes at same location in one day.

November 7, 2019

State police respond to three crashes at same location in one day. #OceanaCounty SHELBY TOWNSHIP – The Hart post of the Michigan State Police responded to three vehicle crashes Wednesday, Nov. 6, in the same location, according to Sgt. Charles Hockanson. Wednesday was a busy day for emergency personnel as the first snowfall of the season led to many accidents…

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Recent births, reported Nov. 6, 2019

November 6, 2019

Recent births, reported Nov. 6, 2019 Births took place at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital, unless indicated otherwise. Adalyn Marie Olmstead, the daughter of Brittany Rodrigues and Timothy Olmstead of Pentwater, was born November 1, 2019. Eili James Hansen, the son of Sara and Donnie Hansen of Hesperia, was born November 5, 2019.   List of 2019 births.

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Legally Speaking: Sentencing Guidelines

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