HPD report, June 24, 2022.

June 24, 2022

HPD report, June 24, 2022. The following is recent activity of the Hart Police Department: Tuesday, June 14, 2022: 1:54 a.m., juvenile complaint, State and Main streets, City of Hart. 9:30 a.m., a 52-year-old Ludington woman was arrested on an outstanding warrant, 100 block of State Street, City of Hart. She was lodged in the Oceana County Jail. 1:52 p.m.,…

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MSP report, June 24, 2022.

June 24, 2022

MSP report, June 24, 2022. The following is recent activity of the Michigan State Police, Hart post: Monday, June 20, 2022: 10:19 p.m., a 19-year-old Rothbury man was cited for operating without a license, West Skeels Road, Grant Township. Tuesday, June 21, 2022: 3:30 p.m., two-vehicle crash, minor injury, US 31 near Polk Road, Hart Township. 4:30 p.m., a 42-year-old…

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Recent deaths, service announcements, posted June 24, 2022. 

June 24, 2022

Recent deaths, service announcements, posted June 24, 2022.  Michael Gwillim, 35, of Pentwater, died on Sunday, June 12, 2022. Arrangements have been entrusted to Oak Grove Funeral Home of Ludington, www.oakgroveludington.com. Listing of 2022 deaths. Listing of 2021 deaths. Listing of 2020 deaths. Listing of 2019 deaths. Listing of 2018 deaths. Listing of 2017 deaths. Please consider helping to fund…

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10th Electric Forest: Who, Where and When.

June 23, 2022

10th Electric Forest: Who, Where and When. By Ross Field, Contributing Writer. ROTHBURY — As the 10th Electric Forest Festival opens this Thursday, June 23, with hundreds of musical acts playing on nine different stages spread over hundreds of acres it can be daunting to figure out who to see and when and where they are playing. This is particularly…

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New Era Farmer’s Market kicks off June 28.

June 22, 2022

New Era Farmer’s Market kicks off June 28. NEW ERA — The New Era Farmer’s Market kicks off for the summer Tuesday, June 28. With 29 vendors signed up, activities start at 4 p.m. with the Kids’ Bike Rodeo. “This year, we will give away up to 35 bike helmets with the generous donation from Trinity Health Injury Prevention,” said…

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The wild ride from Rothbury to the Electric Forest.

June 22, 2022

The wild ride from Rothbury to the Electric Forest. By Ross Field, Contributing Writer. ROTHBURY — When the rumors that were spreading in late 2007 of a large music festival being planned for southern Oceana County came to fruition with the first Rothbury festival in July of 2008 at the Double JJ Resort in Rothbury, music fans and local residents…

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Obituary: EuGene Leake, 62, of Walkerville.

June 22, 2022

Obituary: EuGene Leake, 62, of Walkerville. EuGene Allen Leak, 62, of Walkerville, passed away Friday, June 17, 2022. He was born January 20, 1960, in Muskegon, the son of Dale and Madeline (Garbrecht) Leak. EuGene worked at Port City Group Inc., in Muskegon, for 19 years. He also had many hobbies, including camping, fishing, and grilling. EuGene is survived by:…

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News alert: Shed fire in Ferry.

June 21, 2022

News alert: Shed fire in Ferry. FERRY TOWNSHIP — Fire crews were dispatched to a shed fire in the 1900 block of South 124th Avenue Tuesday, June 21, around 11 a.m. Central Dispatch indicated that the nearby woods were also catching on fire.

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Savor Pentwater’s fascinating history this summer.

June 21, 2022

Savor Pentwater’s fascinating history this summer. By Ron Beeber, Contributing Writer. PENTWATER — Everyone who knows Pentwater loves it, but having an appreciation for our community’s rich history makes residing or visiting here even better. And the Pentwater Historical Society is offering five ways to learn. PHS docents volunteer their time and don’t accept gratuities, but they happily accept donations…

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Pirate alumni, soccer players face off for benefit game Saturday.

June 21, 2022

Pirate alumni, soccer players face off for benefit game Saturday. Pirate News is a presentation of Hart Public Schools in partnership with Oceana County Press HART — The Pirates are playing a soccer game this Saturday, June 25, to help a fellow Pirate. A soccer benefit match for Ruben Perez is set for 6:30 p.m. at the Hart High School soccer…

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Obituary: LeRoy Horter, 58, of Rothbury.

June 21, 2022

Obituary: LeRoy Horter, 58, of Rothbury. LeRoy D. Horter, 58, of Rothbury, passed away Thursday, June 16, 2022. He was born September 19, 1963 in Shelby, the son of Frank and Lula Belle (Achterhoff) Horter. Soon after high school he enlisted in the U.S. Army. He also was in the National Guard Unit in Montague and served as a reservist.…

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Marijuana stolen during break-in.

June 20, 2022

Marijuana stolen during break-in. The following is recent activity of the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office: Monday, June 13, 2022: 5:30 a.m., breaking and entering, McKinley Road, Otto Township. Stolen items include: a gas Coleman lantern valued at $50; a griddle valued at $600; power tools valued at $400; a Yellowstone trail camera valued at $500; and a weighted blanket valued…

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Hesperia man driving stolen pickup truck crashes, flees on foot.

June 20, 2022

Hesperia man driving stolen pickup truck crashes, flees on foot. NEWFIELD TOWNSHIP — A 24-year-old Hesperia man allegedly driving a stolen pickup truck ran from the scene of a two-vehicle crash that injured the other driver on South 192nd Avenue near Yonker Road Thursday, June 16, around 8 p.m., according to an Oceana County Sheriff’s Office accident report. The 2007…

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Fire destroys Hart apartment building.

June 20, 2022

Fire destroys Hart apartment building. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART — A large three-story house containing apartment units is a total loss following a fire Saturday night, June 18. Hart Fire Chief Dwight Fuehring said no one was injured in the fire at the corner of East Church and State streets, but approximately 14 people have been displaced from their…

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Lighthouse keepers association director charged with financial crimes.

June 19, 2022

Lighthouse keepers association director charged with financial crimes. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. LUDINGTON — The Sable Points Lighthouse Keepers Association (SPLKA) announced recently that it has named Jeff dePuis of Montague as its interim executive director following the recent arrest of Executive Director Peter Manting. Manting, 66, was arrested by the Mason County Sheriff’s Office and arraigned in Mason County’s…

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