Man accidentally shoots his hand.

May 14, 2020

Man accidentally shoots his hand. OTTO TOWNSHIP — A 26-year-old Rothbury man accidentally shot his left hand with a .22-caliber rifle Tuesday, May 12, at approximately 5:30 p.m. in the 7500 block of Forest Glen Drive, according to Oceana County Sheriff Craig Mast. A sheriff’s deputy was dispatched to the emergency room at Mercy Health Lakeshore Partners Campus in Shelby…

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COVID-19 update: 43 cases, 2 deaths in Oceana County.

May 14, 2020

COVID-19 update: 43 cases, 2 deaths in Oceana County. District Health Department #10 has confirmed there are 43 positive COVID-19 cases in Oceana County and two deaths as of Thursday afternoon, May 14. The most recent death in Oceana County was a male Oceana resident in his 70s who died at Muskegon Mercy Hospital, according to DHD#10. “We wish to…

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Theft investigations top police activity.

May 14, 2020

Theft investigations top police activity. #OceanaCountyCrime The following is recent police activity in Oceana County: Monday, May 11, 2020: – 4 p.m., (Michigan State Police), larceny of a car dolly, 2000 block of 100th Avenue, Hart Township. Tuesday, May 12, 2020: – 5:03 p.m., (Oceana County Sheriff’s Office), illegal entry, South Robinhood Drive, Grant Township. Nothing was reported stolen. Wednesday,…

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Car overturns several times before hitting power pole.

May 14, 2020

Car overturns several times before hitting power pole. SHELBY TOWNSHIP — A 32-year-old Shelby woman was injured following a single-vehicle crash Wednesday, May 13, at 3:30 a.m. on West Baseline Road near 104th Avenue, according to an Oceana County Sheriff’s Office accident report. The woman was westbound on Baseline Road in a 2002 Buick LeSabre “at a high rate of…

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Recent deaths, posted May 14, 2020

May 14, 2020

Recent deaths, posted May 14, 2020 #OceanaCountyDeaths The following recent deaths have been reported to OCP: Onabelle Elizabeth (Kerr) Klotz, 89, of Hart, died on Sunday, May 10, 2020. Jose Garcia Vega, 85, of Mears, died on Wednesday, May 13, 2020. Jerry A. Brandel, 75, of Hart, died on Tuesday, May 12, 2020. Listing of 2020 deaths. Listing of 2019…

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HPD report.

May 14, 2020

HPD report. The following is recent activity of the Hart Police Department: Thursday, May 7, 2020: – 9:41 a.m., animal complaint, 500 block of Union Street, City of Hart. – 12:09 p.m., animal complaint, 500 block of Wood Street, City of Hart. – 1:30 p.m., wellbeing check, 400 block of Church Street, City of Hart. Friday, May 8, 2020: –…

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Water Safety Day rescheduled to July 18.

May 12, 2020

Water Safety Day rescheduled to July 18. PENTWATER – The Second Annual Oceana County Water Safety Day, which was originally planned for June 20, has been re-scheduled to Saturday July 18 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Pentwater Municipal Marina, according to Oceana County Sheriff’s Deputy Tim Simon. Due to COVID-19 precautions, the event was was pushed back.…

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PPD receives $4,000 in grants to improve Mobile Crisis Team.

May 12, 2020

PPD receives $4,000 in grants to improve Mobile Crisis Team. Eight law enforcement agencies in Oceana County will be supplied with iPads to facilitate video conferencing with the clinical staff at community mental health. PENTWATER — The Pentwater Police Chief Laude Hartrum announced that the Pentwater Police Department received a grant from the Urgent Needs Fund of the Community Foundation…

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Early summer events canceled in Pentwater.

May 12, 2020

Early summer events canceled in Pentwater. PENTWATER — The Pentwater Chamber of Commerce has canceled several early summer events in the small community that thrives on tourism due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Pentwater Start of Summer Party, which is an outdoor street picnic downtown, has been canceled. The annual summer kick-off event was scheduled for Sunday, June 7. Another…

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Rothbury man accused of sexually assaulting two girls.

May 12, 2020

Rothbury man accused of sexually assaulting two girls. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART — A 63-year-old Rothbury man has been arraigned in 78th District Court on four felony counts of second-degree criminal sexual conduct (CSC) for the alleged assaults of two female victims who were in age range of 12-14 years old, according to Oceana County Prosecutor Joseph Bizon.…

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Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital Weekly Update, May 12, 2020.

May 12, 2020

Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital Weekly Update, May 12, 2020. The following was submitted by Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital: If you have specific questions about hospital operations, please contact the hospital directly at 231-843-2591. The hospital does not respond to questions asked on the MCP or OCP Facebook pages. LUDINGTON — We encourage you to visit spectrumhealth.org/covid-19. The dashboard below reflects…

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Mixture of contested races, no candidates in Aug. 4 primary.

May 11, 2020

Mixture of contested races, no candidates in Aug. 4 primary. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. OCEANA COUNTY — Even though there are several township races on the Aug. 4 primary ballot, there are some positions with no one on the ballot at all. In Crystal Township, there are three candidates on the ballot for two trustee positions: Tom Oomen, republican, Rosalie…

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