Recent births, reported July 5, 2019.

July 5, 2019
Recent births, reported July 5, 2019.

Recent births, reported July 5, 2019. Births took place at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital, unless indicated otherwise. Calvin Michael Stewart, the son of Kiara Tyler and Wayne Stewart III of Hart, was born July 3, 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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Happy Independence Day 2019!

July 4, 2019

Happy Independence Day 2019! IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the…

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Pittsburgh man accused of CSC at Electric Forest.

July 3, 2019

Pittsburgh man accused of CSC at Electric Forest. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART – A 26-year-old Pittsbrugh, Pennsylvania man faces a felony count of third-degree criminal sexual conduct (CSC) – force or coercion – for an alleged incident that occurred at the Electric Forest Festival in Rothbury last weekend. Stephen Jeffrey Szklany, of 2116 Salisbury St., was arrested by…

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Laundromat employee accused of stealing coins from machines.

July 3, 2019

Laundromat employee accused of stealing coins from machines. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART – A 48-year-old Hesperia woman who worked at a Hesperia laundromat is accused of stealing money out of the washers and dryers, according to Oceana County Prosecutor Joseph Bizon. Teresa Lee Pless-Brandt, of 9135 Fox Rd., was arrested by the Hesperia Police Department on three felony…

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Electric Forest crime down from previous years.

July 3, 2019

Electric Forest crime down from previous years. #OceanaCountyCrime #EF2019 ROTHBURY – The Michigan State Police, Hart post, reported that six people were arrested and lodged in the Oceana County Jail during the four-day Electric Forest Festival last week at the Double JJ Resort, which is a number that is significantly down from previous years. However, the gigantic music festival offered…

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US 31 construction begins July 9.

July 3, 2019

US 31 construction begins July 9. SHELBY TOWNSHIP – Road construction on US 31 from M 20 to north of Shelby Road begins Tuesday, July 9, according to the Michigan Department of Transportation. The $1.8 million project includes resurfacing approximately four miles of the highway. The southbound off-ramp at Shelby Road will be closed for a week starting Tuesday, July…

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78th District Court dismissals, July 2, 2019.

July 2, 2019

78th District Court dismissals, July 2, 2019. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART – The following cases were dismissed recently in 78th District Court: Felonies – Daryl De-La-Paz, 45, of 7792 N. 186th Ave., Walkerville, felony charges of assault with intent to do great bodily harm less than murder and fourth-degree child abuse were dismissed June 24. The victim is…

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78th District Court sentencings, July 2, 2019.

July 2, 2019

78th District Court sentencings, July 2, 2019. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART – The following were sentenced recently in 78th District Court: – Gustavo Guadarrama-Gonzalez, 25, of 103 White St., Shelby, was found guilty June 26 of driving while license not valid and was sentenced to $300 in fines and costs. Conviction reportable to the Secretary of State (SOS).…

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Southern Mason County road closures.

July 2, 2019

Southern Mason County road closures. RIVERTON TOWNSHIP (Mason County) — Morton Road, between Washington and Marrison roads and Marrison Road between Morton and Stiles roads have been closed due to the Washington Road culvert failure. According to the Mason County Road Commission, additional traffic on Morton and Marrison roads has caused severe damage to the road surface.  Barricades have been…

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Several drunk driving arrests over the weekend.

July 1, 2019

Several drunk driving arrests over the weekend. #OceanaCountyCrime *Please note that the Electric Forest Festival criminal activity has not been released by the Michigan State Police, but that information is expected to be shared with the media soon. The following is police activity in Oceana County over the weekend: Friday, June 28, 2019: 11:13 a.m., (Michigan State Police), one-vehicle crash,…

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Motorcycle rear-ends motorcycle.

July 1, 2019

Motorcycle rear-ends motorcycle. GOLDEN TOWNSHIP – A 41-year-old Hesperia man who was riding a 1998 Harley Davidson motorcycle rear-ended a 2017 Harley Davidson motorcycle Saturday, June 29, at 8:45 p.m. on Ridge Road near Juniper Beach Road, according to an Oceana County Sheriff’s Office accident report. A 38-year-old Hesperia woman was a passenger on the 1998 Harley. The 2017 Harley…

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Passengers in rollover crash tell police Jeep began to ‘death wobble.’

July 1, 2019

Passengers in rollover crash tell police Jeep began to ‘death wobble.’ GOLDEN TOWNSHIP – Passengers in a rollover crash Sunday, June 30, told the investigating sheriff’s deputy that the 2001 Jeep Cherokee they were riding in began to “death wobble,’ according to an Oceana County Sheriff’s Office accident report. The crash occurred shortly after 3:30 p.m. on West Hazel Road…

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