The Land: ‘It’s not a job — it’s a way of life.’

October 13, 2020

The Land: ‘It’s not a job — it’s a way of life.’ The Land is a series telling the stories about local agriculture. It is a presentation of Peterson Farms, Inc. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. SHELBY TOWNSHIP — For decades and through generations, Bush’s Apples has been harvesting fruits and vegetables on its gorgeous 400-acre farm. The farm is located…

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3 receive minor injuries in rainy US 31 rollover crash.

October 13, 2020

3 receive minor injuries in rainy US 31 rollover crash. SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Three people were treated at the scene by Life EMS for minor injuries received during a vehicle rollover crash on rain-slicked southbound US 31 Monday, Oct. 12, around 4 p.m., according to an Oceana County Sheriff’s Office accident report. The driver, who is a 51-year-old Hart man,…

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Obituary: Edward Summers, 75, of Hart, formerly of Pentwater.

October 13, 2020

Obituary: Edward Summers, 75, of Hart, formerly of Pentwater. Edward Charles Summers, 75, of Hart, formerly of Pentwater, and previously of Oakland and Genesee Counties, passed away peacefully surrounded by his closest loved ones on October 9, 2020. He was born May 27, 1945, in Hartland, the son of John and Vivian (Becking) Summers. An avid outdoorsman, Ed loved hunting…

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Recent arraignments include home invasion.

October 12, 2020

Recent arraignments include home invasion. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART — The following were arraigned recently in 78th District Court: Felonies – Christopher Allen Scott, 64, of 1612 W. Kentview Dr., NE, Grand Rapids, was arrested by the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) for a felony of first-degree home invasion and a second-offense habitual offender notice. Bail: $7,500/cash/surety/10 percent. Preliminary…

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Weekend police report.

October 12, 2020

Weekend police report. The following is recent police activity in Oceana County: Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020: – 8:15 p.m., (Michigan State Police), a 47-year-old Whitehall man was cited for operating without insurance following a two-vehicle non-injury crash, Maple Island Road near Arthur Road, Greenwood Township. Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020: – 4:59 p.m., (MSP), a 26-year-old Newaygo man was arrested on a…

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Recent deaths, posted Oct. 12, 2020

October 12, 2020

Recent deaths, posted Oct. 12, 2020 This post is a presentation of Beads & Blooms Florist, 78 N. Jebavy Dr., Ludington, MI 49431; 231-425-4133. The following recent death information has been reported to OCP: Edward Charles Summers, 75, of Hart, formerly of Pentwater, died on Friday, October 9, 2020. Gordon E. Easton, 86, of Spring Lake, died on Sunday, October…

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Recent deaths, posted Oct. 10, 2020

October 10, 2020

Recent deaths, posted Oct. 10, 2020 This post is a presentation of Beads & Blooms Florist, 78 N. Jebavy Dr., Ludington, MI 49431; 231-425-4133. The following recent death information has been reported to OCP: Tony L. Deeds, 78, of Shelby, died on Friday, October 2, 2020. Julie Ann Devowe, of Hesperia,  died on Thursday, October 8, 2020. Richard Albino Favre,…

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78th District Court sentencings, dismissals.

October 9, 2020

78th District Court sentencings, dismissals. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART — The following were sentenced recently in 78th District Court: – Kevin James House, 34, of 217 N. Michigan Ave., Shelby, was found guilty Oct. 5 of operating while impaired and was sentenced to 93 days suspended jail; Alcohol Highway Safety Education (AHSE); and $1,065 in fines and costs. One…

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Domestic violence arrests top HPD activity. ​

October 9, 2020

Domestic violence arrests top HPD activity. ​ The following is recent activity of the Hart Police Department: Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020: – 2:50 p.m., vehicle crash, no injuries, Polk Road and 72nd Avenue, City of Hart. – 6:55 p.m., wellbeing check, 600 block of State Street, City of Hart. – 9:45 p.m., animal complaint, 10 block of Park Street, City…

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‘Ag-Oween’ at fairgrounds Oct. 29.

October 8, 2020

‘Ag-Oween’ at fairgrounds Oct. 29. HART — Oceana County Farm Bureau will host an agriculture-themed Halloween event – Ag-Oween Thursday, Oct. 29, at the Oceana County Fairgrounds from 5:15-6:30 p.m. This will be a social distancing/drive-through event for kids 12 and under. Kids can collect trinkets and treats that have an agriculture connection. A costume contest drawing will be held…

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Shelby High School student tests positive for COVID.

October 8, 2020

Shelby High School student tests positive for COVID. SHELBY — Shelby Public Schools announced Wednesday, Oct. 7, that a high school student tested positive for COVID-19. A letter from Secondary Principal Mark Olmsted posted on the Shelby High School Facebook page states: “Late Tuesday afternoon October 6th, we confirmed with District Health Department #10 that a Shelby High School student…

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Flu clinics begin Oct. 9 in Hart.

October 7, 2020

Flu clinics begin Oct. 9 in Hart. HART — District Health Department #10 is helping communities prepare for the upcoming flu season by offering flu vaccines to children, adults and seniors. “Flu season is unpredictable, and with COVID-19 still spreading, it is more important than ever to protect you and your family against influenza by getting an annual flu shot,”…

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