Police: intentional truck fire ignites federal forest.

July 30, 2020

Police: intentional truck fire ignites federal forest. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. GREENWOOD TOWNSHIP — The Oceana County Sheriff’s Office is pursuing charges of malicious destruction of property/arson and damage to federal forest land against a 37-year-old Muskegon man who allegedly set a truck on fire Monday night, July 27, causing a 9.5-acre forest fire in the Huron-Manistee National Forest at…

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Recent births, posted July 30, 2020

July 30, 2020

Recent births, posted July 30, 2020 The birth announcements are a presentation of Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital.  The following births have been reported: (Unless indicated otherwise, births took place at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital). Briggs Axel Jabrocki, the son of Ashley and Daryl Jabrocki of Scottville, was born Saturday, July 18, 2020. Atreus Adam Alejandro Solis, the son of Crystal Boldridge and…

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Sen. Bumstead pays special tribute to sheriff’s office.

July 29, 2020

Sen. Bumstead pays special tribute to sheriff’s office. HART — Sen. Jon Bumstead (R-Fremont) presented Oceana County Sheriff Craig Mast with a “Special Tribute” to the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office Wednesday, July 29. “Let it be known that it is with great privilege to recognize Oceana County Sheriff’s Office for their service to the community,” the tribute states. “The courage…

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VanSingel challenged by Sebolt for state rep.

July 29, 2020

VanSingel challenged by Sebolt for state rep. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. State Representative of the 100th District Scott VanSingel (R-Grant) is being challenged by Andrew Sebolt (R-Hart) in the primary election Aug. 4. The 100th District includes Oceana, Lake and Newaygo counties. OCP sent the candidates questionnaires seeking biographical information, and the following information was provided by each candidate: Scott…

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Walker challenged by Schilleman in District 7.

July 29, 2020

Walker challenged by Schilleman in District 7. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. Incumbent Robert Walker is being challenged by Rhonda Schilleman in the Aug. 4 primary for the District 7 county commissioner seat on the Oceana County Board of Commissioners. Both Walker and Schilleman are republicans. District 7 includes Grant and Otto townships and a small portion of Shelby Township and the…

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Hart students can choose face-to-face or virtual learning.

July 29, 2020

Hart students can choose face-to-face or virtual learning. HART — Hart Public Schools recently announced students will have two options when returning to school in the fall amid COVID-19 — face-to-face instruction five days a week or virtual learning from home. “The process of determining what to offer was relatively simple, but the process of how to do school in…

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Obituary: Bradon Denton, 22, Hart.

July 29, 2020

Obituary: Bradon Denton, 22, Hart. Bradon Connor Denton, 22, of Hart, passed away Monday, July 27, 2020. He was born October 22, 1997 in Ludington to Donald Denton and Sharon Collins.   During his school days, Bradon enjoyed many sports, especially soccer, t-ball, football, and basketball. Bradon worked for Whitehall Industries as a machine operator for the last four years. In…

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Blood drive in Pentwater Aug. 6.

July 28, 2020

Blood drive in Pentwater Aug. 6. PENTWATER — The American Red Cross will conduct a blood drive Thursday, Aug. 6, from noon to 5:45 p.m. at the VFW Post 6017, at 8440 North US 31 Business Route. Both area residents and summer visitors are welcome. The Pentwater Service Club is again providing volunteer staff support in memory of one of its former members,…

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Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital Bi-Weekly Update, July 28, 2020.

July 28, 2020

Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital Bi-Weekly Update, July 28, 2020. LUDINGTON — Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital provides a bi-weekly community update regarding activities and current information. Some content will be related to the COVID-19 pandemic as new information becomes available or changes occur. Other content will be general information related to Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital. For the latest COVID-19 information, visit…

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Mears man injured when car hits sign, fence, trees.

July 28, 2020

Mears man injured when car hits sign, fence, trees. GOLDEN TOWNSHIP — A 66-year-old Mears man was transported by Life EMS to Mercy Health Partners Hackley Campus in Muskegon Monday, July 27, at 3:15 p.m. after the 2020 Subaru Forester he was driving ran off the road, struck a speed limit sign, a split rail fence and several trees, according…

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Recent deaths, posted July 28, 2020

July 28, 2020

Recent deaths, posted July 28, 2020 This post is a presentation of Beads & Blooms Florist, 78 N. Jebavy Dr., Ludington, MI 49431; 231-425-4133. #OceanaCountyDeaths The following recent deaths have been reported to OCP: Gloria D. Russell, 93, of Pentwater, died on Tuesday, July 21, 1920. Fred C. Dahl, 81, of Shelby, died on Friday, July 24, 2020. Ethelyn Morningstar,…

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HPD report.

July 27, 2020

HPD report. The following is recent activity of the Hart Police Department: Thursday, July 16, 2020: – 8:32 a.m., unlawful driving away of an automobile/car theft, 700 block of Dryden Street, City of Hart. – 9:21 a.m., motorist assist, State and Wood streets, City of Hart. – 12:36 p.m., suspicious situation, 600 block of State Street, City of Hart. –…

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