Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital receives tree seedling grown from capitol eastern catalpa.

June 17, 2022

Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital receives tree seedling grown from capitol eastern catalpa. LUDINGTON — State Senator Curt VanderWall (R-Ludington) recently presented an eastern catalpa tree seedling recently to Drew Dostal, president of Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital. The seed used to grow the sapling came from an eastern catalpa on the grounds of the Michigan State Capitol Building and was grown to…

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Shelby soccer star battles the odds to sign full-ride scholarship.

June 17, 2022

Shelby soccer star battles the odds to sign full-ride scholarship. Tiger Pride is a presentation of Shelby Public Schools in partnership with Oceana County Press.  By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. SHELBY — A few years ago, Ricardo Bahena was living in Mexico where he played soccer in the streets and didn’t speak English. After moving to the US and settling in…

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78th District Court arraignments, June 17, 2022.

June 17, 2022

78th District Court arraignments, June 17, 2022. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART — The following were arraigned recently in 78th District Court: Felonies Juan Luis Perez, of 609 Clock Rd., Hart; Michigan State Police (MSP); three counts of second-degree criminal sexual conduct (CSC) — victim under 13 years old. Probable cause hearing: June 27 at 3 p.m. Bail: $10,000/cash/surety/10 percent.…

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27th Circuit Court sentencings, June 17, 2022.

June 17, 2022

27th Circuit Court sentencings, June 17, 2022. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART — The following were sentenced recently in 27th Circuit Court: Tanner Scott Goins, 22, of 4548 Comstock Ave., Hesperia, pleaded “no contest” April 18, 2022 to third-degree criminal sexual conduct (CSC) and was sentenced June 13, 2022 to one year in jail with credit for 61 days served…

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Runaway found.

June 17, 2022

Runaway found. GRANT TOWNSHIP — A 15-year-old runaway, who was last seen Sunday June 12 in the Rothbury area, has been located, said Lt. Shane Hasty of the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office Friday, June 17. “Athena Marciniak has been located in Osceola County and has been returned,” said Lt. Hasty. Please consider helping to fund local news. Mason County Press…

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Recent deaths, service announcements, posted June 17, 2022. 

June 17, 2022

Recent deaths, service announcements, posted June 17, 2022.  Darlene Kay Frishett, 77, of Hart, died on Saturday, June 11, 2022. Carol Arlene Inglis, 93, of Shelby, died on Wednesday, June 15, 2022. 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…

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78th District Court sentencings, June 16, 2022.

June 16, 2022

78th District Court sentencings, June 16, 2022. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART — The following were sentenced recently in 78th District Court: Jeremiah Lee Minzey, of 2951 S. 204th Ave., Hesperia, was found guilty June 15 of improper possession of firearms and was sentenced to $400 in fines and costs and must forfeit two shot guns.   Hollis Elvin Edwards,…

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Water, Woodrow roads closed for construction.

June 15, 2022

Water, Woodrow roads closed for construction. HART TOWNSHIP — Water Road from Polk Road to Taylor Road is closed until further notice for road construction, according to the Oceana County Road Commission. Woodrow Road between 96th and 112th avenues in Shelby Township will be closed for road construction beginning Thursday, June 16.  Local residents can still access their homes in…

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Domestic violence arrests top police activity.

June 15, 2022

Domestic violence arrests top police activity. The following is recent Oceana County Sheriff’s Office activity: Sunday, June 12, 2022: 7:42 a.m., a 22-year-old Rothbury man was arrested for domestic violence, 1100 East Sand Creek Trail, Otto Township. He was lodged in the Oceana County Jail. 11:04 a.m., assist to Michigan State Police, a 36-year-old Shelby man was arrested for domestic…

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Man arrested for operating under the influence of drugs after crashing into tree.

June 15, 2022

Man arrested for operating under the influence of drugs after crashing into tree. PENTWATER — A 30-year-old Shelby man was arrested for operating under the influence of drugs following a single-vehicle crash on Hancock Street near Sand Street Wednesday, June 15, around 6:30 a.m. The 2004 Chevrolet Impala the man was operating crashed into a tree. “We are continuing the…

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HPD news, June 15, 2022.

June 15, 2022

HPD news, June 15, 2022. The following is recent activity of the Hart Police Department: Thursday, June 2, 2022: 10:20 p.m., car/deer crash, 1000 block of Oceana Drive, City of Hart. 6:18 p.m., larceny, 3000 block of Harrison Road, Hart Township. Friday, June 3, 2022: 12:33 p.m., a 39-year-old Hart man was arrested on an outstanding warrant, 400 block of…

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Tigers will once again march through the forest.

June 15, 2022

Tigers will once again march through the forest. Tiger Pride is a presentation of Shelby Public Schools in partnership with Oceana County Press. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. ROTHBURY — The Shelby High School Marching Band will once again march through the Electric Forest Festival to earn money for new equipment. The band is slated to perform Saturday, June 25, some…

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Recent births, posted June 15, 2022

June 15, 2022

Recent births, posted June 15, 2022 Please consider helping to fund local news. Mason County Press and Oceana County Press are available for free thanks to the generous support of our advertisers and individuals. Three ways to help us: Venmo: @MasonCountyPress; Paypal: [email protected]; Mail a check to PO BOX 21, Scottville, MI 49454. The following births have been reported: Leif…

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Water Safety Day this Saturday.

June 14, 2022

Water Safety Day this Saturday. PENTWATER – As the head of the marine division for the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office, Deputy Tim Simon wants to ensure that everyone is safe on the water each summer – especially children. That is why Simon is offering the third annual Oceana County Water Safety Day Saturday, June 18, from 11:30 a.m. to 2…

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Lightning could be to blame for minor trailer fire.

June 14, 2022

Lightning could be to blame for minor trailer fire. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART TOWNSHIP — A structure fire due to a lightning strike was reported at 3241 North 72nd Avenue in the Pines Trailer Court Monday, June 13, around 10:40 p.m. Dispatch information indicated smoke was in the residence and occupants were evacuating. Hart Fire Chief Dwight Fuehring said…

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