78th District Court sentencings.

November 9, 2018

78th District Court sentencings. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART – The following were sentenced recently in 78th District Court: – Antonio Rosas-Villegas, 49, of 8 N. Courtland St., Hart, was found guilty Oct. 30 of second-offense operating while intoxicated and was sentenced to 180 days in jail; one year discretionary jail for one year; and $190 in fines and…

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Winter weather advisory issued for Oceana County.

November 8, 2018

Winter weather advisory issued for Oceana County. OCEANA COUNTY – The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a winter weather advisory for several West Michigan counties, including Oceana. The advisory is in effect Friday, Nov. 9, at 1 a.m. until Saturday, Nov. 10, at 7 a.m. Snow accumulations of 3-5 inches are expected, along with winds gusting as…

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Driving violation arrests top HPD activity.

November 8, 2018

Driving violation arrests top HPD activity. #OceanaCountyCrime The following is recent activity of the Hart Police Department: Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018: – 10:30 a.m., harassment, 300 block of Johnson Street, City of Hart. – 5:40 p.m., found property, 400 block of State Street, City of Hart. – 8:30 p.m., missing person, 300 block of State Street, City of Hart. Friday,…

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Drunk driving arrests top police activity.

November 7, 2018

Drunk driving arrests top police activity. #OceanaCountyCrime The following is recent police activity in Oceana County: Monday, Nov. 5, 2018: – 2:10 p.m., (Michigan State Police), car/deer crash, Polk Road and 112th Avenue, Hart Township. – 5:49 p.m., (MSP), assault, 200 block of Forrest Street, Village of Rothbury. – 6:30 p.m., (MSP), a 59-year-old Grand Rapids man was arrested for…

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‘Kids from 1 to 92’ invited to Christmas PJ party.

November 7, 2018

‘Kids from 1 to 92’ invited to Christmas PJ party. #FirstBaptistChurch HART – “Kids from 1 to 92” are invited to the First Baptist Church’s Fifth Annual Pajama Party Sunday, Dec. 16, at 6:30 p.m. “This yearly event is fun for all ages and offers a time to get together and have fun at Christmas with your kids and grandkids,”…

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Cash prizes awarded in photo contest.

November 7, 2018

Cash prizes awarded in photo contest. #HesperiaCommunityLibrary HESPERIA – Amateur photographers who are Hesperia residents can enter their photos of the Hesperia area in the Hesperia Community Library’s photo contest, “Hesperia, The Way I See It.” Entry forms are available at the library and can be submitted Nov. 20-27. Visit the library Dec. 3-8 to view the entries and vote.…

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Road commission outlines snowplowing policy.

November 7, 2018

Road commission outlines snowplowing policy. #OceanaCountyRoadCommission HART – Local motorists will soon battle snowy and icy roads as winter weather quickly approaches. The following is the Oceana County Road Commission’s snowplowing policy for the 2018-2019 winter season: State trunkline: (M 20, M 120, US 31 expressway, Hart and Pentwater business routes/Oceana Drive) ❄ Trunkline maintenance shall be performed as specified…

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County commissioners re-elected.

November 7, 2018

County commissioners re-elected. #OceanaCountyNews HART – Three Oceana County commissioners who were challenged by independent candidates retained their seats for another two years in the midterm election Tuesday, Nov. 6. It was a tight race in the Fourth District, where incumbent Andrew Sebolt narrowly defeated his challenger Paul Erickson by eight votes, winning 641-633. The district includes Colfax, Leavitt, Elbridge…

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Obituary: Jordan James, 20, Pentwater

November 7, 2018

Obituary: Jordan James, 20, Pentwater Jordan James, 20, of Pentwater, passed away on Saturday, November 3, 2018. Jordan was born on November 4, 1997 in Battle Creek, the son of Jesse and Penny (Schultz) James.  He attended Mason County Central Schools and was planning on attending adult education classes to complete his schooling.  Jordan enjoyed fishing, bike riding, walking, and…

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Recent births, reported Nov. 7, 2018

November 7, 2018

Recent births, reported Nov. 7, 2018 #OceanaCountyBirths Births took place at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital, unless indicated otherwise.  Benjamin Andres Arellano, the son of Stephanie Cruz and Jason Arellano of Walkerville, was born Nov. 5, 2018. Autumn June Noble, the daughter of LeAnna Walker and David Noble of Hart, was born Oct. 27, 2018. Gael Castro, the son of Daniella Castro and Juan Castro…

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Public hearing Nov. 20 focuses on Getty Park improvements.

November 6, 2018

Public hearing Nov. 20 focuses on Getty Park improvements. #VillageofShelby SHELBY – The Planning Commission for the Village of Shelby will host a public hearing Tuesday, Nov. 20, at 6:30 p.m. in the village hall to seek residents’ input regarding the proposed revision to the village’s 2015-2020 parks and recreation plan. “The revision to the plan is related to recent…

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Recent deaths, posted Nov. 6, 2018

November 6, 2018

Recent deaths, posted Nov. 6, 2018 #OceanaCountyDeaths The following recent deaths have been reported to OCP: Bruce Bates, 94, of Hart, died on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. Arrangements by Oak Grove Funeral Home of Ludington, www.oakgroveludington.com. Sadie “Sally” Osborne, 92, of New Era, died on Monday, November 5, 2018. Percy F. Skinner, 102, of Shelby, died on Monday, November 5, 2018. Beads…

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