First-ever unwed Asparagus Queen to be crowned tomorrow night

May 30, 2014

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. SHELBY — For the first time in 40 years, an unmarried Asparagus Queen will represent Oceana County. Three local single women are vying for the title, and one of them will be crowned Saturday evening during the Asparagus Queen Pageant in the Shelby High School Auditorium. Formerly Mrs. Asparagus, the Asparagus Queen is now a…

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Circuit Court sentencings

May 30, 2014
Circuit Court sentencings

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. HART — The following were sentenced Tuesday, May 27, in 27th Circuit Court: Tresa Brianna Anderson, 22, of 17 Griswold St., Hart, was found guilty Nov. 29, 2010 of uttering and publishing and probation violation. She was sentenced to one year in jail with credit for 142 days served; sentence to be served at the…

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Daughtery eagles

May 30, 2014

SHELBY — Dan Daugherty eagled on hole #5, using a driver, #5 wood and putter the 484-yard, par 5 hole Tuesday.

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DNR announces June/July workshops on new Waterways Program Grant requirement

May 29, 2014

The Department of Natural Resources’ Parks and Recreation Division recently announced a schedule of workshops to discuss the inclusion of a five-year plan as part of the DNR’s Waterways Program Grant application process. This change will allow communities to incorporate local harbors into their budget process just like any other community asset., encouraging a more holistic approach to long-term community goals and recreational benefits to…

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Stabbing suspect arrested

May 29, 2014
Stabbing suspect arrested

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. HART — A 24-year-old Montague man who had been on the lam for three days since a stabbing Sunday has been apprehended, police reported this afternoon. Jacob C. Kozlowski was captured and arrested by Oceana County Sheriff’s Office deputies yesterday. Kozlowski was staying in a camper on a piece of private property in southern Oceana…

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Arraignments

May 29, 2014

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. HART — The following were arraigned this past week in front of the 78th District Court Magistrate: – Joseph Scott Elwell, 40, of 3455 Algonquin Dr., Norton Shores, was arrested May 10 by the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) for a misdemeanor of operating while intoxicated. A pretrial is set for June 10 at 3:15…

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Welcome to the world, Landon!

May 29, 2014

Welcome to the world! Landon Jacob Kruisenga, the son of Jennifer Bromley and Tyler Kruisenga of Shelby, was born May 28, 2014 at Mercy Health – Hackley Birth Center, Muskegon.

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Weekly fishing report

May 29, 2014

The following fishing report is from the Michigan Dept. of Natural Resources. Fishing patterns are slowly moving into the summer mode. Water temperatures on the Great Lakes are still cold especially Lake Superior which still has ice. The inland lakes are warming at a very slow pace. SOUTHEAST LOWER PENINSULA Lake Erie:  Walleye fishing was still sporadic, but starting to heat…

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Storybook Village, Pentwater’s imagination store

May 28, 2014
Storybook Village, Pentwater’s imagination store

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief.  PENTWATER — Down at the end of Hancock Street there is a magical place. It’s a place where  children sail Oceans, explore islands and play with dragons. It’s a place of magic, mystery and adventure. It’s Storybook Village. The store opened in July 2011, the creation of Barbara and Tom Sims. Barbara is a retired teacher…

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Blues, Brews & Dunes on tap Saturday

May 28, 2014
Blues, Brews & Dunes on tap Saturday

  Experience live blues music, Michigan beer, and local food during Silver Lake’s inaugural Blues, Brews & Dunes this Saturday from 6-10 p.m. This year’s event is a “preview,” and next year it will be a full-day event. It takes place near the beautiful Silver Lake State Park at 8301 W. Hazel Rd. and coincides with the park’s “Blessing of…

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Student book presentation Monday evening

May 28, 2014
Student book presentation Monday evening

HART – Students in Brett Ramseyer’s 11th grade honors American literature class have published a book, and they are presenting it to the community Monday, June 2, at 7 p.m. in the Hart Middle School Auditorium. This school year, the students studied American masters of literature and worked to emulate their styles and writing tools in fiction, poetry, non-fiction and…

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WSCC dean’s list

May 27, 2014

SCOTTVILLE – West Shore Community College has released its Dean’s List for the 2014 Winter Semester.  Full-time students achieving a semester grade point average of 3.75 or above receive high honors and full-time students with a grade point average between 3.50 and 3.749 receive honors. Part-time students are eligible for the Dean’s List when their accumulating grade point averages meet…

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