‘Day of the Dead’

October 25, 2014
‘Day of the Dead’

HART — The Oceana Hispanic Center will offer a community program about Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Thursday, Oct. 30, at 7 p.m. at the Oceana Home Partnership, 11 E. Washington St. Participants will learn about the history of Dia de Los Muertos and traditions that are practiced by many Hispanics in the U.S. and abroad. They…

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Accused arsonist bound over to circuit court

October 24, 2014
Accused arsonist bound over to circuit court

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. HART — The case against the Hesperia village councilman who is accused of burning his restaurant last spring was bound over to 27th Circuit Court this week. David Sean Pates, 32, a co-owner of the Hesperia House restaurant, turned himself in to authorities last month for allegedly setting his own restaurant on fire. Pates was…

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Welcome to the world! Recent births.

October 24, 2014

Birth announcements are sponsored by ABC Kidz/Purple Monkey, 123 E. Ludington Ave. Check them out here on Facebook.  Welcome to the world! Reazen Reneé Ruggles, the daughter of Melissa Douglas and John Ruggles of Pentwater, was born October 20, 2014 at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital. Hadley Anne Clark, the daughter of Kameron and David Clark of Mears, was born October 20, 2014 at…

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78th District Court arraignments

October 24, 2014
78th District Court arraignments

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. HART – The following were arraigned Wednesday, Oct. 22, in front of the 78th District Court Magistrate: Felonies –      John Joseph Norman, 17, of 2838 E. Garfield Rd., Hesperia, was arrested Oct. 21 by the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) for a felony of receiving and concealing stolen property $1,000-$20,000. A preliminary conference is set…

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A night of southern gospel music

October 24, 2014
A night of southern gospel music

WALKERVILLE — Northern Edge, along with The Foresters and The Rick Chase & Friends Band, are set to perform southern gospel music Friday, Nov. 7, at 7 p.m. at Walkerville Wesleyan Church, 144 Hamon St. Advance tickets cost $7.50 through Oct. 31. After Oct. 31, the ticket price is $10. Children 12 and under are admitted free. For tickets or…

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Hart PD investigating CSC complaint

October 23, 2014
Hart PD investigating CSC complaint

The Hart Police Department report is brought to you by Springstead Law Offices, with locations in Hart and Fremont, 231-873-4022 (Hart), www.springsteadlaw.com. HART — The Hart Police Department is investigating a criminal sexual conduct (CSC) complaint that was received Monday, Oct. 20, at 10:30 a.m. on Griswold Street. No other details about the incident are currently available. Other recent HPD…

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70-year-old man arrested for domestic assault

October 23, 2014
70-year-old man arrested for domestic assault

The Hart post of the Michigan State Police report is brought to you by Springstead Law Offices, with locations in Hart and Fremont, 231-873-4022 (Hart), www.springsteadlaw.com. NEWFIELD TWP. — Troopers from the Hart post of the Michigan State Police arrested a 70-year-old Hesperia man for domestic assault Wednesday, Oct. 22, at 1:38 a.m. in the 9000 block of E. Francis…

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78th District Court sentencings

October 23, 2014
78th District Court sentencings

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. HART – The following were sentenced this week by 78th District Court Judge H. Kevin Drake: –      Joshua John Roberts, 34, of 7590 N. 186th Ave., Walkerville, was found guilty Sept. 23 of operating under the influence of liquor (OUIL), second offense. He was sentenced to 90 days in jail; one year discretionary jail; $665…

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Hart Main Street achieves national accreditation

October 23, 2014
Hart Main Street achieves national accreditation

LANSING – The Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) announced this week that Hart Main Street has been recognized as a Nationally Accredited Main Street community by the National Trust Main Street Center and the Michigan Main Street Center at MSHDA. “Hart Main Street has made many efforts toward their revitalization goals using the Main Street Approach®,” said Laura Krizov,…

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Scam suspects flee police

October 23, 2014
Scam suspects flee police

NEWAYGO COUNTY —  Michigan State Police troopers from the Hart post issued a press release Thursday morning, Oct. 23, regarding scam suspects fleeing police. “The Michigan State Police attempted to meet with the suspects; however, they fled in in a newer tan Chevrolet Impala, four door, with black rims,” the press release states. “The vehicle was last seen near the Grand…

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1 arrested for DWLS

October 22, 2014
1 arrested for DWLS

The Hart post of the Michigan State Police report is brought to you by Springstead Law Offices, with locations in Hart and Fremont, 231-873-4022 (Hart), www.springsteadlaw.com. Monday, Oct. 20, 2014 – 5:10 p.m., car-deer accident, US-31 and Wayne Rd., Hart Twp. Tuesday, Oct, 21, 2014 – 12:15 p.m., driving while license suspended (DWLS), M-20 near 104th Ave., Shelby Twp., 27-year-old…

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Diman-Wolf ECC families invited to fun event

October 22, 2014

HART — Preschool families are invited to have some ooey gooey fun at Diman-Wolf Early Childhood Center Thursday, Oct. 30, from 4:30-6 p.m. Have fun making the mess there and not at your home. Play with shaving cream, slime, water beads, etc. A snack will be provided. A parent or other adult must accompany their children, and siblings are welcome.…

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