Mid-October, in-between time for salmon fishing.

October 16, 2014
Mid-October, in-between time for salmon fishing.

For the Love of Fishing is written by Sean McDonald. Mid-October is considered in-between time on the rivers. The salmon numbers are dwindling and steelhead numbers are on the rise. The amount of fall Steelhead we see this year depends on the amount of rain that we receive. We had some good steelhead fishing on the Pere Marquette and the…

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Cancer survivor thankful for her family’s support.

October 16, 2014
Cancer survivor thankful for her family’s support.

Survivor Story. Sponsored by All Access Care of Ludington. Located at 329 N. Jebavy Dr. in Ludington; 231-425-4544; www.all-access-care.com. By Kate Krieger. Senior Correspondent. LUDINGTON – Sometimes when a person is faced with a traumatic life event like cancer, they never stop to think how important their family will be during their fight. For Ludington resident, Marilyn Hullinger, she never really…

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‘Unhappy campers’ file suit against camp managers, city

October 15, 2014
‘Unhappy campers’ file suit against camp managers, city

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. HART — Seasonal campers Keith and Carol Kohl of Grand Rapids filed a civil lawsuit last month against Freed Management Co., Inc. of Hart and the City of Hart for what they believe was a wrongful eviction from John Gurney Park last August. The complaint filed in 78th District Court in Hart calls for a…

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82-year-old man injured in rollover crash

October 15, 2014
82-year-old man injured in rollover crash

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. PENTWATER — An 82-year-old Pentwater man avoided serious injuries stemming from a single-vehicle rollover crash at 5200 W. Hammet Rd. near 60th Ave., approximately one mile east of Pentwater School, Wednesday afternoon. The Oceana County Sheriff’s Office, the Hart post of the Michigan State Police, the Pentwater Fire Department, Oceana EMS and the Hart Area…

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Business Spotlight: Parkdale Auto & Transmission.

October 14, 2014
Business Spotlight: Parkdale Auto & Transmission.

This news service is brought to you free through the generosity of our advertisers. This series, Business Spotlight, will feature those great businesses. Today, we present Parkdale Auto and Transmission of Manistee, located at 855 Parkdale Ave.  MANISTEE — Parkdale Auto and Transmission provides service to all sizes and makes of vehicles. “We are the only repair shop around that…

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Cocaine possession, drunk driving arrests, dune crashes among sheriff’s dept. activity

October 13, 2014
Cocaine possession, drunk driving arrests, dune crashes among sheriff’s dept. activity

The Oceana County Sheriff’s Office Report is brought to you by Springstead Law Offices, with locations in Hart and Fremont, 231-873-4022 (Hart), www.springsteadlaw.com. HART TWP. — Deputies from the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 43-year-old Hart man for operating while intoxicated, second offense, and his passenger, a 44-year-old Hart man, for cocaine possession following a traffic stop Saturday at…

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Hart PD investigating chiropractor’s office break-in

October 13, 2014
Hart PD investigating chiropractor’s office break-in

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 break-in that occured at the Brown Chiropractic & Wellness Center, at 107 W. Main St., that was reported Thursday, Oct. 9. Intruders gained access some time between Monday, Oct. 6…

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Deer blind larceny, car-animal crashes among MSP activity

October 13, 2014
Deer blind larceny, car-animal crashes among MSP activity

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. GOLDEN TWP. — The Hart post of the Michigan State Police is investigating a larceny of a deer blind that was reported Friday, Oct. 10, at 8 p.m. on Harrison Road. The following is other recent MSP activity in…

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Governor orders flags lowered in honor of fallen firefighters.

October 10, 2014

LANSING – Gov. Rick Snyder today joined with President Barack Obama in calling for the lowering of U.S. flags on all state buildings and within the state Capitol complex in conjunction with the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service on Sunday, Oct. 12. “Firefighters voluntarily put their lives at risk every day to help keep our communities safe,” Snyder said. “Today, we…

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Welcome to the world! Recent births.

October 10, 2014

Birth announcements are sponsored by ABC Kidz/Purple Monkey, 123 E. Ludington Ave. Check them out here on Facebook.  Welcome to the world! Brynlee Mae Amstutz, the daughter of Michele and Robert Amstutz of Hart, was born October 9, 2014 at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital. If you have a birth announcement to make, you are welcome to email the announcement and a photograph…

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Drugs confirmed as cause of Electric Forest death

October 10, 2014
Drugs confirmed as cause of Electric Forest death

ROTHBURY – The 20-year-old Caledonia man who died at the Electric Forest Festival last summer experienced “poisoning by ingestion” of drugs, authorities confirmed. The death of volunteer worker Brian Alan Brockette was investigated by the Hart post of the Michigan State Police. He was found “distressed” in the Sherwood Forest area around 11:15 p.m. the final night of the huge…

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Sheriff’s dept. investigating obscene text message complaint

October 10, 2014
Sheriff’s dept. investigating obscene text message complaint

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. HART — A walk-in complaint at the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office Thursday, Oct. 9, at 2:04 p.m. stems from an obscene text message, possibly involving bestiality. Other recent OCSO activity includes: Monday, Oct., 6, 2014 – Suspicious situation, 2:50 a.m., W. Monroe Rd., Weare Twp., drunk subject sitting in road, subject gone when deputies arrived.…

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