Arts and crafts fair this weekend

September 22, 2014
Arts and crafts fair this weekend

PENTWATER — Experience fall’s beauty during the 24th Annual Fall Fest – Art & Craft Fair on the Village Green this weekend. Over 100 vendors provide handmade crafts, artwork and antiques. Live music by local band Canopy Space, which includes musicians Annie Gallie and Rick Magrath, will perform Saturday afternoon. Festivities run Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and…

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Hesperia HS homecoming this week

September 22, 2014
Hesperia HS homecoming this week

HESPERIA — The Hesperia High School Panthers celebrate homecoming with many festivities this week, including a parade and the crowning of the queen and king Friday evening. This year’s theme is “Disney Pixar Movies.” The Panthers have dress-up days, a table tennis tournament during lunch hour, and powder puff football games throughout the week. The championship powder puff game is…

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Kings not showing up on time?

September 21, 2014

For the Love of Fishing is written by Sean McDonald and brought to you by Dreamweaver Lures, www.dreamweaverlures.com. Despite the recent perfect conditions we have had for 4-year-old adult salmon to enter into the river systems we are still not seeing them in great numbers. There has been a handful of fresh fish between Custer and twin bridges for the last…

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4 arraigned for attempted pot theft

September 19, 2014
4 arraigned for attempted pot theft

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. HART — Four Hesperia-area men were arraigned Friday in 78th District Court on charges of attempted larceny over $1,000 and possession of burglary tools stemming from a bizarre incident at a marijuana growing operation in rural Newfield Township Wednesday that involved the firing of a gun. Dillan Slade, 17, and Jerome-James Kenneth-Hampton, 19, were arrested…

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Roseman honored as Citizen of the Year

September 19, 2014
Roseman honored as Citizen of the Year

Article and photos contributed by Ron Beeber. PENTWATER — “I’ve had the luck of being blessed with a never-ending stream of ideas,” Dr. Dave Roseman told the audience at Pentwater Yacht Club Thursday evening while accepting Pentwater Service Club’s Citizen of the Year award for 2014. Speakers included service club president Bill Maxwell, village President Juanita Pierman, state rep. Jon…

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UPDATE: Mug shot released of alleged husband shooter

September 18, 2014
UPDATE: Mug shot released of alleged husband shooter

 By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. ROTHBURY — Police released the mug shot of the 42-year-old Rothbury woman who was arrested by the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office after allegedly shooting her husband. The husband received non-life-threatening injuries from a bullet wound to his arm early Sunday morning. Angela Wahr-Kevwitch was arraigned in 78th District Court on a felonious assault charge, and…

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UPDATE: 2 more suspects arrested in connection with Hesperia manhunt

September 18, 2014

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. NEWFIELD TWP. — A 21-year-old Hesperia man and a 46-year-old Hesperia man were arrested today in connection with yesterday’s exhaustive manhunt by police that followed a bizarre incident at a marijuana growing operation involving the firing of a gun. Two men were arrested yesterday following the manhunt by police in a rural, swampy area. The…

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Hesperia village councilman is suspect in restaurant arson case

September 18, 2014

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. HESPERIA — Hesperia Village Councilman David Pates, a co-owner of the Hesperia House restaurant, is the suspect in an arson case at the restaurant. Village President Jim Smith confirmed that Pates, 32, remains on the council and stated that the council cannot legally take any action to have him removed from his position with the…

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2 suspects apprehended, 2 others at large following manhunt

September 18, 2014

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. NEWFIELD TOWNSHIP — Two men have been arrested for attempted armed robbery following an “exhaustive” manhunt by police in a rural, swampy area,  and two other suspects are on the loose after a gunshot was fired at a medical marijuana growing operation Wednesday. Central dispatch received a 911 call stating that someone was trying to steal…

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Rothbury woman arrested for shooting husband

September 17, 2014

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. ROTHBURY — A 42-year-old Rothbury woman was arrested by the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office after allegedly shooting her husband, who received non-life-threatening injuries from a bullet wound to his arm. Angela Kevwitch was arraigned in 78th District Court on a felonious assault charge, and bond was set at $25,000/10 percent, said Oceana County Undersheriff Tim…

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78th District Court sentencings

September 17, 2014
78th District Court sentencings

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. HART – The following were sentenced this week in 78th District Court: –      Angela Sue Spencer, 33, of 79 Church St., Hesperia, was found guilty Sept. 17 of driving while license suspended (DWLS). She was sentenced to 93 days discretionary jail and $400 in fines and costs. Conviction reportable to the Secretary of State (SOS).…

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Arson suspect arrested in N. Carolina

September 17, 2014

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. HESPERIA — The suspect in an arson at the Hesperia House restaurant has been arrested in North Carolina, and local law enforcement officials are waiting for an Oct. 1 hearing to see whether or not he is going to waive extradition. “He has to come to Oceana County to be arraigned on the charges here,”…

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