Police news.

November 9, 2020

Police news. The following is recent Michigan State Police activity in Oceana County: Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020: – 8 p.m., car/deer crash, US 31 at the Shelby exit, Shelby Township. – 8:41 p.m., car/deer crash, northbound US 31 at the New Era exit ramp, Shelby Township. Friday, Nov. 6, 2020: – 1 a.m., car/deer crash, US 31 at Tyler Road,…

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Firefighters battle woods fire.

November 9, 2020

Firefighters battle woods fire. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. PENTWATER TOWNSHIP — Firefighters from Pentwater, Hart and Mason County’s Riverton Township, along with the Department of Natural Resources, battled a woods fire for several hours Sunday, Nov. 8, across the road from the Pentwater VFW in the 8400 block of Business Route US 31. Firefighters were back on the scene Monday…

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78th District Court arraignments.

November 6, 2020

78th District Court arraignments. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART — The following were arraigned recently in 78th District Court: Felonies – Seth Warren Richards, 37, of 1672 Koonsman Rd., Muskegon, was arrested by the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) for felony of fourth-degree arson $1,000-$20,000. Preliminary exam: Nov. 9 at 3 p.m. Bail: $7,500/cash/surety/10 percent. – Levi Christopher Frasier, 36,…

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HPD news.

November 6, 2020

  HPD news. The following is recent activity of the Hart Police Department: Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020: 12:26 a.m., missing person, 400 block of Courtland Street, City of Hart. 9:59 a.m., family trouble, 400 block of Courtland Street, City of Hart. 11 a.m., larceny, 200 block of West Main Street, City of Hart. 11:48 a.m., vehicle crash, no injuries, 3000…

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Recent deaths, posted Nov. 6, 2020

November 6, 2020

Recent deaths, posted Nov. 6, 2020 This post is a presentation of Beads & Blooms Florist, 78 N. Jebavy Dr., Ludington, MI 49431; 231-425-4133. The following recent death information has been reported to OCP: Harold A. Judd, 68, of New Era, died on Sunday, October 25, 2020. Helen M. Cox, 93, of Montague, died on Wednesday, October 28, 2020. Lelah…

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27th Circuit Court sentencings.

November 5, 2020

27th Circuit Court sentencings. HART – The following were sentenced Monday, Nov. 2, by Judge Robert D. Springstead in 27th Circuit Court: – Kyle Nathaniel Russell, 35, of 2145 Lakeshore Dr., Ludington, was found guilty April 20 of controlled substance possession less than 25 grams and was sentenced Nov. 2 to 17 months to four years in prison and $198…

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Shelby receives $3,000 grant from community foundation for pocket park.

November 5, 2020

Shelby receives $3,000 grant from community foundation for pocket park. SHELBY — The Oceana County Community Foundation recently provided the Village of Shelby with a $3,000 grant toward developing a pocket park. The grant money will be used to assist in the purchase of property for the pocket park which be located in an open area next to Magooz Floor…

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Meth possession arrest tops police activity.

November 5, 2020

Meth possession arrest tops police activity. ROTHBURY — A 37-year-old Rothbury woman was arrested by Michigan State Police troopers on charges of methamphetamine possession, drug paraphernalia possession, driving while license suspended (DWLS), driving without insurance and on an outstanding warrant following a traffic stop Thursday, Nov. 5, at 1 p.m. on Bartlett Street near Winston Road, said Trooper Todd Goodrich…

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SHS closed Thursday for COVID-19 contact tracing.

November 4, 2020

SHS closed Thursday for COVID-19 contact tracing. SHELBY — School officials announced that Shelby High School will be closed Thursday, Nov. 5, to complete COVID-19 contact tracing. The following notification was posted on the Shelby High School Facebook page Wednesday evening, Nov. 4: “Good evening. Shelby High School will be closed tomorrow November 5, 2020 to complete the contact tracing…

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Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital Community Update, Nov. 4, 2020.

November 4, 2020

Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital Community Update, Nov. 4, 2020. LUDINGTON — Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital provides a bi-weekly community update regarding activities and current information. Some content will be related to the COVID-19 pandemic as new information becomes available or changes occur. Other content will be general information related to Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital. For the latest COVID-19 information, visit…

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City hosts drive-by reception for outgoing council members.

November 4, 2020

City hosts drive-by reception for outgoing council members. Mayor Ron LaPorte retires after 35 years. HART— Hart Mayor Ron LaPorte is retiring from the Hart City Council after serving the city in many different capacities since 1985. Three other council members — Joe Frontiera, Steve Hegedus and Jason La Fever — conclude their current service to the city following the…

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Oceana County election results.

November 4, 2020

Oceana County election results. The following are results in from the Nov. 3, 2020 election in Oceana County: Straight party: Democrat: 2,377 Republican: 5,363 US President: Joseph Biden (D): 4,944 Donald Trump (R): 8,892 US Senator: Gary Peters (D): 4,796 John James (R): 8,808 US Rep. 2nd District: Bryan Berghoef (D): 4,198 Bill Huizenga (R): 9,178 State Rep. 100th District:…

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