Free family night in Shelby, Sept. 30.

September 9, 2019

Free family night in Shelby, Sept. 30. SHELBY – Oceana Leads is celebrating National Family Meals Month this September with a Family Night Event at The Ladder Community Center, 67 N. State St., on Monday, September 30 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Join the coalition with a night of family dinner, board games and prizes. All Oceana County families are…

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Man arrested after refusing to leave state park bathroom.

September 6, 2019

Man arrested after refusing to leave state park bathroom. #OceanaCountyCrime PENTWATER – A 42-year-old Lombard, Illinois man was arrested by Oceana County sheriff’s deputies Thursday, Sept. 5, shortly after 10 p.m. when he refused to leave the men’s bathroom at Charles Mears State Park, said Oceana County Sheriff Craig Mast. The man was highly intoxicated and in possession of a…

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Woman arrested for stealing TV.

September 6, 2019

Woman arrested for stealing TV. #OceanaCountyCrime HART – A 49-year-old Hart woman was arrested by the Michigan State Police, Hart post, for stealing a TV valued at $467 in the 3000 block of North 72nd Avenue Thursday, Sept. 5, at 4:15 p.m., according to MSP Sgt. Charles Hockanson. The following is other recent police activity in Oceana County: Tuesday, Sept.…

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78th District Court arraignments, posted Sept. 6, 2019.

September 6, 2019

78th District Court arraignments, posted Sept. 6, 2019. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART – The following were arraigned recently in 78th District Court: Felonies – Ottoniel Fonesca, 23, of 215 S. State St., Hart, was arrested by the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) on two felony counts of possession of child sexually-abusive material. Preliminary exam: Sept. 23 at 3…

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US 31 ramps at Shelby Road to be closed Friday.

September 5, 2019

US 31 ramps at Shelby Road to be closed Friday. SHELBY TOWNSHIP – The on-ramp from Shelby Road to southbound US 31 will remain closed through 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6, and the off-ramp from northbound US 31 to Shelby Road will be closed Friday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., according to the Michigan Department of Transportation. Lane closures…

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Church’s dinner program to receive $15,500 from WWC.

September 5, 2019

Church’s dinner program to receive $15,500 from WWC. #WomenWhoCare #CentenaryUnitedMethodistChurchCommunityDinners   PENTWATER – The 155-member Women Who Care (WWC) of Oceana County launched its eighth year Sept. 3. WWC will have each member write a $100 personal check to Pentwater’s Centenary United Methodist Church’s Community Dinner program, which has served approximately 70,000 plates of food for the past 10 years.…

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Larceny thefts, reckless driving complaints top HPD activity.

September 5, 2019

Larceny thefts, reckless driving complaints top HPD activity. #OceanaCountyCrime The following is recent activity of the Hart Police Department: Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019: – 6:30 a.m., suspicious situation, 100 block of Riverside Drive, City of Hart. – 2:30 p.m., suspicious situation, 10 block of Lincoln Street, City of Hart. – 6 p.m., unwanted person, 300 block of Courtland Street, City…

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Governor bans flavored vaping products.

September 4, 2019

Governor bans flavored vaping products. LANSING — On Tuesday, September 3, 2019, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer ordered Michigan Department of Health and Human Services to issue emergency rules to ban the sale of flavored vaping products in retail stores and online, making Michigan the first state in the nation to ban flavored vaping products. Also banned is any misleading marketing of…

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78th District Court sentencings, Sept. 4, 2019.

September 4, 2019

78th District Court sentencings, Sept. 4, 2019. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART – The following were sentenced recently in 78th District Court: – Ashleigh Nicole Stitt, 33, of 1977 Whitehall Rd., Muskegon, was found guilty Aug. 5 of narcotic/cocaine use and was sentenced Aug. 26 to 27 days in jail with credit for 27 days served; one year discretionary…

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Drunk driving death case hearing delayed.

September 4, 2019

Drunk driving death case hearing delayed. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART – The preliminary exam for the operating while intoxicated causing death case that was scheduled for Sept. 3 in 78th District Court was adjourned until Oct. 15, said Oceana County Prosecutor Joseph Bizon. Amber Rae Davis, 28, of 5855 W. 5th St., Mears, has been charged with a…

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Oceana residents invited to coastal flood map open house.

September 4, 2019

Oceana residents invited to coastal flood map open house. HART – Representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will host a Flood Map Information Open House for Lake Michigan shoreline communities of Oceana County Thursday, Sept. 19, from 5-7 p.m. at the ​Oceana County Services building at 844 S. Griswold St. The open house will provide residents with an…

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FBC Fest Sept. 15.

September 4, 2019

FBC Fest Sept. 15. HART – First Baptist of Hart is hosting a block party downtown called “FBC Fest” Sunday, Sept. 15, from 2-7 p.m. The event is free and will feature attractions for all ages, including a kid zone with inflatables, games, face painting, and more, along with activities for adults and live music. At 5 p.m., there will…

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