Farming truck rear-ends school bus.

May 15, 2019

Farming truck rear-ends school bus. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. WEARE TOWNSHIP – A Hart Public Schools bus transporting nearly 30 students was rear-ended by a Ford flat-bed farming truck on Oceana Drive near Jackson Road Wednesday, May 15, shortly after 3:30 p.m. Police were not immediately notified if anyone on the bus was injured, but the truck driver suffered non-life-threatening…

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Township board nixes Silver Lake sewer project.

May 15, 2019

Township board nixes Silver Lake sewer project. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. GOLDEN TOWNSHIP – A proposed $23.8 million public sewer project that was developed by township officials to protect Silver Lake water quality was unanimously voted down by the Golden Township Board Tuesday evening, May 14, due to strong public opposition from residents in the summer tourist community. The plan…

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Police week ceremony Friday.

May 15, 2019

Police week ceremony Friday. #NationalPoliceWeek HART – In honor of National Police Week, Oceana police officers will gather for a memorial service Friday, May 17, at noon on the courthouse lawn. Oceana County Sheriff Craig Mast will provide the introduction, followed by the opening prayer by the Rev. Dan Barnum-Steggerda of the Hart and Shelby United Church of Christ. Color…

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Closing the digital divide in Oceana County.

May 15, 2019

Closing the digital divide in Oceana County. HART – The digital divide, namely the lack of adequate internet service in rural areas, may be closing in Oceana County over the next several years following the Federal Communication Commission’s (FCC) most recent round of funding that targets rural areas throughout the US for broadband service, according to a press release from…

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MSP report.

May 15, 2019

MSP report. #OceanaCountyCrime The following is recent activity in Oceana County of the Michigan State Police, Hart post: Monday, May 13, 2019: – 11 p.m., a 34-year-old Rothbury man was arrested for operating while intoxicated, open intoxicants and no insurance, Winston Road near 64th Avenue, Grant Township. Tuesday, May 14, 2019: – 5:20 a.m., a 34-year-old Ludington man was arrested…

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Recent deaths, posted May 15, 2019.

May 15, 2019

Recent deaths, posted May 15, 2019. #OceanaCountyDeaths The following recent deaths have been reported to OCP: Dorinda Blohm, 61, of New Era died Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at her home.  Funeral arrangements are pending at Wyman Funeral & Cremation Services in Scottville.   Donna Mae Snow, 95, formerly of Montague, died on Monday, May 13, 2019. Beads & Blooms Florist, 78…

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Quilt raffle during ‘Wine and Art by the Water’ Sunday.

May 14, 2019

Quilt raffle during ‘Wine and Art by the Water’ Sunday. #PentwaterWomensClub PENTWATER – Pentwater Women’s Club’s 2019 quilt, “Hidden Circles,” has been the center of many a conversation as it travels to different locations in Pentwater for viewing. It is part of an annual educational fundraiser for scholarships awarded to Pentwater-area graduating students and students returning to West Shore Community…

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Pentwater students receive arts camp scholarships.

May 14, 2019

Pentwater students receive arts camp scholarships. #PentwaterServiceClub PENTWATER – The Pentwater Service Club (PSC) has awarded scholarships to six Pentwater students to attend Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp and Interlochen Arts Camp this summer. Scholarship recipients are Daria Reitsma, Hanna Hartline, Nathan Macher, Aubrey MacIntosh, Johnathon VanDuinen and Mackenzie Breitner. The club has bestowed more than $20,000 in arts scholarships…

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Police searching for runaway.

May 13, 2019

UPDATE: KRYSTAL HAS BEEN FOUND UNHARMED Police searching for runaway. HART – The Hart Police Department is seeking the public’s help in locating a missing juvenile runaway. Krystal Star Sedgeman, 16, was last seen at her home in the City of Hart Sunday, May 12. “Sedgeman is known to have friends in the Hart and Shelby area,” states an HPD…

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Woman sent to jail for stealing $22,000 from her mom.

May 13, 2019

Woman sent to jail for stealing $22,000 from her mom. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. GREENWOOD TOWNSHIP – A 25-year-old Greenwood Township woman was sentenced Monday, May 13, in 27th Circuit Court to one year in jail for stealing her mother’s safe that contained $22,000. Carissa Leann Hale, of 9329 E. McKinley Rd., pleaded guilty to safe breaking, which is…

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Meth arrests, felonious assault investigation top police activity.

May 13, 2019

Meth arrests, felonious assault investigation top police activity. #OceanaCountyCrime The following is police activity in Oceana County over the weekend: Friday, May 10, 2019: 1 p.m., (Michigan State Police), recovered property in a civil matter, 3700 block of West VanBuren Road, Hart Township. 2:40 p.m., (MSP), wellbeing check, 4800 block of First Street, Grant Township. 5:13 p.m., (Oceana County Sheriff’s…

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Man sentenced for assaulting female roommate.

May 13, 2019

Man sentenced for assaulting female roommate. #OceanaCountyCrime HART – A 29-year-old Hart man was sentenced to five months in jail for a conviction of assault by strangulation in 27th Circuit Court Monday, May 13. Joel Romero-Herrera, of 60 N. 88th Ave., Hart, pleaded “no contest” to the charge. He assaulted his female roommate who is not his girlfriend, said Oceana…

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