Big Lake fishing remains strong, Hex Hatch Soon

June 20, 2014
Big Lake fishing remains strong, Hex Hatch Soon

For the Love of Fishing. A blog by Sean McDonald. Fishing on Lake Michigan remains outstanding and it appears we are going to keep the salmon we have in our area for awhile. We now have alewives (baitfish) and cold water- the perfect mix for salmon. Last week the harbor in Ludington was filled with spawning alewives, a bit behind…

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Wave Club, Wet Head are your headquarters for summer fun

June 19, 2014
Wave Club, Wet Head are your headquarters for summer fun

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. MEARS — If you are looking for a fun way to spend a summer day on the water, go to Wave Club Water Sport Rentals and Wet Head Beach Shop on beautiful Silver Lake. Wave Club offers so much adrenaline-filled enjoyment, adults feel like kids again and kids never want their action-packed day to end.…

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Arraignments

June 18, 2014

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. HART – The following were arraigned today in front of the 78th District Court Magistrate: –      Joshua Timothy Lang, 17, of 212 N. Reinberg Ave., Scottville, was arrested June 11 by the Michigan State Police (MSP) for a misdemeanor of driving while license suspended (DWLS). A pretrial is set for July 1 at 10 a.m.…

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Oceana court sentencings

June 18, 2014

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. HART – The following were sentenced Monday, June 16: 27th Circuit Court –      Alec David Mosser, 21, of 138 1/2 Monroe Ave., Findlay, Ohio, was found guilty Aug. 26, 2013 of controlled substance, possession of marijuana. One count of controlled substance, possession of schedule 5 LSD; one count of controlled substance, possession of less than…

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Charity golf tourney Saturday

June 18, 2014
Charity golf tourney Saturday

HART — Enjoy a day on the greens for a good cause this Saturday during the Second Annual Cancer and Critical Care Fund Charity Golf Tournament at Colonial Golf Course, beginning at 1 p.m. Participation is $50 per golfer, which includes 18 holes, trophies, raffles, food, prizes and more. Email [email protected] or call (517) 290-4892 for more information.

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Historical society postcard show Saturday

June 18, 2014
Historical society postcard show Saturday

MEARS — Browse through a collection of almost 3,000 postcards during the Oceana Historical and Genealogical Society’s 12th annual postcard show this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Transportation Museum in the Oceana Historical Park. Buy, sell and view postcards.  Reprints will be available for purchase.  Meet at the Old Town Hall on Fox Road in downtown…

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Births: Welcome to the world!

June 18, 2014

Welcome to the world! Adriel Santino Brito, the daughter of Elodia Brito and Nicolas Brito-Rios of Hart, was born June 11, 2014 at Mercy Health Hackley Birth Center in Muskegon. Naythan Alejandro Herrevia, the son of Erica and Victoriano Herrevia of Hart, was born June 16, 2014 at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital. If you have a birth announcement to make, you…

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‘Electric Forces’ launches to share stories of renewal for military veterans

June 17, 2014
‘Electric Forces’ launches to share stories of renewal for military veterans

ROTHBURY ­– Electric Forest and THUMP, VICE’s electronic music channel, announce the launch of “Electric Forces”  ­– a unique music festival activation where U.S. Military veterans and festival goers share their stories of renewal in festival culture for video documentation during the sold-out festival.  The fourth annual festival is set for June 26-29 at the Double JJ Resort. The creation…

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Mother of trooper killer to be sentenced today

June 17, 2014

LUDINGTON — Tammi Spofford, the mother of the man who killed Michigan State Police Trooper Paul Butterfield, is scheduled to be sentenced in 51st Circuit Court this afternoon. On May 6, Spofford entered a plea of no contest to accessory after the fact. She is the mother of Eric John Knysz, the man who murdered Butterfield. Knysz was sentenced to…

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School board asks firms to assess facilities

June 17, 2014
School board asks firms to assess facilities

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. HART — The Hart Public Schools Board of Education moved one step closer to building renovations last night when it requested that Owen-Ames-Kimball Co. of Grand Rapids and Wolgast Corporation of Saginaw visit the district’s campus to perform facilities assessments. One of the two firms will ultimately be chosen by the board to serve as…

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Spring Fest Art, Craft & Antique Fair this weekend

June 17, 2014
Spring Fest Art, Craft & Antique Fair this weekend

PENTWATER — Experience the beauty of spring and summer during the annual Spring Fest Art, Craft & Antique Fair on the Village Green this weekend. Over 100 vendors showcase their handmade crafts, a special skill or art, a skilled trade, or antiques. Awesome Distraction will provide live music Saturday. Festivities run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10…

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EFF gearing up for another successful ‘Roy Price Memorial Food Drive’

June 16, 2014
EFF gearing up for another successful ‘Roy Price Memorial Food Drive’

ROTHBURY — Electric Forest’s “Roy Price Memorial Food Drive” collected and distributed 13,865 meals to local Oceana County communities last year, almost doubling the amount of donations collected in the festival’s first two years combined. Organizers are anticipating another successful food drive this year as the festival nears. Each year, Electric Forest’s annual Food Drive encourages patrons to donate non-perishable food…

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