Parmalee, Pranger win Foster open

June 16, 2014
Parmalee, Pranger win Foster open

SHELBY — Local duo, Corey Parmalee and Shawn Pranger, won the 2014 Joe Foster Open at Oceana Golf Club last weekend, competing against 88 two-man teams. Perfect conditions Saturday were followed by tougher weather Sunday due to the 20-plus mph winds. Parmalee and Pranger shot 66-70-136 to tie for first and ultimately win the championship in a playoff after one…

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North State Street closes Saturday for major reconstruction project

June 13, 2014

HART — North State Street will be closed in the city between East Main Street and Hilltop Drive beginning this Saturday until early August as Hallack Contracting, Inc. tackles a major reconstruction project. Hart Township has also retained Hallack Contracting, which will concurrently reconstruct North State Street between Hilltop Drive and Oceana Drive, said Hart City Manager Stan Rickard. “The…

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Beckman running for Miss Michigan

June 13, 2014
Beckman running for Miss Michigan

MUSKEGON — Shelby native Jodi Beckman is among 34 young women vying for the title of “Miss Michigan” this weekend at the Frauenthal Center for Performing Arts. Beckman, 22, is competing as Miss Shoreline. The Shelby High School graduate is a senior at Hope College, where she is pursuing a bachelor of arts degree in communication. She plans to pursue…

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2 vacuum salespeople charged with trespassing

June 12, 2014
2 vacuum salespeople charged with trespassing

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. HART — Two Grand Rapids residents have been charged with criminal trespassing in connection with recent complaints of aggressive vacuum salespeople in the area. Darnell Marquis Burton and Brenda Spicuzza have been arraigned on charges of criminal trespassing in 78th District Court, said Oceana County Chief Assistant Prosecutor Erin Fisher. Burton and Spicuzza are allegedly…

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Arraignments

June 12, 2014
Arraignments

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. HART — The following were arraigned recently in front of the 78th District Court Magistrate: Felony –       Mark Andrew Kelly, 30, of 224 Terra Circle, North Muskegon, was arrested May 31 by the Michigan State Police (MSP) for a felony of operating under the influence of liquor, third offense. A preliminary conference is set for…

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District Court sentencings

June 12, 2014

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. HART —  The following were sentenced Monday in 78th District Court: –       Tyler Joe Brown, 21, of 4503 N. 176th Ave., Walkerville, was found guilty of domestic violence. He was sentenced to 93 days discretionary jail and $400 in fines and costs. –       Larry Allen Zwiebel, 58, of PO Box 2, Mears, was found guilty…

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Welcome to the world, Rodrigo!

June 11, 2014

Welcome to the world! Rodrigo Gabriel Galicia, the son of Josefina Galicia and Gabriel Galicia-Mejia of Shelby was born June 10, 2014 at Mercy Health Hackley Birth Center in Muskegon. Your birth announcements and photographs are welcome. Please email them to [email protected]  

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26th Annual Sandy Corley this weekend

June 11, 2014
26th Annual Sandy Corley this weekend

ROTHBURY — Bikers from all over West Michigan and beyond will gather at the Double JJ Resort this weekend for the 26th Annual Sandy Corley Memorial Run. The camping event offers an adult party atmosphere and includes concerts Friday and Saturday nights. Queensryche, Even Keel and Saliva perform Friday, and Quiet Riot, Pop Evil and Northbound take the stage Saturday…

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Free classifieds are back!

June 11, 2014

Our classified ads are back by popular demand. And, they are free! Got a yard sale going on? Post it on our classifieds for free! Something for sale? Yep, it’s free. All non-commercial listings are free. We ask that commercial usage help us pay the bills, though. Click here to get to the classifieds or click on the menu item below…

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Rob Splane appointed to Hart City Council

June 11, 2014

HART — Rob Splane was appointed to fill a vacant seat on the Hart City Council Tuesday evening. Jim Cunningham was also in the running, according to Councilman Jason LaFever. “We only had four members at the start of the meeting and it was split 2-2. “A fifth council member (Jack Wittman) showed up, but Jim and Rob conferred at…

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Shelby marching band’s EFF gigs have netted $20,000

June 10, 2014
Shelby marching band’s EFF gigs have netted $20,000

ROTHBURY — The Shelby High School Marching Band will once again perform at the Electric Forest Festival this year, and its performances over the years have yielded a total of $20,000 for the school’s band program. Approximately 40 high school students and 10 alumni will march through the festival grounds Saturday, June 28, at approximately 4 p.m. (The time may…

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‘SHREK: the Musical’ will have Oceana influence

June 10, 2014
‘SHREK: the Musical’ will have Oceana influence

MANISTEE — Taking on the lead role of the beloved ogre, 2010 Hart High School graduate David Moul, will join the Manistee Civic Players to present “SHREK: the Musical” at the historic Ramsdell Theatre, June 27-29, and July 3, 5 and 6. Four other Oceana County actors are in the musical: Jaime Pepple of New Era, Dragon; Hart Public Schools…

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