Hart man sent to prison; 2 sentenced on drug charges

June 5, 2014
Hart man sent to prison; 2 sentenced on drug charges

By Allison Scarbrough OCP Editor. HART — The following were sentenced Monday in 27th Circuit Court: -Harold Leroy Hobby II, 34, of 216 Lincoln St., Hart, was found guilty May 5 of breaking and entering with intent. He was sentenced to one year and one day in a Michigan Department of Corrections prison with credit for 66 days served in…

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Health department urges whooping cough vaccination

June 5, 2014

Several cases of pertussis, or whooping cough, have recently been identified in the region. District Health Department #10 officials are working with local healthcare providers to assure early diagnosis and treatment of the disease. Officials are strongly encouraging everyone to make sure they have received vaccine to prevent the illness. Pertussis is caused by a bacteria spread through sneezing and…

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Dry fly fishing season is upon us

June 5, 2014
Dry fly fishing season is upon us

For the Love of Fishing. A blog by Sean McDonald. June is the time for dry fly fishing on our local rivers, like the Pere Marquette, the Little Manistee and the Sauble. The Gray Drake Mayfly Hatch is now in full swing. Every night since Memorial Weekend we have had excellent spinner falls of Gray Drakes. Timing is important when…

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Daughtery aces, Inglis eagles

June 5, 2014

SHELBY — Rhonda Daugherty hit a hole in one at Oceana Golf Club Wednesday on 144-yard hole # 6 using a driver. Keaton Inglis made an eagle Wednesday at OGC on 504-yard hole #5 using a driver, three wood and 56-degree wedge.

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District Court sentencings

June 4, 2014

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. HART — The following were sentenced Monday in 78th District Court: – Melvin Junior Kissling, 42, of 2362 W. Cleveland Rd., New Era, pleaded no contest to disorderly person – jostling and was sentenced to 90 days discretionary jail. One count of assault and battery was dismissed. – Daniel Lee DeHoff, 24, of 11423 US-31,…

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Towing company owner arrested

June 4, 2014
Towing company owner arrested

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. HART — Paul J. Rosse, the owner of Paul’s Towing in Hart, was arrested yesterday by the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office for allegedly “ghost towing.” “A ‘ghost tow’ is the term used to describe when a suspect would call in a situation to a company like AAA and request a tow, usually a long distance…

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State archery competition this weekend at fairgrounds

June 3, 2014
State archery competition this weekend at fairgrounds

HART — The Oceana Archers Inc. are hosting their first-ever state competition this Saturday and Sunday at the Oceana County Fairgrounds. The Outdoor MAA (Michigan Archery Association) 420 is set to begin at 8 a.m. each day and run until approximately 3 p.m., said Oceana Archers Vice President Travis Johnson, who is also VP of the Lake Michigan Archery Association.The…

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Used book sale

June 3, 2014

HART — Hart Area Public Library will host a used book sale this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. during the National Asparagus Festival. Hard cover books are $1, and paperbacks are 50 cents.  

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Antique fair, community garage sale

June 3, 2014

PENTWATER — An antique and appraisal fair is set for this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the Pentwater Village Green. Bring your antiques for appraisal and shop the booths for antiques. A community-wide garage sale is set for next Saturday, June 14, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Shop throughout the village and surrounding Pentwater area.  

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Students present published book

June 2, 2014
Students present published book

HART — Students in Brett Ramseyer’s 11th grade honors American literature class presented their published book, “With Honors: Creation” Monday evening in the Hart Middle School Auditorium. All school year, the students studied American masters of literature and worked to emulate their styles and writing tools in fiction, poetry, non-fiction and memoir. “In doing so we wrote a vast portfolio,” Ramseyer said.…

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Blessing of the duners

June 1, 2014
Blessing of the duners

MEARS — The summer season kicked off at Silver Lake Sand Dunes with Blessing of the Duners. At noon Sunday Father Donn Tufts blessed the duners. May they have a fun and safe summer. – Pam Prior, OCP staff. The event was organized by Silver Lake Dunes Chamber of Commerce.

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Danielle Kokx crowned Asparagus Queen

May 31, 2014
Danielle Kokx crowned Asparagus Queen

SHELBY –Danielle Kokx, 24, of Hart was crowned 2014 Asparagus Queen tonight during the National Asparagus Festival pageant and banquet in the Shelby High School Auditorium.  

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Legally Speaking: Sentencing Guidelines

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