Lineman Appreciation Day

April 11, 2015
Lineman Appreciation Day

HART — National  Lineman Appreciation Day is Monday, April 13, and cooperatives across the nation, including Great Lakes Energy, will recognize hard working linemen for their work in challenging conditions to keep the lights on and protect the public’s safety. “Electric linemen do not often receive the recognition they deserve,” said Great Lakes Energy’s Chief Executive Officer Steve Boeckman. “They…

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Lt. Gov. discusses economy, education, roads.

April 10, 2015
Lt. Gov. discusses economy, education, roads.

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief. VICTORY TWP. — Lt. Gov. Brian Calley spoke about the economy of Michigan Friday afternoon during the West Shore Bank Business Symposium at West Shore Community College. Calley said while Michigan wants to invest in manufacturing, the state has seen a lot of growth in other areas of the economy including the service sector, health care…

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78th District Court sentencings

April 10, 2015
78th District Court sentencings

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. HART — The following were sentenced this week in 78th District Court: – Ryan Logan Glover, 23, of 1799 N. Lincoln Rd., Ludington, was found guilty April 6 of second-offense operating while intoxicated. He was sentenced to nine days in jail; court will accept weekends or Impact Weekend; one year discretionary jail to ensure compliance…

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78th District Court arraignments

April 10, 2015
78th District Court arraignments

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. HART – The following were arraigned Wednesday, April 9, in front of the 78th District Court magistrate: Felonies –        Dennis Keith Carter, 60, of 2764 Scenic Dr., Shelby, was arrested March 16 by the Michigan State Police (MSP) for a felony of  sex offender – failure to comply with reporting duties. Preliminary conference: April 20…

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Speaker says Michigan economy continues to improve.

April 10, 2015

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief. VICTORY TWP. — Michigan’s economy is turning around and is continuing to improve. This was the message that Patrick Anderson of Anderson Economic Group of East Lansing told area business leaders during a symposium sponsored by West Shore Bank at West Shore Community College Friday morning. “There were some years when talking about the Michigan economy…

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College restructures Business Opportunity Center.

April 9, 2015
College restructures Business Opportunity Center.

VICTORY TWP. (Mason Co.) – West Shore Community College’s Business Opportunity Center (BOC) is being re-energized by new personnel.  Crystal Young has started as the new director, and Cara Mitchell is the administrative assistant. The Business Opportunity Center is the connector between businesses and the college, offering customized trainings, Open Entry/Open Exit courses, and other resources as needed. “The role…

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Final five candidates selected for West Shore president.

April 9, 2015

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief. VICTORY TWP. — Five candidates have been chosen to be considered for the position of the next president of West Shore Community College. The 11 person presidential selection committee conducted 10 interviews the past two days and made its recommendation of the top 5 for the board of trustees to consider. The finalists include: Dr. Burton…

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Hart man arrested for assault and battery, illegal entry

April 9, 2015
Hart man arrested for assault and battery, illegal entry

The police news is sponsored by VanderHaag Car Sales of Scottville, 231-757-2727, www.vanderhaagcarsales.com and Springstead Law Offices, with locations in Hart and Fremont, 231-873-4022 (Hart),www.springsteadlaw.com. HART — A 36-year-old Hart man was arrested by the Hart Police Department Monday, April 6, at 9:37 p.m. in the 300 block of State Street on charges of assault and battery and illegal entry.…

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Recent death, April 9, 2015.

April 9, 2015

Donald Rought, 73,  of Hesperia, died April 7, 2015.  Harris Funeral Home, Shelby List of 2015 deaths on record. 

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Police seek charges against Rothbury man in connection to severed gas line at Wesco

April 9, 2015
Police seek charges against Rothbury man in connection to severed gas line at Wesco

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. ROTHBURY — A 33-year-old Rothbury man could face charges of “operating while intoxicated and/or reckless driving,” said Lt. Craig Mast of the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office, following an incident at the Wesco convenience store on Oceana Drive Wednesday night, April 8, in which a natural gas line was severed. Both the Wesco store and the…

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Thunderstorms likely overnight, Thursday.

April 8, 2015

The weather report:  Overnight: A slight chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2 a.m. Cloudy, with a low around 39. Northeast wind 10 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Sunrise: 7:14 a.m.  Sunset: 8:22 p.m.  Thursday, April 9,…

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Planning the future of the village’s waterfront

April 8, 2015
Planning the future of the village’s waterfront

PENTWATER – In mid-March, more than 45 Pentwater residents met at the village hall to discuss the future of the village’s waterfront. The Pentwater community is now invited to the next phase of the case study to identify sustainable harbor management strategies. The village and project team will host a three-day planning meeting, or “design charrette,” April 17-19, to identify…

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