Pirates in the Park Oct. 18

September 25, 2014

HART — All Hart elementary students (pre-K through fifth grade) are invited to the annual Pirates in the Park celebration Saturday, Oct. 18, from 10:30 a.m. to noon at the Hart Football Stadium. Children are invited to dress up in Halloween outfits for trick-or-treating and sports games. In case of bad weather, activities will move to the Hart High School…

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78th District Court arraignments.

September 25, 2014
78th District Court arraignments.

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. HART — The following were arraigned Wednesday in front of the 78th District Court magistrate: Felonies –       Angela Joy Weimer, 28, of 1200 Edgewater Dr., Apt. 1102, Edgewater, Ohio, was arrested by the Hart post of the Michigan State Police (MSP-H) for a felony of carrying a concealed weapon stemming from a June 6 incident…

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78th District Court sentencings.

September 24, 2014
78th District Court sentencings.

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. HART – The following were sentenced this week in 78th District Court: –       Gary William Treece, 26, of 7251 Standish Rd., Jackson, was found guilty Sept. 22 of operating while impaired. He was sentenced to 93 days discretionary jail; $1,040 in fines and costs; and Alcohol Highway Safety Education (AHSE). Conviction reportable to the Secretary…

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Shelby zombie walk Oct. 18

September 23, 2014
Shelby zombie walk Oct. 18

SHELBY — Gear up for a ghoulishly good time during the Shelby Area Zombie Walk on Saturday, Oct. 18, at 2 p.m. Register at Getty Park, located at the corner of School and Sixth streets, at 1:30 p.m. Zombies will saunter from the park down Sixth Street and continue down Michigan Avenue to downtown Shelby. The “undead” will then turn…

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Arts and crafts fair this weekend

September 22, 2014
Arts and crafts fair this weekend

PENTWATER — Experience fall’s beauty during the 24th Annual Fall Fest – Art & Craft Fair on the Village Green this weekend. Over 100 vendors provide handmade crafts, artwork and antiques. Live music by local band Canopy Space, which includes musicians Annie Gallie and Rick Magrath, will perform Saturday afternoon. Festivities run Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and…

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Hesperia HS homecoming this week

September 22, 2014
Hesperia HS homecoming this week

HESPERIA — The Hesperia High School Panthers celebrate homecoming with many festivities this week, including a parade and the crowning of the queen and king Friday evening. This year’s theme is “Disney Pixar Movies.” The Panthers have dress-up days, a table tennis tournament during lunch hour, and powder puff football games throughout the week. The championship powder puff game is…

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Kings not showing up on time?

September 21, 2014

For the Love of Fishing is written by Sean McDonald and brought to you by Dreamweaver Lures, www.dreamweaverlures.com. Despite the recent perfect conditions we have had for 4-year-old adult salmon to enter into the river systems we are still not seeing them in great numbers. There has been a handful of fresh fish between Custer and twin bridges for the last…

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4 arraigned for attempted pot theft

September 19, 2014
4 arraigned for attempted pot theft

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. HART — Four Hesperia-area men were arraigned Friday in 78th District Court on charges of attempted larceny over $1,000 and possession of burglary tools stemming from a bizarre incident at a marijuana growing operation in rural Newfield Township Wednesday that involved the firing of a gun. Dillan Slade, 17, and Jerome-James Kenneth-Hampton, 19, were arrested…

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Roseman honored as Citizen of the Year

September 19, 2014
Roseman honored as Citizen of the Year

Article and photos contributed by Ron Beeber. PENTWATER — “I’ve had the luck of being blessed with a never-ending stream of ideas,” Dr. Dave Roseman told the audience at Pentwater Yacht Club Thursday evening while accepting Pentwater Service Club’s Citizen of the Year award for 2014. Speakers included service club president Bill Maxwell, village President Juanita Pierman, state rep. Jon…

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UPDATE: Mug shot released of alleged husband shooter

September 18, 2014
UPDATE: Mug shot released of alleged husband shooter

 By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. ROTHBURY — Police released the mug shot of the 42-year-old Rothbury woman who was arrested by the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office after allegedly shooting her husband. The husband received non-life-threatening injuries from a bullet wound to his arm early Sunday morning. Angela Wahr-Kevwitch was arraigned in 78th District Court on a felonious assault charge, and…

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UPDATE: 2 more suspects arrested in connection with Hesperia manhunt

September 18, 2014

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. NEWFIELD TWP. — A 21-year-old Hesperia man and a 46-year-old Hesperia man were arrested today in connection with yesterday’s exhaustive manhunt by police that followed a bizarre incident at a marijuana growing operation involving the firing of a gun. Two men were arrested yesterday following the manhunt by police in a rural, swampy area. The…

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Hesperia village councilman is suspect in restaurant arson case

September 18, 2014

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. HESPERIA — Hesperia Village Councilman David Pates, a co-owner of the Hesperia House restaurant, is the suspect in an arson case at the restaurant. Village President Jim Smith confirmed that Pates, 32, remains on the council and stated that the council cannot legally take any action to have him removed from his position with the…

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