DSB Band tries to maintain the standard set by Journey

July 25, 2014
DSB Band tries to maintain the standard set by Journey

LUDINGTON — The third annual West Shore Bank Rhythm & Dunes concert series kicks off 7 p.m. Saturday night at Waterfront Park. Starting the season is the DSB Band, a tribute to the popular rock band Journey. OCP Editor-in-Chief Rob Alway spoke with lead singer Juan Del Castillo at his home in Los Angeles Thursday afternoon. OCP: Tell me about the DSB…

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Assistant prosecutor resigns, takes job with Springstead

July 24, 2014
Assistant prosecutor resigns, takes job with Springstead

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. HART — Oceana County Chief Assistant Prosecutor Erin Fisher resigned from her position this week and has taken a job as an associate attorney with Springstead Law Offices in Hart. Fisher, who began the job of chief assistant prosecutor Jan. 1, 2013, will remain working in the prosecutor’s office until Aug. 26. “On July 22,…

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Upcoming concerts in Hart

July 24, 2014
Upcoming concerts in Hart

The Electric Wombats are playing this Friday at 7 p.m. in the Hart Historic District, and the Justin Wierenga Trio is set to perform next Tuesday from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Hart Commons for the summer concert series. Historic District concerts: The Salty Cats, Aug. 1; Bad Manors, Aug. 8; and Northern Edge, Aug. 15. Concerts are free and donations…

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Towing company owner facing up to 10 years in prison

July 24, 2014
Towing company owner facing up to 10 years in prison

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. HART — Paul J. Rosse, the owner of Paul’s Towing in Hart, is facing up 10 years in prison after recently pleading guilty to one felony count of common law fraud. Rosse is set for sentencing Aug. 26 at 10 a.m. in 27th Circuit Court. He was arrested last month by the Oceana County Sheriff’s…

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Arraignments

July 24, 2014

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. HART – The following were arraigned Wednesday in front of the 78th District Court Magistrate: –      Robert James Palmer, 24, of 1123 Atlantic St., Grand Rapids, was arrested July 12 by the Pentwater Police Department (PPD) for a misdemeanor of larceny less than $200. Bail: $1,000/personal. He was arrested the next day (July 13) by…

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District Court sentencings

July 23, 2014

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. HART – The following were sentenced recently in 78th District Court: –      David Theodore McDaniel, 45, of 4825 W. Wayne Rd., Pentwater, was found guilty July 21 of disorderly person – jostling. He was sentenced to 90 days discretionary jail and $400 in fines and costs. –      Duane Allan Priese, 35, of 9441 E. Lane…

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Journey tribute band kicks off first of two Rhythm & Dunes concerts

July 23, 2014
Journey tribute band kicks off first of two Rhythm & Dunes concerts

Sponsored by West Shore Bank. LUDINGTON — The first of two free community concerts sponsored by West Shore Bank will be this Saturday, July 26, at Waterfront Park. The Journey tribute band, DSB Band, will kick off the third annual Rhythm & Dunes series. DSB has been highly revered by fans as the “next best thing” to the classic rock band…

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Free spa afternoon for interested pageant contestants

July 23, 2014

LUDINGTON — Miss Ludington Area, Emma Martin, and the pageant board of directors invite young women from Oceana, Mason and Manistee counties to enjoy an afternoon of spa treatments at Cartier Mansion Saturday, Aug. 2, at 3 p.m. The Royal Spa Afternoon is a chance to relax, but also learn about competing in the 2014-2015 Miss Ludington Area Scholarship Pageant…

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Welcome to the world! Recent births.

July 23, 2014

Welcome to the world! Olivia Rose Rocha, the daughter of Samantha Faz and Antonio Rocha Jr. of Hart, was born July 16, 2014 at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital. Alisson Lynn Smith, the daughter of Issa Saavedra and Bradley Smith Jr. of Hart, was born June 27, 2014 at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital. If you have a birth announcement to make, you are welcome…

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New event embraces the outdoors

July 22, 2014
New event embraces the outdoors

HART — The inaugural All Seasons Outdoor Show set for next weekend, Aug. 2 and 3, at the Oceana County Fairgrounds celebrates the many outdoor activities that this area offers — hunting, fishing, hiking, biking, snowmobiling, dune riding, camping and swimming. The outdoor show runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. The…

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Ferry comes alive during Ghost Town Day

July 21, 2014
Ferry comes alive during Ghost Town Day

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. FERRY — The quiet community of Ferry comes alive this Saturday during its annual summer celebration, Ferry Ghost Town Day. One of the highlight events during the festivities is the Greased Pig Contest at 10 a.m. The contest is for children up to age 10, and they must sign up at 9 a.m. The Ferry…

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Take it to Hart Car Show Saturday

July 21, 2014
Take it to Hart Car Show Saturday

HART — Take a trip back in time viewing beautiful classic cars during the 12th Annual Take it to Hart Car Show this Saturday in downtown Hart. The event also features an art and crafts fair, kids’ activities and plenty of opportunities to enjoy delicious food. Registration for car show participants is $10 and takes place from 8-10 a.m. Car…

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