Utility trailer stolen

April 23, 2015
Utility trailer stolen

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. GOLDEN TWP. — The Hart post of the Michigan State Police is investigating a larceny of a utility trailer in the 1600 block of North Ridge Road that was reported Wednesday, April 22, at 10:50…

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Hart Express EZ Mart robbery suspect remains at large

April 23, 2015
Hart Express EZ Mart robbery suspect remains at large

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. HART — The suspect in Sunday night’s strong-arm robbery at the Hart Express EZ Mart convenience store on Polk Road remains at large nearly five days after the crime. Local police continue to search for the man, described as a white male possibly in his 20s, with a skinny build with short blond hair. He…

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Partners in safety

April 22, 2015
Partners in safety

HART — The Oceana County Council on Aging partnered with the Hart post of the Michigan State Police Wednesday, April 22, for a medication collection at OCCOA, located at 621 E. Main St. Individuals were encouraged to bring in both over-the-counter and prescription medications that were expired and/or no longer needed to be safely disposed during the Drug Take-Back Initiative. Home Depot…

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Suspect in Saturday’s police chase arraigned

April 22, 2015
Suspect in Saturday’s police chase arraigned

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. HART — The suspect in a high-speed chase Saturday, April 18, that began in Shelby and ended in Holton has been arraigned in 78th District Court on two felony counts of third-degree fleeing and eluding and carrying a concealed weapon with a second-offense habitual offender notice. James Darin Grabinski, 37, of Pentwater, remains lodged in…

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Celebrate our local heritage during the folk festival April 30

April 22, 2015
Celebrate our local heritage during the folk festival April 30

HART — The Oceana County 4-H youth programs will host the 33rd Annual Oceana County Folk Festival Thursday, April 30, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Oceana County Fairgrounds. This event allows area youth to explore American and ethnic traditions, folklore and skills while fostering an appreciation for our local heritage. This hands-on day allows children to reflect…

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Recent death, April 22, 2015.

April 22, 2015

Helen Bahr, 93, of Pentwater passed away on Tuesday, April 21.  Arrangements by Wyman Funeral & Cremation Services – Stephens Funeral Home, Scottville.  List of 2015 deaths on record. 

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Happy Earth Day! Get your garden growing with these 2 titles

April 22, 2015
Happy Earth Day! Get your garden growing with these 2 titles

A Book Review By Kay Brennan. Hesperia Community Library Director. Some of you might have started to order seeds for the garden; others may already have the seeds. Then, there are those of us who are still looking for a little advice or maybe some different ideas about using compost. Joe Lamp’l is the perfect author for advice. Here are…

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Local WIC awarded CDC grant; coalition meeting Friday

April 21, 2015
Local WIC awarded CDC grant; coalition meeting Friday

HART — The Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program of District Health Department #10 (DHD#10) is one of 17 local WIC agencies in the country that has been selected to participate in a Chronic Disease Center (CDC) grant. The first community coalition meeting will be Friday, April 24, at noon at the DHD#10’s Hart office. A light lunch will be…

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Stabbing suspect undergoing treatment

April 21, 2015
Stabbing suspect undergoing treatment

WALKERVILLE — The 31-year-old woman accused of stabbing her 57-year-old father last week is currently in a medical facility in the Kent County area, and police plan to charge her with felonious assault when she is released from the facility, stated Lt. Craig Mast of the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office Tuesday morning, April 21. It is alleged that the woman,…

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Police zero in on robbery suspect

April 21, 2015
Police zero in on robbery suspect

SHELBY TWP. — The suspect in Sunday night’s strong-arm robbery at the Hart Express EZ Mart convenience store on Polk Road has been spotted by police in Oceana County and is currently on foot, Lt. Craig Mast of the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office stated Tuesday morning, April 21. The man was seen Monday afternoon at approximately 4 p.m. in the…

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Chase suspect arraigned on numerous charges

April 21, 2015
Chase suspect arraigned on numerous charges

HART — A 32-year-old Montague man was arraigned in 78th District Court Monday afternoon, April 20, on numerous charges stemming from a police chase Sunday afternoon, April, 19 in Grant Township. Ronald Hunter has been charged in Oceana County with fleeing and eluding police; felonious assault; malicious destruction of police property and operating under the influence of drugs. His bond…

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30th Rotary scramble is sure to sizzle

April 21, 2015
30th Rotary scramble is sure to sizzle

Contributed By Fred Inglis. Inglis is a 22-year sports reporter/anchor for KTVU – TV in Oakland, Calif. and a two-time Emmy winner. SHELBY — When I first heard about a golf “scramble,” I wondered if they also serve bacon. I soon learned that golf scrambles don’t usually include eggs, let alone the best meat candy in the world. But great food and…

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