Fire destroys pole building

May 2, 2014

GOLDEN TOWNSHIP – An overnight fire destroyed a storage pole building at Grace Adventures near Silver Lake. Hart and Shelby fire departments were dispatched to a reported structure fire at 2073 North Ridge Rd. just before 1:30 a.m. The first units on the scene reported that the storage building was fully involved. Pentwater, Grant Township and Ferry fire departments were…

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Hart schools will host state of district

May 1, 2014

HART — Hart Public Schools will host its first State of the District presentation Thursday, May 15 at 7 p.m. in the middle school auditorium. It is open to the public and will be under an hour long with a reception immediately following in the middle school cafeteria. Superintendent Mark Platt said he hopes to make it an annual event.

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Williams promoted to West Shore Bank CFO

May 1, 2014
Williams promoted to West Shore Bank CFO

LUDINGTON — West Shore Bank has recently promoted Paul C. Williams to senior vice president/chief financial officer. Williams joined West Shore Bank in 2010 as the vice president/controller, and brought to West Shore Bank many years of banking experience. He was previously named AVP corporate finance of West Michigan Community Bank and later, VP/CFO of Ionia County National Bank. “Paul…

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Arraignments as of April 30

May 1, 2014

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. HART – The following were arraigned this week in front the 78th District Court Magistrate: Misdemeanors – Fredericki George King, 57, of 3193 W. 108th Ave., Grant, was arrested April 12 by the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office for a misdemeanor of and driving while license suspended. A pretrial is set for May 13 at 10:45…

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District Court sentencings as of April 30

May 1, 2014

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. HART – The following were sentenced this week in 78th District court: – Reynaldo Junior Trevino, 35, of 64 S. Michigan Ave., Shelby, was found guilty, April 28, of operating a motor vehicle without security and sentenced to $440 in fines and costs and one year discretionary jail. – Keisha Ann Standufss, 21, of 20…

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First day of May, temps in the 40s

May 1, 2014
First day of May, temps in the 40s

Today’s weather report is brought to you by Frontier Communications. High speed Internet starting at $19.99 a month. www.frontier.com; 1-888-770-6869.  Thursday, May 1, 2014. Did you ever think May would arrive? This afternoon, mostly cloudy with increasing winds. Temperatures steady near the mid 40s. Winds SW at 15 to 20 mph. Sunset: 8:48 p.m. Tonight, cloudy with showers. Low around 40…

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Hart students get valuable public speaking experience

April 30, 2014
Hart students get valuable public speaking experience

GRAND RAPIDS − Six Hart High School students recently learned the importance of public speaking during Grand Rapids Mayor George Heartwell’s annual KidSpeak at Davenport University. Three students − Norma Gonzalez-Buenrostro, Yolanda Gonzalez and Rek Luedtke − shared their thoughts about this year’s theme of D2 – Diploma to Degree, which focuses on college readiness, access and degree attainment. They…

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Rain showers today

April 30, 2014

Today’s weather report is brought to you by Frontier Communications. High speed Internet starting at $19.99 a month. www.frontier.com; 1-888-770-6869.  Wednesday, April 30, 2014: Sunrise: 6:39 a.m. Overcast with rain showers at times. High 57 F. Winds S at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%. Sunset: 8:47 p.m. Tonight, rain showers in the evening becoming more intermittent overnight. Low…

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WSCC to honor Dr. Sara Tanis with Alumni Achievement Award

April 30, 2014
WSCC to honor Dr. Sara Tanis with Alumni Achievement Award

SCOTTVILLE –West Shore Community College will honor Dr. Sara R. Tanis with the Alumni Achievement Award during the 44th annual commencement exercise on Fri., May 2, at 7 p.m., in the College’s Recreation Center. Dr. Tanis is a 1990 graduate of Mason County Eastern and earned an Associate of Science degree from West Shore in 1992. Thereafter, she attended Western Michigan University, where…

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There’s no place like home

April 29, 2014
There’s no place like home

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. NEW ERA – Who would ever think that such a tiny dog would have such an enormous impact on so many lives? Foxy, a 9-week-old Chihuahua mix puppy, became a local celebrity last winter when she was featured on local media outlets after supposedly being found in a trash bin outside a woman’s home in…

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Volunteers wanted at Silver Lake Sand Dunes – Hart Visitor Center

April 29, 2014

HART – Join the visitor center volunteer team this summer by volunteering to be a greeter for the Silver Lake Sand Dunes Area Chamber of Commerce. Welcome guests and residents to our area from May 19 through Sept. 13 and assist with greeting over 4,000 people and their families. The visitor center is located at 2388 N. Comfort Dr., in…

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Chamber organizing inaugural Sportsman Show

April 29, 2014

HART – The Silver Lake Sand Dunes Area Chamber of Commerce is organizing the All Season Sportsman Show set for the weekend of Aug. 2 and 3 at the Oceana County Fairgrounds. The chamber is looking for vendors, activity hosts, sponsors and event planning team members. This event celebrates all the sports in Oceana County – the ideal location for hunting,…

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Legally Speaking: Sentencing Guidelines

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