Golf tourney results

May 12, 2014

SHELBY – The following are results from Ron & Dave’s 21st Annual Company Golf Challenge at Oceana Golf Club last Friday: First place – Lincoln Hills Golf Club, 61 (sudden death playoff) Second place – Oceana Grounds, 61 Third place (tie) – Michigan Freeze Pack, 64 and M.A.R.S., 64 Fifth place – Ag Business Solutions, 65 Sixth place (tie) –…

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Storm possible today, area under weather advisory

May 12, 2014
Storm possible today, area under weather advisory

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.  The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a significant weather advisory for the area. At 9:33 a.m. radar indicated strong thunderstorms along a line extending from Hesperia to Belding to St. Johns to Williamston, moving northeast at 30 mph.…

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Arraignments

May 9, 2014

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. HART – The following were arraigned recently in front of the 78th District Court Magistrate: – Yesenia Jovana Madrigal, 33, of 101 S. 72nd Ave., Shelby, was arrested, April 19, by the Michigan State Police (MSP) for a misdemeanor of driving while license suspended (DWLS). A pretrial is set for May 21 at 11:15 a.m.…

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911 seeking millage in August election

May 9, 2014
911 seeking millage in August election

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief. WEARE TWP. — Mason-Oceana 911 is expected to request a millage during the August 5 primary. The emergency dispatch center is in the final stages of requesting a .14 millage for six years, once the request is approved next week by the Mason County Board of Commissioners; the request has already been approved by the Oceana…

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Mason, Manistee, Oceana all-star students

May 9, 2014
Mason, Manistee, Oceana all-star students

VICTORY TWP. (Mason County) — An outstanding student from each high school in northern Oceana, Mason and Manistee counties was recently recognized as a Michigan Education Association Academic All-Star. The students were awarded  Wednesday, April 23 during the 18th annual awards program and banquet at West Shore Community College. The selection of each student was made by MEA members at…

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Trout season begins

May 9, 2014
Trout season begins

For the Love of Fishing. A blog by Sean McDonald is brought to you by Frontier Communications. High speed Internet starting at $19.99 a month. www.frontier.com; 1-888-770-6869. The last Saturday in April marked the 2014 Michigan trout opener. It allows anglers to fish sections of streams and creeks that have been closed to fishing since September 30, 2013. Examples in our…

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Severe thunderstorm warning

May 7, 2014

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for southern Oceana County until 5:30 p.m. At 4:22 p.m. a severe thunderstorm was located near Stony Lake and moving east 35 mph. Quarter size hail is possible.  

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Pentwater Village Police Advisory Committee meeting

May 7, 2014

PENTWATER — The Village Police Advisory Committee will hold its spring meeting on Friday, May 30 at 1 p.m. at village hall. The VPAC is a group of citizen concerned with public safety and interested in working with the police department to improve police services to the Village of Pentwater. Originally formed in the spring of 2010 the group began…

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Oceana County court sentencings

May 7, 2014

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. District Court HART – The following were sentenced recently in the 78th District Court: – David Joseph Nargis, 54, of 4986 N. Wayne Rd., Pentwater, was found guilty, May 5, of allowing a person to drive in violation and was sentenced to $400 in fines and costs and 90 days discretionary jail. One count of…

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Elementary music programs Thursday evening

May 7, 2014

HART – Spitler Elementary School’s third and fourth grade music programs are set for Thursday evening at the Hart Middle School Auditorium. The third graders will perform “Geology Rocks,” beginning at 6 p.m. The theme for the fourth grade program, which begins at 7 p.m., is “LinkUP! The Orchestra Sings.” Third grade students need to report to the middle school…

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7th annual tractor ride will travel through southeastern Mason County

May 6, 2014
7th annual tractor ride will travel through southeastern Mason County

SCOTTVILLE — The 7th Annual Western Michigan Memorial Tractor Ride will be held Sunday, May 18. The previous rides have raised over $30,000 for local cancer charities. The Event will start at the Western Michigan Old Engine Club showgrounds at Riverside Park at 9 a.m. with the tractors leaving at 9:30 a.m. The tractors will head south on Scottville Road, turn east…

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Genson, Quinn, Baerwolf, Sarto team wins Rotary scramble

May 5, 2014
Genson, Quinn, Baerwolf, Sarto team wins Rotary scramble

SHELBY – Tim Genson, Jon Quinn, Mike Baerwolf and Doug Sarto won the championship flight of the 29th Annual Shelby Rotary Club Four-Person Scramble at Oceana Golf Club last weekend with a two-day score of 119. “With the tough spring weather to blame, the numbers were down a little with 41 teams of four players participating in this year’s fundraiser…

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