Miss America will help COVE open its new facility Feb. 17

January 7, 2015
Miss America will help COVE open its new facility Feb. 17

LUDINGTON – Communities Overcoming Violent Encounters (COVE) will be hosting its grand opening of its new facility, located at 906 East Ludington Avenue from 3-6 p.m., February 17. Fundraising Event and Community Outreach Coordinator, Carrie Kosla was very excited to announce the news at this morning’s press conference at the Ludington Public Library and she was thrilled to announce that…

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School closings, Jan. 7, 2015.

January 7, 2015

School closings are sponsored by Smith & Eddy Insurance of Scottville, Manistee and Ludington. This post may be updated. Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2014, the following schools are closed: – Walkerville. – Hart. – Shelby – Pentwater – Montague

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Turkey hunting applications on sale.

January 6, 2015

The Department of Natural Resources today announced that spring turkey hunting applications are now on sale through Saturday, Feb 1. The 2015 spring turkey season runs April 20 through May 31, with several different hunt periods to choose from. “Hunters looking for the greatest flexibility may wish to purchase a Hunt 234 license. You can buy this license starting March 16, no…

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WSCC Performing Arts Series auditions for dinner theater

January 6, 2015

VICTORY TWP. (Mason Co.) – West Shore Community College will launch a new dinner theater venture with its production of Ken Ludwig’s newest farce, “Fox on the Fairway.” Director Mike Mikula, new WSCC adjunct faculty member and professional actor for the past 25 years, is looking for three men and three women for this comedy. Auditions are Jan. 12 and 13, at…

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Drunk driving arrest to start the New Year

January 6, 2015
Drunk driving arrest to start the New Year

HART — A 26-year-old Pentwater man was arrested by the Hart Police Department on New Year’s Day at 3:20 p.m. following a property damage accident near the Marathon gas station on Polk Road. Other recent HPD activity includes: Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015: – 12 p.m., a 44-year-old Hart man was arrested for a personal protection order (PPO) violation on Lincoln…

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Football forum moved

January 6, 2015
Football forum moved

HART — The community football forum originally scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 13, has been moved to Sunday, Jan. 18, at 5:30 p.m. in the middle school auditorium. The meeting focuses on the school district’s recent decision to cancel the 2015 varsity season and plans for the sport’s future. Citing dwindling numbers, school officials announced last month that there will not…

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DNR offers free fishing weekend

January 6, 2015

The Department of Natural Resources’ annual Winter Free Fishing Weekend is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 14, and Sunday, Feb. 15. That weekend residents and non-residents alike can fish Michigan waters without a license, though all other fishing regulations still apply. Michigan has celebrated the Winter Free Fishing Weekend every year since 1994 as a way to promote awareness of the…

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Drunk driver testifies that he drank 20 beers

January 5, 2015
Drunk driver testifies that he drank 20 beers

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. HART — A 56-year-old Shelby man testified, through an English interpreter, in 27th Circuit Court Monday, Jan. 5, that he drank 20 beers the night he was arrested for drunk driving. Victor Cordero, of 310 Pine St., pleaded guilty to operating a motor vehicle with an unlawful blood alcohol content (BAC), third offense, during a…

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Crashes, homeless man assist among MSP activity

January 5, 2015
Crashes, homeless man assist among MSP activity

OCEANA COUNTY — Michigan State Police from the Hart post responded to several minor crashes and assisted a homeless man over the weekend. Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015: – 3:12 p.m., general assist of a homeless man, Roosevelt Road near Oceana Dr., Grant Twp. – 3:50 p.m., two vehicle slide-offs, US-31 near Oceana Dr., Grant Twp. Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015: –…

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School closings, Jan. 5, 2014

January 5, 2015
School closings, Jan. 5, 2014

School closings are sponsored by Smith & Eddy Insurance of Scottville, Manistee and Ludington. This post may be updated. Jan. 5, 2014, the following schools are closed: – Hesperia Public Schools. – Walkerville Public Schools. – Shelby Public Schools. – Montague Public Schools.

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School closings?

January 4, 2015
School closings?

Check out Oceana County Press or our social media sites first thing in the morning. Closings are sponsored by Smith & Eddy Insurance of Scottville, Ludington and Manistee, offering Fremont Insurance. Oceana County Press: Local news by local folks. 

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6 departments battle house fire; no one injured

January 3, 2015
6 departments battle house fire; no one injured

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. CLAYBANKS TWP. — Six fire departments, including Shelby-Benona, Grant, Ferry, Hart, Hesperia and Montague, battled a structure fire at 5173 W. Stony Lake Rd. Saturday afternoon, Jan. 3. No one was injured in the blaze that apparently destroyed the home owned by Robert Samuels. Samuels said he had just gotten home at approximately 3 p.m.…

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