Break-in among OCSO activity

November 3, 2014
Break-in among OCSO activity

CRYSTAL TWP. — The Oceana County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a breaking and entering that was reported Tuesday, Oct. 28, at 3:30 p.m. in the 4200 block of E. Jackson Rd. Items taken include a power saw, air compressor, tool box and battery charger. Other recent OCSO activity includes: Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014 – 12:34 p.m., phone harassment complaint, 4500…

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OCP looking for sales representative.

November 3, 2014
OCP looking for sales representative.

Media Group 31, LLC, owner of Oceana County Press and Mason County Press, is looking for a  Sales & Marketing Representative to work in the Oceana County market. This is commission-based, independent contractor position. The successful candidate should have sales and marketing experience, (media sales experience preferred), and should be familiar with the businesses climate of Oceana County. The successful…

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Please help Ralphie

November 2, 2014
Please help Ralphie

Ralphie was taken from the New Era Wesco at approximately 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1. According to his owners, a gray-haired woman in a black minivan was seen on the store’s surveillance cameras taking him. “He had followed our girls down there” and was at Wesco for “only 10 minutes tops,” said his owner Stephanie Matiash. “I went down to…

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Static-X frontman, a Shelby native, dies

November 2, 2014
Static-X frontman, a Shelby native, dies

Shelby native Wayne Static died Saturday evening, Nov. 1, right before the longtime Static-X frontman was scheduled to take his new band on tour. The band Static-X announced Static’s death with a Facebook message: Static-X Founder Wayne Static Passed Away At Age 48 November 1, 2014 – Platinum selling musician Wayne Richard Wells, better known as WAYNE STATIC, passed away…

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Woman airlifted, trailer destroyed in fire

November 2, 2014
Woman airlifted, trailer destroyed in fire

Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. BEAVER TWP. — A woman who was severely burned in a trailer fire Sunday morning, Nov. 2, at the corner of Dickinson and Eight Mile roads was airlifted from the scene, and the trailer was completely destroyed. Hesperia and Walkerville fire departments and Promed Ambulance were called to the scene, which is located just across the…

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Governor stops in Hart

November 1, 2014
Governor stops in Hart

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. HART — Governor Rick Snyder, along with several other republican candidates, stopped at Hart Pizza Saturday night, Nov. 1, as part of a three-day campaign tour prior to Tuesday’s election. “Things are going in the right direction,” and “I just plan on a strong finish,” Snyder told a standing-room-only crowd. Those also in attendance included Secretary…

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Missing Ludington man last seen in southeastern Mason County.

October 31, 2014

Deputies from Mason County Sheriff’s Office are searching for a missing Ludington man. Leonard Allen Vunck, 67, was last seen Wednesday, Oct. 29, in the morning when he called for a taxi to take him from his Ludington residence to the Eden Township area in southeastern Mason County. Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole said Vunck had in his possession a…

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2 arrested on felony fugitive warrants

October 31, 2014
2 arrested on felony fugitive warrants

SHELBY — A 20-year-old Shelby man and a 19-year-old Shelby woman were arrested by troopers from the Hart post of the Michigan State Police on felony fugitive warrants Thursday, Oct. 30, in the 100 block of Demming Street. No other information was immediately available. Other MSP activity in Oceana County Thursday includes: – 7:55 a.m., car-deer crash, Cleveland Rd. and…

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Small baseball bat, knife reportedly used in fight

October 31, 2014
Small baseball bat, knife reportedly used in fight

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. HART — Two Hart man are each facing one count of assault with a dangerous weapon stemming from a fight involving a small collector’s style baseball bat and a knife, said Hart Police Chief Dan Leimback. Joshua Moore, 29, and Jeremy Wicker, 26, were arraigned in 78th District Court and are set for preliminary conferences…

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27th Circuit Court sentencings

October 30, 2014
27th Circuit Court sentencings

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. HART– The following were sentenced in 27th Circuit Court Monday, Oct. 27, by Judge Anthony A. Monton: – James Herbert Gagnon, 22, of 32637 Indiana St., Livonia, was found guilty Oct. 27 of controlled substance, possession of marijuana. He was sentenced to 90 days in jail with credit for one day served; sentence to be…

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White Lake no longer a toxic hotspot

October 30, 2014
White Lake no longer a toxic hotspot

CHICAGO – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday, Oct. 30, that White Lake in the Montague/Whitehall area has been removed from the binational list of toxic hotspots that were targeted for cleanup in the US-Canada Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement. White Lake, in the Lake Michigan basin, is one of two US “areas of concern” that has been removed…

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Rothbury man facing multiple charges

October 30, 2014
Rothbury man facing multiple charges

GRANT TWP. — A 30-year-old Rothbury man is facing two felony counts and two misdemeanor counts following his arrest by Michigan State Police troopers from the Hart post Wednesday evening, Oct. 29. The suspect was arrested for felonies of controlled substance – possession with intent to deliver and resisting/obstructing police and misdemeanors of driving while license suspended and improper plates…

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