27th Circuit Court sentencings

February 14, 2015
27th Circuit Court sentencings

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. HART — The following were sentenced Wednesday, Feb. 11, in 27th Circuit Court: – Anthony Werner Priese, 34, of 9426 Oaklane Dr., Rothbury, pleaded no contest Jan. 5 to aggravated assault. He was sentenced to one year in jail with credit for 89 days served; 89 days forthwith; sentence to be served at the court’s…

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78th District Court arraignments

February 14, 2015
78th District Court arraignments

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. HART — The following were arraigned Wednesday, Feb. 11, in front of the 78th District Court Magistrate: Felonies –      Isisoro Rosas, Jr., 22, of 3381 N. 120th Ave., Hart, was arrested Feb. 7 by  the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) for three felony counts of second-degree criminal sexual conduct (CSC) – person under 13. Preliminary…

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The Light Chaser: Capturing motion

February 14, 2015
The Light Chaser: Capturing motion

This site is brought to you free through the generosity of our advertisers. Today we would like to feature a new advertiser, MyProLab.com, the official photographic lab of Media Group 31 (our parent company) and Alway Photography. The Light Chaser. A blog by Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief. Chapter 4: Exposure — shutter. Last week we introduced you to exposure and understanding ISO. This…

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Winter storm warning

February 13, 2015

WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST SATURDAY HAZARDOUS WEATHER * THIS IS A DANGEROUS STORM BECAUSE OF WIDESPREAD BLOWING SNOW AND EXTREME COLD. NEAR BLIZZARD CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP ON SATURDAY WITH WIND CHILLS FALLING WELL BELOW ZERO. * THE TOTAL SNOW AMOUNTS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BE EXCESSIVE AND SHOULD NOT EXCEED SIX INCHES IN MOST…

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Sheriff’s office urges residents to use caution

February 13, 2015
Sheriff’s office urges residents to use caution

HART — The Oceana County Sheriff’s Office is encouraging Oceana citizens and visitors to be extra cautious when going out in the extreme cold during this weekend’s storm, Undersheriff Tim Priese said Friday afternoon, Feb. 13. The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning for Oceana County and other lakeshore counties that went into effect at 3 p.m. Friday…

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Semi stuck in median

February 13, 2015
Semi stuck in median

HART TWP. — Troopers from the Hart post of the Michigan State Police handled traffic policing Thursday, Feb. 12, at 9 a.m. on US-31 north of Polk Road where a semi tractor-trailer went off the icy roadway and was stuck in the median. No injuries were reported in the crash. Deputies from the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office were also one…

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78th District Court sentencings

February 13, 2015
78th District Court sentencings

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. HART — The following were sentenced this week in 78th District Court: –      Mitchell David Gamble, 54, of 3926 W. Tyler Rd., Hart, was found guilty Feb. 9 of hunting and fishing – carrying weapon without a license.  He was sentenced to $260 in fines and costs and 90 days discretionary jail to ensure compliance…

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Welcome to the world! Recent births.

February 12, 2015

Welcome to the world! Connor Michael Holmes, the son of Davalyn Leonard and Michael Holmes III of Hart, was born Feb. 4, 2015 at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital. Kittie Sue Kurzer, the daughter of Tonya and Abe Kurzer of Rothbury, was born Feb. 10, 2015 at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital. See our list of all 2015 births on record here. If you…

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Bundle up! Winterfest kicks off this weekend

February 12, 2015
Bundle up! Winterfest kicks off this weekend

PENTWATER — Winterfest begins this weekend and continues next weekend when the highlight event, Freezin’ For A Reason Polar Dip, takes place Saturday, Feb. 21, at noon at the Pentwater Lake Boat Launch. Saturday, Feb 14 Free Fishing Weekend (Feb. 14-15); Pentwater Lake Perch Fishing Tournament, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; register at: Pentwater Angler or www.pentwater.org; fee: $5 per adult,…

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Slick roads cause crashes

February 12, 2015
Slick roads cause crashes

This free news service is brought to you through the assistance of our great advertisers. The police news is sponsored by VanderHaag Car Sales of Scottville, 231-757-2727, www.vanderhaagcarsales.com; Springstead Law Offices, with locations in Hart and Fremont, 231-873-4022 (Hart),www.springsteadlaw.com; and Midas Muffler of Ludington and Manistee, 231-845-0392; www.midas.com/ludington-manistee. OCEANA COUNTY — The Oceana County Sheriff’s Office responded to seven separate…

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Agency provides income for seniors.

February 12, 2015

LUDINGTON — Experience Works, Inc. (formerly Green Thumb), a nonprofit provider of training and employment services for 50 years, has recently announced that Kathy Soper has been assigned to work with the low-income senior residents of Lake, Mason and Oceana counties. Individual qualifying for services, may have the opportunity to be temporarily assigned to work at a nonprofit or government…

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Shelby Optimists encourage young readers

February 12, 2015
Shelby Optimists encourage young readers

HESPERIA — The Shelby Optimist Club recently presented the Hesperia Community Library with a gift of $1,000 that the library will use a portion of to purchase materials for its “Every Hero Has a Story” 2015 Summer Reading program. This program is open to Hesperia area children, and it includes a storytime for toddlers; family night; and teen night. Children are…

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