Tree celebration this weekend

December 4, 2014

SHELBY — Shelby District Library’s Celebration of Trees continues through Sunday, Dec. 7, which is the event’s “big day,” said Library Director Tiffany Haight. The library welcomes the public to view the dazzling trees and array of Christmas items, coupled with entertainment the final day. Hours are: Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; and…

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Deputies busy with crashes on icy roads

December 4, 2014
Deputies busy with crashes on icy roads

HART — Deputies from the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office responded to five crashes on icy roads Wednesday, Dec. 3, and early Thursday, Dec. 4. Wednesday, Dec 3, 2014 – 12:04 a.m., warrant pickup, US-31 and Skeels Rd. – 12:22 a.m., traffic stop, S. Oceana Dr. and W. Wilke Rd. – 3:54 a.m., dead on arrival, 1900 block of Ray Ave.…

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Arraignments

December 4, 2014
Arraignments

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. HART – The following were arraigned Wednesday, Dec. 3, in front of the 78th District Court Magistrate: –      Thomas Craig Merten, 54, of 230 E. Polk Rd., Hart, was arrested Nov. 15 by the DNR for a misdemeanor of taking a deer without validated tag. A pretrial is set for Dec. 17 at 10:30 a.m.…

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78th District Court sentencings

December 4, 2014
78th District Court sentencings

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. HART – The following were sentenced Monday, Dec. 1, by 78th District Court Judge H. Kevin Drake: –      Joshua Lamont Moore, 29, of 415 Hart St., Hart, pleaded no contest Dec. 1 to aggravated assault. He was sentenced to one year discretionary jail; probation extended six months; and $450 in fines and costs. One count…

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3 injured in 2-car crash

December 3, 2014
3 injured in 2-car crash

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. HART — Three people received minor injuries in a two-car accident on 72nd Avenue near the Colonial Golf Course Wednesday evening, Dec. 3, due to an extremely icy road. It was originally reported that a person may have been trapped in a vehicle, but no accident victims were trapped. The Oceana County Sheriff’s Office, Oceana…

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Welcome to the World! Recent births.

December 3, 2014

Birth announcements are sponsored by ABC Kidz/Purple Monkey, 123 E. Ludington Ave. Check them out here on Facebook.  Welcome to the world! Maddison Marie Gun, the daughter of Cherry Fuentes and Joseph Gun of Pentwater, was born Nov. 26, 2014 at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital. Kayla Marie Oomen, the daughter of Allison and Andy Oomen of Hart, was born Nov. 26, 2014 at Spectrum…

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Women Who Care donate $12,300 to Habitat for Humanity

December 3, 2014
Women Who Care donate $12,300 to Habitat for Humanity

MEARS — Oceana Women Who Care (WWC) did their part on “Giving Tuesday,” Dec. 2, by having each member write a $100 personal check to Oceana County Habitat for Humanity. With six new Women Who Care members added in the last three months, Habitat stands to receive $12,300 in $100 checks from 123 Oceana women. “As we move into 2015,…

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LASSI Christmas Dance Friday night

December 3, 2014
LASSI Christmas Dance Friday night

SUMMIT TWP. — Enjoy a festive evening and help local animals in need of homes by attending the LASSI (Local Animal Shelter Support Inc.) Christmas Dance this Friday, Dec. 5, from 7 p.m. to midnight at the Comfort Inn & Suites, at 7576 S. Pere Marquette Hwy., near Pentwater. Enjoy an opportunity to dress up and dance to live music…

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Deputies respond to domestic situation

December 3, 2014
Deputies respond to domestic situation

HART — The following is a daily log of Oceana County Sheriff’s Office activity from Tuesday, Dec. 2: – 2:47 a.m., suspicious vehicle, 5300 block of W. Business US-31. – 10:19 a.m., car-deer crash, 6200 block of Longbridge Rd. – 11:17 a.m., domestic violence, 8400 block of E. Harrison Rd. – 1:41 p.m., wellbeing check, W. Mechanic St. – 3:25…

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Slick roads cause early morning rollover

December 3, 2014
Slick roads cause early morning rollover

WEARE TWP. — A 42-year-old Ludington man escaped serious injuries early Wednesday morning, Dec. 3, when the 2003 Dodge pickup he was driving on US-31 near Monroe Road rolled over. “Driver stated he was going 55 mph; lost control on the ice; and rolled the vehicle over,” the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office accident report states. “Road conditions were icy, snow-covered…

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Spelling bee Dec. 13

December 2, 2014

HART — The Knights of Columbus is sponsoring its annual spelling bee Saturday, Dec. 13, at the Knights of Columbus Hall at 109 E. Washington St. The contest is open to fourth through ninth graders, and pre-registration is required. Contact John Kroon at 231-233-5529 to register. The K of C is also offering a substance abuse awareness poster contest for…

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Fugitive, driver with suspended license arrested

December 2, 2014
Fugitive, driver with suspended license arrested

HART — Michigan State Police troopers made two separate arrests in Oceana County Monday, Dec. 1. The first arrest occurred at 9:51 a.m. when a 39-year-old Shelby woman visited the state police post to see if there was a warrant issued for her, and she soon found out there was when she was placed under arrest on a fugitive warrant.…

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