Mears woman arrested for meth.

April 4, 2019

Mears woman arrested for meth. #OceanaCountyCrime HART – A 23-year-old Mears woman was arrested by the Hart Police Department for a felony of methamphetamine possession Sunday, March 31, at 5:41 p.m. at State and Washington streets, according to Hart Police Chief Juan Salazar. She was lodged in the Oceana County Jail. The following is other recent activity of the Hart…

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Polk Road from 136th to 144th to be closed.

April 4, 2019

Polk Road from 136th to 144th to be closed. ELBRIDGE TOWNSHIP – The Oceana County Road Commission is closing Polk Road from 136th Avenue to 144th Avenue Thursday, April 4, to begin cutting trees in that location in preparation for road reconstruction. This story is copyrighted © 2019, all rights reserved by Media Group 31, LLC, PO Box 21, Scottville,…

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Inmate dies at Muskegon County Jail.

April 4, 2019

Inmate dies at Muskegon County Jail. #MuskegonCountyNews MUSKEGON – A 39-year-old man died in the Muskegon County Jail Thursday morning, April 4, according to Muskegon County Sheriff Michael Poulin. Paul Douglas Bulthouse was found “unresponsive” in his cell at 6 a.m. while deputies were making their rounds, Poulin said. “Deputies immediately summoned jail medical staff,” the sheriff said. Bulthouse had…

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Hesperia offers police chief job to Herremans.

April 3, 2019

Hesperia offers police chief job to Herremans. #OceanaCountyNews By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HESPERIA – The Hesperia Village Council has offered the police chief position to Corrections Division Lt. Louis Herremans of the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office. The council voted Monday, April 1, to offer the position to Herremans, and a salary package will be finalized during the next council meeting…

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Three new Michigan State Police troopers join Hart post.

April 3, 2019

Three new Michigan State Police troopers join Hart post. #OceanaCountyNews HART – Three new Michigan State Police troopers have been assigned to the Hart post after graduating from the 135th Trooper Recruit School in Lansing Wednesday, April 3. Joining the Sixth District’s Hart post are Lucas Marston of Adrian; Justin VanderVlucht of Temperance; and Andrew Wolford of New Lothrop. Michigan’s…

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Pair arrested on warrants.

April 3, 2019

Pair arrested on warrants. #OceanaCountyCrime GRANT TOWNSHIP – Two women were arrested by Michigan State Police troopers from the Hart post Monday, April 1, on failure to appear warrants in the 3000 block of West Skeels Road in southern Oceana County. The suspects are a 25-year-old Montague woman and a 25-year-old Ludington woman, according to Sgt. Charles Hockanson. Other recent…

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Events aimed at making Pentwater-Hart bike trail a reality.

April 3, 2019

Events aimed at making Pentwater-Hart Trail a reality. #PentwaterHartTrail PENTWATER – Friends of the Pentwater-Hart Trail will hold a “Fun Ride” through the Village of Pentwater Friday, June 28, and a 12-mile “Ride for the Pentwater-Hart Trail” Saturday, June 29. Both are second annual events. “The events are intended to increase awareness about our work to connect Pentwater to the…

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Donkey basketball tourney April 19.

April 2, 2019

Donkey basketball tourney April 19. #PentwaterPublicSchools PENTWATER – A four-on-four donkey basketball tournament involving Pentwater school staff, parents, students and alumni is set for Friday, April 19, at 6 p.m. in the high school gym. Enjoy watching players ride on donkeys while playing basketball. Children under age 12 are eligible to have a free donkey ride at intermission. The event…

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Disaster loans available to Oceana County following August storms.

April 1, 2019

Disaster loans available to Oceana County following August storms. ATLANTA – The US Small Business Administration recently announced that Economic Injury Disaster Loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and private nonprofit organizations located in Michigan as a result of excessive rain from Aug. 26 through Sept. 6, 2018. In addition to Oceana,…

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Pair arrested for meth.

April 1, 2019

Pair arrested for meth. #OceanaCountyCrime GOLDEN TOWNSHIP – Two men were arrested by the Hart post of the Michigan State Police Friday evening, March 30, in Mears for methamphetamine possession, said Oceana County Prosecutor Joseph Bizon. A 26-year-old Mears man and a 33-year-old Grand Rapids man were arrested on the felony charge and lodged in the Oceana County Jail. A…

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$40,500 grant gives Pentwater school added layer of security.

April 1, 2019

$40,500 grant gives Pentwater school added layer of security. #PentwaterPublicSchools #MichiganStatePolice PENTWATER – Pentwater Public Schools was recently awarded a $40,454 Michigan State Police (MSP) Competitive School Safety Grant. “This grant will allow us to purchase new safety and security measures, and/or upgrade measures that are currently in place,” said Pentwater Public Schools Superintendent/Principal Dr. Scott Karaptian. The funds will…

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Weekend sheriff’s report.

April 1, 2019

Weekend sheriff’s report. #OceanaCountyCrime The following is activity of the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office over the weekend: Saturday, March 30, 2019: 11:55 a.m., a 19-year-old Hart man was arrested for operating without a license, North 176th Avenue, Village of Walkerville. 8:56 p.m., a GMC Envoy was damaged and police have identified a suspect, North Leavitt Street, Village of Walkerville. 9:15…

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