79th District Court news, July 20, 2022.

July 20, 2022

79th District Court news, July 20, 2022. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART — The following proceedings recently took place in Oceana County’s 79th District Court: Arraignments Felonies Darryl Deshawn Hunt, of 497 Isabella Ave., Muskegon; State, Sheriffs’, Chiefs’ Enforcement of Narcotics Team (SSCENT); two counts of delivery/manufacture of methamphetamine/ecstasy. Probable cause hearing: Aug. 2 at 3 p.m. Bail: $10,000/cash/surety/10 percent.…

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Motorcyclist avoids serious injury after colliding with deer.

July 20, 2022

Motorcyclist avoids serious injury after colliding with deer. LEAVITT TOWNSHIP — A 41-year-old Walkerville man avoided serious injury after the motorcycle he was riding collided with a deer on 198th Avenue Tuesday, July 19, at 10:30 p.m., said Lt. Shane Hasty of the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office. The motorcyclist, who was wearing a helmet, suffered some road rash and a…

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NTSB: Preliminary plane crash report expected in coming weeks.

July 20, 2022

NTSB: Preliminary plane crash report expected in coming weeks. Cause of deadly crash to be determined following comprehensive investigation, which could last 1-2 years. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. SHELBY TOWNSHIP — A preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety Board regarding the deadly plane crash that occurred in the woods behind a residence on 102nd Avenue last Friday, July 15,…

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Motorcyclist receives minor injuries in hit-and-run crash.

July 19, 2022

Motorcyclist receives minor injuries in hit-and-run crash. HART — A 57-year-old Hart woman suffered minor injuries to her left leg and right elbow following a hit-and-run crash Monday, July 18, around 3:40 p.m. on Tyler Road near Oceana Drive, said Hart Police Chief Juan Salazar. The woman, who was riding a 2006 Honda VT750, was eastbound on Tyler Road when…

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New Era Farmers’ Market July 26.

July 19, 2022

New Era Farmers’ Market July 26. NEW ERA — The next New Era Farmers’ Market is set for Tuesday, July 26, starting at 4 p.m. The Kids Power of Produce Club (ages 4-14) is scheduled for 4-5 p.m. and will feature an antique toy presentation of what kids used to play with prior to tablets, cell phones and laptops. There…

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Letter to the Editor: Vote ‘yes’ for new jail.

July 19, 2022

Letter to the Editor: Vote ‘yes’ for new jail. Letters to the editor are opinion editorials submitted by readers. Letters to the editor are a long tradition in American journalism. The views and opinions of the writer do not necessarily reflect those of Oceana County Press, its staff or its parent company. For more information, please refer to OCP’s Op/Ed…

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Obituary: Peter Roberts, 63, of Pentwater.

July 19, 2022

Obituary: Peter Roberts, 63, of Pentwater. Peter “Pete” Andrew Roberts, 63, of Pentwater, passed away on July 17, 2022. Peter was born on January 17, 1959, to Thomas and Ida Jean (Cory) Roberts. He married Beverly (Hooker) Roberts on April 2, 1977. He graduated from Pentwater High School with the class of 1977 and attended West Shore Community College. Pete…

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Obituary: Gino Macciomei, 88, of Hart. 

July 18, 2022

Obituary: Gino Macciomei, 88, of Hart.  Gino Macciomei, 88, of Hart, passed away at his residence July 16, 2022. He was born August 10, 1933 in Flint, the son of Telamco and Lorenza (Simoni) Macciomei. Gino worked over 40 years at Buick in Flint and retired at the age of 58. He loved sports, movies, trivia and was a long…

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Recent deaths, service announcements, posted July 18, 2022. 

July 18, 2022

Recent deaths, service announcements, posted July 18, 2022.  Jack Harry Stulp, 46, of Rothbury, died on Thursday, July 14, 2022. Gino Macciomei, 88, of Hart, died on Saturday, July 16, 2022. Peter Andrew Roberts, 63, of Pentwater, died on Sunday, July 17, 2022. Arrangements were entrusted to Oak Grove Funeral Home of Ludington, www.OakGroveLudington.com.   Listing of 2022 deaths. Listing…

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2 Muskegon County men killed in plane crash.

July 16, 2022

2 Muskegon County men killed in plane crash. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Two Muskegon County men died in a plane crash near 102nd Avenue between Buchanan and Woodrow roads Friday, July 15, around 6:15 p.m, according to the Michigan State Police. The pilot has been identified as Raymond Gundy, 56, of Muskegon County, and the passenger was…

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Two people die in plane crash.

July 15, 2022

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Two adults died in a plane crash near 102nd Avenue between Buchanan and Woodrow roads Friday, July 15, around 6:15 p.m., according to Oceana County Sheriff Craig Mast. According to “very premature information,” witnesses heard the what is believed to be a single-engine Cessna 210 plane “appear to struggle,” said Mast, and it crashed behind a house.…

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Ron Beeber and Amy LaBarge named 2022 Pentwater Citizens of the Year.

July 15, 2022

Ron Beeber and Amy LaBarge named 2022 Pentwater Citizens of the Year. PENTWATER — The Pentwater Service Club announced that Ron Beeber and Amy LaBarge have been named the Pentwater Service Club’s 2022 Citizens of the Year.   “Amy and Ron won the community-wide competition over several other nominated community leaders because of the couple’s many philanthropic and community leadership activities,”…

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‘Hooked on horticulture.’

July 15, 2022

‘Hooked on horticulture.’ By Allison Scarbrough, Editor.  WEARE TOWNSHIP — Dr. Emily Lavely brings a wealth of knowledge to her job as the Michigan State University Extension tree fruit educator. Lavely mainly works at the MSU Extension Office in Hart, but spends plenty of time in the research lab at Earl and Linda Peterson West Michigan Research Station, which opened…

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HPD news, July 14, 2022.

July 14, 2022

HPD news, July 14, 2022. HART — The following is recent activity of the Hart Police Department: Thursday, July 7, 2022: 7:50 a.m., suspicious situation, 500 block of Water Street, City of Hart. 10:45 a.m., juvenile runaway, 700 block of East Main Street, City of Hart. 1:11 p.m., medical assist, 400 block of Griswold Street, City of Hart. Friday, July…

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79th District Court news, July 14, 2022.

July 14, 2022

79th District Court news, July 14, 2022. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART — The following proceedings recently took place in Oceana County’s 79th District Court: Misdemeanor arraignments Jared Theodore Greiner, of 1620 Terrace St., Muskegon; Oceana County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO); disorderly person — window peeper. Pretrial: July 28 at 3:30 p.m. Bail: $1,000/cash/surety/10 percent.   Joshua James Pagura, of 2937…

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