Oceana Children’s Trust Fund accepting applications. 

June 28, 2019

Oceana Children’s Trust Fund accepting applications.  The Oceana Children’s Trust Fund is accepting requests for proposals until July 14, 2019. The fund has up to $20,000 available to support community-based child abuse and neglect prevention programs and services.  Prospective proposals should be designed to address the unique needs in the local communities in regard to preventing child abuse and neglect…

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Recent deaths, posted June 28, 2019.

June 28, 2019

Recent deaths, posted June 28, 2019. #OceanaCountyDeaths The following recent deaths have been reported to OCP: Barbara Jean (Johnson) Burmeister, 93, of Hart died on Sunday, June 23, 2019. Peter Claudius VanIterson, 75, of Mears, died on Monday, June 24, 2019. Shirley L. Parshall, 95, of Rothbury, died on Friday, June 21, 2019. Edith L. Matney, 95, of Shelby, died on…

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Notice of Adoption: Village Shelby

June 28, 2019
Notice of Adoption: Village Shelby

VILLAGE OF SHELBY NOTICE OF ADOPTION TO:  ALL PERSONS INTERESTED  Please take notice that on June 24, 2019, the Village Board of the Village of Shelby amended Part Two (Administration Code), Chapter 202.99 (General Code Penalty; Complicity; Municipal Civil Infractions) of the Code of Ordinances of the Village of Shelby, Michigan, summarized as follows: Make the “General Penalty” subsection (a). …

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Letter to editor: Unhappy Rothbury resident. 

June 27, 2019

Letter to editor: Unhappy Rothbury resident.  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 policy. Dear Editor,…

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State police handle crashes as heavy traffic heads to EF.

June 27, 2019

State police handle crashes as heavy traffic heads to EF. MSP also investigates concealed weapon incident. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. ROTHBURY – Michigan State Police dealt with three vehicle crashes Wednesday, June 26, as Electric Forest goers with early entry passes headed into the venue, according to Sgt. Charles Hockanson. MSP also is investigating an incident of someone a carrying…

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Marching Tigers return to EF for 7th straight year.

June 27, 2019

Marching Tigers return to EF for 7th straight year. #EF2019 By Warren Schuitema, OCP Correspondent. ROTHBURY – You won’t see their name anywhere on the lineup for Electric Forest, but every year since 2013 you can hear the sounds of the Shelby Marching Tigers and Alumni coming from Sherwood Forest. This year, the band is made up of current students…

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Woman charged with killing Pentwater construction worker absent from hearing.

June 26, 2019
Woman charged with killing Pentwater construction worker absent from hearing.

Woman charged with killing Pentwater construction worker absent from hearing. MANISTEE — The woman accused of causing a fatal crash in a construction zone last year in Bear Lake was due in 85th District Court today but did not appear with her attorney, according to UpNorthLive.com (7&4 News). Charlene Myers, 67, of Bear Lake, is being charged with two misdemeanors…

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Drugged driving arrest tops police activity.

June 26, 2019

Drugged driving arrest tops police activity. #OceanaCountyCrime SHELBY TOWNSHIP – A 25-year-old Muskegon man was arrested by Michigan State Police troopers from the Hart post for operating under the influence of drugs Tuesday, June 25, at 8:15 p.m. following a two-vehicle crash at Oceana Drive and Baker Road, according to Sgt. Charles Hockanson. No one was injured in the crash,…

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The ‘world of music’ at the 2019 Electric Forest Festival.

June 26, 2019

The ‘world of music’ at the 2019 Electric Forest Festival. A helpful guide to the non-EDM performances at EF. #EF2019 By Ross Field, OCP Correspondent. ROTHBURY – With headliners like Odesza, Kygo, Bassnectar, and Zeds Dead – four of the biggest acts in the Electronic Dance Music (EDM) world – the Electric Forest is decidedly an EDM festival. But dig…

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Know your rights if you’re arrested at EF.

June 26, 2019

Know your rights if you’re arrested at EF. #EF2019 By Julie Springstead, attorney and OCP correspondent. ROTHBURY – The nationally-renowned Electric Forest Festival kicks off today, June 26, as festival goers with early arrival passes flock to the venue area to set up their campsites in preparation for the massive event that continues through Sunday, June 30. The gigantic celebration…

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MSP: Avoid US 31 near festival.

June 25, 2019

MSP: Avoid US 31 near festival. #EF2019 #MichiganStatePolice ROTHBURY — The Hart post of the Michigan State Police is reminding Oceana County residents that traffic will be heavy on US 31 Wednesday, June 26, due to people arriving at the Electric Forest Festival. There will be “significant increases” of northbound festival traffic using exits 136 – Winston Road and 140…

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Thunderstorms possible this evening.

June 24, 2019

Thunderstorms possible this evening. Smith & Eddy Insurance Weather. The National Weather Service is reporting that thunderstorms are moving through western Michigan this evening. At 8 p.m. thunderstorms were approaching the Lake Michigan shore between Grand Haven and Ludington. The storms were moving east at 40 mph. Thunderstorms are expected to continue until past 11 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, 2019…

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