‘Devastating winter storm’ headed our way.

January 10, 2020

‘Devastating winter storm’ headed our way. OCEANA COUNTY — “Consumers Energy is prepared for what is expected to be a devastating winter storm beginning early Saturday (Jan. 11),” states Senior Public Information Director Brian Wheeler. “Freezing rain is expected to begin across much of south central Michigan Saturday morning and continue for several hours. Forecasts are still being updated but…

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27th Circuit Court sentencings, Jan. 10, 2020.

January 10, 2020

27th Circuit Court sentencings, Jan. 10, 2020. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART — The following were sentenced recently in 27th Circuit Court: – Brent Douglas Krauss, 21, of 2616 132nd Ave., Shelby, was found guilty of probation violation and sentenced Jan. 6 to one year in jail with credit for 332 days served and $490 in fines and costs.…

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78th District Court arraignments, Jan. 10, 2020.

January 10, 2020

78th District Court arraignments, Jan. 10, 2020. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART — The following were arraigned recently in 78th District Court: Felonies – Steven Allen Nodjkovic, Jr., 45, of 8310 Adams Rd., Hesperia, was arrested by the Michigan State Police (MSP) for a felony larceny $1,000-$20,000. Bail: $5,000/cash/surety/10 percent. Preliminary exam: Jan. 21 at 3 p.m. – Logan…

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California man injured in icy US 31 crash.

January 9, 2020

California man injured in icy US 31 crash. #OceanaCounty By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. WEARE TOWNSHIP — A California man was transported by Life EMS to Mercy Health Partners Hackley Campus in Muskegon Thursday, Jan. 9, at about 3 p.m. following a single-vehicle crash on southbound US 31 north of Hammett Road near Pentwater, according to Oceana County Sheriff Craig Mast.…

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HPD report.

January 9, 2020

HPD report. #OceanaCountyCrime The following is recent activity of the Hart Police Department: Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020: – 11:04 a.m., medical assist, 700 block of East Main Street, City of Hart. – 1:28 p.m., suspicious situation, 1000 block of Parmington Avenue, City of Hart. – 3:12 p.m., medical assist, 200 block of East Main Street, City of Hart. – 6:38…

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Road commission manager, senator to speak on roads.

January 8, 2020
Road commission manager, senator to speak on roads.

Road commission manager, senator to speak on roads. HART — Oceana County Republicans will host Senator Jon Bumstead and Oceana County Road Commission Manager Mark Timmer for a presentation on roads on Monday, Jan. 13, 6:30 p.m., at the Hart Middle School Auditorium. The presentation is free to attend and open to the public. The presentation will focus on topics…

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Police report.

January 8, 2020

Police report. #OceanaCountyCrime The following is recent activity of the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office: Monday, Jan. 6, 2020: – 1:40 p.m., malicious destruction of property, a bedroom door was damaged, 7000 block of South 88th Avenue, Grant Township. Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020: – 11:34 a.m., a 28-year-old Shelby man was arrested for domestic violence, 3000 block of Baseline Road, Hart…

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Sheriff’s deputy suspended.

January 8, 2020

Sheriff’s deputy suspended. #OceanaCountyNews By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART — An Oceana County sheriff’s deputy has been suspended from duty with pay since the beginning of December, and an investigation by the Michigan State Police is ongoing. “I suspended a deputy pursuant to some allegations that were made,” said Oceana County Sheriff Craig Mast. “We’re anxiously waiting for the state…

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TrueNorth’s Christmas program served more than 1,900 children.

January 7, 2020

TrueNorth’s Christmas program served more than 1,900 children. NEWAYGO COUNTY – More than 1,900 children in Newaygo County — including children from Hesperia — had a brighter Christmas thanks to the community’s selflessness and generous support through TrueNorth Community Services’ 67th annual Children’s Christmas Programs (CCP) and Toys for Tots. Distribution was at the TrueNorth Service Center in Fremont. The…

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78th District Court sentencings and dismissals, Jan. 7, 2020.

January 7, 2020

78th District Court sentencings and dismissals, Jan. 7, 2020. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART — The following were sentenced recently in 78th District Court: – Jamie Carlyn Houghton, 43, of 1540 W. Winston Rd., Rothbury, was found guilty Dec. 23 of disturbing the peace and was sentenced to 90 days suspended jail with credit for two days served and…

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Local businesses urged to participate in career fair Feb. 25.

January 7, 2020

Local businesses urged to participate in career fair Feb. 25. SHELBY — Each year, nearly 45 businesses and 25 colleges showcase career and education options to over 200 Oceana County high school juniors in the Shelby High School gym. Oceana College Access Network (Oceana CAN) relies on community sponsorship to support this event, which connects our community’s young people with…

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Shelby man arrested for heroin possession, parole violation.

January 7, 2020

Shelby man arrested for heroin possession, parole violation. #OceanaCountyCrime FERRY TOWNSHIP — A 49-year-old Shelby man was arrested Monday, Jan. 6, shortly before 6 p.m. for heroin possession and parole violation on South 118th Avenue, according to Oceana County Sheriff Craig Mast. He was lodged in the Oceana County Jail. Other recent police activity in Oceana County includes: Monday, Jan.…

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