Weather advisory calls for 5-7 inches of snow.

February 10, 2019

UPDATE: THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 12 A.M. TUESDAY, FEB. 12, THROUGH WEDNESDAY, FEB. 13, AT 1 P.M. Weather advisory calls for 5-7 inches of snow. #OceanaCountyWeather OCEANA COUNTY – Oceana County and several other Michigan counties will be under a winter weather advisory beginning Monday, Feb. 11, at 7 p.m. until Wednesday, Feb. 13, at…

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78th District Court sentencings, dismissals.

February 10, 2019

78th District Court sentencings, dismissals. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART – The following were sentenced recently in 78th District Court: – Jesse Shane Lopez, 37, of 4212 N. 120th Ave., Hart, was found guilty Jan. 29 of domestic violence and was sentenced to 93 days discretionary jail; six months probation; must submit to testing, searches and counseling as directed…

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218 participate in MathCounts Competition.

February 8, 2019

218 participate in MathCounts Competition. VICTORY TOWNSHIP (Mason County) — The 36th annual MathCounts Competition was held Wednesday, Feb. 6, at West Shore Community College. The event was hosted by the West Shore Educational Service District and Manistee Intermediate School District and included 218 students participating from Mason, Oceana, and Manistee counties. The top three placing teams were: Ludington Area…

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Two Oceana students nominated for DAR Good Citizen award.

February 8, 2019

Two Oceana students nominated for DAR Good Citizen award. MEARS – The Michigan Dunes Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution hosted a reception at the Mears United Methodist Church to honor high school seniors nominated as their school’s DAR Good Citizen. A school must be sponsored by a DAR chapter in order for a student from their school…

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78th District Court arraignments, posted Feb. 8, 2019.

February 8, 2019

78th District Court arraignments, posted Feb. 8, 2019. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART – The following were arraigned recently in 78th District Court: Felonies – Cameron Jeffrey Hoffman, 25, of 4340 W. Hayes Rd., Shelby, was arrested by the State, Sheriffs’, Chiefs’ Enforcement of Narcotics Team (SSCENT) for felony charges of narcotic/cocaine possession less than 25 grams and analogue…

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Drunk driving arrest tops MSP activity.

February 8, 2019

Drunk driving arrest tops MSP activity. #OceanaCountyCrime BENONA TOWNSHIP – An 86-year-old Shelby man was arrested by Michigan State Police troopers from the Hart post for operating while intoxicated Wednesday, Feb. 6, at 7:05 p.m. at Wren Road and 64th Avenue. Other recent MSP activity in Oceana County includes: Monday, Feb. 4, 2019: – 7:40 p.m., car/deer crash, Jefferson Road…

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27th Circuit Court sentencings, posted Feb. 8, 2019.

February 8, 2019

27th Circuit Court sentencings, posted Feb. 8, 2019. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART – The following were sentenced recently in 27th Circuit Court: – Joshua Samuel-Thomas Jenkins, 23, of 2953 Tahoe Trail, New Era, was found guilty of probation violation and was sentenced Feb. 4 to nine months in jail with credit for 122 days served and $490 in…

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Colleen Plummer Memorial benefits COVE.

February 8, 2019

Colleen Plummer Memorial benefits COVE. #PentwaterWinterfest #COVE PENTWATER – Proceeds from the Colleen Plummer Memorial Craft Beer & Music Fest next Saturday, Feb. 16, at the the Antler Bar & Grill will benefit an organization Plummer strongly supported – COVE. For over 40 years, COVE (Communities Overcoming Violent Encounters) has been the safety net for women, men and their children…

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Celebrate Valentine’s Day with New Era performer.

February 8, 2019

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with New Era performer. #LudingtonCenterfortheArts #AnIntimateEvening LUDINGTON – The Ludington Area Center for the Arts (LACA) announces that Ruthann Eilers of New Era will be the next performer in the art center’s “An Intimate Evening with…” series Thursday evening, Feb. 14. The monthly “An Intimate Evening with…” series features different artists, musicians, dancers, writers, etc. who perform…

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Closings and cancellations, Friday, Feb. 8, 2019.

February 7, 2019

Closings and cancellations, Friday, Feb. 8, 2019. This list may be updated. Please do not post cancellations in the comment section. If you have a cancellation, please email [email protected] Presented by La Probadita Mercado & Taqueria, 19 S. State St., Hart; 231-873-4069, Facebook. AWANA Grand Prix at Cornerstone Baptist Church, Ludington, postponed Baldwin Community Schools Bear Lake Public Schools CASMAN…

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Shopko to close May 12.

February 7, 2019

Shopko to close May 12. #OceanaCountyNews By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART – The Shopko Hometown store, located at 2278 N. Comfort Dr., will permanently close its doors May 12. It is among 139 stores that the company announced Wednesday, Feb. 6, are closing under Chapter 11 bankruptcy. “Through our conversations with the potential buyers, it has become clear that it…

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Weather advisory calls for 45 mph winds.

February 7, 2019

Weather advisory calls for 45 mph winds. #OceanaCountyWeather OCEANA COUNTY – The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for several Michigan counties, including Oceana, until 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph are expected overnight. In addition to Oceana County, the advisory includes Mason, Lake, Osceola, Clare, Newaygo, Mecosta, Isabella, Montcalm and…

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