Boating safety courses this week

July 7, 2014

PENTWATER — Boating safety courses are set for this Thursday and Friday from 8 a.m. to noon at the Pentwater Yacht Club. To register or for more information, call  Deputy Tim Simmon at 231-873-6771 or 231-873-2121.

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50th Annual Fine Art Fair Saturday

July 7, 2014

PENTWATER — A 50-year tradition continues with the Fine Art Fair on the Village Green this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Hosted by the Pentwater Junior Women’s Club, artists from all over the country flock to Village Green to sell their beautiful artwork. The food vendor is the Pentwater Service Club, a local group that supports the area…

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The kings have moved; bait fish scattered

July 6, 2014
The kings have moved; bait fish scattered

For the Love of Fishing. A blog by Sean McDonald. The bait fish have scattered in the Ludington area. The good number of kings we were catching in 70-120 foot of water have moved. It should be a few weeks before our larger kings begin to stage in our area in those depths. Our best catch rates in the last…

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A patriotic welcome

July 4, 2014
A patriotic welcome

GRAND RAPIDS — Seven seniors with the Oceana County Council on Aging recently traveled from Hart to the Gerald R. Ford International Airport to honor and help welcome 77 World War II veterans. The Mid-Michigan Honor Flight brought the veterans from Michigan to Washington D.C. to visit the memorial dedicated in their honor.

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Happy 238th birthday America!

July 4, 2014
Happy 238th birthday America!

IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and…

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Packing in the pies

July 3, 2014
Packing in the pies

PENTWATER — There is nothing that says ‘small town America’ more than a good ol’ pie-eating contest in the summer. That’s exactly what happened Thursday afternoon on the beautiful Village Green and Gazebo during the Pentwater Annual Miller’s Scholarship Pie Contest. The event, which takes place every year over the Fourth of July holiday, raises scholarship money for area college…

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Arraignments

July 3, 2014
Arraignments

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. HART – The following were arraigned Wednesday in front of the 78th District Court Magistrate: Felony –      Isreal Villarreal, 26, of 8389 N. Oceana Dr., Hart, was arrested June 18 by the State, Sheriffs, Chiefs, Enforcement of Narcotics Team (SSCENT) for a felony of controlled substance, delivery/manufacture of cocaine, less than 50 grams. A preliminary…

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Hart Sparks Celebration bursts through the clouds

July 2, 2014
Hart Sparks Celebration bursts through the clouds

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. HART — Hart Sparks Celebration looked a little iffy Wednesday with cloudy skies and unseasonably cold temperatures, but the sun burst through the clouds just in time for the party to begin. See  Lots of fun on tap for the 4th of July for more festivities. Rocket Fuel Haulers kicked out some awesome classic rock and country…

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District Court sentencings

July 2, 2014

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. HART – The following were sentenced this week in 78th District Court: –      Tracy Lynn Miller, 31, of 3751 Washington Rd., Pentwater, was found guilty June 30 of operating while intoxicated. She was sentenced to 93 days discretionary jail; outpatient treatment; $1,665 in fines and costs; six months probation; no alcohol/drugs; and subject to counseling/testing/searches…

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Two Oceana family practices join Spectrum Health

July 2, 2014

HART — Two of Oceana County’s family practice offices have united under the banner of Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital, effective July 1. Allan Nelson, MD, has reached agreement with the hospital for his Pentwater Family Practice to become part of Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital. Dr. Nelson will also lead the hospital’s family medicine practice in Hart, which will be integrated…

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3rd vacuum salesperson charged

July 2, 2014

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. HART — A third vacuum salesperson has been arrested for criminal trespassing after allegedly barging into local homes and using aggressive sales tactics, targeting the elderly. Roosevelt Hinds, 22, of 6661 Cherrywood Dr., Kingsley, pleaded guilty during his arraignment Tuesday in 78th District Court after authorities tracked him down in Cadillac, said Oceana County Chief…

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Welcome to the world! Recent births.

July 1, 2014

Birth announcements are sponsored by ABC Kidz/Purple Monkey, 123 E. Ludington Ave. Check them out here on Facebook.  Welcome to the world! Breahna Jayde Navejar, the daughter of Tara Hansen and Ricardo Navejar of Walkerville, was born June 25, 2014 at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital. Kendal Christine Ash, the daughter of Christine and Kyle Ash of Rothbury, was born June 30, 2014…

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