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16-year-old driver in deadly crash remains hospitalized.

December 2, 2021

16-year-old driver in deadly crash remains hospitalized. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART — The 16-year-old driver involved in a deadly crash early Sunday morning, Nov. 28, remains in serious condition at Helen Devos Children’s Hospital in Grand Rapids, said Michigan State Police Trooper Todd Goodrich with the Hart post Thursday Dec 2. Hector Francisco-Melchor, 23, of Shelby died in the…

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27th Circuit Court sentencings, posted Dec. 2, 2021.

December 2, 2021

27th Circuit Court sentencings, posted Dec. 2, 2021. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART — The following were sentenced recently in 27th Circuit Court: – Enrique Jesus Garza, 24, of 2320 W. Baseline Rd., Hart, was found guilty Sept. 20 of methamphetamine possession and was sentenced Nov.…

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Project Uplift partnership spreads Christmas cheer while preventing crime.

December 1, 2021

Project Uplift partnership spreads Christmas cheer while preventing crime. PENTWATER — The Pentwater Police Department is partnering with Amazon, along with the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office, the Pentwater Fire Department, Pentwater Public Schools and the First Baptist Church of Pentwater, to uplift the local community…

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Shelby man extricated from pickup truck following rollover crash.

December 1, 2021

Shelby man extricated from pickup truck following rollover crash. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. BENONA TOWNSHIP — A 53-year-old Shelby man was transported by Life EMS to Mercy Health Partners Lakeshore…

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Tiger musicians visit ‘Music City.’

November 30, 2021

Tiger musicians visit ‘Music City.’ Tiger Pride is a presentation of Shelby Public Schools in partnership with Oceana County Press. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. SHELBY — Shelby High School band…

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Hart man avoids prison with ‘no contest’ plea to 4th-degree CSC.

November 30, 2021

Hart man avoids prison with ‘no contest’ plea to 4th-degree CSC. HART — A 24-year-old Hart man pleaded “no contest” to fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct (CSC) in 27th Circuit Court…

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Police news, Nov. 30, 2021.

November 30, 2021

Police news, Nov. 30, 2021. The following is recent police activity in Oceana County: Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021: 9:04 a.m., ongoing landlord/tenant issue, South 200th Avenue, Greenwood Township. 10:47 a.m.,…

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Montague woman sentenced to prison for dealing meth.

November 29, 2021

Montague woman sentenced to prison for dealing meth. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART — A 22-year-old Montague woman was sentenced to two to 20 years in prison in 27th Circuit…

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Hesperia man sentenced for shooting pistol at elderly father.

November 29, 2021

Hesperia man sentenced for shooting pistol at elderly father. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART — A 37-year-old Hesperia man was sentenced in 27th Circuit Court Monday, Nov. 29, for pointing…

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Hart woman sentenced for break-in.

November 29, 2021

Hart woman sentenced for break-in. HART — A 38-year-old Hart woman was sentenced to 150 days in jail for a conviction of breaking and entering with intent in 27th Circuit…

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Man who previously attacked deputy with knife sentenced for carrying a concealed knife.

November 29, 2021

Man who previously attacked deputy with knife sentenced for carrying a concealed knife. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART – A 41-year-old Hart man who is on parole for attacking an…

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Obituary: Ethel Morningstar, 97, of Shelby.

November 29, 2021

Obituary: Ethel (Near) Morningstar, 97, of Shelby. Doing for others. That was Ethel. Sewing pajamas for a grandchild. Serving dinner for friends after Sunday worship. Teaching a prenatal class. Helping…

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Obituary: Cassandra Lohman, 73, of New Era.

November 29, 2021

Obituary: Cassandra Lohman, 73, of New Era. Cassandra Kay Lohman, 73, of New Era, passed away Friday, November 26, 2021. She was born January 22, 1948, in Muskegon, the daughter…

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Recent deaths, service announcements, posted Nov. 29, 2021

November 29, 2021

Recent deaths, service announcements, posted Nov. 29, 2021 Lawrence G. “Larry” Winterhalter Jr., 48, of New Era, died on Tuesday, November 23, 2021. Robert M. Gray, 81, of Hart, died…

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Shelby man, 23, dies in crash.

November 28, 2021

Shelby man, 23, dies in crash. The driver and three other passengers seriously injured. HART TOWNSHIP — A 23-year-old Shelby man, who was a passenger in a vehicle, died when…

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