Obituary: Susan Castor, 77, of Pentwater.

January 16, 2022

Obituary: Susan Castor, 77, of Pentwater. Susan “Susie” Castor, 77, of Pentwater, passed away Sunday, January 9, 2022, at her home surrounded by family. She was born September 21, 1944, in Cleveland, Ohio, the daughter of Carl and Dorothy (Krupka) Hoenigman. Susie attended Saint Elizabeth’s School of Nursing on the campus of Purdue University where she met her husband, Mike. …

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27th Circuit Court sentencings, Jan. 14, 2022.

January 14, 2022
27th Circuit Court sentencings, Jan. 14, 2022.

27th Circuit Court sentencings, Jan. 14, 2022. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART — The following were sentenced recently in 27th Circuit Court:  Jessyca Lynn Carpenter, 32, of 2258 N. Lakeshore Dr., Ludington, was found guilty Sept. 20, 2021 of possession of a financial transaction device and was sentenced Jan. 10, 2022 to 43 days in jail with credit for 43…

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COVID-19 at-home test kits available at local libraries.

January 14, 2022

COVID-19 at-home test kits available at local libraries. District Health Department #10 announced that the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is partnering with public libraries in Oceana and Newaygo counties to distribute a limited number of free, at-home COVID-19 testing kits.  Test kits are limited at each location and are available on a first come, first served basis.…

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Obituary: Lloyd ‘Bud’ Marrison, 89, of Hart, formerly of Scottville. 

January 14, 2022

Obituary: Lloyd ‘Bud’ Marrison, 89, of Hart, formerly of Scottville.  Lloyd “Bud” Elsworth Marrison, 89, of Hart formerly of Scottville passed away Monday, January 10, 2022. He was born August 4, 1932 in Ludington to Lloyd and Ila (Schmiedeknicht) Marrison.  Bud graduated from Pentwater High School in 1952. He married the late Charlene Mae Carlson on December 20, 1958.  Bud…

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COVID-19 testing at Harbor View Marina Jan. 16, 18, 20.

January 13, 2022

COVID-19 testing at Harbor View Marina Jan. 16, 18, 20. LUDINGTON (Mason County) – The drive-through COVID-19 testing site at Harbor View Marina, sponsored by District Health Department No. 10 in partnership with Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital and the City of Ludington, will be Sunday, Jan. 16, Tuesday, Jan. 18, and Thursday, Jan. 20 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each…

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HPD news, Jan. 13, 2022.

January 13, 2022

HPD news, Jan. 13, 2022. The following is recent activity of the Hart Police Department: Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022: 8 a.m., lost property, 40 block of State Street, City of Hart. Noon, indecent exposure, City of Hart. 3 p.m., unwanted person, 100 block of Courtland Street, City of Hart. 5 p.m., larceny, 400 block of Wood Street, City of Hart.…

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Bitely woman arrested for meth possession, resisting arrest.

January 13, 2022

Bitely woman arrested for meth possession, resisting arrest. LEAVITT TOWNSHIP — A 32-year-old Bitely woman was arrested by Michigan State Police troopers from the Hart post on charges of methamphetamine possession, assaulting/resisting/obstructing police and driving while license suspended on Tyler Road near 176th Avenue Wednesday, Jan. 12, at 2:30 p.m. She was lodged in the Oceana County Jail. Please consider…

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78th District Court arraignments, Jan. 13, 2022.

January 13, 2022

78th District Court arraignments, Jan. 13, 2022. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART — The following were arraigned recently in 78th District Court: Felony Anthony Ray Miller, 32, of 7683 N. 126th Ave., Hart, was arrested by the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) for a felony of methamphetamine possession. Probable cause hearing: Jan. 24 at 3 p.m. Bail: $1,000/cash/surety/10 percent. Misdemeanors…

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MSU Extension meeting will focus on apples.  

January 13, 2022

MSU Extension meeting will focus on apples.   WEARE TOWNSHIP — Michigan State University Extension Tree Fruit Educator Emily Lavely will host a meeting, “Pruning in High Density Apples and MSU Extension Update”  Monday, Jan. 24, at the West Central Michigan Horticulture Research Extension Station located at 5185 N. Oceana Drive in Hart.  Featured speaker will be Dr. Todd Einhorn who…

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78th District Court sentencings, Jan. 13, 2022.

January 13, 2022

78th District Court sentencings, Jan. 13, 2022. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART — The following were sentenced recently in 78th District Court: Tina Marie Gilles, 62, of 9276 66th Ave., Pentwater, was found guilty Jan. 3 of operating while impaired and was sentenced to 93 days suspended jail with credit for one day served; Alcohol Highway Safety Education (AHSE); and…

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Concert postponed due to COVID.

January 12, 2022

Concert postponed due to COVID. HART — The director of the Hart Community Performing Arts Series “regretfully announces” that the concert by the Argus Quartet scheduled for Sunday, Jan. 23, has been postponed. “Each of the contracts that we agreed upon for this 2021-2022 season allows for either of the parties to seek postponement based upon concerns regarding the COVID-19…

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Obituary: Helen Baker, 79, of Hart. 

January 12, 2022

Obituary: Helen Baker, 79, of Hart.  Helen Lucille Baker, 79, of Hart, passed away Tuesday, January 11, 2022, at home surrounded by her loving family.  She was born December 31, 1942, in Greenville, the daughter of Nathan and Iva (Varney) VanHoose. Helen retired from Frigidaire in Greenville, where she had been employed for over 20 years.  In her spare time,…

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Man faces 9-year minimum for shooting at man, trying to run him over with car.

January 11, 2022

Man faces 9-year minimum for shooting at man, trying to run him over with car. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART — A 30-year-old Shelby man who shot at another man with a handgun and then attempted to run him over with his car faces a minimum term of nine years in prison after pleading “no contest” in 51st Circuit Court…

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Fire destroys garage.

January 11, 2022

Fire destroys garage. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. FERRY TOWNSHIP — A detached garage and two vehicles parked inside of it were destroyed by fire early Tuesday morning, Jan .11. Ferry Township, Grant Township and Shelby-Benona fire departments responded to the scene at 3620 S. 124th Avenue shortly before 6 a.m. “It was totally engulfed when we got there,” said Ferry…

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Obituary: Ernesto Vela, 44, of Shelby.

January 11, 2022

Obituary: Ernesto Vela, 44, of Shelby. Ernesto Vela, 44, of Shelby, passed away on Thursday, January 6, 2022, after a hard fought health battle. He was born October 29, 1977, in Shelby, the son of Valentin Sr. and Juanita (Flores) Vela. Ernie, as he was often known, was an avid sports enthusiast; a die-hard fan of the Dallas Cowboys, Michigan…

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