Mears man, 78, sentenced to prison for probation violation.

April 26, 2021

Mears man, 78, sentenced to prison for probation violation. He was arrested for drunk driving four times in 2020. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor HART — A 78-year-old Mears man was sentenced to two to five years in prison for probation violation in 27th Circuit Court Monday, April 26. Michael Henry Fuller, of 2509 N. 56th Ave., was found guilty, Jan.…

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White Cloud man pleads ‘no contest’ to discharging rifle in girlfriend’s home.

April 26, 2021
White Cloud man pleads ‘no contest’ to discharging rifle in girlfriend’s home.

White Cloud man pleads ‘no contest’ to discharging rifle in girlfriend’s home. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART — A 52-year-old White Cloud man will serve up to a year in jail after pleading “no contest” to a felony of discharging weapons/firearms in or at a building in 27th Circuit Court Monday, April 26. Robert Allen Heddon, of 5760 N. Woodbridge…

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Speeding car with baby on board crashes.

April 26, 2021

Speeding car with baby on board crashes. HART TOWNSHIP — A 19-year-old woman was transported by Life EMS to an area hospital for minor injuries after the car she was driving crashed and rolled onto its side on West Hazel Road near 100th Avenue Sunday, April 25, around 5:45 p.m., according to Lt. Shane Hasty of the Oceana County Sheriff’s…

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News alert: Vehicle fire in Ferry.

April 26, 2021

News alert: Vehicle fire in Ferry. FERRY — Ferry Township fire Department was dispatched to a vehicle fire in the 3200 block of Foster Street Monday, April 26, shortly after 1:30 p.m.

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Aggravated assault arrest tops police activity.

April 26, 2021

Aggravated assault arrest tops police activity. The following is activity of the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office over the weekend: Saturday, April 24, 2021: 2:38 a.m., a 43-year-old New Era man was cited for driving while license suspended (DWLS), West Baseline Road, Shelby Township. 3:53 a.m., a 20-year-old Walkerville man was arrested for operating while intoxicated (OWI), North 168th Avenue, Leavitt…

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COVID-19 vaccine clinic at Double JJ Wednesday.

April 26, 2021

COVID-19 vaccine clinic at Double JJ Wednesday. ROTHBURY — District Health Department #10 is partnering with the Double JJ Resort to host a COVID-19 vaccine clinic at the Double JJ’s Back Forty at 5900 S. Water Road Wednesday, April 28, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.    The clinic will offer two types of the vaccine:   Pfizer for anyone 16…

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Obituary: Kim Lamb, 59, of Ludington.

April 26, 2021

Obituary: Kim Lamb, 59, of Ludington. Kim Kelly Lamb, 59, of Ludington, died on Sunday, April 25, 2021. He was born February 19, 1962, in Hart, the son of Donald and Verna (Daggett) Lamb. Kim was a member of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, volunteer with the American Red Cross, and former member of the Pentwater Fire Department. He enjoyed…

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City of Hart: Notice of Project Plan Public Hearing

April 26, 2021

PUBLIC NOTICE CITY OF HART NOTICE OF PROJECT PLAN PUBLIC HEARING The City of Hart will hold a public hearing on proposed Wastewater System Improvement projects for the purpose of receiving comments from interested persons. The hearings will be held on May 25, 2021, during the regular city council meeting at 7:30 p.m. City Council meetings are normally held at…

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News alert: Vehicle crash on Hazel Road.

April 25, 2021

News alert: Vehicle crash on Hazel Road. HART TOWNSHIP — Life EMS and Hart Area Fire Department were dispatched to a rollover crash on Hazel Road near 100th Avenue Sunday, April 25, around 5:45 p.m.

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Asparagus festival parade canceled, but queen pageant still a go.

April 25, 2021

Asparagus festival parade canceled, but queen pageant still a go. HART — The 2021 National Asparagus Festival will not include the popular Joan Glover Royale Parade due to COVID-19, but there will still be an Asparagus Queen Pageant. A post on the organization’s Facebook page states the following: “The NAF board met and discussed all aspects of potential events and…

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Oceana County Right to Life hosts movie night.

April 25, 2021

Oceana County Right to Life hosts movie night. HART — Oceana County Right to Life is sponsoring a free movie night Thursday, April 29, at 7 p.m. at Hart Wesleyan Church, 3757 W. Polk Rd. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. The movie is “October Baby,” and there will be time afterwards to discuss the movie. Refreshments will follow, and a…

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Obituary: Susan (Klemm) Miller, 63, of Hart.

April 25, 2021

Obituary: Susan (Klemm) Miller, 63, of Hart. Susan Kae (Klemm) Klemm, 63, of Hart, passed away on Friday, April 23, 2021. Susan loved the Lord. She was a faithful wife, a loving mother, and a friend to all. Family was everything to Sue and her love didn’t stop there; It reached so deep into the community around her. Our lives…

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Fire destroys house.

April 24, 2021

Fire destroys house. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. GRANT TOWNSHIP — Fire destroyed a house at 3215 Cleveland Road near Rothbury Friday evening, April 23. The fire started in the garage where a person was working on a motorcycle. Gas leaked out of the motorcycle, which was then ignited by a portable heater in the garage, said Grant Township Fire Chief…

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Honoring a legend.

April 24, 2021

Honoring a legend. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. GRANT TOWNSHIP — Area firefighters, police officers, EMTs and emergency personnel paid tribute to Grant Township Fire Chief Roland Brooks with a procession from the fire station near Rothbury to his funeral service in Shelby Saturday morning, April 24. Brooks served as fire chief for 40 years and had been on the fire…

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Mental Health Matters: How tele-health is expanding mental health access

April 24, 2021

Mental Health Matters: How tele-health is expanding mental health access By Lily Winston and Alan Neushwander We live in a turbulent time where mental health is concerned. On the one hand, there’s an argument to be made that there are more stress factors on people today than at any other time in recent history. The age of social media is…

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