Posts Tagged ‘ walkerville ’

SUV flips over on icy road.

February 21, 2019

SUV flips over on icy road. COLFAX TOWNSHIP – A 43-year-old Walkerville woman was injured in a single-vehicle crash on North 176th Avenue near Minke Road  near Walkerville Wednesday, Feb. 20, shortly after 4:30 p.m. The woman, who was driving a 2004 GMC Envoy, “advised she was traveling south on North 176th Avenue when she lost control of her vehicle…

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Basketball coach pleads ‘no contest’ in CSC case.

December 3, 2018

Basketball coach pleads ‘no contest’ in CSC case. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART — A 36-year-old former high school basketball coach faces three to 15 years in prison after pleading” no contest” to third-degree criminal sexual conduct (CSC) Monday, Dec. 3, in 27th Circuit Court. Russell Douglas Swihart was initially charged with five felony counts of CSC stemming from…

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Walkerville Wesleyan Church Fall Festival Saturday.

November 4, 2018

Walkerville Wesleyan Church Fall Festival Saturday. #WalkervilleWesleyanChurch WALKERVILLE – Enjoy family fun and music during the annual Walkerville Wesleyan Church Fall Festival Saturday, Nov. 10, from 3-8 p.m. Activities are planned for all ages, and all proceeds benefit the church’s parking lot fund. Compete in the cake walk, chili contest or free throw contest. “You be the judge” and taste…

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Basketball coach’s CSC case headed to trial.

October 15, 2018

Basketball coach’s CSC case headed to trial. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART — A criminal sexual conduct case against a 36-year-old former high school basketball coach is headed to trial in December. Russell Douglas Swihart is charged with five felony counts of CSC stemming from the alleged sexual assaults of two 13-year-old female players. Swihart’s case is scheduled for…

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Iconic building collapses.

October 12, 2018

Iconic building collapses. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. WALKERVILLE – A 116-year-old landmark building that was a hotel long ago collapsed this week. The two-story 3,000-square-foot brick building that recently served as a tavern crumbled to the ground due to deterioration, according to owner Michael Shaw. It now kind of looks like a war zone in the village as a huge…

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