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MCC staff learns about trauma.

September 19, 2014
MCC staff learns about trauma.

By Kate Krieger. Senior Correspondent. SCOTTVILLE – Mason County Central’s Scottville Elementary and Upper Elementary schools hosted a trauma training for staff members this morning. Jill Lynch, Mason-Lake ESD Emotionally Impaired Consultant came to discuss how trauma can affect students in and out of the educational environment. “It went great,” Upper Elementary Principal Kevin Kimes said. “Some trainings were done…

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Michigan State Museum exhibit opens at West Shore.

September 19, 2014

VICTORY TWP. — The Manierre Dawson Gallery will open a new exhibition on Sept. 22, from the Michigan State University Museum that consists of photographic interpretive banners and a reproduction of an Idlewild history quilt by Michigan quilter Deonna Todd Greed. The exhibit, titled “Welcome to…

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79th District Court arraignments.

September 19, 2014

Arraignments By Allison Scarbrough. Contributing Editor. LUDINGTON – The following were arraigned recently in front of the 79th District Court Magistrate: Felonies - Tyler Austin Hendrickson, 20, of 2034 Edgewood Ave., NE, Grand Rapids, was arrested Sept. 14 by the Mason County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO)…

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Probation violations, drunk driving among week’s 51st Circuit Court sentencings.

September 19, 2014
Probation violations, drunk driving among week’s 51st Circuit Court sentencings.

By Allison Scarbrough. Contributing Editor. LUDINGTON — The following were sentenced recently in 51st Circuit Court: - Felipa Rodriguez-Molina, 55, of 4495 W. Skeels Rd., Montague, was found guilty June…

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79th District Court.

September 19, 2014

By Allison Scarbrough. Contributing Editor. By Allison Scarbrough. Contributing Editor.  LUDINGTON – The following were sentenced recently in 79th District Court: - Craig Manly Holtrust, 35, of 606 E. Loomis…

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Obit: Joseph Armstrong, 84, Dayton, Ohio, formerly of Free Soil.

September 19, 2014

Joseph Armstrong, 84, of Dayton, OH longtime resident of Free Soil, passed away early Wednesday morning, September 17, 2014 at his Ohio home cradled by his family.  He was born on September 2,…

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Roseman honored as Citizen of the Year

September 19, 2014
Roseman honored as Citizen of the Year

Article and photos contributed by Ron Beeber. PENTWATER — “I’ve had the luck of being blessed with a never-ending stream of ideas,” Dr. Dave Roseman told the audience at Pentwater…

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Vehicle swerving to miss turkey hits power pole.

September 18, 2014
Vehicle swerving to miss turkey hits power pole.

BRANCH TWP. — Power along U.S. 10 in eastern Mason County was knocked out following a single vehicle crash just after 5 p.m. Thursday. The crash occurred when a 26-year-old…

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Changes for local church are Radiant.

September 18, 2014
Changes for local church are Radiant.

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief.  LUDINGTON — Sometimes it’s necessary to re-brand. This is true in business and can also be true for a church. The church formerly known as Greater…

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College president pleads guilty to drunk driving.

September 17, 2014
College president pleads guilty to drunk driving.

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief. MANISTEE — West Shore Community College President Chuck Dillon appeared in 85th District Court this morning where he pleaded guilty to operating a vehicle while intoxicated.…

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Students take a step back in time at old engine club education day.

September 17, 2014
Students take a step back in time at old engine club education day.

By Kate Krieger. Senior Correspondent. SCOTTVILLE – Sometimes it can be very educational and refreshing to pull students away from all of the screens and technology and introduce them to…

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Locally filmed movie showing for free at Harvest Festival.

September 17, 2014
Locally filmed movie showing for free at Harvest Festival.

SCOTTVILLE — “The Adventures of Mickey Matson and the Copperhead Treasure” will be showing, for free, this Friday at the Scottville Harvest Festival. The locally written, directed and produced movie…

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MCP salutes Scottville businesses, in celebration of Harvest Festival.

September 17, 2014

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief. On Thursday the annual Scottville Harvest Festival begins. This three-day festival is a Mason County tradition that goes back to the early part of the 20th…

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WSCC delegation attending student success summit.

September 17, 2014

VICTORY TWP. – A delegation from West Shore Community College is joining over 360 representatives from Michigan’s 28 community colleges for the 2014 Student Success Summit, hosted by the Michigan…

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West Shore Bank appoints new HR officer.

September 17, 2014
West Shore Bank appoints new HR officer.

LUDINGTON — West Shore Bank has announced the appointment of Dore Szoboszlay as Human Resource Officer.   Szoboszlay will be responsible for guiding and supporting in the areas of performance management, employee…

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Welcome to the world! Recent local births.

September 17, 2014
Welcome to the world! Recent local births.

Birth announcements are sponsored by ABC Kidz/Purple Monkey, 123 E. Ludington Ave. Check them out here on Facebook.  Welcome to the world! Joshua Jared Walters LeClair, the son of Elizabeth Walters…

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Parent coalition meeting.

September 17, 2014

PERE MARQUETTE TWP. — The Mason County Parent Coalition will hold a Parent Connection meeting on Tuesday, September 30 from 5:30- 7:30 p.m. at the United Methodist Church of Ludington. The topic…

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Filming of “Believe” to begin this week, movie receives state incentives.

September 16, 2014
Filming of “Believe” to begin this week, movie receives state incentives.

LANSING – Filming of the movie “Believe” will begin in Manistee later this week. The Michigan Film Office announced today that the movie has been approved for incentives from the state. The…

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