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MDOT looking for volunteers to count Ludington Ave. traffic.

July 24, 2017

MDOT looking for volunteers to count Ludington Ave. traffic. #MasonCountyNews #Ludington By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief.  LUDINGTON — The Michigan Department of Transportation is looking for volunteers to conduct traffic counts on Ludington Avenue to determine if the street should be converted to a three lane road on a trial basis between Jackson Road (eastern city limits) and William Street. Ludington…

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Sunday evening crash victim identified.

July 24, 2017

Sunday evening crash victim identified.  #MasonCountyNews. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief.  BRANCH TOWNSHIP — The Mason County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of the man who died in a motorcycle crash Sunday evening. Justin James Paulsen, 27, was pronounced dead at the scene after the…

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Police seek identity theft suspects.

July 24, 2017

Police seek identity theft suspects. #MasonCountyCrime The Hart post of the Michigan State Police and the Mason County Sheriff’s Office are requesting the public’s assistance with the identification of two suspects “responsible for identity theft and numerous unlawful credit card transactions spanning from Mason County…

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Off-duty deputy spots reckless driver wanted on 5 warrants.

July 24, 2017

Off-duty deputy spots reckless driver wanted on 5 warrants. #MasonCountyCrime PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — An off-duty Mason County sheriff’s deputy observed a vehicle driving recklessly through the McDonald’s parking lot…

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Obituary: Gordon Briggs, M.D., 88, Scottville. 

July 24, 2017

Obituary: Gordon Briggs, M.D., 88, Scottville.  Gordon Arthur Briggs M.D., 88, affectionately known as “Doc,” was taken home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on July 18,…

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Motorcyclist dies after presumably hitting deer in Branch Township.

July 23, 2017

Motorcyclist dies after presumably hitting deer in Branch Township. #MasonCountyNews. BRANCH TOWNSHIP — A 27-year-old Mason County man died Sunday night after the motorcycle he was riding appeared to have struck…

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Police continue search for Ford Lake break-in suspects.

July 21, 2017

Police continue search for Ford Lake break-in suspects. #MasonCountyNews SHERIDAN TOWNSHIP — Troopers from Michigan State Police Hart Post and deputies from Mason County Sheriff’s Office continue to investigate a…

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Suspect allegedly steals ex-girlfriend’s car to attend court hearing.

July 21, 2017

Suspect allegedly steals ex-girlfriend’s car to attend court hearing. #MasonCountyCrime CUSTER — A male suspect was arrested for probation violation after allegedly stealing his ex-girlfriend’s 2001 Pontiac Sunfire in the…

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County board set to appoint medical examiner.

July 21, 2017

County board set to appoint medical examiner.  #MasonCountyNews. LUDINGTON — The Mason County Board of Commissioners is scheduled to appoint a new medical examiner during a special meeting on Tuesday, July…

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Obituary: Floy Fralick, 64, Ludington.

July 21, 2017

Obituary: Floy Fralick, 64, Ludington.  Floy Jean Fralick, 64, of Ludington, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 while gazing into the stars during a family camping trip. Floy…

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Recent births, reported July 21, 2017.

July 20, 2017

Recent births, reported July 21, 2017.  #MasonCountyBirths Births took place at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital, unless indicated otherwise.  Bentley Andrew McLain, the son of Rachel McLain of Scottville, was born July 11, 2017.…

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Corn dryer fire.

July 20, 2017

Corn dryer fire.  #MasonCounyNews. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief.  SHERMAN TOWNSHIP — Firefighters from two fire departments are on scene of a corn dryer fire at 2710 E. Millerton Road. Fountain…

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Joy ride ends with crash, arrest.

July 20, 2017

Joy ride ends with crash, arrest. #MasonCountyCrime RIVERTON TOWNSHIP — A 17-year-old Custer man was arrested for joyriding and no operator’s license after Mason County sheriff’s deputies discovered that he…

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Recent deaths, posted July 20, 2017.

July 20, 2017

#MasonCountyDeaths The following recent deaths have been reported to MCP: Dr. Gordon A. Briggs, 88, of Scottville died on Tuesday, July 18, 2017. Funeral arrangements are pending at Wyman Funeral &…

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‘Four Stories – One Woman’ dramatic program to be presented at Epworth.

July 20, 2017

‘Four Stories – One Woman’ dramatic program to be presented at Epworth. PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — A one woman dramatic program titled “Four Stories – One Woman” with Claudia McCain,…

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Assault with a dangerous weapon tops recent arraignments

July 19, 2017

Assault with a dangerous weapon tops recent arraignments #MasonCountyCrime. By Alan Neushwander, Contributing Writer. LUDINGTON — The following were recently arraigned in Mason County’s 79th District Court: Felonies -Daron Eugene Porter,…

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79th District Court sentencings and dismissals

July 19, 2017

79th District Court sentencings and dismissals #MasonCountyCrime. By Alan Neushwander, Contributing Writer. LUDINGTON — The following were recently sentenced in Mason County’s 79th District Court: -Bryan Patrick Murphy, 41, of…

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New optometrist joins Riemer Eye Center team.

July 19, 2017
New optometrist joins Riemer Eye Center team.

New optometrist joins Riemer Eye Center team.  LUDINGTON — Optometrist Felicia Slate has begun working at Riemer Eye Center. Dr. Slate will see patients in the practice’s Ludington, Manistee, and…

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