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Manistee police release video of college president being arrested

August 20, 2014

MANISTEE — The Manistee Police Department released the videos today showing the arrest of Charles Dillon, president of West Shore Community College on Aug. 6, 2014. The video published here was taken from one of two patrol vehicles that pulled Dillon over. It starts by showing Dillon being chased by another police car on U.S. 31 just north of the…

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Fountain man arrested for third DWLS

August 20, 2014
Fountain man arrested for third DWLS

The Sheriff’s Report is brought to you by Carter Lumber, 2323 U.S. 10-31, Ludington, 231-757-9000;www.carterlumber.com. CUSTER — Deputies from Mason County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 54-year-old Fountain man Tuesday at 3:50 p.m. for driving while license suspended, third arrest. The arrest took place following a…

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Welcome to the world! Recent births.

August 20, 2014
Welcome to the world! Recent births.

Birth announcements are sponsored by ABC Kidz/Purple Monkey, 123 E. Ludington Ave. Check them out here on Facebook.  Welcome to the world! Wrenna Ann Marsh, the daughter of Trisha and Joshua Marsh of Hart, was born Aug. 12, 2014 at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital. Cooper Chase…

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College president may face ‘super drunk’ charges

August 20, 2014
College president may face ‘super drunk’ charges

MANISTEE — Charles Dillon, president of West Shore Community College, had a blood alcohol level of .186 when he was pulled over by Manistee Police Department on Aug. 6 in…

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3 charged in Meijer baseball bat incident

August 20, 2014
3 charged in Meijer baseball bat incident

By Allison Scarbrough. Contributing Editor. AMBER TWP — A 17-year-old Fremont man was arrested Tuesday for malicious destruction of property, assault with intent to rob while armed, and manufacture of…

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Free Soil man arrested in connection with Manistee safe stealing

August 20, 2014

MANISTEE — Manistee police have arrested two people in connection with stealing a safe from the Cassman School. Andrew Blue Lawrence, 23, of Free Soil has been charged with 20…

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Dense fog advisory

August 20, 2014

The National Weather Service has issued a dense fog advisory until 11a.m. Weather alert sponsored by Urka Auto Center. www.urkaautos.com.

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Country Kids Day at White Pine Village

August 19, 2014
Country Kids Day at White Pine Village

PERE MARQUETTE TWP. — Historic White Pine Village will present Country Kids Day on Thursday, Aug. 21. The event is a combination of two regular events, Down on the Farm…

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New electronic publication promotes downtown Scottville, MCC schools

August 19, 2014

SCOTTVILLE — The MCC Educational Foundation and Scottville Main Street have partnered to create the Scotville Current, an informational electronic publication for the Scottville area. The educational foundation serves Mason…

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The Wall Project. A time for healing.

August 19, 2014
The Wall Project. A time for healing.

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief. LUDINGTON — Mason County is about to be part of a very unique experience. Beginning Wednesday, Aug. 27 to Sunday, Aug. 31, a replica of the…

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Bat-wielding suspect at Meijer store

August 19, 2014
Bat-wielding suspect at Meijer store

By Allison Scarbrough. Contributing Editor. AMBER TWP — Law enforcement is clearing the scene at the Meijer store on US-10 this morning after a report of a man swinging a…

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Scottville to allow ORVs

August 19, 2014

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief. SCOTTVILLE — The Scottville Police Department, with the approval of city commission, has issued a temporary traffic order allowing off road vehicles to travel through the…

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Clown Band to perform in Scottville tonight

August 19, 2014
Clown Band to perform in Scottville tonight

SCOTTVILLE — The Scottville Clown Band is coming home, again. Tonight, at 7 p.m., the band helps celebrate the 25th anniversary of the building of the Scottville Clown Band Shell…

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Thunderstorms may continue tonight

August 19, 2014
Thunderstorms may continue tonight

The weather is brought to you by Urka Auto Center, 3736 W. U.S. 10, Ludington, www.urkaautos.com.  Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014: Decreasing cloudiness with temperatures slowly falling to near 69F. Winds SW at…

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Vice presidents to share presidential duties at college

August 18, 2014

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief.  VICTORY TWP. — The two vice presidents of West Shore Community College will be overseeing the operation of the college in the absence of President Charles…

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Love MCP fundraising campaign

August 18, 2014
Love MCP fundraising campaign

MasonCountyPress.com has been around for just over 2 1/2 years. In that time we have seen tremendous growth in our readership. This free service is brought to you free through…

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College board to discuss interim operations in absence of suspended president

August 18, 2014

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief.  VICTORY TWP. —The West Shore Community College Board of Trustees will be deciding this afternoon the interim operational structure of the college in the wake of…

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Ludington woman pinned in vehicle following Custer Rd crash

August 18, 2014
Ludington woman pinned in vehicle following Custer Rd crash

The Sheriff’s Report is brought to you by Carter Lumber, 2323 U.S. 10-31, Ludington, 231-757-9000;www.carterlumber.com. CUSTER TWP. — A 25-year-old Ludington woman was injured after her vehicle left the road…

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