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Muskegon atheist demanding PM Township remove Marquette shrine.

December 15, 2017

Muskegon atheist demanding PM Township remove Marquette shrine. #MasonCountyNews. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — A Muskegon atheist is threatening Pere Marquette Charter Township to remove the Father Marquette Shrine, a memorial to Father (Pere in French) Jacques Marquette, a French missionary who died near what is now Ludington, on the Buttersville Peninsula, in the 1670s. Mitch Kahle,…

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Police officer from Scottville recovering from injuries at home. 

December 15, 2017

David Wyman, a police officer from Scottville, is recovering from his injuries at his home.  By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. BERRIEN COUNTY — Officer David Wyman, who struck by a vehicle while on duty in November has been moved from a hospital to his home for…

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Crashes continue on snowy roads.

December 15, 2017

Crashes continue on snowy roads. #MasonCountyNews The following is recent police activity in Mason County: Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017: – 8:30 a.m., (Michigan State Police), gas drive-off, 5600 block of US 10, Pere Marquette Township. – 3:25 p.m., (MSP), 911 hang-up/suspicious situation, 6700 block of…

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Recent births, reported Dec. 15, 2017.

December 15, 2017

Recent births, reported Dec. 15, 2017. #MasonCountyBirths Births took place at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital, unless indicated otherwise.  Sylyz Axel Wright, the son of Infinity Thorne-Gray and Michael Wright Jr. of Idlewild, was…

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4 departments fight Custer barn fire.

December 14, 2017

4 departments fight Custer barn fire. #MasonCountyNews. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief.  CUSTER TOWNSHIP — Four fire departments were on scene of a barn fire at 2466 E. Wilson Road Thursday…

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Joan Young releases fourth mystery book, “Dead Mule Swamp Druggist.”

December 14, 2017

Joan Young releases fourth mystery book, “Dead Mule Swamp Druggist.” By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. Somewhere towards the middle of Forest County, on the shores of Dead Mule Swamp, lives Anastasia…

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Crashes top police activity.

December 14, 2017

Crashes top police activity. #MasonCounty The following is recent police activity in Mason County: Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017: – 8:41 a.m., (Mason County Sheriff’s Office), vehicle crash, no injuries, Chauvez…

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Obituary: Kent Ingraham, 80, Scottville.

December 14, 2017

Obituary: Kent Ingraham, 80, Scottville. Kent Lee Ingraham, 80, of Scottville passed away Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born June 24, 1937,…

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Recent deaths, posted Dec. 14, 2017.

December 14, 2017

Recent deaths, posted Dec. 14, 2017. #MasonCountyDeaths The following recent death has been reported to MCP: Kent Lee Ingraham, 80, of Scottville died Tuesday, December 12, 2017. Arrangements by Oak…

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Cancellations and closings for Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017.

December 13, 2017

Cancellations and closings for Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. Updates: Mason County Eastern boys JV and varsity basketball games against Bear Lake will be played tonight. as scheduled, beginning at 6…

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Cancellations and closings, Dec. 13, 2017.

December 13, 2017

Cancellations and closings, Dec. 13, 2017. Ludington Recreation swim team practice is cancelled tonight. Mason County Eastern basketball game versus Bear Lake has been cancelled. West Shore Community College wind…

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Ludington man arrested for criminal sexual conduct with minor.

December 13, 2017

Ludington man arrested for criminal sexual conduct with minor. Editor’s note: Mason County Press does not release the name of sex crime victims and will not tolerate the naming (or…

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79th District Court arraignments, posted Dec. 13, 2017.

December 13, 2017

79th District Court arraignments, posted Dec. 13, 2017. #MasonCountyCrime. By Alan Neushwander, Contributing Writer. The following were recently arraigned in Mason County’s 79th District Court: Misdemeanors -Adam Lee Passarelli, 28,…

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79th District Court sentencings, posted Dec. 13, 2017.

December 13, 2017

79th District Court sentencings, posted Dec. 13, 2017. #MasonCountyCrime. By Alan Neushwander, Contributing Writer. LUDINGTON — The following were recently sentenced in Mason County’s 79th District Court: -Steven Donald Makowicki,…

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MCC to dismiss early Friday.

December 13, 2017

MCC to dismiss early Friday. SCOTTVILLE — Mason County Central Schools will hold a half day for students on Friday, Dec. 15. Teachers will be participating in afternoon professional development…

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