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The Scoop: Family AfFair 2021

March 4, 2021

The Scoop: Family AfFair 2021 The Scoop is a presentation of West Shore Bank and Betten Baker Ford of Ludington. SCOTTVILLE — In 2020, the annual Family AfFair event was one of the first major local events to cancel due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This year’s event will still not be an in-person event, due to continued restrictions from the…

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Teacher Spotlight: Keri Hansen, preparing special students for life.

March 4, 2021

Teacher Spotlight: Keri Hansen, preparing special students for life. By Kate Krieger-Watkins, staff writer. Teacher Spotlight is a presentation of Shelby State Bank, www.shelbybank.com with offices in Ludington, Pentwater, Shelby, Hart, Hesperia, Manistee, Montague, Whitehall, North Muskegon, and Fruitport.  LUDINGTON – Keri (Cole) Hansen always…

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Community Foundation awarded over $1 million in grants in 2020

March 4, 2021

Community Foundation awarded over $1 million in grants in 2020 The Community Foundation for Mason County awarded $1,246,772 in grants in 2020. That included $135,708 through the Community Foundation’s competitive grant process, as well as $1,111,064 granted from donor-advised, scholarship, community project and organization endowment…

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Manton man faces homicide charges in relation to US 10 fatal crash.

March 3, 2021

Manton man faces homicide charges in relation to US 10 fatal crash. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. LUDINGTON — David Allen Wellington, 27, of 7119 E. 12 Road, Manton, was arraigned…

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Scottville man arrested for carrying a concealed knife, meth possession.

March 3, 2021

Scottville man arrested for carrying a concealed knife, meth possession. The police news is a presentation of Lenz-Balder Insurance, offering Nationwide Insurance, 201 E. Court St., Ludington, 231-845-6279, www.lenzbalderins.com. LUDINGTON —…

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More sunshine Thursday.

March 3, 2021

More sunshine Thursday. The weather is a presentation of Smith & Eddy Insurance, with offices in Scottville, Ludington, and Manistee: A few passing clouds tonight. Low temperature of 23 degrees.…

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DHD#10 hosts COVID-19 vaccine clinic for residents 65+ Friday.

March 2, 2021

DHD#10 hosts COVID-19 vaccine clinic for residents 65+ Friday. District Health Department #10 is hosting a First Dose COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic for residents 65 and older this Friday, March 5,…

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State increases capacity allowances. 

March 2, 2021

State increases capacity allowances.  LANSING — Today, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) updated two of its epidemic orders, allowing for increased capacity limits at various venues, larger…

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Sheriff’s Office looking for witnesses of Monday’s deadly crash.

March 2, 2021

Sheriff’s Office looking for witnesses of Monday’s deadly crash. LUDINGTON — The Mason County Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone who witnessed Monday’s triple fatality traffic crash on US 10 in…

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MCE food service receives $5,000 grant. 

March 2, 2021

MCE food service receives $5,000 grant.  CUSTER — Mason County Eastern Schools was recently was awarded a $5,000 grant to help support and enhance its school meal program to reach…

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CTE welding students help Ludington Area Jaycees. 

March 2, 2021

CTE welding students help Ludington Area Jaycees.  West Shore School News is a presentation of West Shore Educational Service District in partnership with Mason County Press and Oceana County Press. …

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Names of crash victims released; other driver arrested.

March 2, 2021

Names of crash victims released; other driver arrested. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. WALHALLA (Branch Township) — The Mason County Sheriff’s Office has released the names of the victims involved in…

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Recent arraignments include home invasion.

March 2, 2021

Recent arraignments include home invasion. By Alan Neushwander. Contributing Writer. LUDINGTON — The following were recently arraigned in Mason County’s 79th District Court: Felonies -Mitchell Sidney Fuller, 31, of 1068…

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Obituary: James Johnson, 74, of Pentwater

March 2, 2021

Obituary: James Johnson, 74, of Pentwater James E. Johnson, 74, of Pentwater, passed away on Sunday, February 28, 2021. Jim was born on October 8, 1946 in Ludington, the son…

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Obituary: James Sorensen, 74, of Ludington.

March 2, 2021

Obituary: James Sorensen, 74, of Ludington. James L. Sorensen, 74, of Ludington, passed away Monday, March 1, 2021. He was born July 8, 1946 in Muskegon to Ludwig and Elaine…

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