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79th District Court sentencings, posted Nov. 17, 2018.

November 17, 2018

79th District Court sentencings, posted Nov. 17, 2018. #MasonCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. LUDINGTON – The following were sentenced recently in Mason County’s 79th District Court: – Jonathon Aubrey Johnson, 47, of 3677 S. Pere Marquette Hwy., Pere Marquette Township, was found guilty Nov. 6 of second-offense larceny less than $200 and was sentenced to 30 days in jail with…

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Lakeshore Animal Friends to hold holiday bazaar Dec. 1. 

November 17, 2018

Lakeshore Animal Friends to hold holiday bazaar Dec. 1.  PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — Lakeshore Animal Friends will hold it annual Home for the Holiday Bazaar on Saturday, Dec. 1 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Mason County Animal Control, 305 N. Meyers Road (south of…

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Ludington Writers holding book drive.

November 17, 2018

Ludington Writers holding book drive. LUDINGTON — Ludington Writers will be hosting a book drive for in-need youth of Mason County on Saturday, Dec. 1 from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at the Ludington Area Center for the Arts, 107 S. Harrison St. Participants are asked…

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WSCC considering student housing.

November 16, 2018

WSCC considering student housing. VICTORY TOWNSHIP — West Shore Community College students may have the option to live on campus at some point in the future. On Monday, Nov. 19,…

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LASD to hire new business services director.

November 16, 2018

LASD to hire new business services director. LUDINGTON — The Ludington Area School District Board of Education is expected to hire Jesse Rickard as the new director of business services…

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Lakeview Elementary principal accepts position in Manistee.

November 16, 2018

Lakeview Elementary principal accepts position in Manistee. LUDINGTON — The Ludington Area School District Board of Education is expected to accept the resignation of Lakeview Elementary Principal Amber Kowatch when…

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New ESD superintendent settling in.

November 16, 2018

New ESD superintendent settling in. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. AMBER TOWNSHIP — Jason Jeffrey has been at the helm of the West Shore Educational Service District since July, taking the…

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Recent arraignments include narcotic charges.

November 16, 2018

Recent arraignments include narcotic charges. 79th District Court arraignments. #MasonCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. LUDINGTON – The following were arraigned recently in Mason County’s 79th District Court: Felonies – Thayne…

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Obituary: Mary Carlson, 68, Ludington.

November 16, 2018

Obituary: Mary Carlson, 68, Ludington. Mary Rogene Carlson, 68, of Ludington, passed away on November 15, 2018. Mary was born on April 14, 1950 in Ludington, the daughter of Roger…

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Car/deer crashes continue for Mason County motorists.

November 16, 2018

Car/deer crashes continue for Mason County motorists. #MasonCountyNews The following is recent police activity in Mason County: Monday, Nov. 12, 2018: – 6:16 p.m., (Michigan State Police), car/deer crash, Gordon…

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Snow showers likely this morning, late evening. 

November 16, 2018

Snow showers likely this morning, late evening.  Smith & Eddy Insurance Weather. Friday, Nov. 16, 2018 Mainly cloudy with snow showers in the morning and then more snow showers developing…

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Concerns raised over county employee insurance premium increases.

November 15, 2018

Concerns raised over county employee insurance premium increases. #MasonCountyNews. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. LUDINGTON — Mason County government employees have recently been hit by a significant increase in their health…

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WSCC receives grant for Humankind series. 

November 15, 2018

WSCC receives grant for Humankind series.  VICTORY TOWNSHIP – The Michigan Humanities Council (MHC) has announced that West Shore Community College is the recipient of a $15,000 grant in support…

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Special weather alert issued. 

November 15, 2018

Special weather alert.  The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a special winter weather alert for areas including Mason and Oceana counties: A wintry mix will continue into…

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Sports Hall of Fame to remain at White Pine Village.

November 15, 2018

PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — The Mason County Sports Hall of Fame (MCSHF) Board of Directors has announced that it will not be moving from its current location at Historic White…

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