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College board to discuss president’s contract in special meeting.

September 30, 2014
College board to discuss president’s contract in special meeting.

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief. VICTORY TWP. — The fate of West Shore Community College President Charles Dillon’s job may be decided Thursday afternoon. The college’s board of trustees will hold a special meeting at 4 p.m. During that meeting the board will hold a closed session where it will review the legal opinion of its attorney regarding the president’s current…

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Teens injured in rollover crash.

September 30, 2014
Teens injured in rollover crash.

The Sheriff’s Report is brought to you by Springstead Law Offices, with locations in Hart and Fremont, 231-873-4022 (Hart), www.springsteadlaw.comand Carter Lumber, 2323 U.S. 10-31, Ludington, 231-757-9000;www.carterlumber.com. AMBER TWP. — Two teenagers were injured Monday afternoon after the vehicle they were in lost control and rolled…

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Local school districts endorse proposed charter academy.

September 30, 2014

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief.  LUDINGTON — A new charter school is being proposed with the endorsement of all school districts in Mason, Oceana and Lake counties. During a press conference Tuesday morning, the West Michigan Educational Leadership Group, along with local public school districts, West…

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Mental health taking over substance abuse services.

September 30, 2014

LUDINGTON — Beginning Oct. 1, residents of Lake, Mason, and Oceana counties can call West Michigan Community Mental Health (WMCMH) at 1-800-992-2061 to access substance use disorder treatment services. WMCMH…

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Sheriff’s deputies busy over weekend, crashes, suspended drivers.

September 29, 2014
Sheriff’s deputies busy over weekend, crashes, suspended drivers.

The Sheriff’s Report is brought to you by Springstead Law Offices, with locations in Hart and Fremont, 231-873-4022 (Hart), www.springsteadlaw.com and Carter Lumber, 2323 U.S. 10-31, Ludington, 231-757-9000; www.carterlumber.com. Deputies…

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Miss Ludington pageant seeking contestants

September 29, 2014

LUDINGTON — The Miss Ludington Area Scholarship Pageant is seeking contestants for the 2015 contest. Young women in the Mason, Manistee and Oceana area have the opportunity to compete for scholarship…

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3 injured on North 31

September 28, 2014
3 injured on North 31

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief. FREE SOIL TWP. — Three people were injured in a two vehicle crash on U.S. 31 north of Free Soil Road about 5:45 p.m. Sunday afternoon.…

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Welcome to the world! Recent births.

September 28, 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! Elsa Linnea Lundin, the daughter of Megan and David…

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79th District Court arraignments.

September 26, 2014
79th District Court arraignments.

By Allison Scarbrough. Contributing Editor. LUDINGTON — The following were arraigned recently in front of the 79th District Court Magistrate: Felonies - Codie Lee Fink, 21, of 1783 N. US-31,…

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4 sentenced in 51st Circuit Court this week.

September 26, 2014
4 sentenced in 51st Circuit Court this week.

By Allison Scarbrough. Contributing Editor. LUDINGTON — The following were sentenced recently in 51st Circuit Court: - William Joseph Handshoe, 20, (no address listed) pleaded guilty Aug. 12 to first-degree…

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79th District Court sentencings.

September 26, 2014

By Allison Scarbrough. Contributing Editor. LUDINGTON — The following were sentenced recently in 79th District Court: - Benjamin Glenn Spore, 53, of 1297 Esther St., Scottville, was found guilty Sept.…

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Health department encourages flu shots.

September 26, 2014

District Health Department #10, the local health department is promoting the flu vaccination for all area residents. There are many flu clinics available for residents to obtain their flu shot.…

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Flu shots at Scottville Senior Center.

September 26, 2014

SCOTTVILLE — District Health Dept. #10 will offer flu shots at the Scottville Area Senior Center on Tuesday, Sept. 30 from 9 to 11 a.m. Medicare, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Priority…

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Sheriff’s report.

September 26, 2014
Sheriff’s report.

The Sheriff’s Report is brought to you by Carter Lumber, 2323 U.S. 10-31, Ludington, 231-757-9000;www.carterlumber.com. The following was the activity of the Mason County Sheriff’s Office for Thursday, Sept. 25,…

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Auditions for ‘Miracle on 34th Street’

September 26, 2014

MANISTEE — The Manistee Civic Players will present “Miracle on 34th Street” in December. Auditions will be held next week. Director Carol Burba is looking for men, women and children…

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How to better protect your items in storage.

September 26, 2014
How to better protect your items in storage.

Good Neighbor Tips from Erin Doan, State Farm Insurance, Scottville.   Need additional storage for your belongings? Consider renting it. But before you start packing, know how to protect your…

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Outside agencies called to investigate inmate death; name released.

September 25, 2014

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief. LUDINGTON — Undersheriffs from Oceana and Newaygo counties have been called into assist with the investigation of the apparent suicide death of Timothy Stamp at the…

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Welcome back, Stephanie.

September 24, 2014
Welcome back, Stephanie.

The Kitchen Sink. A blog by Stephanie Wagner. I have had several people ask me lately why I stopped writing.  There are the usual excuses – I have been busy,…

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