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Driver dead following single vehicle Free Soil Rd. crash. 

December 11, 2018

Driver dead following single vehicle Free Soil Rd. crash.  FREE SOIL TOWNSHIP — A 63-year-old Sheridan Township man died Tuesday afternoon, Dec. 11, following a single vehicle crash on Free Soil Road. The crash occurred about 3:50 p.m. The victim was driving a 1992 Toyota Camry car eastbound on Free Soil Road, west of Reek Road. According to Mason County…

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An explanation of Ludington’s marijuana opt out ordinance.

December 11, 2018

An explanation of Ludington’s marijuana opt out ordinance. By Steve Miller, mayor elect. The issue to allow/not allow marijuana dispensaries to operate with the city limits was discussed at a Nov. 19, 2018 City Council Public Safety/Public Utilities Committee meeting. The first reading of a…

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Ludington man sent jail for 3rd-offense domestic violence.

December 11, 2018

Ludington man sent jail for 3rd-offense domestic violence. #MasonCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. LUDINGTON – A 31-year-old Ludington man was sentenced to serve six months up front of a one-year discretionary jail term for a conviction of third-offense domestic violence Tuesday, Dec. 11, in 51st…

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MCC Middle School honor roll. 

December 11, 2018

MCC Middle School honor roll.  SCOTTVILLE — The following Mason County Central Middle School students made the honor roll for first trimester: Sixth grade Andres Andeverde Brady Anes Carter Armstrong…

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MCC to dismiss early Friday. 

December 11, 2018

MCC to dismiss early Friday.  SCOTTVILLE — Mason County Central Schools will dismiss early on Friday, Dec. 14. Teachers will be participating in afternoon district wide professional development activities. Scottville…

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Cloudy today.

December 11, 2018

Cloudy today. Smith & Eddy Insurance Weather. Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018 Cloudy. High 31; low 25 Precipitation: 20% Wind: NW 6 mph day; ESE 4 mph evening. Humidity: 81% Sunrise:…

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Obituary: Dorothy Thomas, 69, Ludington.

December 10, 2018

Obituary: Dorothy Thomas, 69, Ludington. Dorothy M. Thomas, 69, of Ludington passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, December 8, 2018. She was born May 9, 1949 in Grand Rapids…

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Fair Association requesting loan from county for improvements.

December 10, 2018

Fair Association requesting loan from county for improvements. PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — The Western Michigan Fair Association is asking the Mason County Board of Commissioners to approve a loan of…

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State funds available to county for medical marijuana education and outreach.

December 10, 2018

State funds available to county for medical marijuana education and outreach. Mason County  is eligible to receive $9,515 from the state of Michigan to be applied to education and outreach…

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Ludington council to consider opting out of marijuana dispensaries.

December 10, 2018

Ludington council to consider opting out of marijuana dispensaries. LUDINGTON — The Ludington City Council will consider a proposed ordinance to opt out of allowing recreational marijuana dispensaries in the…

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Pair visiting inmates end up in jail themselves.

December 10, 2018

Pair visiting inmates end up in jail themselves. #MasonCountyCrime LUDINGTON – Mason County sheriff’s deputies didn’t have to search far last weekend for a local man and woman wanted on…

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Snowmobile crash results in drunk driving arrest.

December 10, 2018

Snowmobile crash results in drunk driving arrest. #MasonCountyCrime BRANCH TOWNSHIP – A 39-year-old Baldwin man was arrested by Mason County sheriff’s deputies for operating while intoxicated after his snowmobile crashed…

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CPL class offered this weekend.

December 10, 2018

CPL class offered this weekend. AMBER TOWNSHIP — A few spots remain for a concealed pistol license class offered by Lakeshore Firearm and Tactical Training on Saturday, Dec. 15 beginning…

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Mostly sunny skies expected today.

December 10, 2018

Mostly sunny skies expected today. Smith & Eddy Insurance Weather. Monday, Dec. 10, 2018 Mostly sunny with high near 33. Partly cloudy in the evening. High 33; low 26 Precipitation:…

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Recent arraignments include home invasion.

December 9, 2018

79th District Court arraignments. #MasonCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. LUDINGTON – The following were arraigned recently in 79th District Court: Felonies – Brandon Gene DeJonge, 27, no address listed, was…

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