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Blessing of the Badges tonight.

July 31, 2015

LUDINGTON — Mason County’s 2015 Blessing of the Badges Ceremony will be held tonight, July 31, 2015, in conjunction with the last Friday Night Live event of 2015, in downtown Ludington.  All public safety personnel (fire, police dispatch, EMS, military) are invited to attend. The blessing ceremony will begin at 8:15 p.m. FNL is from 6 to 9 p.m.  New this year…

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79th District Court arraignments

July 31, 2015

By Allison Scarbrough. Contributing Editor. LUDINGTON — The following were arraigned recently in front of the 79th District Court magistrate: Felonies – LeeAllen Chester Bates, 43, of 2142 W. Hansen Rd., Amber Twp., was arrested July 23 by the Mason County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) for…

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51st Circuit Court sentencings include gun, home invasion, police assault convictions

July 31, 2015

By Allison Scarbrough. Contributing Editor. LUDINGTON — The following were sentenced recently in 51st Circuit Court: – Stephanie Lynn Joynes, 32, of 2309 N. Sherman Rd., Ludington, was found guilty June 9 of receiving and concealing guns. She was sentenced July 21 to one year…

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Larceny, break-in among police activity

July 31, 2015
Larceny, break-in among police activity

The police news is sponsored by Springstead Law Offices, with locations in Hart and Fremont, 231-873-4022 (Hart), www.springsteadlaw. The following is Mason County Sheriff’s Office activity Thursday, July 30, 2015:…

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Police respond to disputes

July 31, 2015
Police respond to disputes

The police news is sponsored by Springstead Law Offices, with locations in Hart and Fremont, 231-873-4022 (Hart), www.springsteadlaw. The following is Mason County activity of the Hart post of the…

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Recent death, reported July 31, 2015.

July 31, 2015

Sandra E. Barnes, 82, of Ludington died on July 29, 2015 at Oakview Medical Care Facility. Arrangements by Oak Grove Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Ludington. List of 2015 deaths on record. 

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79th District Court sentencings

July 31, 2015
79th District Court sentencings

By Allison Scarbrough. Contributing Editor. LUDINGTON — The following were sentenced recently in 79th District Court: – Luciano Michael Maniaci, 18, of 2470 N. Lakeshore Dr., Ludington, was convicted by…

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West Michigan Works: Amber Elk Ranch.

July 30, 2015
West Michigan Works: Amber Elk Ranch.

  By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief.  AMBER TOWNSHIP — Are you looking for a unique experience in your own town? I think Amber Elk Ranch should be on the top of the…

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Another busy weekend: old engine show, Love Ludington photo, free outdoor movie, free concert, more.

July 30, 2015
Another busy weekend: old engine show, Love Ludington photo, free outdoor movie, free concert, more.

The Weekend Insider by Carrie Klemm, MCP Writer. 42nd Annual Western Michigan Old Engine and Tractor Show – Scottville Thursday, July 30, 2015 – Sunday, August 2, 2015 – 9…

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Crashes, domestic assault among police activity

July 30, 2015
Crashes, domestic assault among police activity

The police news is sponsored by Springstead Law Offices, with locations in Hart and Fremont, 231-873-4022 (Hart), www.springsteadlaw.com. LUDINGTON — A 19-year-old Manistee woman was issued a citation by the Ludington…

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Welcome to the world! Recent births.

July 30, 2015
Welcome to the world! Recent births.

Welcome to the world! Recent births are brought to you by Linda’s Baby Shop and Shelby Gem Factory. See more information about these fine businesses below.  Births took place at Spectrum…

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‘Big Hero 6′ is first Friday night movie in Scottville.

July 29, 2015
‘Big Hero 6′ is first Friday night movie in Scottville.

SCOTTVILLE — The third season of the Scottville Friday Night Movies series begins this Friday, July 31 with the animated film “Big Hero 6” at the Scottville Clown Band Shell.…

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Blood drive Aug. 6

July 29, 2015
Blood drive Aug. 6

PENTWATER — The American Red Cross will conduct a blood drive Thursday, Aug. 6, from noon to 5:45 p.m. at VFW Post 6017, 8440 N. US-31 Business Route. The Pentwater…

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Ontario man arrested at laundromat for domestic assault

July 29, 2015
Ontario man arrested at laundromat for domestic assault

The police news is sponsored by Springstead Law Offices, with locations in Hart and Fremont, 231-873-4022 (Hart), www.springsteadlaw.com.   CUSTER — A 42-year-old Maidstone, Ontario, Canada man was arrested for…

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WSCC rec center to be closed for repairs.

July 29, 2015

VICTORY TOWNSHIP – The West Shore Community College Recreation Center will be closed August 7 – 16, while a dam standpipe, underneath the access road to the athletic facility, is replaced.…

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Cut fiber optic line disrupts 911 phone lines

July 29, 2015

WEARE TWP. (Oceana Co.) — A cut fiber optic line caused Mason-Oceana 911 emergency phone lines to go down Tuesday night, July 28, after 9 p.m., but the problem was…

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Sailing school demonstration.

July 28, 2015
Sailing school demonstration.

LUDINGTON — Ludington Youth Sailing School will hold a sailing demonstration on Sunday August 16 from noon to 4 p.m. The event will include an ice cream social, $3 per…

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Direct from Arizona, Nick Pfent featured at Scottville band shell tonight.

July 28, 2015
Direct from Arizona, Nick Pfent featured at Scottville band shell tonight.

By Carrie Klemm, MCP Writer SCOTTVILLE – This week’s Tuesday Night Concert at the Scottville Clown Band Shell will feature the musical stylings of Nick Pfent. Pfent has been a…

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