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Ludington man testifies he used Facebook messages to stalk victim

August 4, 2015
Ludington man testifies he used Facebook messages to stalk victim

By Allison Scarbrough. Contributing Editor. LUDINGTON— A 20-year-old Ludington man testified in 51st Circuit Court Tuesday, Aug. 3, that he used Facebook messages to stalk a female victim who had a no-contact order against him. Scott Samuel-Ray MacArthur pleaded guilty Tuesday to felonies of aggravated stalking; using a computer to commit a crime; and third-offense habitual offender. In exchange for…

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Ludington man pleads to receiving and concealing stolen pistol

August 4, 2015
Ludington man pleads to receiving and concealing stolen pistol

By Allison Scarbrough. Contributing Editor. LUDINGTON— A 20-year-old Ludington man is looking at serving five months up front of a one-year discretionary jail term after pleading guilty Tuesday, Aug. 4, in 51st Circuit Court to receiving and concealing a stolen firearm. In exchange for Nickolaus Charles…

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Scottville man looking at jail time for heroin possession

August 4, 2015
Scottville man looking at jail time for heroin possession

By Allison Scarbrough. Contributing Editor. LUDINGTON— A 19-year-old Scottville man currently lodged in the Mason County Jail is looking at serving three months of a six-month discretionary jail term after pleading guilty Tuesday, Aug. 4, in 51st Circuit Court to a felony of possession of…

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Victory Township man pleads guilty to 3 sex charges

August 4, 2015
Victory Township man pleads guilty to 3 sex charges

By Allison Scarbrough. Contributing Editor. LUDINGTON— A 21-year-old Victory Township man pleaded guilty in 51st Circuit Court Tuesday, Aug. 4, to felony counts of second-degree criminal sexual conduct (CSC); accosting…

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Cutting the cord and ditching the dish, the new trend in home entertainment.

August 4, 2015
Cutting the cord and ditching the dish, the new trend in home entertainment.

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief. We recently made a major decision in our household, we decided to ditch our dish and strictly rely on our Internet service for screen entertainment (I was…

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Reckless driving, property destruction arrest; paycheck larceny; loose horse

August 4, 2015
Reckless driving, property destruction arrest; paycheck larceny; loose horse

The police news is sponsored by Benedict-Shilander Collision, now located at 5851 W. U.S. 10 behind Family Video; 231-887-1417 and Springstead Law Offices, with locations in Hart and Fremont, 231-873-4022…

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Suspect who threatened deputies turns himself in.

August 4, 2015

GRANT TOWNSHIP — A 55-year-old Grant Township man who threatened sheriff’s deputies when they were trying to assist a court process server, turned himself in for arrest Monday morning. On…

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Gold Coast Artisan Fair this weekend.

August 4, 2015

LUDINGTON — The Ludington & Scottville Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting the 32nd Annual Gold Coast Artisan Fair this coming weekend in City Park.. Venders will be open Saturday…

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Recent death, reported August 4, 2015.

August 4, 2015

Tedd J. Smith, 97, of Ludington died Sunday, August 2.  Arrangements by Wyman Funeral & Cremation Services – Stephens Funeral Home. List of 2015 deaths on record. 

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Scottville resident responds to mayor’s apology.

August 4, 2015

Letter to the Editor, by Bill Brooks, Scottville.  Response to  Mayor Maki proclamation: An old saying states that if you don’t like the message shoot the messenger.However, the police situation…

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Scottville finance committee to discuss treasurer, 40 hour work week.

August 3, 2015

SCOTTVILLE — The city finance committee will meet Tuesday, August 4 at 4:30 p.m. at city hall to discuss the topics of separating the city manager and treasurer position and…

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Scottville mayor apologizes to citizens for commission’s behavior; says police issue won’t be discussed again.

August 3, 2015

By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. SCOTTVILLE — Mayor Richard Maki read a statement at Monday’s city commission meeting apologizing to the public for the behavior of the commission over the past…

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Keeping the P.M. clean.

August 3, 2015

Letter to the Editor, by Bruce Krieger, Scottville. The Pere Marquette River is a National Wild and Scenic River.  Right now it is not very scenic.   It is a river…

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Homeless man threatens family at Crystal Lake; Fountain man threatens person with gun.

August 3, 2015
Homeless man threatens family at Crystal Lake; Fountain man threatens person with gun.

The police news is sponsored by Benedict-Shilander Collision, now lcoated 5851 W. U.S. 10 behind Family Video; 231-887-1417 and Springstead Law Offices, with locations in Hart and Fremont, 231-873-4022 (Hart),…

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Jebavy Drive road work.

August 3, 2015

HAMLIN TOWNSHIP — Mason County Road Commission will be working on crack sealing on Jebavy Drive between King Drive and Decker Road beginning 7 a.m. Tuesday, August 4 through Monday,…

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Michigan’s sentencing shakeup.

August 3, 2015
Michigan’s sentencing shakeup.

The Mitten Memo. A blog by Nick Krieger. The Michigan Supreme Court’s annual term concludes at the end of July.  Like its federal counterpart, Michigan’s high court frequently waits until…

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AFC resident missing. 

August 2, 2015

LUDINGTON — Ludington Police Department has reported a missing person, who was last seen Saturday at 10:27 a.m. Cheryl Suzanne Teague, a resident of The Lake House Adult Foster Care…

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Jogger hit by truck in Summit Twp

August 2, 2015
Jogger hit by truck in Summit Twp

By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief.  SUMMIT TOWNSHIP — A 35-year-old Livonia man was struck by a pickup truck while he and a 28-year-old Livonia woman were jogging in the 5700 block…

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