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Recent deaths, reported Jan. 21, 2017.

January 21, 2017

#MasonCountyDeaths The following recent deaths have been reported to MCP: James W. Howe, 87, of Custer died on Saturday, January 21, 2017.  Funeral arrangements are pending at Wyman Funeral & Cremation Services – Stephens Funeral Home, Scottville. Lowell “Punk” Bailey, 85, of Ludington died on Wednesday, January 18, 2017. Arrangements by Oak Grove Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Ludington. See…

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Introducing the MCP app.

January 20, 2017
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Introducing the MCP app.  #MCPApp By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. SCOTTVILLE — Five years ago this month Mason County Press was launched to provide this area with a free, online alternative to local news. Over the years, we have continually strived to improve the service we…

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Alabama man charged with CSC set for trial next week.

January 20, 2017
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Alabama man charged with CSC set for trial next week.  #MasonCountyNews     #MasonCountyCourtNews By Allison Scarbrough, Editor, and Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. LUDINGTON — A 46-year-old Monroeville, Alabama man is scheduled for trial in 51st Circuit Court Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017 at the Mason County…

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Felony drug charges top arraignments.

January 20, 2017
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Felony drug charges top arraignments. #MasonCountyNews #CourtNews By Alan Neushwander. Contributing Writer. LUDINGTON — The following were recently arraigned in 79th District Court: Felonies -Tiejuan Javaun Wade, 26, of 1645…

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79th District Court sentencings.

January 20, 2017
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79th District Court sentencings. #MasonCountyNews #CourtNews By Alan Neushwander. Contributing Writer. LUDINGTON — The following were recently sentenced in 79th District Court: -Joseph Michael Cook, 24, of 5180 W. Johnson…

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Recent births, posted Jan. 17, 2017.

January 20, 2017
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Recent births, reported Jan. 20, 2017.  #MasonCountyBirths Recent births are brought to you by Shelby Gem Factory. See more information below.  Births took place at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital, unless indicated…

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25-year-old widow speaks to students about the consequences of distracted driving.

January 19, 2017
Tiffany Skinner speaks to students at MCC High School.

  25-year-old widow speaks to students about the consequences of distracted driving. #MasonCountyNews By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. SCOTTVILLE — In an instant Tiffany Skinner’s life changed on September 4, 2016.…

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Obituary: Joseph R Greiner, 53, Ludington

January 19, 2017
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Obituary: Joseph R Greiner, 53, Ludington #MasonCountyDeaths Joseph R Greiner, 53 of Ludington, passed away on January 14, 2017 at his home in Ludington. Joe was born on January 17, 1964…

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United Way accepting request for proposals.

January 19, 2017
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United Way accepting request for proposals. #LiveUnited LUDINGTON — United Way of Mason County is accepting request for proposals for the 2017-2018 funding cycle (April 1, 2017 to March 31,…

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Crashes keep police busy Wednesday.

January 19, 2017
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Crashes keep police busy Wednesday. #MasonCountyNews #PoliceNews The following is recent police activity Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017: – 1:48 a.m., (Ludington Police Department), noise complaint, 400 block of Sherman Oaks…

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Local travel agent makes Disney dreams come true.

January 18, 2017
Laura and Craig Mosier at Disney's Magic Kingdom in Orlando.

Local travel agent makes Disney dreams come true. #MasonCountyPeople. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. Laura Mosier is in the business of making vacation dreams come true. For the past two years,…

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Wyoming man injured after striking parked vehicle on expressway.

January 18, 2017
Wyoming man injured after striking parked vehicle on expressway.

Wyoming man injured after striking parked vehicle on expressway. #MasonCountyNews By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. SUMMIT TOWNSHIP — A 26-year-old Wyoming, Mich. man was injured Wednesday afternoon after the vehicle he…

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Sheriff’s office responds to 10 crashes Tuesday.

January 18, 2017
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Sheriff’s office responds to 10 crashes Tuesday. #MasonCountyNews #PoliceNews MASON COUNTY — The Mason County Sheriff’s Office was busy Tuesday, Jan. 17, responding to a total of 10 separate crashes…

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Obituary: Ernest Kish, 73, Walhalla.

January 18, 2017
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Obituary: Ernest Kish, 73, Walhalla. #MasonCountyDeaths. Ernest Charles Kish, 73, of Walhalla, passed away on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at Spectrum Health of Ludington. Ernest was born on December 7,…

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Recent death, posted Jan. 18, 2017.

January 18, 2017

#MasonCountyDeaths The following recent death has been reported to MCP: Nancy A. Hogenson, 75, of Ludington died Monday, January 16. Arrangements by Wyman Funeral & Cremation Services – Stephens Funeral Home,…

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March for Life is Sunday.

January 18, 2017

March for Life is Sunday.  #RightToLife. LUDINGTON — Mason County Right to Life and St. Simon Respect Life will hold a Silent March for Life and memorial service on Sunday,…

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Shaken, Not Stirred: The last man on the moon.

January 17, 2017

Shaken, Not Stirred: The last man on the moon. #Shaken, Not Stirred. A blog by Jim Bond, special posting. There was a comedian in the early 1960s named Bill Dana.…

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Obituary: Rolene Wallager, 94, Walhalla

January 17, 2017

Obituary: Rolene Wallager, 94, Walhalla #MasonCountyDeaths. Rolene Sophia Wallager, 94 of Walhalla, peacefully passed away on Friday, January 13, 2017 at Tendercare of Ludington. Rolene was born on July 26,…

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