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Health department offers flu vaccine for uninsured.

October 30, 2014

District Health Dept. #10 is offering free flu shots to anyone without insurance coverage between the ages of 19 and 64 years of age. Income qualifications do apply. DHD10 is setting up special clinics in each of the 10 counties it serves. All clinics are by appointment only. During this clinic, enrollment specialists will be available to assist individuals in…

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MSP responds to larcenies, crashes

October 29, 2014
MSP responds to larcenies, crashes

HART — Recent Michigan State Police activity in Mason County: Monday, Oct. 27, 2014 - 10:12 a.m., car-deer crash, US-10 and Larson Rd., Branch Twp. - 3:01 p.m., larceny of a purse, 6000 block of E. Decker Rd., Branch Twp. - 7:07 p.m., larceny of…

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Southern bird has found a new home in Mason County.

October 29, 2014
Southern bird has found a new home in Mason County.

Scissor-tailed flycatcher spotted on Buttersville Peninsula. By Kate Krieger. Senior Correspondent. PERE MARQUETTE TWP – Although it is the state bird of Oklahoma and a native to the warmth of the southern states of America, Mexico and portions of Central America, the scissor-tailed flycatcher has…

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Subject flees court after sentencing.

October 29, 2014
Subject flees court after sentencing.

LUDINGTON — The Ludington Police Department was called to the Mason County Courthouse this morning for a report that a subject had fled the courtroom after being sentenced.  The subject,…

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CTE students participate in electric cart race.

October 29, 2014
CTE students participate in electric cart race.

VICTORY TWP. — Students from West Shore Career and Technical Education’s automotive, mechatronics, and welding classes competed in an electric cart race at Grattan Raceway in Belding.  This race was…

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Children’s museum receives grant from Great Lakes Energy.

October 29, 2014
Children’s museum receives grant from Great Lakes Energy.

LUDINGTON — Sandcastles Children’s Museum has been awarded a $4,000 grant from the Great Lakes Energy People Fund. The grant will be applied to the museum’s capital campaign, Vision 2020.…

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Reader: Spaniola devoted to the community and profession.

October 29, 2014

Spaniola Letter to the Editor  for Mason County Press Letter to the Editor:  I have known Paul Spaniola since our kids grew up together a couple houses away. I have always…

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Chance of rain today, snow on Friday.

October 29, 2014
Chance of rain today, snow on Friday.

The weather is brought to you by Urka Auto Center, 3736 W. U.S. 10, Ludington, www.urkaautos.com. Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014: Mostly cloudy with temperatures reaching the mid 40s. Winds NW at 10…

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It’s car/deer season. Sheriff offers advice for motorists.

October 28, 2014
It’s car/deer season. Sheriff offers advice for motorists.

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief.  LUDINGTON — If you have been reading the police news on Mason County Press you probably have noticed an increase in vehicle/deer crashes. This is a…

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Welcome to the world! Recent births.

October 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! Audrienalynn Sky Goodman, the daughter of Brittany Kill of Ludington,…

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A night of magic at the college.

October 28, 2014
A night of magic at the college.

VICTORY TWP. – Daniel Martin’s brand of insane magic, sarcastic improvisation, and exhilarating escapes will be front and center at the Center Stage Theater on the West Shore Community College campus, Thurs., Nov.…

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Rollover crash in Scottville.

October 28, 2014
Rollover crash in Scottville.

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief. SCOTTVILLE — A 21-year-old Fountain woman received minor injuries following a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of East State Street (U.S. 10) and Reinberg Ave. Tuesday…

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Stolen wood, car/deer crashes among sheriff’s activities Monday.

October 28, 2014
Stolen wood, car/deer crashes among sheriff’s activities Monday.

The following was the activity of the Mason County Sheriff’s Office for Monday, Oct. 27, 2014:   6:26 a.m.: Alarm activation, 5700 block of East Shores Rd., Meade Twp. 6:27…

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Winds increasing today.

October 28, 2014
Winds increasing today.

The weather is brought to you by Urka Auto Center, 3736 W. U.S. 10, Ludington, www.urkaautos.com. Tuesday, October 28, 2014: Light rain. The rain will come to an end around noon. Decreasing…

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Ludington hospital prepared to handle Ebola patients.

October 27, 2014
Ludington hospital prepared to handle Ebola patients.

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief.  LUDINGTON — The recent outbreak of Ebola in West Africa has caused concern in the United States. While there has only been one fatality from the…

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Car-deer crashes plague motorists

October 27, 2014
Car-deer crashes plague motorists

Recent MSP activity in Mason County includes: Friday, Oct. 24, 2014 - 3:48 p.m., one-car rollover, Darr and Hoague Rds., Free Soil Twp. - 6:40 p.m., bad check complaint, US-31…

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Man arrested after driving car into Round Lake.

October 27, 2014
Man arrested after driving car into Round Lake.

SHERIDAN TWP. — A 65-year-old Free Soil man, who failed to stop for a stop sign, ended up driving his vehicle into a lake early Sunday morning. Deputies from Mason…

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Reader disagrees with judge candidate’s methods.

October 27, 2014

Letter to the Editor: I wanted to pass along my thoughts to everyone that is going to vote in the upcoming election for 51st Circuit Court Judge. I see signs…

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