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Arraignments: Ludington man facing multiple felonies following drug arrest

October 24, 2014
Arraignments: Ludington man facing multiple felonies following drug arrest

By Allison Scarbrough. Contributing Editor. - Gary Allen Jacobsen, 25, of 207 S. Washington Ave., Apt. 1, Ludington, faces multiple felony charges in 79th District Court following his Oct. 16 arrest by the State Sheriffs’ Chiefs’ Enforcement of Narcotics Team (SSCENT) for felonies of controlled substance, possession of analogues, and habitual offender, fourth offense. He was also arrested Oct. 16…

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79th District Court sentencings

October 24, 2014
79th District Court sentencings

By Allison Scarbrough. Contributing Editor. - Donald Keith Martinez, 28, of 508 ½ E. Danaher St., Ludington, was found guilty Oct. 14 of controlled substance, possession of marijuana. He was sentenced to 90 days in jail with credit for nine days served; one year discretionary…

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Ludington selected to host History Prize in 2016.

October 24, 2014

LUDINGTON — Ludington was selected among nine Michigan cities to host a new History Prize event – a historically-inspired, 19-day event of reenactments, collections and fixed exhibits competing for $150,000 in prize money. A social experiment inspired by Grand Rapids’ ArtPrize, the event will be…

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Sheriff’s report.

October 24, 2014
Sheriff’s report.

The Sheriff’s Report is brought to you by Springstead Law Offices, with locations in Hart and Fremont, 231-873-4022 (Hart),www.springsteadlaw.com and Carter Lumber, 2323 U.S. 10-31, Ludington, 231-757-9000;www.carterlumber.com. The following was the…

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Reader embarrassed about wounded warriors.

October 24, 2014

Letter to the Editor: How do you feel about the wounded warrior adds on TV?  Well they embarrass me and they should embarrass you.  They remind me of the TV…

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Probation violator sent to SAI program

October 24, 2014
Probation violator sent to SAI program

LUDINGTON — Michael Thomas Martinez, 29, of 204 S. Harrison Rd., Ludington, was sent to a Special Alternative Incarceration SAI facility by 51st Circuit Court Judge Richard I. Cooper after…

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Welcome to the world! Recent births.

October 24, 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! Reazen Reneé Ruggles, the daughter of Melissa Douglas and John Ruggles…

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Meet James Patterson, virtually.

October 24, 2014
Meet James Patterson, virtually.

Meet James Patterson.  Now he’s a man most people have at least heard of, if not by reading one of his books, then by watching a film or television movie…

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State police called to internet fraud complaint

October 23, 2014
State police called to internet fraud complaint

The Michigan State Police Report is brought to you by Springstead Law Offices, with locations in Hart and Fremont, 231-873-4022 (Hart),www.springsteadlaw.com and Carter Lumber, 2323 U.S. 10-31, Ludington, 231-757-9000;www.carterlumber.com. HAMLIN…

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Car/deer crashes increasing in volume.

October 23, 2014
Car/deer crashes increasing in volume.

The Sheriff’s Report is brought to you by Springstead Law Offices, with locations in Hart and Fremont, 231-873-4022 (Hart),www.springsteadlaw.com and Carter Lumber, 2323 U.S. 10-31, Ludington, 231-757-9000;www.carterlumber.com. With the exception…

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Scam suspects flee police

October 23, 2014
Scam suspects flee police

NEWAYGO COUNTY —  Michigan State Police troopers from the Hart post issued a press release Thursday morning, Oct. 23, regarding scam suspects fleeing police. “The Michigan State Police attempted to…

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Chance of showers later today.

October 23, 2014
Chance of showers later today.

The weather is brought to you by Urka Auto Center, 3736 W. U.S. 10, Ludington, www.urkaautos.com. Thursday, October 23, 2014: A mix of clouds and sun in the morning giving way to…

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Hospital Harvest Gathering provides food, funds to feed those in need

October 22, 2014

LUDINGTON — Employees and visitors at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital (SHLH) provided 338 pounds of food in the annual statewide Harvest Gathering food drive this year. In addition, employees donated…

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Poet to present lecture at library.

October 22, 2014

LUDIGNTON — Michigan poet John Rybicki will kick start the West Shore Words Poetry Celebration with a lecture themed Anybody Can Write a Poem on Friday, Nov. 7 at the…

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FloraCraft goes pink.

October 22, 2014
FloraCraft goes pink.

LUDINGTON — The employees of FloraCraft were observing Breast Cancer Awareness Month today by going pink. A high percentage of the team participated, Jim Scatena, CEO, said, including many of…

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Ludington man arrested for driving with suspended license.

October 22, 2014
Ludington man arrested for driving with suspended license.

The Sheriff’s Report is brought to you by Springstead Law Offices, with locations in Hart and Fremont, 231-873-4022 (Hart),www.springsteadlaw.com and Carter Lumber, 2323 U.S. 10-31, Ludington, 231-757-9000;www.carterlumber.com. PERE MARQUETTE TWP.…

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Downtown Ludington Halloween activities

October 22, 2014

LUDINGTON — A Halloween celebration in Downtown Ludington will be held this Saturday. The festivities include a parade at 2 p.m. and trick-or-treating downtown following the parade, until 4 p.m..

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Farewell Ken Stevens, shoot pretty forever more.

October 21, 2014

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief.  Over the past 27 years in journalism I have met many colleagues in the profession. A select few of those stand-out as mentors and friends. Monday, I…

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