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MCC principal publishes children’s book; will give copies to his students.

February 19, 2019

MCC principal publishes children’s book; will give copies to his students. #MCCSchools By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief SCOTTVILLE — Kevin Kimes is passionate about teaching children life’s valuable lessons. The Mason County Central Upper Elementary principal has been in education for over 25 years, working almost that entire time in the community where he grew up. Kimes recently published a children’s…

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At 100, Francis Hiscocks is still an educator.

February 19, 2019

At 100, Francis Hiscocks is still an educator. #LudingtonWoods By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. LUDINGTON — Francis Hiscocks recently celebrated his 100th birthday. The lifelong educator resides at Ludington Woods Assisted Living and Specialized Memory Care and has spent his 100th year teaching his fellow residents…

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Farm Bureau members learn about promotion and education, young farmer programs.

February 19, 2019

Farm Bureau members learn about promotion and education, young farmer programs. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. GRAND RAPIDS — Last weekend, the Mason County Farm Bureau sent a delegation of nine people to represent it at the Michigan Farm Bureau’s Growing Together conference at the Amway…

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Police investigate copper pipe theft.

February 19, 2019

Police investigate copper pipe theft. #MasonCountyCrime The following is recent police activity in Mason County: Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019: – 9:10 p.m., (Michigan State Police), a 26-year-old Muskegon man was…

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LASD academic calendar changes.

February 19, 2019

LASD academic calendar changes. LUDINGTON — Ludington Area School District has made some changes to its calendar due to recent snow days and the loss of instructional days. The current…

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College student senate to host family fun night at Rec Center.

February 19, 2019

College student senate to host family fun night at Rec Center. VICTORY TOWNSHIP — The West Shore Community College Student Senate will hold a Family Fun Night on Monday, Feb.…

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Partly cloudy today.

February 19, 2019

Partly cloudy today. Smith & Eddy Insurance Weather. Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019 Partly cloudy High 26; low 18 Precipitation: 20% Wind: SSW 6 mph day; SE 7 mph evening Humidity:…

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Scottville commission passes marijuana ordinance.

February 19, 2019

Scottville commission passes marijuana ordinance. SCOTTVILLE — On Monday the City Commission approved an ordinance that will prohibit the sale of recreational marijuana within the city, along with the use…

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Governor visits WSCC, speaks about education programs.

February 18, 2019

Governor visits WSCC, speaks about education programs. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief VICTORY TOWNSHIP — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer visited West Shore Community College’s main campus Monday morning, Feb. 18. The governor…

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Obituary: Harcourt E. “Bud” Quick Jr., 77, of Ludington

February 18, 2019

Obituary: Harcourt E. “Bud” Quick Jr., 77, of Ludington Harcourt E. “Bud” Quick Jr., 77, of Ludington, passed away on February 17, 2019 at home surrounded by his family.  Bud…

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Obituary: Michael Cole, 72, Branch.

February 18, 2019

Obituary: Michael Cole, 72, Branch. Michael L. Cole, 72, of Branch died on Monday, February 18, 2019. Mike was born January 19, 1947 in Reed City to Charles and Mildred…

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Beekeeping 101 class offered.

February 18, 2019

Beekeeping 101 class offered. SCOTTVILLE — The Scottville Beekeepers will present a two day Introduction to Beekeeping 101 class will be offered Saturday, Feb. 23 and Sunday, Feb. 24 at…

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Recent deaths, posted Feb. 18, 2019

February 18, 2019

Recent deaths, posted Feb. 18, 2019 #MasonCountyDeaths The following recent deaths have been reported to MCP: Eugene Miston Sr., 87, of Fountain died on Monday, February 18.  Funeral arrangements are…

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Weekend police report.

February 18, 2019

Weekend police report. #MasonCountyCrime The following is police activity in Mason County over the weekend: Friday, Feb. 15, 2019: – 12:30 a.m., (Mason County Sheriff’s Office), car/deer crash, no injury,…

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Flurries possible in the morning.

February 18, 2019

Flurries possible in the morning. Smith & Eddy Insurance Weather. Monday, Feb. 18, 2019 A few flurries possible early then mostly cloudy skies. High 22; low 13 Precipitation: 20% day;…

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