Around the County

Mason County’s original Ford dealers: Kobe & Smith.

February 8, 2021

Mason County’s original Ford dealers: Kobe & Smith. Around the County is a presentation of Preferred Credit Union, www.preferredcu.org, located locally at 266 N. Jebavy Dr., Ludington. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. The names T.D. Smith and E.E. Kobe were well known in Scottville for many years beginning in the early 20th century. Smith, who owned a stately home at 209…

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Over 1,000 boxes of food distributed today.

January 28, 2021

Over 1,000 boxes of food distributed today. Around the County is a presentation of Preferred Credit Union, www.preferredcu.org, located locally at 266 N. Jebavy Dr., Ludington. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. SCOTTVILLE — Several local organizations helped distribute 1,100 boxes of food to families throughout Mason County today through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farmers to Families program. Last summer the…

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Around the County: Honoring Chief Funk.

January 27, 2021

Around the County: Honoring Chief Funk. Around the County is a presentation of Preferred Credit Union, www.preferredcu.org, located locally at 266 N. Jebavy Dr., Ludington. LUDINGTON — On Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021 members of the Ludington Fire Department gathered at the fire station and paid tribute to Chief Jerry Funk, who retired earlier this month after 50 years of service…

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Jesse and Sarah Towns, pioneers of Amber Township. 

January 20, 2021

Jesse and Sarah Towns, pioneers of Amber Township.  Around the County is a presentation of Preferred Credit Union, www.preferredcu.org, located locally at 266 N. Jebavy Dr., Ludington. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. Jesse L. Towns was an early pioneer of Amber Township. During the half century he lived in Amber Township, he helped establish a school in the township and created…

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Henderson appointed Ludington fire chief.

January 7, 2021

Henderson appointed Ludington fire chief. Around the County is a presentation of Preferred Credit Union, www.preferredcu.org, located locally at 266 N. Jebavy Dr., Ludington. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. John Henderson has been appointed the new chief of Ludington Fire Department. Henderson, 53, succeeds Jerry Funk, who retired Wednesday after serving the fire department for over 50 years. Henderson has served…

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