Features

Students of Character: Early lessons in giving.

October 21, 2016
Adison Thorne with her mother, Megan.

  Students of Character: Early lessons in giving. #StudentsOfCharacter is brought to you by House of Flavors restaurants of Ludington and Manistee. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. SCOTTVILLE — A few months before Adison Thorne of Scottville was to celebrate her 6th birthday in September 2015, she brought an idea to her parents, Megan and Mike Thorne. Instead of getting birthday…

Read more »

Kids of Character: Scottville 1st grader shares birthday books with her friends.

September 30, 2016
Kids of Character: Scottville 1st grader shares birthday books with her friends.

  #KidsOfCharacter #HouseOfFlavors Editor’s Note: Today we begin a new series called Kids of Character, sponsored by House of Flavors restaurants of Ludington and Manistee. We will feature kids from Mason, Manistee, and Oceana counties who go out of their way to help others or just to be kind citizens. If you have a suggestion for us, please email editor@masoncountypress.com…

Read more »

Service club and scouts team up to tidy up

July 17, 2015
Service club and scouts team up to tidy up

Story and photos contributed by Ron Beeber. PENTWATER — The Pentwater Service Club, assisted by several boy scouts from local Troop 1145, picked up litter along US-31 between Monroe and Wayne roads Thursday, July 16. The volunteers were among 2,800 groups in West Michigan and across the state participating in the Adopt-A-Highway program this past week. Three times a year,…

Read more »

Remembering Mr. Muscoe, educator and super Spartan.

March 18, 2015
Remembering Mr. Muscoe, educator and super Spartan.

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief. Michigan State University lost one of its biggest fans Tuesday. Most of us who grew up in Scottville and went to Scottville Elementary had Gene and Shirley Muscoe as teachers. Gene died Tuesday, appropriately on the day when many people wear green. He was 80-years-old. Gene was my fifth grade homeroom teacher. I had Shirley in…

Read more »

Fred Bates was born to make maple syrup.

March 16, 2015
Fred Bates was born to make maple syrup.

In observation of National Agriculture Week, we present stories about Mason County farming this week.  See video here. By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief.  VICTORY TOWNSHIP — As the spring equinox nears, a special ritual occurs in the woods across the northern United States. It’s maple syrup season. For farmer Fred Bates, the season has even special meaning. His birthday is on…

Read more »

NorthStar Chiropractic

MCP Facebook feed

Report of a jack-knifed semi truck on South Pere Marquette River between Conrad and Iris roads. No injuries. #MasonCountyNews. ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

Subscribe to MCP via email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this site and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 436 other subscribers

WSCC: I am

Legally Speaking