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Joan Young begins a new adventure, writes first mystery novel

January 28, 2012
Joan Young begins a new adventure, writes first mystery novel

By ROB ALWAY mcp.com editor   SCOTTVILLE — Joan Young is well known in this area as an avid outdoorswoman. She writes several blogs, many about “getting off the couch” and being outside, exploring nature. She holds the record as being the first woman to hike the entire 4,600 mile North Country Trail, which spans seven states, including Michigan (and…

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Scottville Blizzard Blast

January 26, 2012
Scottville Blizzard Blast

By ROB ALWAY, mcp.com editor   SCOTTVILLE — The merchants of Scottville are hoping winter will stick around for at least a few more weeks. Scottville Main Street will hold its first Blizzard Blast on Saturday, Jan. 28 downtown.   The event will begin with a pancake breakfast from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the senior center, followed by a…

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Permanent location is next step for homeless shelter

January 24, 2012
Permanent location is next step for homeless shelter

By ROB ALWAY mcp.com editor   LUDINGTON — Hospitality in the Name of Christ (INC) is going through a transition. The rotating homeless shelter started three years ago with the concept that it would provide emergency winter shelter at various local churches, utilizing volunteers.   The organization has now reached a crossroads and is starting the search for a permanent…

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Van for cancer patients is a Road to Recovery

January 21, 2012
Van for cancer patients is a Road to Recovery

By ROB ALWAY mcp.com editor   LUDINGTON — Every weekday, the Mason County chapter of the American Cancer Society’s Ride for a Cure van transports six to eight cancer patients to Muskegon.   The van leaves at noon and is back by 3 p.m.   Road to Recovery began almost three years ago as a result of many years of…

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Scottville director nears completion of movie

January 19, 2012
Scottville director nears completion of movie

By ROB ALWAY, Editor Film director Harold Cronk stopped by our Ludington office today to talk about his upcoming movie, “Mickey Matson and the Copperhead Conspiracy.” Cronk, known by us Scottville people as Dave — and known in the film industry as just Cronk — is co-owner of 10 West Studios in Manistee. He is a 1993 graduate of Mason…

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