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Last call, dispatcher changing careers.

January 22, 2015

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief.  WEARE TWP. (Oceana Co.) — There are many unsung heroes who live among us. Kristie Fillips is one of them. For the past 19 years Kristie has worked as a dispatcher at Mason-Oceana 911; for over 10 years she has been a supervisor. It is the only full time job she ever had; she began working…

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Deputies help lost couple

January 22, 2015
Deputies help lost couple

VICTORY TWP. — Mason County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to a suspicious situation Wednesday, Jan. 21, at 3:30 a.m.  in the 3600 block of West Fountain Road where a couple walking from Hamlin Township to Manistee became lost and called 911 looking for directions. Deputies found the couple and gave them a ride to Manistee. Other MCSO activity from…

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Gov. orders flags to be lowered in honor of senator.

January 21, 2015

LANSING – Gov. Rick Snyder has ordered U.S. flags within the state Capitol Complex and on all state buildings to be lowered to half-staff on Friday, Jan. 23, in honor of former state Sen. Harry DeMaso, who died Jan. 9. “During his decades of public service Sen. DeMaso made sure to put the people of Michigan first. As chair of the…

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Trooper who was arrested for drunk driving, placed on admin duty.

January 21, 2015
Trooper who was arrested for drunk driving, placed on admin duty.

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief. LUDINGTON — Michigan State Police Trooper Sammy Seymour, who was arrested early Saturday morning by Ludington Police Department, has been placed on administrative duty pending the outcome of the judicial process. Seymour, who grew up in and lives in Ludington, is a 15-year veteran of the MSP assigned to the Cadillac post. He and his sister,…

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K-9 discovers cocaine; suspect facing multiple drug charges

January 21, 2015
K-9 discovers cocaine; suspect facing multiple drug charges

CUSTER TWP. — Cash, the Mason County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Unit dog, located suspected cocaine concealed in the back seat of a vehicle during a traffic stop Tuesday, Jan. 20, at 7:35 p.m. at  US-10 and Schoenherr Road. As a result, a 33-year-old Mount Clemens man, who was a backseat passenger in the vehicle, was arrested on charges of possession of…

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