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West Shore Bank donates $15,000 to COVE

March 6, 2013
West Shore Bank donates $15,000 to COVE

  LUDINGTON — West Shore Bank has donated $15,000 towards the Communities Overcoming Violent Encounters (COVE) capital campaign, making the bank the first corporate donor and launching the public portion of COVE’s capital campaign. The goal of COVE’s capital campaign is to raise the funds necessary to build a new facility in Ludington that would replace the current 110-year old house that…

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MCC forensics takes first place again

March 6, 2013

The Mason County Central High School forensics team took first place Saturday when it competed in Alma against 15 other teams. The team scored a history record of 430 team points. MCC Results from Alma this past Saturday. 1st place Alex Myers Broadcasting 1st place Carson Cooper Impromptu 1st Place Bethany Anderson Prose 1st Place Morgan Muyskens Oratory 1st Place…

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Scottville mayor guilty of drunk driving

March 5, 2013
Scottville mayor guilty of drunk driving

LUDINGTON — Scottville Mayor Joe Baxter was found guilty Monday of operating a motor vehicle while impaired by liquor. The charges stem from an October 2012 incident in which Baxter drove his vehicle off a ravine at the end of East Second Street in Scottville. Two hours after the 8:30 a.m. crash his blood alcohol level was .08, above the…

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Former MCE employee arraigned in circuit court

March 5, 2013

LUDINGTON — Robert Crane Bacon, 67, 2917 E. U.S. 10, Custer Twp., was arraigned this morning in 51st Circuit Court in front of Judge Richard Cooper on the felony charge of embezzlement. Bacon was originally arraigned Jan. 18 in front of Judge Peter Wadel in 79th District Court. He waived his pre-trial conference in front of Wadel. Bacon is charged…

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FloraCraft named supplier of year

March 5, 2013
FloraCraft named supplier of year

GRAND RAPIDS — The Michigan Floral Association named FloraCraft Supplier of the Year at its annual Great Lakes Floral Expo Awards Dinner held at the Amway Grand Plaza this past Saturday. Mike Romansik, FloraCraft National Sales Manager, accepted the award on behalf of the company. In addition, Tim Timinski, Business Developmet Manager at FloraCraft, was named Vice President of the…

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