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Second McCallum trial scheduled

March 7, 2013
Second McCallum trial scheduled

LUDINGTON — Trial dates have been set for additional charges against Mark McCallum. McCallum was found guilty by a jury last week of parental kidnapping. He now faces charges of stealing a car, home invasion and embezzlement. The trial is set to being on May 21 at 9 a.m. If he is found guilty on those charges they will run…

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Former Amber supervisor dies

March 6, 2013

By Rob Alway Editor-in-Chief. AMBER TWP. – Former Amber Township Supervisor Larry Donovan died Tuesday of an extended illness. He was 80-years-old. After retiring from Memorial Medical Center, he served 12 years as township supervisor, replacing Herbert “Bud” Hall. He, along with Hall, saw major expansion of Amber’s commercial district, especially along the U.S. 10 corridor between Meyers and Dennis…

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Gancarz has spent 25 years advocating for victims of drunk driving

March 6, 2013
Gancarz has spent 25 years advocating for victims of drunk driving

By Rob Alway Editor-in-Chief. LUDINGTON — Deanne Gancarz has probably clocked more time in the 79th District Court than most. For the past 25 years, the Fountain area resident has been a courtroom observer representing Mothers Against Drunk Driving of Mason County. Gancarz is present for a majority of the district court proceedings. She keeps track of most of the…

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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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