Crashes among police activity.

November 8, 2019

Crashes among police activity. #MasonCountyCrime The following is activity of the Mason County Sheriff’s Office Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019: 4:12 a.m., alarm activation, Pere Marquette Township. 11:25 a.m., warrant arrest, US 10 and Amber Road, Amber Township. A 21-year-old Custer man was arrested on an outstanding Lake County Friend of the Court warrant following a traffic stop. 3:08 p.m., two-vehicle…

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Wanted suspect captured after hiding in crawl space, running from deputies.

November 8, 2019

Wanted suspect captured after hiding in crawl space, running from deputies. #MasonCountyCrime SHERIDAN TOWNSHIP – A 24-year-old Mason County man wanted on four warrants was captured by Mason County sheriff’s deputies after hiding in a crawl space at a residence in the 6500 block of East Glenn Lane Thursday afternoon, Nov. 7, and then running from deputies for about a…

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LHS to host Veterans Day ceremony.

November 7, 2019

LHS to host Veterans Day ceremony. LUDINGTON — Ludington High School will host a Veterans Day ceremony on Monday, Nov. 11 and is inviting all local veterans to attend. Events will begin at 7:30 a.m. with coffee in the high school library, followed by an 8 a.m. program at L.F. Peterson Auditorium. The ceremony will include the presentation of colors…

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3 join CMH board.

November 7, 2019

3 join CMH board. LUDINGTON — Three new members recently joined the West Michigan Community Mental Health (West Michigan CMH) Governing Board. Joining the governing board are Lucinda Shafer of Hart, Dawn Martin of Luther and Mary Alway of Amber Township. “We’re excited to have Lucinda, Dawn and Mary join our governing board,” said Lisa Williams, executive director of West…

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Criminal sexual conduct among recent felony arraignments

November 7, 2019

Criminal sexual conduct among recent felony arraignments The following were recently arraigned in Mason County’s 79th District Court: Felonies -Jesus Maria Chavez, 20, of 605 S. Washington Ave., Ludington, was arrested Nov. 1 by the Ludington Police Department (LPD) on felony charges of third degree criminal sexual conduct, assault with intent to do great bodily harm less than murder, and…

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79th District Court sentencings, posted Nov. 7, 2019.

November 7, 2019

79th District Court sentencings, posted Nov. 7, 2019. LUDINGTON — The following were recently sentenced in Mason County’s 79th District Court:-Trevor James Coon, 26, of 109 E. Foster St., Ludington, pleaded guilty Nov. 5 to operating a vehicle while impaired by a controlled substance and was sentenced to 50 days in jail with credit for 50 days served; 93 days…

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Police busy with crashes on snowy roads.

November 7, 2019

Police busy with crashes on snowy roads. #MasonCountyCrime MASON COUNTY –– Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole reported several vehicle crashes occurred Wednesday, Nov. 6, with the first accumulating snowfall of the season. No injuries occurred. The following is police activity in Mason County Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019: Midnight, (Michigan State Police), a 29-year-old Ferndale woman was arrested for driving while…

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Winter weather advisory until Friday morning. 

November 7, 2019

Winter weather advisory until Friday morning.  Smith & Eddy Insurance Weather. A winter weather advisory is in effect until 5 a.m. Friday, Nov. 8. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 5 inches are possible in Mason, Lake, Oceana, and Newaygo counties. Low temperature of 23 degrees. Friday, Nov. 8, 2019. Mostly cloudy skies with a few flurries or snow showers…

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Community Foundation youth council awards over $2,940 in grants.

November 7, 2019

Community Foundation youth council awards over $2,940 in grants. The Youth Advisory Council of the Community Foundation for Mason County recently awarded $2,940 in support of teacher mini-grants. Whether it’s a new idea or a little extra needed to make lesson plans great, teacher mini-grants are made available annually to help Mason County public and private school teachers in the classroom. This year’s…

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The Scoop: United Way 2019 campaign.

November 6, 2019

The Scoop: United Way 2019 campaign. Today on MCP’s The Scoop, Kate Krieger-Watkins speaks with Lynda Matson and Lynne Russell of United Way of Mason County and the 2019 fundraising campaign. Presented by Betten Baker Ford of Ludington and Safe Harbor Credit Union.

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West Shore School News: Deposit Day.

November 6, 2019

West Shore School News: Deposit Day. SCOTTVILLE — Today over 300 Mason County kindergarteners deposit money towards their post-secondary education careers. As part of the KickStart to Career program, sponsored by the Community Foundation for Mason County, the kids made deposits into their special savings accounts. Mason County Central’s kindergarten classes visited the Scottville branch of West Shore Bank to…

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Recent births, reported Nov. 6, 2019

November 6, 2019

Recent births, reported Nov. 6, 2019 Births took place at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital, unless indicated otherwise. Bodevan Wilder Johnson, the son of Sarah Denomme and Jerimiah Johnson of Ludington, was born October 31, 2019. Adalyn Marie Olmstead, the daughter of Brittany Rodrigues and Timothy Olmstead of Pentwater, was born November 1, 2019. Autumn Rose Myers, the daughter of Courtney Simpson and Christopher…

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Sherman Township road millage passes.

November 6, 2019

Sherman Township road millage passes. #MasonCountyNews. SHERMAN TOWNSHIP — Voters in Sherman Township voted in favor of a five year 1 mill tax increase for road improvements during Tuesday’s general election. The results were 38, yes; 18, no, a total of 56 votes, which is about 15% of the approximate 860 registered voters. Beginning this year, Sherman Township taxpayers will…

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Snow ending tonight; cloudy tomorrow. 

November 6, 2019

Snow ending tonight; cloudy tomorrow.  Smith & Eddy Insurance Weather. A winter weather advisory ends at midnight but light snow is expected this evening, with a low temperature of 25 degrees. Thursday Nov. 7, 2019 Cloudy with afternoon and evening snow showers. High 32; low 24 Precipitation: 40% day; 50% evening. Wind: NW 9 mph day; NNW 8 mph evening.…

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Over $70 stolen in gas drive-off.

November 6, 2019

Over $70 stolen in gas drive-off. #MasonCountyCrime CUSTER TOWNSHIP – A thief or thieves drove away with $71.48 in fuel Monday, Nov. 4, shortly after 5:30 p.m. at the Scottville EZ Mart on East US 10, according to Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole. The following is other recent police activity in Mason County: Monday, Nov. 4, 2019: – 10:36 p.m.,…

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