CTE welding students help Ludington Area Jaycees. 

March 2, 2021

CTE welding students help Ludington Area Jaycees.  West Shore School News is a presentation of West Shore Educational Service District in partnership with Mason County Press and Oceana County Press.  VICTORY TOWNSHIP — Students in the West Shore Educational Service District’s welding program have been working on refurbishing the obstacles for the Ludington Area Jaycees Stearns Park mini golf. Teacher…

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Names of crash victims released; other driver arrested.

March 2, 2021

Names of crash victims released; other driver arrested. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. WALHALLA (Branch Township) — The Mason County Sheriff’s Office has released the names of the victims involved in Monday’s triple-fatality crash on US 10. The two-vehicle crash took place about 1:40 p.m. on US 10 between Walhalla and Wever roads, in front of the Branch Township Fire Department. …

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Recent arraignments include home invasion.

March 2, 2021

Recent arraignments include home invasion. By Alan Neushwander. Contributing Writer. LUDINGTON — The following were recently arraigned in Mason County’s 79th District Court: Felonies -Mitchell Sidney Fuller, 31, of 1068 N. Jebavy Dr., Pere Marquette Township, was arrested Feb. 25 by Ludington Police Department (LPD) on a felony charge of first degree home invasion and two counts of assault and…

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Obituary: James Johnson, 74, of Pentwater

March 2, 2021

Obituary: James Johnson, 74, of Pentwater James E. Johnson, 74, of Pentwater, passed away on Sunday, February 28, 2021. Jim was born on October 8, 1946 in Ludington, the son of D. Kermit and Roselyn (Sneigowski) Johnson.  He graduated from St. Simon High School in 1964, then attended Michigan State University.  In 1967, Jim married the love of his life,…

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Obituary: James Sorensen, 74, of Ludington.

March 2, 2021

Obituary: James Sorensen, 74, of Ludington. James L. Sorensen, 74, of Ludington, passed away Monday, March 1, 2021. He was born July 8, 1946 in Muskegon to Ludwig and Elaine (Douglas) Sorensen.  After high school, Jim enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served his country for two years as an electrician. When he returned home, he continued to work in…

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Partly cloudy Wednesday, less wind.

March 2, 2021

Partly cloudy Wednesday, less wind. The weather is a presentation of Smith & Eddy Insurance, with offices in Scottville, Ludington, and Manistee: A few passing clouds tonight. Low temperature of 30 degrees. Winds, west-southwest at 10 to 25 mph. Higher wind gusts possible. Wednesday, March 3, 2021 Partly cloudy. High 42; low 24. Precipitation: 19% day; 6% evening. Wind: NNW…

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3 dead following Walhalla crash.

March 1, 2021

3 dead following Walhalla crash. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. WALHALLA (Branch Township) — A two vehicle crash Monday afternoon on US 10 between Walhalla and Wever roads has resulted in three dead. Emergency personnel were initially dispatched to the scene at 1:42p.m. The crash involved a Buick Terraza that was struck by a Jeep Patriot. Impact took place several 100…

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Several suspended drivers charged over the weekend.

March 1, 2021

Several suspended drivers charged over the weekend. The police news is a presentation of Lenz-Balder Insurance, offering Nationwide Insurance, 201 E. Court St., Ludington, 231-845-6279, www.lenzbalderins.com. The following is police activity in Mason County over the weekend: Friday, Feb. 26, 2021: 5:40 a.m., (Mason County Sheriff’s Office), car/deer crash, no injury, US 10 east of Amber Road, Amber Township. 6:57 a.m.,…

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Obituary: Patricia J. Hanson, 81, of Fountain

March 1, 2021

Obituary: Patricia J. Hanson, 81, of Fountain Patricia J. Hanson, 81, of Fountain, passed away Friday, February 26, 2021. She was born March 21, 1939 in Lansing to Buford and Margaret (Hutchins) Millner.  Patricia graduated from Sexton High School in 1957. She went on to receive her associate degree in the culinary arts from Washtenaw Community College.  Patricia married Lyle…

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Sunny on Tuesday.

March 1, 2021

Sunny on Tuesday. The weather is a presentation of Smith & Eddy Insurance, with offices in Scottville, Ludington, and Manistee: Clear to partly cloudy tonight. Low temperature of 14 degrees. Winds light and variable. Tuesday, March 2, 2021 Sunny during the day. Partly cloudy in the evening. High 39; low 31 Precipitation: 3% day; 10% evening. Wind: SSW 19 mph…

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Scottville Clown Band asks fans for a little help.

February 28, 2021

Scottville Clown Band asks fans for a little help. SCOTTVILLE — Last year was a difficult year for many organizations. The Scottville Clown Band was no exception. Since 1903 the Scottville Clown Band has entertained millions of people at Michigan festivals. The band, made up of over 200 musicians who live all across the state and beyond, also has given…

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WSCC online performing arts series to feature the Fry Street String Quartet

February 28, 2021

WSCC online performing arts series to feature the Fry Street String Quartet VICTORY TOWNSHIP — The West Shore Community College Performing Arts Living Series will feature a musical evening with the Fry Street String Quartet on Thursday, March 4. The online concert begins at 7:30 p.m. The quartet, hailed as “a triumph of ensemble playing” by The New York Times, is a…

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Full Court Press: LHS competitive cheer. 

February 28, 2021

Full Court Press: LHS competitive cheer.  Full Court Press is a presentation of Shelby State Bank and House of Flavors, Inc.  LUDINGTON — Today, on Full Court Press, Toni Swinehart interviews Karen Mazur, Ludington High School competitive cheer coach.  Please consider helping to fund local news. Mason County Press and Oceana County Press are available for free thanks to the…

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Obituary: Bill Marble, 82, of Hamlin Township.

February 28, 2021

Obituary: Bill Marble, 82, of Hamlin Township. Bill Marble, born on a dairy farm in Victory Township, passed away peacefully, at 82 years of age on February 11, 2021. Some of his biggest passions, besides spending time with his family and friends, were: horse racing; hunting and fishing; golfing; anything Tiger Woods; watching his many squirrels and birds nibble on…

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Obituary: Timothy Schneider, 58, of New Bern, N.C. 

February 28, 2021

Obituary: Timothy Schneider, 58, of New Bern, N.C.  On the morning of February 25, 2021, Timothy (Tim) Bruce Schneider of New Bern, N.C. passed away peacefully at the age of 58. Tim was born in Ludington on September 24, 1962, the son of Bruce and Helen (Luskin) Schneider.  Tim graduated from Ludington High School with the class of 1981.  In…

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