Recent deaths, posted Jan. 22, 2020

January 22, 2020

Recent deaths, posted Jan. 22, 2020 The following recent death has been reported to MCP: Sherry M. Huggard, 61, of Ludington died on Tuesday, January 21, 2019. Arrangements by Oak Grove Funeral Home of Ludington, www.oakgroveludington.com. Beads & Blooms Florist, 78 N. Jebavy Dr., Ludington, MI 49431; 231-425-4133 has sponsored this posting.  Listing of 2020 deaths. Listing of 2019 deaths

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Snow possible tonight through Sunday.

January 22, 2020

Snow possible tonight through Sunday. Smith & Eddy Insurance Weather. Occasional snow showers possible tonight. Low temperature near 30 degrees. Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020 Snow showers. High 34; low 30 Precipitation: 50% day; 50% evening. Wind: SSE 7 mph day; ESE 5 mph evening. Humidity: 88% day; 92% evening. Sunrise: 8:12 a.m.; sunset: 5:42 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24, 2020 Rain…

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Brad Brown, addicted to farming.

January 21, 2020

Brad Brown, addicted to farming. #TheLand is a series telling the stories about local agriculture. It is a presentation of Peterson Farms. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief RIVERTON TOWNSHIP — Brad Brown has been a farmer all his life. He was born and raised on the family farm, located near Brye and Kistler roads. In the late ‘80s, his dad sold…

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WSCC Tech Center, Schoenherr Center closed Wednesday.

January 21, 2020

WSCC Tech Center, Schoenherr Center closed Wednesday. VICTORY TOWNSHIP — Classes at West Shore Community College’s Technical Center and Schoenherr Campus Center have been cancelled for Wednesday, Jan. 22. This includes West Shore Educational Service District Career Technical Education courses. Tuesday evening classes were also cancelled.  Both buildings will be closed due to an issue with a water main. Other…

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Huizenga requests ag, trade agencies to hold local field hearings.

January 21, 2020

Huizenga requests ag, trade agencies to hold local field hearings. On Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, Congressman Bill Huizenga (R, Zeeland) wrote to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer requesting the Office of the United States Trade Representative, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the U.S. Department of Commerce hold a field hearing in west Michigan to hear directly from area farmers,…

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Water main cancels classes at WSCC Tech. Center, Schoenherr Center.

January 21, 2020

Water main cancels classes at WSCC Tech. Center, Schoenherr Center. VICTORY TOWNSHIP — A water main issue has caused the West Shore Community College Technical Center and Schoenherr Campus Center to close for the remainder of the day. Classes in those buildings have been cancelled. The West Shore Educational Service District has announced that Career Technical Education (CTE) classes have…

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The Scoop: Community Auction.

January 21, 2020

The Scoop: Community Auction. SCOTTVILLE — Today on MCP’s The Scoop, Kate Krieger-Watkins speaks with Jeff Mount, superintendent of Mason County Central Schools and executive director of the MCC Education Foundation. They discuss the upcoming Community Auction, scheduled for March 7 along with how proceeds from the event are used to support MCC students. #TheScoop is a presentation of Betten…

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Lakeshore Food Club receives Consumers Energy Foundation grant.

January 21, 2020

Lakeshore Food Club receives Consumers Energy Foundation grant. LUDINGTON — The Lakeshore Food Club, 920 E. Tinkham Ave., has received a $3,000 grant from the Consumers Energy Foundation to continue providing increased access to food choices and resources for Mason County.  “It has always been our goal at the Lakeshore Food Club to give our members the dignity of choosing…

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Ludington man allegedly points gun at ex and her co-worker.

January 21, 2020

Ludington man allegedly points gun at ex and her co-worker. #MasonCountyCrime PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — A 30-year-old Ludington man was arrested by Mason County sheriff’s deputies Monday night, Jan. 20, following a reported assault in which the victims allege he pointed a handgun at them after he cut them off with his vehicle, according to Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole.…

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Drugs seized.

January 21, 2020

Drugs seized. #MasonCountyCrime The police news is a presentation of Lenz-Balder Insurance, offering Nationwide Insurance, 201 E. Court St., Ludington, 231-845-6279, www.lenzbalderins.com. PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — The Hart post of the Michigan State Police seized Suboxone in the 5700 block of US 10 Tuesday, Jan. 21, shortly after 2 a.m., said Sgt. Dan Thomas. The case is under investigation. No…

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Brrrewfest to take place Saturday. 

January 21, 2020

Brrrewfest to take place Saturday.  LUDINGTON — The sixth annual Pure Ludington Brrrewfest will take place Saturday, Jan. 25 at Rotary Park. The event will feature 25 Michigan crafters showcasing beer, cider, mead and wine. The event is hosted by the Ludington & Scottville Area Chamber of Commerce and presented by OxyChem. Festivities will also feature live music from Mike…

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Obituary: Kenneth Snyder, 87, Walhalla. 

January 21, 2020

Obituary: Kenneth Snyder, 87, Walhalla.  Kenneth John Snyder, 87, of Walhalla, passed away on Friday, January 17, 2020.   Kenneth was born on October 12, 1932 in Pontiac, the son of Ford and Leona (Morgan) Snyder.  He married Janice R. Slater on August 8, 1959 in Ohio. They celebrated 56 years together before she passed away in 2016. Kenneth is survived…

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Recent deaths, posted Jan. 21, 2020

January 21, 2020

Recent deaths, posted Jan. 21, 2020 The following recent deaths have been reported to MCP: Delores J. Schmidt, 87, of Ludington, died Sunday, January 19, 2020. Arrangements by Oak Grove Funeral Home of Ludington, www.oakgroveludington.com. Kenneth John Snyder, 87, of Walhalla, died on Friday, January 17, 2020. Arrangements by Oak Grove Funeral Home of Ludington, www.oakgroveludington.com. Barbara Lois Johnson Wagner,…

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Recent births, posted Jan. 21, 2020. 

January 21, 2020

Recent births, posted Jan. 21, 2020.  The following births have been reported: (Unless indicated otherwise, births took place at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital). Austin Paul Thomas, the son of Emily and Nathan Thomas of Ludington, was born January 19, 2020. Kole Daniel Plasterer, the son of Danielle Kalis and Kyle Plasterer of Fountain, was born January 19, 2020. Tureze Monroe Gulledge,…

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Obituary: Barbara Lois Johnson Wagner, 96, of Ludington

January 21, 2020

Obituary: Barbara Lois Johnson Wagner, 96, of Ludington Barbara Lois Johnson Wagner, 96, of Ludington, died peacefully on Tuesday, January 14, 2020, at Ludington Woods Living Center.  Barbara, known best by friends and family as Lois, was born on March 18, 1923 in Grand Rapids, the daughter of Hjalmer “Harry” and Judith (Erickson) Peterson.  She graduated from Grand Rapids Creston…

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