ESD offers free hearing tests to school age children

October 19, 2021

ESD offers free hearing tests to school age children West Shore School News is a service of West Shore Educational Service District in partnership with Mason County Press and Oceana County Press. By Kim Beardslee, MCP/OCP Correspondent.  AMBER TOWNSHIP — Hearing loss in children can lead to speech and language delays which can affect school performance. Each year the West…

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Traffic Alert: Vehicle crash involving motorized scooter.

October 19, 2021

Traffic Alert: Vehicle crash involving motorized scooter. AMBER TOWNSHIP — 12:13 p.m.: Report of a vehicle crash involving a motorized scooter in front of Acres Co-Op, 700 block of West US 10-31.

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John Deere tractor reported stolen.

October 19, 2021

John Deere tractor reported stolen. 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 owner of a John Deere D100 tractor on Iris Road reported it stolen to the Mason County Sheriff’s Office Monday, Oct. 18, shortly before 3 p.m., according to Mason County Sheriff…

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LASD, MCC change mask policies. 

October 19, 2021

LASD, MCC change mask policies.  Board of eduction at Ludington Area School District and Mason County Central took action Monday, Oct. 18, to change each school’s mask policies. The MCC Board of Education voted 4-2, with one member absent, to rescind the school’s mask policy. LASD board of education voted 5-2 to allow parents to sign non-medical waivers from the…

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Obituary: Jeffrey Huggard, 57, of Ludington.

October 19, 2021

Obituary: Jeffrey Huggard, 57, of Ludington. Jeffrey Scott Huggard, 57, of Ludington, passed away on Saturday, October 16, 2021.  Jeffrey was born on June 5, 1964, in Northport to John and Genevieve (Gilland) Huggard. He graduated from Mason County Central with the class of 1982.  Jeffrey met his lifelong companion Lisa Lee Vineyard in 1984 shortly after high school.  He…

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Recent deaths, service announcements, posted Oct. 19, 2021

October 19, 2021

Recent deaths, service announcements, posted Oct. 19, 2021 The following recent death information has been reported to MCP: Mark Best (Chellis), 48, of Ludington, died on Thursday, October 14, 2021. Arrangements have been entrusted to Oak Grove Funeral Home of Ludington, www.oakgroveludington.com. Listing of 2021 deaths. Listing of 2020 deaths. Listing of 2019 deaths

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Man arrested for allegedly trying to enter vehicles.

October 18, 2021

Man arrested for allegedly trying to enter vehicles. 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 — A 53-year-old Manistee man was arrested by Mason County sheriff’s deputies for disorderly conduct Saturday, Oct. 16, shortly before 11  p.m. on Pere Marquette Highway near Wallace Road, according…

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Obituary: Alden Petersen, 96, of Ludington.

October 18, 2021

Obituary: Alden Petersen, 96, of Ludington. Alden Russell Petersen, 96, of Ludington, passed away Saturday, October 16, 2021, at home.  He was born June 27, 1925, in Ludington, the son of Harry and Anna (Schott) Petersen. Alden was a graduate of Ludington High School, class of 1944, after which he immediately entered the U.S. Navy where he served in the…

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Recent deaths, service announcements, posted Oct. 18, 2021

October 18, 2021

Recent deaths, service announcements, posted Oct. 18, 2021 The following recent death information has been reported to MCP: Patrick Joseph Grieve, 32, of Ludington, died on Thursday, October 14, 2021. Arrangements by Beacon Funeral & Cremation Services. Clarence “Stub” Willick, 84, of Ludington, died on Saturday, October 16, 2021.  Arrangements have been entrusted to Oak Grove Funeral Home of Ludington,…

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Traffic Alert: Vehicle crash, US 31/Hansen Rd.

October 17, 2021

Traffic Alert: Vehicle crash, US 31/Hansen Rd. AMBER TOWNSHIP — Report of a two vehicle crash, US 31 and Hansen Road.

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Sunny skies Monday, mid-60s.

October 17, 2021

Sunny skies Monday, mid-60s. The weather is a presentation of Smith & Eddy Insurance, with offices in Scottville, Ludington, and Manistee: Clear skies tonight with a low temperature of 45 degrees. Winds northwest at 5 to 10 mph. Monday, Oct. 18, 2021 Clear skies. High 66; low 49. Precipitation: 5% day; 5% evening. Wind: W 7 mph day; S 4…

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Ludington robotics team demonstrates its skills to public. 

October 16, 2021

Ludington robotics team demonstrates its skills to public.  Oriole News is a presentation of Ludington Area School District in partnership with Mason County Press. By Kate Krieger, MCP Correspondent.  LUDINGTON – As the Ludington High School Robotics Team, the O-Bots, gets ready for its fifth season, it invited the public to come check out the program Thursday, with hopes to…

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Video: Full Court Press: MCC JV Football Coach Esquivel

October 15, 2021

Video: Full Court Press: MCC JV Football Coach Esquivel Full Court Press is a sports and recreation webcast presented by House of Flavors, Inc.  SCOTTVILLE — Today, on MCP’s Full Court Press, Toni Swinehart speaks with Mason County Central Junior Varsity Football Coach Oscar Esquivel.  Please consider helping to fund local news. Mason County Press and Oceana County Press are…

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Pair arrested for breaking into school where they smoked pot, stole megaphone.

October 15, 2021

Pair arrested for breaking into school where they smoked pot, stole megaphone. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. CUSTER — Two Mason County men were arrested Wednesday night, Oct. 13, after allegedly breaking into the Mason County Eastern school where they reportedly smoked marijuana in the kitchen and stole a megaphone from the track equipment shed. Zachary Allen Reiss, 20, 128 W.…

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Earl seeks WSCC trustee position. 

October 15, 2021

Earl seeks WSCC trustee position.  VICTORY TOWNSHIP — The West Shore Community College Board of Trustees is expected to take action on the appointment of Lyndsay Earl of Hamlin Township as a new trustee when it meets on Monday, Oct. 18.  If appointed, Earl would fill the vacancy left behind by Bruce Smith when he resigned on June 30.  Earl…

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