Recent births, reported Aug. 14, 2019.

August 14, 2019

Recent births, reported Aug. 14, 2019. Births took place at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital, unless indicated otherwise. Scarlett Merce Padilla, the daughter of Chelsi and Edward Padilla, Jr. of Ludington, was born August 7, 2019. Mia Amora Rosengole, the daughter of Chasity Frost and Matthew Rosengole of Ludington, was born August 6, 2019. Alaina Marie Bromley, the daughter of Nancy Bromley of Hart,…

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Daily weather forecast, Aug. 14, 2019.

August 14, 2019

Daily weather forecast, Aug. 14, 2019. Smith & Eddy Insurance Weather. Partly cloudy today. Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019 Partly cloudy skies. High 76; low 55. Precipitation: 10%; 20% Wind: NNE 8 mph; NE 5 mph evening. Humidity: 62% day; 75% evening. Sunrise: 6:47 a.m.; sunset: 8:51 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019 Partly cloudy. High 74; low 53 Precipitation: 20% day;…

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Fountain Car Party August 25.

August 13, 2019

Fountain Car Party August 25. FOUNTAIN — The Fountain Car Party will be held on Sunday, Aug. 25 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Sherman Township Hall, 3854 E Main St. The car party has free admission, no trophies, no judging. Any type of vehicle is welcome as are swap meet items. The Fountain Area Fire Department will…

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The Scoop: Suds on the Shore

August 13, 2019

The Scoop: Suds on the Shore. LUDINGTON — Today on MCP’s The Scoop, Danny V speaks with Lynne Russell and Amanda Kuczynski of United Way of Mason County about Suds On The Shore fundraiser, which will be held Saturday, Aug. 17 from noon to 6 p.m. at Rotary Park in downtown Ludington.    

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Felony drunk driving arrest tops police activity.

August 13, 2019

Felony drunk driving arrest tops police activity. #MasonCountyCrime SCOTTVILLE – A 32-year-old Scottville man was arrested following a traffic stop by Mason County sheriff’s deputies Monday, Aug. 12, at 12:40 p.m. for third-offense operating while intoxicated (OWI) and driving while license suspended (DWLS) at Main and First streets, according to Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole. Other police activity in Mason…

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West Shore Family Support to hold 25th anniversary celebration.

August 13, 2019

West Shore Family Support to hold 25th anniversary celebration. LUDINGTON — West Shore Family Support (formerly known as West Shore Pregnancy and Family Support) will hold its 25th Anniversary Celebration on Saturday, Aug. 17 from noon to 2 p.m. at its offices located at 603 W. Tinkham Ave. The agency was started in 1994 as West Shore Pregnancy Care Center.…

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Obituary: Gerald Kolaski, 80, Ludington

August 13, 2019

Obituary: Gerald Kolaski, 80, Ludington. Gerald Lawrence Kolaski, 80, of Ludington, passed away on Sunday, August 11, 2019. Gerald was born on November 27, 1938 in Cheboygan, the son of Joseph and Helen Kolaski.  He graduated from Cheboygan High School and enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. As a corporal, he was honorably discharged on September 28, 1964.   Jerry…

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Breastfeeding group asking mothers for feedback.

August 13, 2019

Breastfeeding group asking mothers for feedback. August is Breastfeeding Awareness Month in Michigan and a local moms’ group, “Breastfeeding Mama Meetup”, has a lot planned to spread awareness. Most importantly, the Mama Meetup group has created a survey for local breastfeeding mothers. “We hope to get feedback from many local moms who have nursed and/or pumped in the past five…

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Partly cloudy to clear skies through Friday.

August 13, 2019

Partly cloudy to clear skies through Friday. Smith & Eddy Insurance Weather. Partly cloudy today. Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019 Partly cloudy. High 82; low 56 Precipitation: 20% day; 20% evening. Wind: NNE 10 mph day; NE 7 mph evening. Humidity: 57% day; 77% evening. Sunrise: 6:46 a.m.; sunset: 8:52 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019 Partly cloudy skies. High 76; low…

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Well done Western Michigan Fair Association!

August 12, 2019

Well done Western Michigan Fair Association! Editorial by Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. I love the fair. I believe it is the iconic annual event that defines rural America and I am thankful that Mason County is blessed to have a high quality fair as the Western Michigan Fair. The fair is certainly timeless and brings a certain level of nostalgia. But,…

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Motorcyclist injured after striking deer.

August 12, 2019

Motorcyclist injured after striking deer. RIVERTON TOWNSHIP — A 26-year-old Riverton Township man was injured after the motorcycle he was riding struck a deer Sunday, Aug. 11. Emergency personnel were dispatched to Morton Road, north of Kinney Road at 12:03 p.m. James DeVries was transported to Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital by ambulance and then to a Spectrum Health hospital in…

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Western Michigan Fair sweepstakes winners.

August 12, 2019

Western Michigan Fair sweepstakes winners. PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — The winners of the Western Michigan Fair animal showmanship competitions sweepstakes awards were, front row, seated from left: Ages 5-7, Chloe Jabrocki, first place, Elise Soper, second place. Second row, from left, 8-10, Joseph Kline, first place, Hannah Austin, second place; 11-13, Briana Crawford, first place. Back row, from left: 14-16,…

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Western Michigan Fair equestrian winners.

August 12, 2019

Western Michigan Fair equestrian winners. PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — Pictured are the winners of the Western Michigan Fair equestrian competitions.

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Woman arrested after man finds her sleeping in his vehicle while drunk.

August 12, 2019

Woman arrested after man finds her sleeping in his vehicle while drunk. #MasonCountyCrime PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP – A 46-year-old Muskegon Heights woman was arrested by Mason County sheriff’s deputies for disorderly person after she was caught by a citizen sleeping in his vehicle while intoxicated in the Pizza Hut parking lot on West US 10 Saturday, Aug. 10, shortly after…

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Stiles Road, between Johnson and Hansen closed.

August 12, 2019

Stiles Road, between Johnson and Hansen closed. AMBER TOWNSHIP — Stiles Road between Johnson and Hansen roads (one mile) will be closed for two to three weeks beginning today, Monday, Aug. 12, 2019. A 12-inch municipal water main is being installed to West Shore Community College at Stiles and Sugar Grove roads. The detour during the closure is Hansen, Dennis…

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