Scottville man seriously injured following moped crash.

July 8, 2018

Scottville man seriously injured following moped crash. #MasonCountyNews. PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — A 55-year-old Scottville man was seriously injured Saturday after he apparently lost control of his moped-style bike Saturday. According to the Mason County Sheriff’s Office, Curtis Spuller was traveling eastbound on Conrad Road west of Meyers Road when he lost control of the bike and crashed it. The…

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Pig roast, car show, arts & crafts fair in Free Soil July 15.

July 8, 2018

Pig roast, car show, arts & crafts fair in Free Soil July 15. FREE SOIL — Sunday, July 15 will be a busy day in Free Soil. The day will include the annual Free Soil/Meade Fire Department Pig Roast, a car show, and an arts and crafts show. The pig roast takes place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at…

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Miss Mason County 2018.

July 6, 2018

Miss Mason County 2018.  SCOTTVILLE — Jordan Goodman of Custer won the first title of Miss Mason County Friday during the 10 & 31 Celebration. She won a $500 scholarship sponsored by the Ludington and Scottville Area Chamber of Commerce. Paige Whitaker of Fountain won the title of first Runner Up. Five girls aged 16-20 competed for the title. The contestants…

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Obituary: Jada Kim Weeks-Wehlage, 49, Scottville. 

July 6, 2018

Obituary: Jada Kim Weeks-Wehlage, 49, Scottville.  Jada Kim Weeks-Wehlage, 49, of Scottville, formerly of Grand Rapids passed away peacefully at her home on Friday, July 6, 2018.  Jada was the longtime companion of Andrew Knudsen and the beloved daughter of Milt and Alice Weeks of Greenville, and Dinah Stephens of West Fargo, North Dakota. Jada worked in property management and real…

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PM Township man accused of armed robbery seeking trial.

July 6, 2018

PM Township man accused of armed robbery seeking trial. #MasonCountyCrime. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. LUDINGTON — A Pere Marquette Township man accused of armed robbery and felony firearm has chosen to take his case to trial. Derek Michael Routley, 28, of 5433 W. Johnson Road, appeared in 51st Circuit Court on Tuesday, July 3 and turned down a plea agreement…

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Hart man facing up to 50 years in prison for break-ins.

July 6, 2018

Hart man facing up to 50 years in prison for break-ins. #MasonCountyCrime. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. LUDINGTON — Scott Eric Phelps, 45, of Hart, and formerly of Ludington, is facing seven to 50 years in prison for breaking into several businesses in Amber and Pere Marquette townships. He pleaded guilty in 51st Circuit Court on Tuesday, July 3, for the…

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Pere Marquette Highway resurfacing beings July 10.

July 6, 2018

Pere Marquette Highway resurfacing beings July 10. PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — The Michigan Department of Transportation has announced that Pere Marquette Highway (US 31 Business Route) will be re-surfaced from US 10 to US 31 on-ramp beginning Tuesday, July 10 at 7 a.m. Traffic will be maintained utilizing a flagging sequence and police enforcement will be on site to assist…

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Recent arraignments include larceny.

July 6, 2018

Recent arraignments include larceny. #MasonCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. LUDINGTON — The following were arraigned recently in 79th District Court: Felonies – Danyel Rebecca Horsley, 32, of 201 N. William St., Ludington, was arrested by by the Ludington Police Department (LPD) for a felony of larceny from a person. Preliminary exam: July 11 at 11:15 a.m. Bail: $50,000/cash/surety. – Trevor…

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51st Circuit Court sentencings, posted July 6, 2018.

July 6, 2018

51st Circuit Court sentencings, posted July 6, 2018. #MasonCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. LUDINGTON — The following were sentenced recently in Mason County’s 51st Circuit Court: – Stacy Marie Green, 36, of 2916 N. Trepanier Dr., Hamlin Township, was found guilty Nov. 7, 2017 of breaking and entering a building with intent and was sentenced July 3 to serve two…

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911 business contact forms

July 6, 2018

911 business contact forms. Mason-Oceana 911 is asking business owners to fill out business contact forms to assist dispatchers during emergencies. The form can be downloaded here. It includes instructions on how to submit it.

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79th District Court sentencings, posted July 6, 2018.

July 6, 2018

79th District Court sentencings, posted July 6, 2018. #MasonCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. LUDINGTON — The following were sentenced recently in 79th District Court: – Scott David Alexander, 56, of 2233 N. Sherman Rd., Hamlin Township, was found guilty July 3 of operating while impaired and was sentenced to 32 days in jail with credit for two days served or…

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Ludington hospital president takes on dual role leading Fremont hospital.

July 5, 2018

Ludington hospital president takes on dual role leading Fremont hospital. LUDINGTON — Randall L. Kelley, president of Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital, will take on a newly created role as leader of the northwest market area of Spectrum Health upon the announced retirement of Randy Stasik, president, Spectrum Health Gerber Memorial Hospital in Fremont. This announcement was made by Gwen Sandefur,…

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Road commission appoints interim director, hires engineer.

July 5, 2018

Road commission appoints interim director, hires engineer. SCOTTVILLE — Mary Samuels has been appointed as the acting manager/director of the Mason County Road Commission, effective July 1. Samuels, who has held the position of clerk of the road commission for 19 years, will serve in the interim following the resignation of Wayne Schoonover. Samuels is also Summit Township clerk. The…

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Drunk cyclist falls off bike, tries to fight deputy.

July 5, 2018

Drunk cyclist falls off bike, tries to fight deputy. #MasonCountyCrime LUDINGTON — A 25-year-old Ludington man was arrested by a Mason County sheriff’s deputy Wednesday, July 4, at 8:22 p.m. after he fell off his bicycle and tried to fight the deputy who was trying to help him, according to Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole. The man’s blood alcohol content…

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Recent deaths, posted July 5, 2018

July 5, 2018

Recent deaths, posted July 5, 2018 #MasonCountyDeaths The following recent death has been reported to MCP:  Florence Gutowski Rockwall, 100, of Ludington, died on Wednesday, July 4, 2018. Beads & Blooms Florist, 78 N. Jebavy Dr., Ludington, MI 49431; 231-425-4133 has sponsored this posting. 

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