Brrrr, high of 15 degrees Wednesday… and snow in the morning! 

December 10, 2019

Brrrr, high of 15 degrees Wednesday… and snow in the morning!  Smith & Eddy Insurance Weather. Cloudy skies tonight with late-night snow showers. Low temperature of 12 degrees. Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019. Scattered snow flurries and snow showers possible before noon. Becoming partly cloudy later. High 15; low 14 Precipitation: 30% day; 10% evening. Wind: WNW 15 mph day; SW…

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The Scoop: Edgar Struble’s Nashville Family Christmas concert.

December 9, 2019

The Scoop: Edgar Struble’s Nashville Family Christmas concert. #TheScoop LUDINGTON — Today on MCP’s The Scoop, Kate Krieger-Watkins interviews Edgar Struble and Ted Malt about Edgar’s upcoming A Nashville Family Christmas concert on Saturday, Dec. 21 at Ludington High School’s L.F. Peterson Auditorium. Tickets can be purchased at www.mynorthtickets.com. The Scoop is a presentation of Safe Harbor Credit Union and…

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Fire destroys RV in Amber Township.

December 9, 2019

Fire destroys RV. AMBER TOWNSHIP — Fire destroyed an RV Monday afternoon, Dec. 9, 2019, at Point North RV Sales & Service, 3389 W US 10. The RV, which was about 20 feet away from the main sales building, was fully engulfed in flames when Scottville Fire Department personnel arrived on the scene. Also on scene were personnel from Mason…

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4-H honors volunteers

December 9, 2019

4-H honors volunteers PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — Mason County 4-H held its Volunteer Recognition Bash Saturday evening.  Honorees for the 2018-2019 4-H year were nominated by their fellow 4-Hers (fellow volunteers, youth participants, and 4-H parents). Special recognition was given to Donna and Ken Miszewski of Shea Farms who have been a staple of the Western Michigan Fair for many…

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MCC students decorate Scottville city tree.

December 9, 2019

MCC students decorate Scottville city tree. SCOTTVILLE — Students from Mason County Central High School and MCC Upper Elementary helped decorate the City of Scottville’s Christmas tree Friday. The tree, provided by the Downtown Development Authority, is located in the downtown pocket park. Art students from the high school, taught by Rachel Brock, made ornaments of toasted bread, birdseed and…

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Police busy with crashes, drunk driving arrests over the weekend.

December 9, 2019

Police busy with crashes, drunk driving arrests over the weekend. #MasonCountyCrime The following is police activity in Mason County over the weekend: Friday, Dec. 6, 2019: 7:30 a.m., (Mason County Sheriff’s Office), car/deer crash, no injury, Custer Road north of Sugar Grove Road, Sherman Township. 10:30 a.m., (Michigan State Police), car/deer crash, Pere Marquette Highway near First Street, Pere Marquette…

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51st Circuit Court sentencings, Dec. 9, 2019.

December 9, 2019

51st Circuit Court sentencings, Dec. 9, 2019. #MasonCountyCourts By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. LUDINGTON – The following were sentenced recently in 51st Circuit Court: – Keila Bay Lankton, 28, of 6191 E. Sugar Grove Rd., Fountain, pleaded guilty Oct. 22 to controlled substance delivery less than 50 grams and “no contest” to prisoner in possession of contraband, Oct. 22. She was…

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Ludington man found passed out in vehicle arrested for meth, OWI.

December 9, 2019

Ludington man found passed out in vehicle arrested for meth, OWI. #MasonCountyCrime PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP – A 33-year-old Ludington man was arrested by Mason County sheriff’s deputies Sunday, Dec. 8, around 7 p.m. after he was found passed out in a vehicle at US 10 and Pere Marquette Highway, said Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole. The suspect has been charged…

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Home Tips: How to choose roofing.

December 9, 2019

Home Tips: How to choose roofing. A presentation of Century 21 Bayshore Real Estate. Whether you’re replacing an existing roof or researching options for a new home, deciding between roofing styles, materials and costs can be complicated. To help you determine the correct roofing materials for your home, here are the pros and cons of the six most popular roofing…

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Lakeview Elementary without phones, Internet.

December 9, 2019

Lakeview Elementary without phones, Internet. LUDINGTON — Ludington Area Schools has announced that Lakeview Elementary is still without phones and Internet due to a fiber break on the school’s network. Anyone needing to contact the school should email the office at [email protected]

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Snow showers tonight, Tuesday.

December 9, 2019

Snow showers tonight, Tuesday. Smith & Eddy Insurance Weather. Rain and snow showers this evening, developing into snow overnight. Winds from the northwest at 10 to 20 mph. Low temperature of 21 degrees. Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019 Cloudy with a few flurries or snow showers possible during the day and in the evening. High 25; low 13 Precipitation: 40% day;…

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Recent deaths, posted Dec. 9, 2019

December 9, 2019

Recent deaths, posted Dec. 9, 2019 The following recent death has been reported to MCP: John Albert Anderson, 77, of Fountain, died on Friday, December 6, 2019.  Arrangements by Oak Grove Funeral Home of Ludington, www.OakGroveLudington.com. Deborah English, 67, of Branch died on Wednesday, December 4, 2019. Arrangements by Oak Grove Funeral Home of Ludington, www.oakgroveludington.com. Sidney Rex Whitaker, 70, of…

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Obituary: Sidney Whitaker, 70, Hart.

December 9, 2019

Obituary: Sidney Whitaker, 70, Hart. Sidney Rex Whitaker, 70, of Hart, passed away on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital surrounded by his family after battling a long illness.   Sid was born on November 21, 1949 to Arnold and Maisie (Rowley) Whitaker.  He married the love of his life, Jill Ferris, on July 18, 1970 at the…

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Obituary: Richard Guthridge, 73, Free Soil.

December 9, 2019

Obituary: Richard Guthridge, 73, Free Soil. Richard Miles Guthridge, 73, of Free Soil, passed away Tuesday, November 26, 2019. He was born July 26, 1946 in Indiana to Patrick O’Curran and Norma Guthridge nee Potter. Rick graduated from Arthur Hill High School in Saginaw. After high school, he enlisted in the U.S. Army and served his country during the Vietnam…

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The Scoop: Toys for Tots at Betten Baker Ford.

December 8, 2019

The Scoop: Toys for Tots at Betten Baker Ford. Today on MCP’s The Scoop, Kate Krieger-Watkins speaks with Tori Lancour of Betten Baker Ford of Ludington about Toys for Tots. The dealership is asking people to drop off toys for younger children and items for teens and fill up the bed of a 2019 Ford F-150 pickup in the showroom.…

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