Snow possible Wednesday afternoon.

January 14, 2020

Snow possible Wednesday afternoon. Smith & Eddy Insurance Weather. Cloudy skies tonight. Low temperature of 27 degrees. Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020 Snow likely in the afternoon and in the evening. Snow accumulations, less than 1 inch. High 34; low 23 Precipitation: 50% day; 50% evening. Wind: E 4 mph day; NW 14 mph evening. Humidity: 85% day; 85% evening. Sunrise:…

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St. Simon Haiti Team to hold Trivia Night.

January 14, 2020

St. Simon Haiti Team to hold Trivia Night. LUDINGTON — The St. Simon Haiti Team will host a Trivia Night on Saturday, Feb. 8 at the St. Simon Family Center, 700 E. Bryant Rd. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the event begins at 7 p.m. Cost is $10 per person, maximum of eight people per table. Food is available…

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Police busy with crashes over the weekend.

January 13, 2020

Police busy with crashes over the weekend. #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.  The following is police activity in Mason County over the weekend: Friday, Jan. 10, 2020: – 7:20 a.m., (Mason County Sheriff’s Office), car/deer crash, no injury, Sugar Grove Road west of Larson Road,…

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Spring Community Auction scheduled for March 7.

January 13, 2020

Spring Community Auction scheduled for March 7. AMBER TOWNSHIP — The 25th annual Spring CommUNITY Auction will be held on Saturday, March 7 at Graystone Event Center, 4079 W. US 10. This year’s theme is Lights, Camera, Auction: Silver Screen. Live and silent auctions will be featured in the Hollywood-themed event, where bidders will vie for hunting items, jewelry, cameras,…

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Hospital issues tips to handle the flu.

January 13, 2020

Hospital issues tips to handle the flu. With flu spreading in west Michigan, Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital recommends residents follow some simple steps to help minimize symptoms and even avoid the flu altogether, including getting a flu shot and hand washing. Additionally, visitors are asked to avoid going to the hospital if they are ill and all visitors are expected…

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4-H e-sports club to form.

January 13, 2020

4-H e-sports club to form. VICTORY TOWNSHIP — Mason County 4-H is beginning an e-sports club. The first meeting of the 4-H League of Clovers E-Sports Team and Gaming Society will be Saturday, Feb. 8 from 1 to 3 p.m. at West Shore Community College. The program is open to all youth ages 10 and older (must be 14 or…

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Obituary: Barbara Klemm, 95, Ludington.

January 13, 2020

Obituary: Barbara Klemm, 95, Ludington. Barbara M. Klemm, 95, of Ludington, passed away on January 12, 2020 at Ludington Woods Assisted Living. Barbara M. Soneral was born May 1, 1924 in Ludington, the daughter of Edwin N. and Alma B. (Berndt) Soneral.  She grew up in Ludington and graduated from Ludington High School with the class of 1942. Barbara was…

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Home Tips: Cleaning hacks to help prevent the flu.

January 13, 2020

Home Tips: Cleaning hacks to help prevent the flu. A presentation of Century 21 Bayshore Real Estate. With the cinnamon-flavored joys of this season come another set of not so pleasant activities. Coughs, sneezes, and stuffy noses are sure to come as the weather cools down and brings the flu season upon us. However, there’s hope. Keeping clean may prevent…

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Obituary: George Parmentier, 80, Custer.

January 13, 2020

Obituary: George Parmentier, 80, Custer. George J. Parmentier Sr., 80, of Custer passed away on Saturday, January 11, 2020.  George was born on November 16, 1939 in Ludington, the son of John Albert and Helen (Gudleikis) Parmentier and graduated from Custer High School with the class of 1957.  On April 2, 1960 he married Edith “Cookie” McIntosh at St. Mary’s Catholic Church…

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Snow, freezing drizzle, rain expected overnight, morning.

January 13, 2020

Snow, freezing drizzle, rain expected overnight, morning. Smith & Eddy Insurance Weather. Cloudy skies tonight. Flurries or freezing drizzle possible late. Low temperature of 29 degrees. Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020 Rain and snow in the morning then remaining overcast in the afternoon. High 38; low 27 Precipitation: 30% day; 10% evening. Wind: SSW 11 mph day; WNW 10 mph evening.…

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Recent deaths, posted Jan. 12, 2020

January 12, 2020

Recent deaths, posted Jan. 12, 2020 The following recent deaths have been reported to MCP: George Parmentier, 80, of Custer died Saturday, January 11, 2020.  Funeral arrangements are pending at Wyman Funeral & Cremation Services in Scottville. Warren William Sibilla Sr., 83, of Ludington, died Wednesday, January 8, 2020. Barbara Ellen Potter, 87, of Ludington, died on Sunday, January 12,…

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Snow tonight, Monday morning.

January 12, 2020

Snow tonight, Monday morning. Smith & Eddy Insurance Weather. Snow is likely tonight, 70%, with winds east-southeast at 5 to 10 mph and a low temperature of 22 degrees. Monday, Jan. 13, 2020 Snow showers in the morning then mainly cloudy. High 35; low 30 Precipitation: 40% day; 20% evening. Wind: SSW 5 mph day; SE 10 mph evening. Humidity:…

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Open house at hospital birthing center.

January 11, 2020

Open house at hospital birthing center. LUDINGTON — Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital will hold an open house celebrating the opening of its newly renovated 8,900 square feet birthing center on Tuesday, Jan. 14 beginning at 5 p.m. with a ribbon cutting at 5:30 p.m. The center has eight all-new rooms with in-suite bathrooms and sofa sleepers, whirlpool tubs in two…

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The Scoop: Buckeye Donkey Ball at MCE.

January 10, 2020

The Scoop: Buckeye Donkey Ball at MCE. CUSTER — Today on MCP’s The Scoop, Kate Krieger-Watkins interviews Mason County Eastern juniors Kaela Blais and Lydia Howe about the upcoming Buckey Donkey Ball game, scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 18 at the MCE gymnasium. Admission is $10 in advance and $12 at the door. Tickets may be purchased from MCE athletes, coaches…

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Obituary: Kira Isabell Herlein, 10, of Ludington

January 10, 2020

Obituary: Kira Isabell Herlein, 10, of Ludington Kira Isabell Herlein, 10, of Ludington passed away peacefully surrounded by her family and friends Wednesday, January 8, 2020. She was born October 15, 2009 at DeVos Children’s Hospital in Grand Rapids to Matthew and Katie (Bentz) Herlein.  Kira was a fourth grader at Covenant Christian School in Ludington. She loved playing softball,…

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