Police news.

October 21, 2020

Police news. #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 Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020: – 6:40 a.m., (Mason County Sheriff’s Office), car/deer crash, no injury, US 10 west of Budzynski Road, Branch Township. – 7:57 a.m., (MCSO), alarm activation, Amber…

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Obituary: Lucille J. Copenhaver, 95, of Ludington

October 21, 2020

Obituary: Lucille J. Copenhaver, 95, of Ludington Lucille J. Copenhaver, 95, of Ludington passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Monday, October 19, 2020. She was born September 28, 1925 in Ludington to LeRoy and Nellie (Thompson) Miller.  Lucy married the love of her life, Eugene Copenhaver, on August 28, 1943 in Kentucky. Together they raised four…

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Trunk or Treat. 

October 21, 2020

Trunk or Treat.  AMBER TOWNSHIP — Our Savior Lutheran Church, 765 W. US 10/31,  will hold its annual Trunk or Treat event on Halloween night, Saturday, Oct. 31 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Masks and distancing will be practiced.

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Recent births, posted Oct. 21, 2020

October 21, 2020

Recent births, posted Oct. 21, 2020 The birth announcements are a presentation of Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital.  The following births have been reported: (Unless indicated otherwise, births took place at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital). Charlotte Elizabeth Medocco, the daughter of Chelsea and Caleb Medocco, was born Monday, Oct. 19, 2020. Waylon Cash Quick, the son of Crystal and Andrew Quick of…

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Teacher Tuesday: LASD’s Melissa Ruboyianes

October 20, 2020

Teacher Tuesday: LASD’s Melissa Ruboyianes Teacher Tuesday is a presentation of Shelby State Bank, www.shelbystatebank.com. By Kate Krieger, MCP Staff Writer. LUDINGTON – Following in the footsteps of her mother and father, Stephanie and Dan Neil, Melissa (Neil) Ruboyianes comes from a long line of educators and couldn’t see herself doing anything else. “I grew up watching my dad and…

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Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital Community Update, Oct. 20, 2020.

October 20, 2020

Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital Community Update, Oct. 20, 2020. LUDINGTON — Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital provides a bi-weekly community update regarding activities and current information. Some content will be related to the COVID-19 pandemic as new information becomes available or changes occur. Other content will be general information related to Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital. For the latest COVID-19 information, visit…

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Whitehall man sent to prison for drunk driving death.

October 20, 2020

Whitehall man sent to prison for drunk driving death. #MasonCountyCrime. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. LUDINGTON — A 33-year-old Whitehall man was sentenced to 19 months to 15 years in prison in 51st Circuit Court Tuesday, Oct. 20, for a conviction of operating a vehicle while intoxicated causing death in connection to the vehicular death of Christopher Patrick Kapala, 40, of…

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Police news.

October 20, 2020

Police news. #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 Monday, Oct. 19, 2020: – 7:30 a.m., (Mason County Sheriff’s Office), car/deer crash, no injury, Angling Road near Manales Road, Victory Township. – 7:38 a.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injury,…

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Obituary: Julie Hannah, 58, of Ludington.

October 20, 2020

Obituary: Julie Hannah, 58, of Ludington. Julie Ann Hannah, 58, of Ludington formerly of Longview, Texas, passed away Friday, October 16, 2020 at Blodgett Hospital in Grand Rapids.  Julie was born on January 6, 1962 to LaVern and Emma LeClair in Ludington. She graduated from Mason County Central High School. Julie worked as a bartender and enjoyed the many conversations…

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Rain expected tonight; cloudy Wednesday.

October 20, 2020

Rain expected tonight; cloudy Wednesday. Smith & Eddy Insurance Weather. The weather is a presentation of Smith & Eddy Insurance, with offices in Scottville, Ludington, and Manistee: Steady rain tonight. Showers continuing overnight. A low temperature of 42 degrees. Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020 Mostly cloudy during the day. Rain developing after midnight. High 49; low 38. Precipitation: 10% day; 50%…

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Sections of Fountain and Benson roads to be closed.

October 19, 2020

Sections of Fountain and Benson roads to be closed. SHERIDAN TOWNSHIP — A portion of Fountain Road and Benson Road near Ford Lake will be closed on Tuesday, Oct. 20 and Wednesday, Oct. 21 for paving. Benson Road will be closed from Millerton Road to Fountain Road. Fountain Road will be closed from Larson Road to Millerton Road. Residents, emergency…

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Alleged drunk driver flees from police.

October 19, 2020

Alleged drunk driver flees from police. #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. VICTORY TOWNSHIP — A 54-year-old Scottville man led a Mason County sheriff’s deputy on a chase for approximately one mile Saturday, Oct. 17, around 11 p.m. before he pulled into a driveway near the…

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Bachelor Covenant Church fall bazaar is Saturday.

October 19, 2020

Bachelor Covenant Church fall bazaar is Saturday. SHERIDAN TOWNSHIP — Bachelor Covenant Church, 5940 E. Sugar Grove Rd., will hold a fall bazaar/yard sale/bake sale on Saturday, Oct. 24 from 9 to 2 p.m.  

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Mostly cloudy skies, 50, on Tuesday.

October 19, 2020

Mostly cloudy skies, 50, on Tuesday. Smith & Eddy Insurance Weather. The weather is a presentation of Smith & Eddy Insurance, with offices in Scottville, Ludington, and Manistee: Tonight, cloudy with light rain. Low temperature of 29 degrees. Winds northeast at 2 mph. Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020 Mostly cloudy skies during the day. Cloudy in the evening with occasional light…

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Obituary: Hilda Bidwell, 63, of Ludington.

October 19, 2020

Obituary: Hilda Bidwell, 63, of Ludington. Hilda M. Bidwell, 63, of Ludington lost her battle to cancer on Sunday, October 18, 2020 with her family at her side. She was born March 30, 1957 in Alma to Carl and Judith (Morgan) Frees.  Hilda went back to school and received her high school diploma from Mason County Central in 1989. On…

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