Recent births, reported March 17, 2019.

March 17, 2019

Recent births, reported March 17, 2019. #MasonCountyBirths Births took place at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital, unless indicated otherwise.  Eli Jonathan Herevia, the son of Erica Diaz and Victoriano Herevia of Hart, was born March 12, 2019. Levelle K.C. Pryor, the son of Tiera Shannon and Eugene Pryor of Baldwin, was born March 14, 2019. Rowan Adam Sayers, the son of Nichole Sayers and Adam…

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Employment Opportunity: Sales and marketing professional.

March 17, 2019

Employment Opportunity: Sales and marketing professional. The Mason County Press is in search of a sales and marketing professional to sell advertising. We are the leader of news in Mason County and followed by over 16,000 people on social media. Last year our page was viewed almost 3 million times, averaging over 10,000 daily page views. We have the unique ability…

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Notice to Creditors: Estate of Julian A. Appledorn

March 17, 2019

Notice to Creditors: The decedent, Julian A. Appeldoorn, died Aug. 30, 2011. Creditors of the decedent are notified that all claims against the estate will be forever barred unless presented to David Appeldoorn, personal representative, or to both the probate court at 304 E. Ludington Ave., Ludington, MI 49431-2121 and the personal representative within four months after the date of…

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Deputies save boy from choking.

March 16, 2019

Deputies save boy from choking. #MasonCountyNews. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. SCOTTVILLE — Three Mason County sheriff’s deputies saved a boy from choking Saturday during the 28th annual Family AfFair event at Mason County Central High School. According to Sheriff Kim Cole, Undersheriff Derrek Wilson, and chief deputies Oscar Davila and Kenny VanSickle came to the aid of the young boy…

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CPL class offered April 13. 

March 16, 2019

CPL class offered April 13.  AMBER TOWNSHIP — Lakeshore Firearm and Tactical Training is offering a concealed pistol license class on  Saturday, April 13 beginning at 8 a.m. Following the successful completion of the all day class, the student will be eligible to apply for a Michigan CPL. Cost is $100. The class is taught by Nate DeWeerd, who is…

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MC History Spotlight: J.N. Mack, Scottville’s Stearns connection.

March 15, 2019

MC History Spotlight: J.N. Mack, Scottville’s Stearns connection. MC History Spotlight is a weekly history column brought to you by Ludington Woods Living and Memory Care. Each week this column features a story from our county’s past. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. Justus Stearns was arguably the most well known lumber baron in Mason County, with the only possible exception being…

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Crashes top police activity.

March 15, 2019

Crashes top police activity. #MasonCountyCrime The following is recent police activity in Mason County: Wednesday, March 13, 2019: – 12:15 p.m., (Michigan State Police), two-vehicle crash, no injuries, US 1o and Jebavy Drive, Pere Marquette Township. – 5:30 p.m., (MSP), one-vehicle crash, no injuries, Iris and Inman roads, Pere Marquette Township. Thursday, March 14, 2019: – 5:30 p.m., (Mason County…

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28th annual Family AfFair is Saturday

March 15, 2019

28th annual Family AfFair is Saturday SCOTTVILLE — The 28th annual Family AfFair will be held on Saturday, March 16 at Mason County Central High School. Every year, hundreds of people from area businesses and community agencies get together to provide a whole day of fun for local families. Over 65 groups and organizations each year bring intriguing and entertaining…

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Ag week baby. 

March 15, 2019

Ag week baby.  LUDINGTON — Erica Diaz of Hart holds a gift basket presented to her and her newborn son Eli Hervia by Mason County Farm Bureau board member Lyndsay Earl. Mason Farm Bureau presents a gift basket annually to the first baby born during National Agriculture Week (March 10 to 16). The basket includes locally-grown/made products. Eli was born March…

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Letter to Editor: Cancelling school for one sporting event sends wrong message.

March 15, 2019

Letter to Editor: Cancelling school for one sporting event sends wrong message. By Kelly Leikert, Holland (formerly of Ludington) Letters to the editor are opinion editorials submitted by readers. Letters to the editor are a long tradition in American journalism. The views and opinions of the writer do not necessarily reflect those of Mason County Press, its staff or its…

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Recent deaths, posted March 15, 2019

March 15, 2019

Recent deaths, posted March 15, 2019 #MasonCountyDeaths The following recent death has been reported to MCP: Marceline Marie (Padgett) O’Brien, 37, of Scottville, died on Wednesday, March 13, 2019.  There are no services planned at this time.  Arrangements were entrusted to Oak Grove Funeral Home of Ludington. Beads & Blooms Florist, 78 N. Jebavy Dr., Ludington, MI 49431; 231-425-4133 has…

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Rain and snow possible this morning. 

March 15, 2019

Rain and snow possible this morning.  Smith & Eddy Insurance Weather. The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for Mason County. Friday, March 15, 2019 Cloudy with rain and snow showers in the morning. Snow showers in the afternoon and evening. High 38; low 26. Precipitation: 60% Wind: WNW 12 mph day; NW 11 mph evening. Humidity: 82%…

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Weather causes road and street closures

March 14, 2019

Weather causes road and street closures The Mason County Road Commission and Ludington City Department of Public Works have announced road and street closures due to flooding and/or other weather-related issues: Appleton Road, south of Meisenheimer Road, Riverton Township Bean Street, south of Hansen Road, Custer Township Darr Road, north of Sippy Road, Eden Township. Longfellow Street, between Washington Avenue…

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District library partners with MCC to bring more books to MCC students.

March 14, 2019

District library partners with MCC to bring more books to MCC students. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief SCOTTVILLE — The Mason County District Library and Mason County Central Schools, in cooperation with West Shore Community College, have launched a program called Unbound. The program allows MCC students to browse the library’s catalog online, from home or at school, and order books…

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Drug charges against Ludington woman top recent arraignments.

March 14, 2019

Drug charges against Ludington woman top recent arraignments. LUDINGTON — The following were recently arraigned in Mason County’s 79th District Court. Felonies -Tiera Leigh Pierce, 38, of 1039 N. William St., Ludington, was arrested Sept. 13, 2018 by the State, Sheriff, and City Enforcement of Narcotic Team (SSCENT) on a felony charge of possession of a controlled substance – methamphetamine/ecstasy.…

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