Obituary: Marva Jo Tiles, 61, of Scottville,

January 9, 2019

Obituary: Marva Jo Tiles, 61, of Scottville, Marva Jo Tiles, 61, of Scottville passed away after her courageous battle with cancer, Monday, January 7, 2019 with her family by her side. She was born March 16, 1957 in Muskegon to Albert and Evelyn (Thomann) Jasenas Sr. She graduated from Grand Haven High School in 1975. Marva married Kurt Tiles on October…

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Free savings workshop scheduled for Jan. 16.

January 9, 2019

Free savings workshop scheduled for Jan. 16. LUDINGTON — A free savings workshop will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 16 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Lakeshore Resource Network, 920 E. Tinkham Ave. The event is presented by Habitat for Humanity of Mason County and Preferred Credit Union. Snacks and refreshments will be provided. Those planning to attend can RSVP…

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Public Notice: Scottville City Commission Ward 1 appointment. 

January 9, 2019

PUBLIC NOTICE CITY OF SCOTTVILLE Scottville City Commission Ward 1 appointment.  The City of Scottville is currently accepting letters of interest for the purpose of filling a Ward 1 City Commission seat.  Ward 1 is defined as anyone living west of Main Street. The successful candidate will be appointed to the City Commission until the next regular City election held…

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Right to Life Memorial and March for Life scheduled for Jan. 20. 

January 9, 2019

Right to Life Memorial and March for Life scheduled for Jan. 20.  LUDINGTON — Mason County Right to Life will hold the 2019 Memorial and March for Life on Sunday, Jan. 20 at Community Church, 109 N. Harrison St. The memorial will begin at 2 p.m. with the march, to the Mason County Courthouse, to follow. A time of fellowship…

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Farm Bureau legislative breakfast.

January 9, 2019

Farm Bureau legislative breakfast.  SCOTTVILLE — The Mason County Farm Bureau’s monthly legislative breakfast will be held on Monday, Jan. 21 from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at North Country Cafe, 110 N. Main St. Invited guests include area legislators.

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MC Memories: The naming of Scottville.

January 8, 2019

MC Memories: The naming of Scottville. MC Memories is a weekly history column brought to you by Ludington Woods Living and Memory Care. Each week this column will feature a story from our county’s past. Editor’s Note: I have always been interested in history, especially local history. I think it’s important that we know where and who we came from.…

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Winter weather advisory calling for snow showers.

January 8, 2019

Winter weather advisory calling for snow showers. Smith & Eddy Insurance Weather. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory until 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019. Snow showers are expected to increase in coverage and intensity tonight. Snow accumulations may range from 1 to 4 inches, the highest amounts toward Ludington, Baldwin, and downstate towards South…

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Andersen becomes first woman to be county chair.

January 8, 2019

Andersen becomes first woman to be county chair. #MasonCountyNews. LUDINGTON — Janet Andersen was elected chair of the Mason County Board of Commissioners Tuesday during the board’s regular monthly meeting, making Andersen the first woman to lead the board in the county’s 165 year history. Andersen is the District 6 commissioner, representing the northern portion of the county. Steve Hull,…

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Man faces jail for canoe livery break-in.

January 8, 2019

Man faces jail for canoe livery break-in. #MasonCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. LUDINGTON — A 20-year-old Scottville man faces serving four months up front of a one-year discretionary jail term after pleading guilty in 51st Circuit Court Tuesday, Jan. 8, to a felony of breaking and entering a building with intent. Garth Allen Lemere, Jr., of 203 S. Crowley St.,…

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Recent deaths, posted Jan. 8, 2019

January 8, 2019

Recent deaths, posted Jan. 8, 2019 #MasonCountyDeaths The following recent deaths have been reported to MCP: Dorothy Jean Benson Reed, 92, of Ludington, died on Monday, January 7, 2019.  An obituary will run in a later edition.  Arrangements by Oak Grove Funeral Home of Ludington, www.OakGroveLudington.com. John James Harley, 91, of Scottville, died on Wednesday, January 2, 2019.  Arrangements by Oak…

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Free financial resource fair scheduled for Feb. 6.

January 8, 2019

Free financial resource fair scheduled for Feb. 6. LUDINGTON — Habitat for Humanity of Mason County and Pennies from Heaven Foundation are sponsoring Show Me the Money Day Mason County, a free financial resource fair. The event will be held on Wednesday Feb. 6 from 1 to 6 p.m. at Lakeshore Resource Network, 920 E. Tinkham Ave. Workshop schedule: 1…

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Former drug counselor sent to jail for drugged driving.

January 8, 2019

Former drug counselor sent to jail for drugged driving. #MasonCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. LUDINGTON – A 59-year-old former substance abuse counselor was sentenced to serve nine months up front of a one-year discretionary jail term for a conviction of third-offense operating while intoxicated in 51st Circuit Court Tuesday, Jan. 8. Loren Micheal Cooper, of 2962 N. Morse Rd., Sheridan…

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Scottville Optimist Tri-Star Basketball Competition Wednesday.

January 8, 2019

Scottville Optimist Tri-Star Basketball Competition Wednesday. SCOTTVILLE — The Scottville Optimist Club is hosting a Tri-Star Basketball Competition on Wednesday, Jan. 9 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Mason County Central Upper Elementary gym. The competition is open to any MCC student ages 8 to 13. Entry is free and on-site registration is available. Boys and girls will compete…

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Recent births, reported Jan. 8, 2019.

January 8, 2019

Recent births, reported Jan. 8, 2019. #MasonCountyBirths Births took place at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital, unless indicated otherwise.  Brinley Anne Smith, the daughter of Issa and Bradley Smith Jr. of Hart, was born Jan. 2, 2019. Honor May Wygant, the daughter of Jessica Soller and Eric Wygant of Ludington, was born Jan. 2, 2019. Henry Robert Nicholson, the son of Allison and David Nicholson…

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Rain and snow expected today.

January 8, 2019

Rain and snow expected today. Smith & Eddy Insurance Weather. Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019 Rain showers in the morning turning to a mixture of rain and snow in the afternoon. Snow showers possible in the evening before midnight. High 37; low 21 Precipitation: 50% day; 40% evening Wind: WSW 14 mph day; NW 16 mph evening Humidity: 88% day; 72%…

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