Assault victim tells police he was trying to confront car break-in suspect.

July 8, 2019

Assault victim tells police he was trying to confront car break-in suspect. #MasonCountyCrime PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP – The Mason County Sheriff’s Office was called to the scene of the 100 block of North Nelson Road Sunday, July 7, at 1 p.m. to investigate an assault, said Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole. “The victim reportedly confronted a male subject who was…

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Sunny skies, low humidity today.

July 8, 2019

Sunny skies, low humidity today. Smith & Eddy Insurance Weather. Monday, July 8, 2019 Sunny skies. High 81; low 55 Precipitation: 0% day; 10% evening. Wind: NNE 6 mph day; ENE 5 mph evening. Humidity: 55% day; 76% evening. Sunrise: 6:10 a.m.; sunset: 9:29 p.m. Tuesday, July 9, 2019 Mainly sunny. High 83; low 63 Precipitation: 10% day; 10% evening.…

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Spartan River Races to benefit MCC High School library.

July 7, 2019

Spartan River Races to benefit MCC High School library. SCOTTVILLE — One of the stand-out events of the Scottville 10 & 31 Celebration is the Spartan River Races being held Saturday, July 13 on the Pere Marquette River. The racing events are being organized by the Mason County Central Education Foundation with proceeds benefiting updates at the MCC High School…

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Scottville 10&31 Celebration takes place Tuesday, Saturday.

July 7, 2019

Scottville 10&31 Celebration takes place Tuesday, Saturday. SCOTTVILLE — The second annual Scottville 10&31 Celebration takes place this Tuesday and Saturday with a variety of events. On Tuesday, July 9, the Miss Mason County Scholarship Pageant will take place at the Scottville Clown Band Shell at 8 p.m. However, the evening begins at 6 p.m. with the Mason County Princess…

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Man arrested after staggering in and out of US 10-31. 

July 5, 2019

Man arrested after staggering in and out of US 10-31.  #MasonCountyCrime. AMBER TOWNSHIP — A 27-year-old Stanwood man was arrested by the Mason County Sheriff’s Office at 8:38 p.m. after a deputy observed a male subject staggering in and out of US 10-31 near Gordon Road on Thursday, July 4. The man was intoxicated and charged with being disorderly.  Other…

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Baldwin man arrested following crash, causing disturbance. 

July 5, 2019

Baldwin man arrested following crash, causing disturbance.  #MasonCountyCrime. CUSTER TOWNSHIP — A 31-year-old Baldwin man was arrested at 8:40 p.m. Wednesday, July 3, for failing to report a vehicle crash that resulted in injury. He was also charged with being a disorderly person. The single vehicle crash took place at Johnson and Bean roads. At 8:20 p.m., Mason County Sheriff’s…

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Man arrested after stopping car on Ludington Avenue, swearing at deputy. 

July 5, 2019

Man arrested after stopping car on Ludington Avenue, swearing at deputy.  #MasonCountyCrime. LUDINGTON — A 68-year-old East Pointe, Mich. man was arrested Wednesday, July 3, by Mason County Sheriff’s Office deputies in downtown Ludington. According to Sheriff Kim Cole, law enforcement was called to the corner of Ludington Avenue and William Street at 7:55 a.m. for a report of a…

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Recent births, reported July 5, 2019.

July 5, 2019

Recent births, reported July 5, 2019. Births took place at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital, unless indicated otherwise. Calvin Michael Stewart, the son of Kiara Tyler and Wayne Stewart III of Hart, was born July 3, 2019. Eli Lincoln Horton, the son of Aminda Horton of Ludington, was born July 3, 2019. Shelby Gem Factory, 1330 Industrial Drive, Shelby; 231-861-2165; www.shelbygemfactory.com; has sponsored this post.…

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Recent deaths, posted July 5, 2019

July 5, 2019

Recent deaths, posted July 5, 2019 The following recent deaths have been reported to MCP: Janice Ruth Mikesell, 74, of Ludington, died on Tuesday, July 2, 2019.  Arrangements by Oak Grove Funeral Home of Ludington, www.OakGroveLudington.com. Myrtle Andersen Harrington, 99, of Ludington, died on Tuesday, July 2, 2019. Robert “Bob” Lewis Yeck, 83, of Ludington, died on Wednesday, July 3,…

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Library book sale is July 12, 13, 14.

July 5, 2019

Library book sale is July 12, 13, 14. LUDINGTON — The Friends of the Mason County District Library annual used book sale will be held Friday, July 12, 6 to 9 p.m.; Saturday, July 13, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, July 14, 1 to 4 p.m. on the front lawn of the Ludington library at 217 East Ludington…

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Thunderstorms possible in the morning, high 84.

July 5, 2019

Thunderstorms possible in the morning, high 84. Smith & Eddy Insurance Weather. Friday, July 5, 2019 Scattered thunderstorms possible in the morning and late in the evening. High 84; low 65 Precipitation: 40% day; 40% evening. Wind: WSW 7 mph day; N 4 mph evening. Humidity: 78% day; 91% evening. Sunrise: 6:08 a.m.; sunset: 9:30 p.m. Saturday, July 6, 2019…

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District court sentencings, posted July 5, 2019.

July 5, 2019

District court sentencings, posted July 5, 2019.  #MasonCountyCourts. LUDINGTON — The following were recently sentenced in Mason County’s 79th District Court: -Richard William Kuehler, 55, homeless, pleaded guilty June 25 to disorderly person disturbing the peace and was sentenced to 58 days in jail with credit for 58 days served; 90 days discretionary jail for one year; no drugs/alcohol; subject…

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Happy Independence Day 2019!

July 4, 2019

Happy Independence Day 2019! IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the…

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Wednesday drowning victim identified.

July 4, 2019

Wednesday drowning victim identified. #MasonCountyNews By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. SHERMAN TOWNSHIP — John Ruiz, 55-year-old of Free Soil drowned Wednesday afternoon in Gun Lake near Sherman Township Park on Town Line Road. According to Mason County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Adam Lamb, on the scene, the Ruiz’s body was discovered by a 17-year-old boy who had dived into the water to…

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Sunshine and clouds today, stray shower or thunderstorm possible.

July 4, 2019

Sunshine and clouds today, stray shower or thunderstorm possible. Smith & Eddy Insurance Weather. Thursday, July 4, 2019: Independence Day Sunshine and clouds mixed. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. Partly cloudy in the evening followed by scattered thunderstorms after midnight. High 85; low 67 Precipitation: 20% day; 40% evening. Wind: S 6 mph day; SSW 4 mph evening.…

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