Sun warning today!

February 3, 2014
Sun warning today!

Believe it or not, today’s forecast calls for a chance of us seeing the sun. Partly cloudy skies are expected throughout the day and into the night with a 0% chance of snow and a high temperature of 21 degrees F, low overnight of 16 F. Wind, southwest at 5 to 10 mph changing to south-southwest at 7 mph at…

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Leaving: The road trip

February 2, 2014
Leaving: The road trip

Off Broadway. A blog by Craig Convissor.  There’s always a certain amount of nervous excitement when it comes to leaving your place of comfort and familiarity. The road promises uncertainty and adventure, new sights and tastes and smells. One never really knows what this adventure will entail. It will most certainly be a mix. But then, is that not what…

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Children injured in Jackson Rd crash

February 1, 2014
Children injured in Jackson Rd crash

LUDINGTON — Two children were injured as a result of a two-vehicle crash on Jackson Road, south of Ludington Avenue Saturday afternoon. The crash occurred when the 26-year-old male driver of a Chevrolet Impala pulled out of a private parking lot into the path of a north-bound Ford pickup truck driven by a 52-year-old Ludington man. Jackson road is on…

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UPDATE: Snowmobiler doing well after crash

February 1, 2014
UPDATE: Snowmobiler doing well after crash

UPDATE: AMBER TWP. — A 14-year-old Scottville boy received a broken leg and ankle after the snowmobile he was riding was hit by a car Friday afternoon. The crash occurred around 3:40 p.m. at the intersection of U.S. 10-31 and Amber Road. Daniel VanDusen, who was riding with a group of other snowmobiles, attempted to cross U.S. 10-31 when his…

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Winter storm advisory for Saturday, 3-6 inches of snow possible

January 31, 2014
Winter storm advisory for Saturday, 3-6 inches of snow possible

The area is under a winter weather advisory Saturday from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Snow will develop toward daybreak and continue through early Saturday evening with accumulations of 3 to 6 inches expected. High temperature of 23 degrees F with winds east-northeast from 5 to 10 mph. Evening temperature at 19 degrees with a 40% chance of snow and…

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WSCC makes changes to performing arts schedule

January 31, 2014
WSCC makes changes to performing arts schedule

VICTORY TWP.  –The Performing Arts Series at West Shore Community College announces changes to its current 2013-14 season. Due to a cancellation by the artists themselves, “Committed,” the a cappella singing group originally booked on April 10, has reneged on their contract, according to the arts series director, Dr. Rick Plummer. “I am sorry for this unfortunate turn of events; ‘Committed’…

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79th District Court arraignments, as of Jan. 29, 2014

January 31, 2014
79th District Court arraignments, as of Jan. 29, 2014

By Allison Scarbrough. MCP Correspondent. LUDINGTON — The following were arraigned this past week in front of the Mason County magistrate in 79th District Court: Felonies –         Bryan James Carrell, 21, of 3221 Luce Rd., Flushing, was arrested Jan. 23 by the Mason County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) for a felony of first-degree home invasion. A preliminary exam is set for Feb. 5…

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This week’s court sentences

January 31, 2014
This week’s court sentences

By Allison Scarbrough. MCP Correspondent.  1 sentenced in Circuit Court LUDINGTON – The following defendant was sentenced Jan. 23 in 51ST Circuit Court: –        , 46, of 708 St. Catherine, Ludington, was found guilty of probation violation. He was sentenced to 60 days in jail with credit for two days served; work release allowed; $233 in fines and costs; and…

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Snowmobiler struck on highway

January 31, 2014
Snowmobiler struck on highway

AMBER TWP. — A 14-year-old Scottville boy was injured after the snowmobile he was driving was hit by a vehicle at the intersection of U.S. 10-31 and Amber Road Friday. The snowmobile was struck while the driver attempted to cross the highway. The snowmobiler was transported to Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital where he was apparently treated for a broken leg…

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2 injured in Thursday crash

January 31, 2014
2 injured in Thursday crash

CUSTER TWP. — Two people were injured following a head-on crash Thursday morning on Hansen Road. The crash occurred when a vehicle driven by a 74-year-old fountain man crossed into the path of a vehicle driven by a 63-year-old Custer man, according to a report from the Mason County Sheriff’s Office. The Custer man and his 63-year-old female passenger were…

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More snow for Saturday

January 31, 2014
More snow for Saturday

The area may get a temporary break from the snow today. Some areas are reporting snow this morning but it is expected to stop this afternoon and give way to partly to mostly cloudy skies. Today’s high temperature will be 17 degrees F with wind from the west at 8 mph. Tonight, there is a 30% chance of snow showers…

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Welcome to the World! Victoria

January 31, 2014
Welcome to the World! Victoria

Welcome to the world… Victoria Melanie Rodriguez, the daughter of Maria Beltran-Flores and Victor Rodriguez of Ludington, was born January 30, 2014 at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital. We are happy to share your newborn pictures as well. Please email them, along with information, to [email protected] Birth announcements are sponsored by ABC Kidz/Purple Monkey, 123 E. Ludington Ave. Check them out here on…

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Family AfFAIR is March 15

January 30, 2014

SCOTTVILLE — The 23rd annual Family AfFAIR will be held Saturday, March 15 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Mason County Central High School. Every year, hundreds of people from businesses and community agencies get together to provide a whole day of free fun for families. Over 45 groups and organizations bring intriguing and entertaining hands-on activity for participants.…

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Cancelations/closings for Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014

January 30, 2014

If you have a closure or a cancelation, please email [email protected] or call/text 231.757.3202. Please identify your affiliation. – Ludington Area Schools – Mason County Central Schools – Mason County Eastern Schools – Ludington Area Catholic School – West Shore ESD – Mason County Eastern vs Brethren basketball at MCE tonight is canceled. – West Shore Community College classes tonight,…

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Whiteout causes head-on crash

January 30, 2014
Whiteout causes head-on crash

CUSTER TWP. — Near whiteout conditions appeared to be the cause of a head-on crash Thursday morning on Hansen Road between Bean and Tuttle roads. It was reported that three people were injured. At times visibility to that location from U.S. 31 was nearly zero visibility. Mason County Sheriff’s Office, Scottville Fire Dept., Custer Fire Dept. and Life EMS responded.…

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