Update on Thursday crashes

December 6, 2013
Update on Thursday crashes

Two crashes occurred Thursday night within 30 minutes of each other. The first was a two vehicle crash at US 10 and Brye Road in Amber Township around 6 p.m. The other was a single vehicle rollover on Towline Road west of Stiles in Victory Township. Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole, who was at both scenes, said the U.S. 10…

Read more »

Corrections officer arraigned; internal investigation will follow

December 6, 2013
Corrections officer arraigned; internal investigation will follow

LUDINGTON — A 46-year-old Mason County Sheriff’s Office corrections officer was arraigned in 79th District Court Wednesday and charged with assault and battery against a fellow officer. Mary Lucas of Ludington will have a pre-trial hearing on Jan. 13, 2014. A $2,500 bail was set and she was released on personal recognizance. The charges stem from an Oct. 21 incident…

Read more »

2 separate crashes result in severe injuries

December 5, 2013
2 separate crashes result in severe injuries

Two crashes happened Thursday night within 30 minutes. The first was a two vehicle crash at US 10 and Brye Road in Amber Township around 6 p.m. The other was a single vehicle rollover on Towline Road west of Stiles in Victory Township. The U.S. 10 crash occurred at 6:02 p.m. when a pickup truck, heading east on U.S. 10,…

Read more »

Mayor ends tenure proud of what Ludington has become

December 5, 2013
Mayor ends tenure proud of what Ludington has become

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief. LUDINGTON — Change is never easy and it often takes the right person to implement it. Twelve years ago a 34-year-old county commissioner was elected mayor of the City of Ludington by a narrow margin. His goal was to buck the system and make Ludington a fun place to live, work and visit. Henderson is now…

Read more »

Sarah Knysz, wife of accused trooper killer, sentencing moved up

December 5, 2013
Sarah Knysz, wife of accused trooper killer, sentencing moved up

LUDINGTON — The sentencing of a 20-year-old Irons woman, who pleaded guilty to being part of the murder of a Michigan State Police trooper, has been moved up a week. Sarah Knysz will be sentenced on Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 2:30 p.m. She was originally scheduled to be sentenced on Dec. 17; she is currently near-term of a pregnancy. On…

Read more »

Ludington man arrested following traffic stop

December 5, 2013

PERE MARQUETTE TWP. — A 22-year-old Ludington man was arrested by Mason County Sheriff’s Office deputies Wednesday for possession of marijuana following a traffic stop. The man was pulled over near the intersection of U.S. 10 and Nelson Road at 12:55 a.m. for traveling in excess of 15 mph over the speed limit (45 mph). Other activity of the MCSO…

Read more »

Windy today

December 5, 2013
Windy today

Today: High temperature of 35 degrees F with a low tonight of 20. Humidity: 76%; wind: west-southwest at 22 mph. Chance of showers later. Sunset: 5:07 p.m. Tomorrow: Cloudy with a high temperature of 21 and a low of 16. The outdoor report for Mason County is sponsored by Superior Electric of Ludington: 231-845-0126; www.supelectric.com.

Read more »

Frog and Toad take the stage!

December 4, 2013
Frog and Toad take the stage!

Starts this weekend at arts center By Carrie Klemm, MCP Correspondent LUDINGTON – Parents, get your kids ready for the show! Lakeside Civic Players is presenting “A Year with Frog and Toad” at the Ludington Area Center for the Arts, performances start this weekend. Based on the fictional characters of Arnold Lobel, this musical adaptation was written by Robert Reale…

Read more »

Welcome to the world…Leonel, Ariana, Alyvia, Peighton

December 4, 2013
Welcome to the world…Leonel, Ariana, Alyvia, Peighton

Welcome to the world… Leonel Garcia, the son of Nancy Perez-Castro of Hart, was born November 29, 2013 at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital. Ariana Nichole Rafter, the daughter of Jamie and Timothy Rafter of Walhalla, was born December 2, 2013 at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital. Alyvia Grace Goerbig, the daughter of Kaytlin Whitaker and Jason Goerbig, was born December 3, 2013 at Spectrum…

Read more »

Corrections officer assaults fellow officer

December 4, 2013

LUDINGTON — The Mason County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office has issued a warrant for a Mason County sheriff’s corrections officer. The officer is being charged with simple assault. The charges stem from an Oct. 21 incident involving another sheriff’s corrections officer. According to a press release from the Mason County Sheriff’s Office, the Michigan Sheriff’s Association Missions Team was called to…

Read more »

Fog and rain expected today

December 4, 2013
Fog and rain expected today

Today: Fog early becoming cloudy and then showers later in the day. High temperature of 47 degrees F with a low tonight of 35. Precipitation: 70% by 6 p.m.; humidity: 86%; wind: southeast at 14 mph. Sunset: 5:08 p.m. Tomorrow: Mostly cloudy and windy with a high temperature of 36 and a low of 21. The outdoor report for Mason…

Read more »

Edgar Struble comes home for a holiday concert

December 3, 2013
Edgar Struble comes home for a holiday concert

Interview with the Artist: Edgar Struble By Carrie Klemm, MCP Correspondent The West Shore Community College’s Performing Arts Series will be presenting Edgar Struble and Friends Holiday Concert this Saturday, Dec. 7 at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. at the Center Stage Theater. Edgar is a renowned pianist, composer, musical director and performer. He possesses an array of accomplishments in…

Read more »

Scottville man receives 4 – 15 years for raping minor

December 3, 2013
Scottville man receives 4 – 15 years for raping minor

LUDINGTON — A 31-year-old Scottville man was sentenced to 4 to 15 years in prison today for raping a minor under the age of 13. Frederick Lewis appeared in 51st Circuit Court this afternoon. In October he pleaded guilty to criminal sexual conduct second degree for multiple incidences that took place between 2001 and 2004. Lewis was originally charged with…

Read more »

Man accused of stabbing, statutory rape rejects plea offer

December 3, 2013
Man accused of stabbing, statutory rape rejects plea offer

LUDINGTON — The 19-year-old Scottville man accused of statutory rape and stabbing the victim’s father rejected a plea offer from the prosecutor this afternoon. Stephen Mikel Fairlamb appeared in 51st Circuit Court. He is being charged with assault with intent to commit murder, felonious assault and criminal sexual conduct third degree. Count 1 has a maximum penalty of life in…

Read more »

DNR reports ice forming on some Michigan lakes

December 3, 2013

The following weekly fishing report comes from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Weekly Fishing Tip: Are you ready (and prepared) to go ice fishing? Several parts of Michigan should hopefully have ice in the coming weeks, thus providing anglers with an opportunity to go fishing. Will you be joining them? Then it’s time to get prepared to head out…

Read more »

MCP Facebook feed

PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — The railroad has come back to Buttersville Peninsula; at least in the form of an exhibit at Historic White Pine Village. Read more here: www.masoncountypress.com/2017/11/21/locomotive-arrives-at-white-pine-village/ ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

NorthStar Chiropractic

Classifieds

Smith & Eddy Insurance

Subscribe to MCP via email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this site and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 17,162 other subscribers