Rain continuing Monday.

May 17, 2020

Rain continuing Monday. Smith & Eddy Insurance Weather. Cloudy and windy tonight with periods of rain. Low temperature of 51 degrees with winds east at 22 mph. Monday, May 18, 2020 Rain. High 58; low 52 Precipitation: 80% day; 50% evening. Wind: E 18 mph day; E 17 mph evening. Humidity: 92% day; 88% evening. Sunrise: 6:15 a.m.; sunset: 9:08…

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The Scoop: Pandemic tale of two cities.

May 15, 2020

The Scoop: Pandemic tale of two cities. Today on MCP’s The Scoop, Kate Krieger-Watkins holds a Zoom meeting with Scottville City Manager Courtney Magaluk and Ludington City Manager Mitch Foster to talk about how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the cities and the plans to re-open services. The Scoop is a presentation of West Shore Bank.

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COVID-19 update: 23 cases in Mason County.

May 14, 2020

COVID-19 update: 23 cases in Mason County. District Health Department #10 has confirmed there are 23 positive COVID-19 cases in Mason County as of Thursday afternoon, May 14. No COVID-19 deaths have been reported in Mason County. There are 43 positive COVID-19 cases in Oceana County and two deaths, according to DHD#10. In Lake County, there are two positive COVID-19…

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Rally organized to show support of businesses.

May 14, 2020

Rally organized to show support of businesses. LUDINGTON — Local citizens are planning a rally to show support of local businesses on Saturday, May 16. The group, led by Joe Folland of Ludington, will meet at the Mason County Courthouse at noon, march west on Ludington Avenue, on James Street and eventually ending at the corner of Ludington Avenue and…

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District court news, posted May 14, 2020.

May 14, 2020

District court news, posted May 14, 2020. #MasonCountyCrime LUDINGTON — The following activity took place recently in Mason County’s 79th District Court. Felony arraignments Kody Michael Shriver, 28, of 7919 E. Navajo Trail, Branch Township, was arrested by Mason County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) and charged with aggravated stalking. A probable cause hearing is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. on May 13,…

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Sheriff’s office warns of phone scam.

May 14, 2020

Sheriff’s office warns of phone scam. LUDINGTON — The Mason County Sheriff’s Office received a complaint Wednesday afternoon, May 13, of a phone scam in the City of Ludington, said Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole. The complainant told deputies that he had received a call from someone claiming to be a member of the sheriff’s office who told the man…

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Covert man arrested for stealing 1994 van.

May 14, 2020

Covert man arrested for stealing 1994 van. #MasonCountyCrime The police news is a presentation of Lenz-Balder Insurance, offering Nationwide Insurance, 201 E. Court St., Ludington, 231-845-6279, www.lenzbalderins.com. PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — A 30-year-old Covert, Michigan man was arrested for vehicle theft after Mason County sheriff’s deputies responded to a “suspicious vehicle” call in the 5600 block of West US 10…

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Obituary: Shirley Shoup, 83, Ludington

May 14, 2020

Obituary: Shirley Shoup, 83, Ludington Shirley Jean Shoup, age 83, of Ludington passed away Tuesday, May 12, 2020, at home surrounded by her loving family. Shirley was born May 16, 1936 in Zeeland, Mich. to the late John and Matilda (VanVoorst) Volkers. She was a lifelong resident of the Ludington area, where the history and stories became her passion. She…

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Recent deaths, posted May 14, 2020

May 14, 2020

Recent deaths, posted May 14, 2020 The following recent death has been reported to MCP: Russell J. Shinsky, 81, of Ludington died on Wednesday, May 13, 2020. Arrangements by Oak Grove Funeral Home of Ludington, www.oakgroveludington.com. This post is a presentation of Beads & Blooms Florist, 78 N. Jebavy Dr., Ludington, MI 49431; 231-425-4133. Listing of 2020 deaths. Listing of…

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Temps rising Friday, Saturday.

May 14, 2020

Temps rising Friday, Saturday. Smith & Eddy Insurance Weather. Expect fog tonight followed by periods of rain. Low temperature of 49 degrees. Wind south at 1 mph. Friday, May 15, 2020 Areas of patchy fog early followed by clouds then partial sunshine. High 64; low 44 Precipitation: 20% day; 10% evening. Wind: NW 8 mph day; NNE 8 mph evening.…

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Deep Roots Mason County program to offer online gardening programs.

May 13, 2020

Deep Roots Mason County program to offer online gardening programs. LUDINGTON — A partnership between MSU Extension, Lakeshore Food Club, LiveWell Mason County Food Council and local farmers and gardeners has resulted in a new project called Deep Roots Mason County. “We are excited to be able to approach our gardening education in a new way this year in Mason…

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Bottle and can returnable drive to raise funds for MacPhail Field.

May 13, 2020

Bottle and can returnable drive to raise funds for MacPhail Field. SCOTTVILLE — The City of Scottville will hold a returnable can and bottle drive to raise money for improvements to MacPhail Field on Tuesday, May 19 from 2 to 4 p.m. and Tuesday, May 26 from 3 to 6 p.m. Additional dates may be added. Money from the returnables…

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Hawley Road bridge to close in Logan Township.

May 13, 2020

Hawley Road bridge closed in Logan Township. LOGAN TOWNSHIP — The Hawley Road bridge between Campbell and Masten roads will be closed by the Mason County Road Commission for two to three weeks for repairs beginning Monday, May 18. The project is funded by the Michigan Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration and the MCRC. Traffic detour will be Walhalla…

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Full Court Press: LHS girls soccer

May 13, 2020

Full Court Press: LHS girls soccer LUDINGTON — Today’s on MCP’s Full Court Press, Toni Swinehart interviews Ludington High School Varsity Soccer Coach Kris Anderson. Tonight, the girls soccer team will hold an online awards ceremony honoring the senior members of the team. A special airing of the last home game of 2019 (against Whitehall) will be shown on the…

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Sheriff’s office investigates cut brake line.

May 13, 2020

Sheriff’s office investigates cut brake line. #MasonCountyCrime The police news is a presentation of Lenz-Balder Insurance, offering Nationwide Insurance, 201 E. Court St., Ludington, 231-845-6279, www.lenzbalderins.com. SUMMIT TOWNSHIP — The Mason County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a case involving a vehicle’s brake line that was cut in the 5400 block of Kistler Road, said Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole. The…

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