Teacher Spotlight: Katie Tyndall, Covenant Christian School

April 6, 2021

Teacher Spotlight: Katie Tyndall, Covenant Christian School By Kate Krieger-Watkins, staff writer. Teacher Spotlight is a presentation of Shelby State Bank, with offices in Ludington, Pentwater, Shelby, Hart, Hesperia, Manistee, Montague, Whitehall, North Muskegon, and Fruitport.  LUDINGTON – Following in her grandmother’s footsteps, Covenant Christian School, pre-k teacher and director of early childhood programs, Katie Tyndall always knew she wanted…

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News Alert: Grass Fire, Millerton Rd.

April 6, 2021

VICTORY TOWNSHIP — Report of a grass fire, 300 block of West Millerton Road. Fountain Area Fire Department dispatched, 5:20 p.m.

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Ludington man sent back to prison for heroin, cocaine delivery.

April 6, 2021

Ludington man sent back to prison for heroin, cocaine delivery. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. LUDINGTON — A 24-year-old Ludington man was recently sent back to prison for heroin and cocaine delivery convictions in Mason County’s 51st Circuit Court. Trenton Joseph Espinola, of 807 W. Loomis St., was found guilty Feb. 12, 2021 of second-offense controlled substance delivery of 50 grams…

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Man allegedly assaults 2 women, sending 1 to the hospital.

April 6, 2021

Man allegedly assaults 2 women, sending 1 to the hospital. The police news is a presentation of Lenz-Balder Insurance, offering Nationwide Insurance, 201 E. Court St., Ludington, 231-845-6279, www.lenzbalderins.com. HAMLIN TOWNSHIP — A 59-year-old Ludington man was arrested by Mason County sheriff’s deputies following a 911 call reporting an active assault Monday, April 5, shortly after 8:30 a.m. in the…

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Thunderstorms possible tonight, Wednesday. 

April 6, 2021

Thunderstorms possible tonight, Wednesday.  The weather is a presentation of Smith & Eddy Insurance, with offices in Scottville, Ludington, and Manistee: Partly cloudy skies tonight. Low temperature of 54 degrees. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. Winds south-southeast at 6 mph. Wednesday, April 7, 2021 Partly cloudy skies during the day. A stray shower or thunderstorm possible. Scattered thunderstorms…

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Scottville commission selects 3 manager candidates to interview.

April 5, 2021

Scottville commission selects 3 manager candidates to interview. SCOTTVILLE — During its regular meeting Monday, Scottville City Commission selected three people to interview for the city’s next city manager. The candidates include O’Neil J. Newkirk III of Oscoda, Christopher Frazer of Cass City and Jessica LaPointe of Branch.  Newkirk is a native of Scottville and graduated from Mason County Central…

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Driver in high speed chase faces several charges.

April 5, 2021

Driver in high speed chase faces several charges. LUDINGTON — The 29-year-old Ludington man who led law enforcement on a 30 minute high speed chase early Easter Sunday morning faces charges, including two felony charges. Dustin Michael Jewett, of 601 N. Rowe St., was arrested by the Mason County Sheriff’s Office and arraigned in 79th District Court for felony charges…

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The Scoop: Harper’s Food Donation Fund

April 5, 2021

The Scoop: Harper’s Food Donation Fund The Scoop is a presentation of Betten Baker Ford of Ludington and West Shore Bank.  Today, on MCP’s The Scoop, Kate Krieger-Watkins interviews Harper Stepka of Riverton Township. Harper will be celebrating her “golden” birthday on April 7 (she turns 7-years-old, the date the correlates with her age). Instead of gifts, the Scottville Elementary…

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Driver cited for 8th-offense DWLS.

April 5, 2021

Driver cited for 8th-offense DWLS. LUDINGTON — ​A 41-year-old Ludington woman was cited by Ludington police for eighth-offense driving while license suspended (DWLS) at the intersection of Danaher and George streets Friday, April 2 at ​9:21 p.m., according to Cpt. ​Steve Wietrzykowski. The following is other recent LPD activity: Saturday, April 3, 2021: ​- 3:26 a.m., ​a 38-year-old Ludington man was…

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Obituary: Leonard Martinez, 52, of Ludington.

April 5, 2021

Obituary: Leonard Martinez, 52, of Ludington. Leonard Martinez, 52, of Ludington, passed away Sunday, April 4, 2021. He was born August 29, 1968, in Coldwater, the son of Phillip and Marcelina (Ramirez) Martinez. Leonard worked at Dimensions Unlimited, in Ludington, and loved his job; never missing a day. Other than work, his passion was bowling. His favorite times were family…

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Weekend police news.

April 5, 2021

Weekend police news. The police news is a presentation of Lenz-Balder Insurance, offering Nationwide Insurance, 201 E. Court St., Ludington, 231-845-6279, www.lenzbalderins.com. The following is police activity in Mason County over the weekend: Friday, April 2, 2021: 9:52 a.m., (Mason County Sheriff’s Office), car/deer crash, no injury, Sugar Grove Road near Gordon Road, Victory Township. 7:46 p.m., (MCSO), one-vehicle crash,…

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Obituary: Judi Holden, 79, of Ludington.

April 5, 2021

Obituary: Judi Holden, 79, of Ludington. Judi A. Holden, 79, of Ludington, passed away peacefully on Sunday April 4, 2021, with her family at her side. Judi was born the second child of Zygmunt and Geraldine (Sadler) Jablonski on August 20, 1941. She lived a full life and enjoyed spending time with her friends, family; especially her grandchildren. Judi’s laughter…

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Obituary: Edward Busch, Jr., 71, of Ludington.

April 5, 2021

Obituary: Edward Busch, Jr., 71, of Ludington. Edward Regis Busch Jr., 71, of Ludington, formerly of Royal Oak, passed away on Friday, April 2, 2021. Ed was born on July 2, 1949 in Detroit, the son of Edward and Jean (Wright) Busch.  He graduated in 1967 from Shrine of the Little Flower High School.  On December 5, 1975, he married…

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WSCC summer, fall registrations to begin April 12.

April 5, 2021

WSCC summer, fall registrations to begin April 12. VICTORY TOWNSHIP — Registration for West Shore Community College’s summer and fall semesters begins on April 12, for first-time and guest students and will continue to the first week of each term’s classes. The summer semester runs from June 7 through July 30. The fall semester begins August 30 and ends Dec.…

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Showers possible Tuesday night.

April 5, 2021

Showers possible Tuesday night. The weather is a presentation of Smith & Eddy Insurance, with offices in Scottville, Ludington, and Manistee: Partly cloudy skies tonight. Low temperature of 54 degrees. Winds south-southeast at 8 mph. Tuesday, April 6, 2021 Mix of sun and clouds during the day. Showers in the evening. High 69; low 54. Precipitation: 24% day; 40% evening.…

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