MCC teaches employment skills through The Spartan Way.

October 7, 2019

MCC teaches employment skills through The Spartan Way. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief SCOTTVILLE — Mason County Central High School is making efforts to teach its students the skills it takes to be employed. This fall the school launched The Spartan Way, a program that rewards students for displaying specific skills, which include collaboration/community involvement, ethical citizenship, personal accountability, flexibility and…

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Clear skies continue Tuesday, Wednesday.

October 7, 2019

Clear skies continue Tuesday, Wednesday. Smith & Eddy Insurance Weather. Clear skies tonight with a low of around 40 degrees. Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019. Sunny High 64; low 44 Precipitation: 10% Wind: SSE 7 mph day; SE 4 mph evening. Humidity: 66% day; 82% evening. Sunrise: 7:51 a.m.; sunset: 7:13 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019. Sunny. High 68; low 48…

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Police responding to loud party find person ‘standing outside wearing only underwear.’

October 7, 2019

Police responding to loud party find person ‘standing outside wearing only underwear.’ #MasonCountyCrime SCOTTVILLE – Two male juveniles were arrested for minor in possession of alcohol and assault, and a 22-year-old Scottville woman was arrested for contributing to the delinquency of a minor Saturday, Oct. 5, at 6:25 a.m. in the 400 block of Thomas Street. “Mason County Sheriff’s Office…

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Obituary: Audrey Walker, 90, Ludington.

October 7, 2019

Obituary: Audrey Walker, 90, Ludington. Audrey L.  (Bentley) Walker, 90, of Ludington, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, September 30, 2019 at Ludington Spectrum Health Hospital.   Audrey was born in Lansing on July 8, 1929 to Kenneth and Ortha Bentley.  She graduated from Scottville High School in 1947. Audrey was an avid reader who loved taking drives…

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Recent deaths, posted Oct. 7, 2019

October 7, 2019

Recent deaths, posted Oct. 7, 2019 The following recent deaths have been reported to MCP: Ardyce Wolfe, 88, of Scottville died Monday, October 7, 2019.  Funeral arrangements are pending at Wyman Funeral & Cremation Services in Scottville. Lawrence Edward Burke, 61, of Baldwin, died Wednesday, October 2, 2019. Beads & Blooms Florist, 78 N. Jebavy Dr., Ludington, MI 49431; 231-425-4133…

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Team Rubicon assists with clearing trees for Habitat for Humanity. 

October 6, 2019

Team Rubicon assists with clearing trees for Habitat for Humanity.  PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — Team Rubicon has been in the area this weekend working on tree removal for a property owned by Habitat for Humanity of Mason County.  The property is located on Snead Drive and was donated by the Loft Family in 2015.  The property has been designated, by…

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WSCC dedicates new public safety facility.

October 6, 2019

WSCC dedicates new public safety facility. FREE SOIL TOWNSHIP — West Shore Community College opened its newest facility on Saturday, Oct. 5, the Riemer Regional Public Safety Training Center, made possible by the generosity of Ludington ophthalmologist Dr. Andrew Riemer.             Located on U.S. 31 midway between Scottville and Manistee, the center is the home to the college’s police and corrections…

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Clear skies will begin the work week.

October 6, 2019

Clear skies will begin the work week. Smith & Eddy Insurance Weather. Clear skies tonight with a low of around 50 degrees. Monday, Oct. 7, 2019. Sunny. High 61; low 40 Precipitation: 0% day; 10% evening. Wind: WNW 10 mph day; S 2mph evening. Humidity: 65% day; 84% evening. Sunrise: 7:49 a.m.; sunset: 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019. Sunny…

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MCC Homecoming King and Queen

October 4, 2019

MCC Homecoming King and Queen. SCOTTVILLE — The Mason County Central 2019 Homecoming King and Queen are Tucker Grey and Rylee Alway. Tucker is the son of Terra and Doug Grey and Rylee is the daughter of Toni and Rick Alway. The king and queen were crowned during half-time of the varsity football game against Shelby.  

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The Scoop: Orchard Market’s Farm Fun Days.

October 4, 2019

The Scoop: Orchard Market’s Farm Fun Days. Today on MCP’s The Scoop, Kate Krieger-Watkins speaks with Bill Sturgeon, co-owner of Orchard Market about Farm Fun Days that take place on Saturdays and Sundays 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the store’s Free Soil location. For $6 per person (no charge for children under age 3), families can enjoy a U-pick…

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Remembering the Harmon Farm of Riverton Township.

October 4, 2019

Remembering the Harmon Farm of Riverton Township. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. Editor’s Note: MC History Spotlight is a regular history column brought to you by Ludington Woods Assisted Living and Memory Care. This regular column features a story from our county’s past. Today, we feature the story of Joyce and Don Harmon. Joyce is a resident of Ludington Woods. Family,…

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Governor’s budget vetoes put local deputies’ jobs in peril.

October 4, 2019

Governor’s budget vetoes put local deputies’ jobs in peril. LANSING – Governor Gretchen Whitmer cut the Secondary Road Patrol program as part of her vetoes that slash close to $1 billion from the 2020 state budget Wednesday, Oct. 2. The program pays for additional deputies to patrol rural roads, and local sheriffs say this could put jobs at stake. In…

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Obituary: Pastor Daniel Rader, 73, formerly of Ludington.

October 4, 2019

Obituary: Pastor Daniel Rader, 73, formerly of Ludington. Pastor Daniel Rader, 73 of Yuma Ariz., formerly of Ludington passed away on Friday, September 27, 2019 surrounded by his family. Dan was born on October 22, 1945 in Hart, the son of Richard “Dick” and Willadean “Billie” (Teicthesen) Rader. Dan graduated from Mason County Central High School, class of 1963. He…

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Squires named Michigan Chiropractor of the Year. 

October 4, 2019

Squires named Michigan Chiropractor of the Year.  DETROIT — Scottville chiropractor Dr. Lewis G. Squires recently received the Michigan Association of Chiropractors’ (MAC) Chiropractor of the Year Award at the MAC Fall 2019 Convention & Exhibition in Detroit. Dr. Squires received the award “in appreciation for valuable leadership, service, and dedication above and beyond the call of duty to the…

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Obituary: John Quinn, 95, Ludington.

October 4, 2019

Obituary: John Quinn, 95, Ludington. John Junior Quinn, 95, of Ludington passed away peacefully Thursday, October 3, 2019 at Ludington Woods Assisted Living. He was born August 1, 1924 in Scottville to John E. and Bessie C. (Saxton) Quinn. He graduated from Ludington High School and went on to enlist in the Army Air Corp where he earned the title…

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