Alarming

December 18, 2012
Alarming

Moonlighting: A blog by Judy Cools “Alarm Clock” Did you ever stop to think about that term? You’re cozied in bed where it’s warm, soft, dark, dry, quiet, and comfortable. You’ve been off in dreamland. Your body’s been shut down for restoration and repairs. The new day is upon you. Gently and automatically, your body and brain have been gearing…

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The library staff’s top 10

December 18, 2012
The library staff’s top 10

Chris’ Library World, a blog by Chris Bacon. A few weeks ago I offered up some resolutions I thought library patrons could do to help make their (mine) library visit more enjoyable for them (me). Well, to be fair I am now serving up some resolutions for the library staff to put forth and attempt to accomplish to make your…

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Part of Nichols building to become Michigan specialty store

December 18, 2012

SCOTTVILLE — Part of the former Nichols Drug Store building may have a new business in it sometime in the next year. Scottville Main Street Manager Heather Landis said the business would specialize in Michigan products. The Michigan Liquor Control Commission has approved the transfer of the liquor license to a Comstock Park resident. City Manager Amy Williams said the…

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Ludington, Scottville renew police operating agreement

December 17, 2012
Ludington, Scottville renew police operating agreement

 Ludington and Scottville will again have a joint operating agreement between police departments. Beginning Jan. 1 of this year, the Ludington Police Department oversaw administration of the Scottville Police Department. Both the Scottville City Commission and the Ludington City Council approved a second year of the agreement at their meetings tonight. Under the current agreement, Scottville pays Ludington $20,000 a…

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Scottville approves purchase of new police car

December 17, 2012

SCOTTVILLE — Scottville be will be purchasing a new police car thanks in part to an $11,000 U.S. Dept. of Agriculture Rural Development grant. The city commission approved the purchase at tonight’s city commission meeting. The new car will be replacing the blue 2007 Dodge Charger. City Manager Amy Williams said the vehicle currently has 80,000 on it and replacing…

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Grant will help Scottville buy new police car

December 17, 2012

SCOTTVILLE — A U.S. Department of Agriculture grant will allow the city of Scottville to purchase a new police car at a $11,000 savings. The city commission is expected to act on the grant and the purchase of the new car during its regular meeting today. The city has been approved for an $11,000 grant for a vehicle with a total…

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A Christmas miracle

December 16, 2012
A Christmas miracle

Our journey of infertility and God’s amazing promises By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief On Sunday my wife, Becky, and I posted a photograph on Facebook announcing Becky’s pregnancy. We also shared this news with our church family at Prayer and Praise Assembly of God. We normally don’t make our personal life very public, but believe this story of God fulfilling his…

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Ludington and Scottville may renew police agreement

December 16, 2012

The Scottville City Commission and the Ludington City Council are both expected to take action on the joint administrative agreement with the Scottville Police Department Monday night. Since January 1, Ludington’s police chief and captain have overseen administration of Scottville Police Department. The agreement has allowed greater police coverage in Scottville because the two full-time officers and the part-time officers…

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Ludington to act on police and trash contracts

December 16, 2012

LUDINGTON — Ludington City Council is expected to approve a new contract with its police union Monday night. There are some changes to health insurance and the use of part-time officers and other issues (see attachment for download). Ludington is also expected to approve a new waste management agreement. The city council meets at 6:30 p.m. Download agenda below: Ludington…

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Scottville holiday trash pickup will be Wednesday, city hall closed

December 16, 2012

SCOTTVILLE — Trash and recycling pick-up in Scottville will take place on Wednesday, Dec. 26 and Wednesday, Jan. 2 due to Christmas and New Year’s Day falling on a Tuesday. City Hall will be closed on Monday, Dec. 24, Dec. 25, Monday, Dec. 31 and Tuesday, Jan. 1  in observance of the Christmas & New Year’s Holidays.  

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Santa train makes its way through Mason County

December 15, 2012
Santa train makes its way through Mason County

Video below. The Marquette Rail Santa Train made its way through Mason County Saturday. The train made stops in Scottville, Ludington, Fountain and Free Soil.

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Santa Train in Ludington

December 15, 2012
Santa Train in Ludington

The Marquette Rail Santa Train visits Ludington. Coverage sponsored by House of Flavors restaurants.

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Santa Train in Scottville

December 15, 2012
Santa Train in Scottville

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Arraignments for week of Dec. 10

December 15, 2012

LUDINGTON – The following arraignments took place in 79th District Court the week of December 10, 2013: Joseph Welsy Baxter, 62, 411 S. Elm St., Scottville, was arrested on Dec. 13 by Michigan State Police, for Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated. Bail: $2,500. Pre-trial: Jan. 21, 10 a.m. Elizabeth Orlinda Lump, 40, 416 E. State St., Scottville, was arrested on…

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Busy week in district court

December 15, 2012

LUDINGTON – The 79th District Court was busy last week. Below are the sentences as reported on Thursday, Dec. 14. Richard Paul Hernandez, 28, 417 N. Lewis St., Ludington, was found guilty on Dec. 12 of Driving While License Suspended/Revoked/Denied. Sentence: 2 days in jail with 93 days discretionary jail for 1 year, plus $285 in fines. William James Billo,…

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