Vacation Bible school

August 4, 2013

HAMLIN TWP. — Lighthouse Baptist Church will hold a vacation Bible school this week, Aug. 5 – 11 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The theme is “Crusade Against the Forces of Darkness: Journey to the Lost City.” The school is for children ages 4 and over and there will be an Apple iPad Mini giveaway. Bus pick up is available…

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Grooving

August 3, 2013
Grooving

LUDINGTON — Groove 101 warms up for Son of a Sailor during tonight’s West Shore Bank Rhythm & Dunes concert.

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Thank you for viewing MCP

August 3, 2013

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Carr Settlement double drowning: Names released

August 2, 2013

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief. LAKE TWP., Lake County — One of the brothers who died in the double-drowning in a Carr Settlement pond Thursday may have been trying to rescue the other. Leander Troyer, 7, and his brother, Jethro, 9, died in a recently made-pond on the family’s Tyndall Road farm. According to Carr Fire Department Fire Chief Bruce Burke,…

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Movie by MCC alumni comes home to Scottville tonight

August 2, 2013
Movie by MCC alumni comes home to Scottville tonight

SCOTTVILLE — “The Adventures of Mickey Matson and the Copperhead Treasure” will come home tonight, making its very first public viewing in Scottville. The movie was written and directed by Mason County Central High School alumni Harold Cronk, who lives in Amber Township. Its executive producer was Edgar Struble, also a MCC alumni and Scottville native. The free viewing will…

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Update: Two boys drown in Carr Settlement

August 2, 2013

UPDATED LAKE TWP., Lake County — Two brothers, ages 7 and 9, were found drowned in a recently created pond on a farm on Tyndall Road in Carr Settlement early Thursday evening. The road is on the county line and the incident happened on the Lake County side. According to 9 and 10 News, the boys were playing in the…

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Slight chance of thunderstorms today

August 2, 2013
Slight chance of thunderstorms today

Superior Electric Beach/Outdoors Report. Here are the current conditions for the Lake Michigan shoreline and Mason County (including Pentwater) as of 11 a.m. today. Lake Michigan water temperatures: Ludington Stearns Park: 65 F Ludington State Park (Big Sable Point): 66 F Summit Park: 65 F Pentwater: 65 F Afternoon weather: Ludington: Slight chance of isolated thunderstorms. Partly cloudy becoming mostly…

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Lots to do today: Old engines, FNL, free movie

August 2, 2013

Looking for something to do today? Start your day off at the Western Michigan Old Engine Club Show at Scottville Riverside Park. The 40th annual show goes on all day. See previous story. Then, at 6 p.m. head to downtown Ludington for Friday Night Live. Among the many things to see there tonight will be the Scottville Clown Band at…

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Mud run to benefit 9-year-old

August 2, 2013

CUSTER TWP. — A mud run being held Saturday from noon to 7 p.m. will benefit 9-year-old Gabe Sessions of Scottville, who has muscular dystrophy. The mud run is located on Hansen Road between Custer and Schoenherr roads. Signs will direct people to the site. Food and beverages will be available. Admission is by donation.

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Two brothers drown in Carr Settlement pond

August 1, 2013

LAKE TWP., Lake County — Two brothers, ages 7 and 9, were found drowned in a man-made pond on a farm on Tyndall Road in Carr Settlement early Thursday evening. The road is on the county line and the incident happened on the Lake County side. According to 9 and 10 News, the boys were playing in the backyard this…

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District court, as of July 31, 2013

August 1, 2013

By Allison Scarbrough. MCP Correspondent. LUDINGTON — The following defendants were sentenced this week in 79th District Court: – Donnie Dean Francis, 38, of 8578 E. US-10, Branch, was found guilty July 29 of failure to display a valid license. He was sentenced to two days in jail with credit for two days served; $275 in fines and costs; and…

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Human trafficking topic of presentation

August 1, 2013

PERE MARQUETTE TWP. — An FBI specialist will present Human Trafficking: Modern Day Slavery and Victim Assistance on Tuesday, Aug. 6 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The program, held at United Methodist Church of Ludington, is being presented by Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.) Chapter FG and will focus on domestic minor sex trafficking. Carmen Kucinich is a victims advocate assigned to…

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Arraignments, as of July 31, 2013

August 1, 2013

By Allison Scarbrough. MCP Correspondent. LUDINGTON — The following were arraigned this past week in front of the magistrate of the 79th District Court. Felonies – Christine Margaret Cota, 41, of 122 S. Wildwood Crossing, Apt. 20, Ludington, was arrested July 26 by the Mason County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) for a felony of forgery. A preliminary exam is set for…

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ATV accident

August 1, 2013
ATV accident

EDEN TWP. — One person was injured after the all-terrain vehicle he was riding as passenger flipped over this afternoon. A Mason County Sheriff sergeant on scene said the male suffered an arm injury following the accident in private property near 6452 Long Valley Rd. near Whiskey Creek Resort. He was taken to Memorial Medical Center by Life EMS ambulance.…

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Golf tourney to raise money for Sally K. Johnson fund

August 1, 2013

Submitted by Miranda Beebe.  HAMLIN TWP. — The third annual One (More) Good Day of Golf fundraiser will be held on Sunday, Aug. 11 at Hemlock Golf Club. The event is a fundraiser for the Sally K. Johnson Fund, which was started after Sally Johnson of Scottville was diagnosed with cancer. “Anything that gives someone one good day is worth…

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