Posts Tagged ‘ free soil ’

MC Memories: The naming of Free Soil.

January 16, 2019

MC Memories: The naming of Free Soil. MC Memories is a weekly history column brought to you by Ludington Woods Living and Memory Care. Each week this column will feature a story from our county’s past. #MCMemories #MasonCountyHistory. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. Many of Mason County’s place names have relevance to the time the county was settled in the mid-1800s.…

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Sheriff’s office investigating fatal Free Soil Twp. crash.

October 19, 2017

Sheriff’s office investigating fatal Free Soil Twp. crash. #MasonCountyNews. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief.  FREE SOIL TOWNSHIP — The Mason County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a crash that occurred Thursday morning in the 4100 block of East Hasenbank Road. The crash resulted in the death of the female driver, the sole occupant, who was pronounced dead at the scene. The vehicle…

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Rural Fire Authority to receive $416K grant to buy air packs.

August 7, 2017

Rural Fire Authority to receive $416K grant to buy air packs. #MasonCountyNews. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. CUSTER — The Mason County Rural Fire Authority will receive a $416,000 Assistance to Firefighters grant from the Federal Emergency Management. The money will be used to purchase air packs and air filling equipment for the fire authority’s seven fire departments. “This is huge…

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Man arrested on 10th drunk driving charge.

July 5, 2017

Man arrested on 10th drunk driving charge.  #MasonCountyNews. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief.  LUDINGTON — The driver arrested following a roadside drive-off Monday, July 3, on the Mason-Manistee counties had nine previous operating a vehicle while intoxicated charges prior to his 10th arrest Monday. Joseph Edward Booker, 52, of Fenton, was arrested by Mason County sheriff’s deputies Monday afternoon after Mason-Oceana 911 received…

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Over 200 set to graduate from WSCC Friday.

May 2, 2017

Over 200 set to graduate from WSCC Friday. #WestShoreCommunityCollege. VICTORY TOWNSHIP – Over 200 West Shore Community College students are eligible to receive degrees and certificates at the college’s 47th commencement ceremony to be held on Friday, May 5, at 7 p.m. in the college’s Recreation Center arena.             Speakers for the event will be President Kenneth Urban, Bruce C.…

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