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Cancellations and closings, Jan. 18, 2020

January 18, 2020

The following closings and cancellations have been announced for Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020: Mason County Central third/fourth grade basketball, cancelled. Pentwater Township Library, closing at noon.

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Recent births, posted Jan. 17, 2020. 

January 17, 2020

Recent births, posted Jan. 17, 2020.  The following births have been reported: (Unless indicated otherwise, births took place at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital). Lilleigh Ann Willard, the daughter of Ashleigh and Taylor Willard of Free Soil, was born January 8, 2020. Raegan Harley Bayle, the daughter of…

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Recent deaths, posted Jan. 17, 2020

January 17, 2020

Recent deaths, posted Jan. 17, 2020 The following recent deaths have been reported to MCP: Barbara Johnson Wagner, 96, of Ludington died on Tuesday, January 14 at Ludington Woods Living Center.  Funeral arrangements are pending at Wyman Funeral & Cremation Services in Scottville. Barbara Ellen…

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Full Court Press: Manistee Chippewas hockey.

January 16, 2020

Full Court Press: Manistee Chippewas hockey. Today on MCP’s Full Court Press, Marla Zatarga speaks with some of the members of the Manistee Chippewas co-op hockey team including Coach Jim…

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Oriole News: Trailblazers learn wood shop skills at LHS.

January 16, 2020

Oriole News: Trailblazers learn wood shop skills at LHS. Oriole News is a presentation of Ludington Area School District, powered by Mason County Press. Today, we feature a special partnership…

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Resseguie School served Custer Township for over 100 years.

January 16, 2020

Resseguie School served Custer Township for over 100 years. History: The consolidation of Mason County’s school districts. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. Editor’s Note: MC History Spotlight is a regular history…

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Author to speak about town revitalization Jan. 28.

January 16, 2020

Author to speak about town revitalization Jan. 28. LUDINGTON — On January 28, 2020, Charles L. “Chuck” Marohn, Jr., founder of Strong Towns, will be coming to Ludington as part…

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FloraCraft announces local expansion.

January 16, 2020

FloraCraft announces local expansion. LUDINGTON — FloraCraft announced today that it will be expanding its local manufacturing facility by building a 27,000 square-foot shipping and distribution center. The existing 138,000…

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Summit Prayer Gathering set for Jan. 22.

January 16, 2020

Summit Prayer Gathering set for Jan. 22. LUDINGTON — Several area churches will gather on Wednesday, Jan. 22 for a Summit Prayer Gathering at Ludington Area Center for the Arts,…

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O’Malley responds to ITC decision on Turkish cherries.

January 16, 2020

O’Malley responds to ITC decision on Turkish cherries. The federal government announced this week that it will not implement preliminary tariffs placed on imports of dried tart cherries from Turkey.…

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Winter weather advisory issued for weekend.

January 16, 2020

Winter weather advisory issued for weekend. Smith & Eddy Insurance Weather. A winter weather advisory has been issued beginning midnight Friday, Jan. 17 to 7 p.m. Saturday. Snow accumulations of…

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Criminal sexual conduct among 79th District Court arraignments

January 15, 2020

Criminal sexual conduct among 79th District Court arraignments LUDINGTON — The following were recently arraigned in Mason County’s 79th District Court: Felonies -Paul Edward Bliss, 33, of 702 S. Dryden…

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79th District Court sentencings, posted Jan. 15, 2020.

January 15, 2020

79th District Court sentencings, posted Jan. 15, 2020. LUDINGTON — The following were recently sentenced in Mason County’s 79th District Court: -Anna Lee Cosme, 43, of 44 N. 88th St.,…

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Murder trial set for end of April.

January 15, 2020

Murder trial set for end of April. #MasonCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. LUDINGTON — The murder trial against Corey Ryan Beekman, 33, of Free Soil Township is scheduled for April…

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Car/deer crashes, warrant arrests top police acitivy.

January 15, 2020

Car/deer crashes, warrant arrests top police acitivy. #MasonCountyCrime 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…

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