Obituary: Constance Walker, 95, of Scottville. 

June 26, 2022

Obituary: Constance Walker, 95, of Scottville.  Constance B. Walker, 95, of Scottville, passed away at home on Thursday, June 23, 2022.  Constance was born on October 19, 1926 in Battle Creek, the daughter of Charles and Dorothy (Graham) Coles. She loved going to the casino and traveling, especially her trips to Hawaii and Alaska. Constance had a great life. She…

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Obituary: Janet Heath, 61, of Ludington.

June 25, 2022

Obituary: Janet Heath, 61, of Ludington. Janet Leigh Heath, 61, of Ludington, passed away Wednesday, June 22, 2022. She was born July 3, 1960 in Hart to Daniel and Marian (Albrecht) Kriesel.  Janet was a truck driver for many companies. Most recently she worked for KL Harring out of Pennsylvania. When she wasn’t working, she loved spending time with her…

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Cocaine, meth possession arrest tops police activity.

June 24, 2022

Cocaine, meth possession arrest tops police activity. The police news is a presentation of Lenz-Balder Insurance, offering Auto Owners Insurance, 201 E. Court St., Ludington, 231-845-6279, www.lenzbalderins.com. AMBER TOWNSHIP — A 35-year-old Scottville man was arrested by Mason County sheriff’s deputies for possession of cocaine and methamphetamine after a report of the subject acting strangely during a traffic stop at…

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Obituary: William Kenschaft III, 66, of Scottville.

June 24, 2022

Obituary: William Kenschaft III, 66, of Scottville. William Gustav Kenschaft III, 66, of Scottville, formerly of Seattle, Washington, passed away on Wednesday, June 15, 2022. “Bronco Bill” was born on July 13, 1956 in Seattle, the son of William and Betty Kenschaft. Bill attended Stoundsburg High School and Oklahoma Horseshoeing School. He enlisted in the United States Army during the…

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How Things Work: The fire department. 

June 23, 2022

How Things Work: The fire department.  A column by Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. I’ve been contemplating writing a regular column for quite awhile, but I just didn’t really know exactly what the theme of the column would be (by the way, to go along with the theme of this column, columns written by editors are long standing traditions in newspapers). Then,…

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VIDEO: Mason County Sports Hall of Fame Class of ’22. 

June 23, 2022

VIDEO: Mason County Sports Hall of Fame Class of ’22.  Full Court Press is a sports and recreation webcast presented by Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital Orthopedics.  PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — Today, on MCP’s Full Court Press, Alan Neushwander speaks with Vic Burwell, president of the Mason County Sports Hall of Fame, about this weekend’s Class of ’22 induction ceremonies.  Please…

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Recent deaths, service announcements, posted June 24, 2022.

June 23, 2022

Recent deaths, service announcements, posted June 24, 2022. Please consider helping to fund local news. Mason County Press and Oceana County Press are available for free thanks to the generous support of our advertisers and individuals. Three ways to help us: Venmo: @MasonCountyPress; Paypal: MasonCountyPress@gmail.com; Mail a check to PO BOX 21, Scottville, MI 49454. The following recent death information…

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Fire destroys Amber Twp. house, damages others.

June 23, 2022

Fire destroys Amber Twp. house, damages others. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief AMBER TOWNSHIP — A fire destroyed a house and damaged three other houses Thursday afternoon. Firefighters were dispatched to 3673 W. Hidden Forest Circle at 4:05 p.m. for a report of an attached garage on fire. That fire quickly spread to the home while the heat from the flames…

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Obituary: Gene Shank, 83, of Ludington.

June 23, 2022

Obituary: Gene Shank, 83, of Ludington. Gene O. Shank, 83, of Ludington passed away peacefully at his home on Tuesday, June 21, 2022. He was born March 17, 1939 in Palestine, Ohio, to Claytus and Katherene (Harshman) Shank. Gene graduated from Ludington High School in 1957 and he went on to attend Western Michigan University and received bachelor’s of arts…

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Warrant arrests top police activity.

June 23, 2022

Warrant arrests top police activity. The police news is a presentation of Lenz-Balder Insurance, offering Auto Owners Insurance, 201 E. Court St., Ludington, 231-845-6279, www.lenzbalderins.com. The following activity of the Ludington Police Department Wednesday, June 22, 2022: 2:12 p.m., a 44-year-old Manistee woman was arrested on an outstanding failure to appear warrant issued by the 85th District Court in Manistee,…

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WSCC’s Muddy Fox Trot is July 23. 

June 23, 2022

WSCC’s Muddy Fox Trot is July 23.  WSCC News is a presentation of West Shore Community College in partnership with Mason County Press.  VICTORY TOWNSHIP — West Shore Community College will again hold The Muddy Fox Trot, a family-friendly 5K mud run with a boot camp style obstacle course, on Saturday, July 23, with course flights starting at 10 a.m.…

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Brantley Sheren, 7, to compete in national motocross championship. 

June 22, 2022

Brantley Sheren, 7, to compete in national motocross championship.  Around the County is a presentation of Preferred Credit Union, www.preferredcu.org, located locally at 266 N. Jebavy Dr., Ludington. LUDINGTON – Ludington’s Brantley “Bing” Sheren just made his dream come true. Again. The 7-year-old dirt bike racer, son of Ashley and Adam Sheren, has qualified for the largest amateur motocross race…

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Suspicious burn under investigation.

June 22, 2022

Suspicious burn under investigation. The police news is a presentation of Lenz-Balder Insurance, offering Auto Owners Insurance, 201 E. Court St., Ludington, 231-845-6279, www.lenzbalderins.com. The following is recent activity of the Mason County Sheriff’s Office: Monday, June 20, 2022: 8:47 p.m., deputies were dispatched to Freeman Road and US 31 in Grant Township for a suspicious burn. “Someone reported seeing…

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Fin & Feather Club offering CPL class. 

June 22, 2022

Fin & Feather Club offering CPL class.  SHERMAN TOWNSHIP — The Fin & Feather Club of Mason County will be offering a concealed pistol license (CPL) class on Friday, July 8 from 6 to 9:30 p.m. and Saturday, July 9, all day with live range shooting in the afternoon. The entire class will take place at the Fin & Feather…

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Obituary: Edwin Koziol, 92, of Scottville. 

June 22, 2022

Obituary: Edwin Koziol, 92, of Scottville.  Beloved husband, father, and grandfather Edwin M. Koziol, 92, of Scottville passed away Saturday, June 18, 2022. He was born March 25, 1930 in Chicago to Joseph and Anna Koziol. Ed graduated from Scottville High School and went on to serve his county in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. After his honorable…

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