MCC forensics team takes 2nd place in state tourney. 

May 6, 2021

MCC forensics team takes 2nd place in state tourney.  Spartan News is a presentation of Mason County Central Schools in partnership with Mason County Press. SCOTTVILLE — Mason County Central High School’s forensics team finished its 2020-2021 season in second place class C/D team in the state.  “I couldn’t be more proud of our team,” said Coach Tom Richert. “This…

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Obituary: Jacob Howe, 28, of Scottville.

May 6, 2021

Obituary: Jacob Howe, 28, of Scottville. Jacob Matthew Howe, 28, of Scottville, passed away on Saturday, May 1, 2021. Jacob was born on November 24, 1992 in Ludington, the son of Matthew J. Howe and Brenda M. (Jacobs) Silvers. Jacob loved his years as a wrestler for Mason County Central, where he graduated with the class of 2011. He enjoyed…

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MCC High School announces end-of-year events. 

May 6, 2021

MCC High School announces end-of-year events.  SCOTTVILLE — Mason County Central High School has announced its schedule of end-of-year events. Monday, May 10: National Honor Society induction ceremony, 7 p.m. high school. Saturday, May 15: Junior/Senior Prom, 8 to 10 p.m., Spartan Community Field. Dinner provided by The Cluck Bucket food truck; spirit week class competitions on football field, juniors…

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Shotgun class. 

May 6, 2021

Shotgun class. SHERMAN TOWNSHIP — The Fin & Feather Club of Mason County will be offering a shotgun shooting class on Tuesday, May 25 at 5:30 p.m. at the club’s skeet range. The club is located at 3276 N. Darr Road. Students should bring a shotgun, a box of No. 8 or 9 shot, and eye and ear protection.  There…

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Frost possible tonight. 

May 6, 2021

Frost possible tonight.  The weather is a presentation of Smith & Eddy Insurance, with offices in Scottville, Ludington, and Manistee: A frost advisory is in effect Friday from midnight until 8 a.m. Partly cloudy skies tonight will give way to occasional showers overnight. Low temperature near 35 degrees. Winds Friday, May 7, 2021 Rain showers early with partly cloudy skies…

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WSCC public safety programs host trainings.

May 5, 2021

WSCC public safety programs host trainings. VICTORY TOWNSHIP – West Shore Community College’s Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) program, in collaboration with the college’s police academy and nursing department, West Shore Educational Service District Career Technical Education’s Allied Health program, as well as the Ludington Fire Department, completed a day of emergency training scenarios on Friday, April 30, 2021. The scenarios…

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Obituary: Mary V. Wilson, 89, of Ludington, formerly of Scottville. 

May 5, 2021

Obituary: Mary V. Wilson, 89, of Ludington, formerly of Scottville.  August 10, 1931 – May 1, 2021 Mary Venus Wilson, age 89, of Ludington, passed away on Saturday, May 1, 2021 at Sherman Oaks Manor surrounded by her loving family.   She was a true “Okie,”, born and raised in Oklahoma City, Okla. in 1931.  She was swept off her…

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News Alert: 3-vehicle crash on US 10.

May 5, 2021

News Alert: 3-vehicle crash on US 10. AMBER TOWNSHIP — Emergency crews were dispatched to a three-vehicle crash on US 10 at Meyers Road Wednesday, May 5, around 10:15 a.m. Minor injuries reported.

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Police news, May 5, 2021.

May 5, 2021

  Police news, May 5, 2021. 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 activity of the Mason County Sheriff’s Office Tuesday, May 4, 2021: 6:40 a.m., car/deer crash, no injury, Custer Road near Kenney Road, Eden Township. 9:48 a.m., two-vehicle crash, no injury, US 10 near US…

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Obituary: Peter Barton, Jr., 81, of Fountain.

May 5, 2021

Obituary: Peter Barton, Jr., 81, of Fountain. Peter J. Barton, Jr., 81, of Fountain, passed away on Thursday, April 29, 2021.   Peter was born in Walhalla on August 15, 1939, the son of Peter and Eva (Coolman) Barton. Peter graduated from Mason County Central with the class of 1957. He attended Central Michigan University where he participated in ROTC. …

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Rain possible Thursday morning.

May 5, 2021

Rain possible Thursday morning. The weather is a presentation of Smith & Eddy Insurance, with offices in Scottville, Ludington, and Manistee: Partly cloudy skies tonight will gave way to cloudy skies and light rain after midnight. Low temperature of 38 degrees. Winds east at 2 mph. Thursday, May 6, 2021 Rain early with some sunshine later. A few clouds at…

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Recent deaths, posted May 5, 2021

May 5, 2021

Recent deaths, posted May 5, 2021 This post is a presentation of Beads & Blooms Florist, 78 N. Jebavy Dr., Ludington, MI 49431; 231-425-4133. The following recent death information has been reported to MCP: Jacob Matthew Howe, 28, of Scottville, died on Saturday, May 1, 2021. A memorial service will be held on Monday, May 10, 2021 at 1 p.m.…

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ESD millage renewal passes.

May 4, 2021

ESD millage renewal passes. The West Shore Educational Service District’s request for a 1 mill renewal for special education has passed. Voters in Mason, Lake, and Oceana counties all passed the millage, which will raise $3.4 million annually for eight years.  Unofficial results were:  Mason County, 2,629, yes; 612, no Lake County, 625, yes; 220, no  Oceana County, 1,870, yes;…

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Teacher Spotlight: Lakeview Elementary’s Sarah Kaminski.

May 4, 2021

Teacher Spotlight: Lakeview Elementary’s Sarah Kaminski. By Kate Krieger-Watkins, staff writer. Teacher Spotlight is a presentation of Shelby State Bank, with offices in Ludington, Pentwater, Shelby, Hart, Hesperia, Manistee, Montague, Whitehall, North Muskegon, and Fruitport.  LUDINGTON – Ludington Area Schools teacher, Sarah Kaminski didn’t see herself staying in Ludington long after she moved here in 2008. But after spending some…

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Scottville man sentenced to 9-60 years in prison for raping girl.

May 4, 2021

Scottville man sentenced to 9-60 years in prison for raping girl. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. SCOTTVILLE — A 61-year-old Scottville man was sentenced to nine to 60 years in prison in 51st Circuit Court Tuesday, May 4, for a conviction of first-degree criminal sexual conduct (CSC). Tommy Bruce Lemire, of 125 W. Broadway Ave., repeatedly raped a young girl for…

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