MCE students help Custer sculpture landscaping

September 21, 2022

MCE students help Custer sculpture landscaping West Shore School News is a presentation of West Shore Educational Service District in partnership with Mason County Press.  By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief CUSTER — Students from Mason County Eastern High School’s freshman biology class helped members of the Custer sculpture committee and employees from Larsen’s Landscaping Wednesday with the landscaping around the village’s…

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Meth arrest tops police activity.

September 21, 2022

Meth 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 44-year-old Illinois man was arrested by Mason County sheriff’s deputies for methamphetamine possession Tuesday, Sept. 20, shortly after 3:30 p.m. following a traffic stop on Stiles Road near Conrad Road, according…

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Churches offering free laundry day.

September 21, 2022

Churches offering free laundry day. PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — Members of area churches are gathering on Sunday, Sept. 25 to offer free laundry service from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Brite ‘N Clean Laundromat, 50 S. Jackson Rd. Soap and snacks will be provided.  

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VIDEO: Flag football debuts in Scottville.  

September 20, 2022

VIDEO: Flag football debuts in Scottville.   Full Court Press is a sports and recreation webcast presented by Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital Orthopedics.  Video and photographs by Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. SCOTTVILLE — About 35 to 40 first and second grade students have been participating in the new Scottville flag football program, organized and coached by John Chalko. Practices and games…

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WSCC recognizes two with Presidential Recognition Award. 

September 20, 2022

WSCC recognizes two with Presidential Recognition Award.  WSCC News is a presentation of West Shore Community College in partnership with Mason County Press.  VICTORY TOWNSHIP — Presidential Recognition Award recipients Marcie McCloskey and Julie Page-Smith were honored at the West Shore Community College Board of Trustees meeting on Monday, Sept. 19. The Presidential Recognition Award recognizes individuals for exemplifying the vision…

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Free technological assistance event to be held at Scottville senior center.

September 20, 2022

Free technological assistance event to be held at Scottville senior center. SCOTTVILLE — The Area Agency on Aging of Western Michigan (AAAWM) will be partnering with the Scottville Area Senior Center to host a free drop-in technology assistance event to provide older adults with one-on-one support with their cell phones, tablets, and laptops. The event will be held Tuesday, Sept. 27…

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Police news, Sept. 20, 2022.

September 20, 2022

Police news, Sept. 20, 2022. 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 Mason County Sheriff’s Office activity: Monday, Sept. 19, 2022: 5:14 p.m., deputies investigated an assault complaint that allegedly occurred earlier in the day, 6000 block of Beech Street, Sheridan Township. Tuesday,…

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VIDEO: MCC Athletic Boosters’ Cow Pie Bingo. 

September 19, 2022

VIDEO: MCC Athletic Boosters’ Cow Pie Bingo.  Full Court Press is a sports and recreation webcast presented by Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital Orthopedics.  SCOTTVILLE — Mason County Central Athletic Boosters are hoping to grow some funds thanks to some natural fertilizer. On Saturday, Sept. 24, the boosters club will hold Cow Pie Bingo at MacPhail Field. Today, on MCP’s Full…

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Police busy with crashes over the weekend.

September 19, 2022

Police busy with crashes over the weekend. 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 police activity in Mason County over the weekend: Friday, Sept. 16, 2022: 1:21 p.m., (Mason County Sheriff’s Office), deputies issued an appearance citation for driving while license suspended (DWLS) to…

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Recent deaths, service announcements, posted Sept. 18, 2022.

September 18, 2022

Recent deaths, service announcements, posted Sept. 18, 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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Charity Sew kits available. 

September 18, 2022

Charity Sew kits available.  SCOTTVILLE — Plans for the Charity Sew, scheduled for Tuesday, Sept 20. From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Senior Center 140 S. Main St. Scottville, have been changed. The facilitator of the group will not be available for those willing to sew wheelchair/walker totes and will not be able to participate. Pre-cut kits, samples…

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Motorcyclist critically injured in hit-and-run crash.

September 17, 2022

Motorcyclist critically injured in hit-and-run crash. Fleeing driver arrested on charges of operating while intoxicated causing serious injury and hit and run causing serious injury.   PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — Michigan State Police troopers from the Hart post are investigating a hit-and-run crash that occurred Sunday, Sept. 17, around 2 a.m. on Pere Marquette Highway north of Iris Road, according to…

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Obituary: Freda Henry, 87, of Scottville. 

September 17, 2022

Obituary: Freda Henry, 87, of Scottville.  Freda Jean Henry died peacefully at home in Scottville on Wednesday, September 14, 2022. The sixth of six children, Freda was born to Frederick and Lillian Bowyer (Hamilton) on December 29, 1934 in Grand Rapids during the Great Depression. Six months before Freda was born, her father passed away. Therefore, became his namesake, “Freda”.…

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The Verve Pipe entertains Scottville

September 16, 2022

The Verve Pipe entertains Scottville. SCOTTVILLE — The Verve Pipe entertained Scottville Friday evening as a kick-off of the 2022 Scottville Fall Festival. The free concert was presented by West Shore Community College and the City of Scottville. The Verve Pipe is an award winning recording group based out of Grand Rapids. The show was the band’s second performance in Scottville,…

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Obituary: Richard Beaver, 82, of Ludington.

September 16, 2022

Obituary: Richard Beaver, 82, of Ludington. Richard Edward Beaver, 82, of Ludington, formerly of Sandusky, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, September 11, 2022. Dick was born on December 27, 1939 in Rendville, Ohio, the son of Edward D. and Mary Ann (Gega) Beaver. He graduated from Margaretta High School, class of 1957 and received his bachelor of science degree in…

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