Sheriff’s report, Nov. 14, 2013

November 15, 2013

The following is the activity of the Mason County Sheriff’s Office from Thursday, November 14, 2013: – 5:23 a.m.: Car/deer crash, no injuries, U.S. 31 expressway near Conrad Road, Amber Township. – 6:25 a.m.: Car/deer crash, no injuries, U.S. 31 north of Free Soil Road, Grant Township. – 9:30 a.m.: Car/deer crash, no injuries, Stiles and Fountain roads, Victory Township.…

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Bella’s adoption story

November 15, 2013
Bella’s adoption story

In observation of National Adoption Month, we are posting an encore of Stephanie Wagner’s adoption story, that MCP first posted in November 2012. The Kitchen Sink. A blog by Stephanie Wagner. November is National Adoption Month. It seems as if this would be a logical time to tell our story, and yet I am always a little hesitant to do…

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State Police offers deer season safety tips

November 15, 2013
State Police offers deer season safety tips

HART — As Michigan firearm deer season begins today, the Michigan State Police Hart Post offers some tips for hunters and non-hunters. “Every hunting season sees its share of hunting accidents and fatalities, most of which can be avoided,” stated F/Lt. Kevin Leavitt, Hart Post Commander.  “Most hunting accidents are due to careless handling of firearms, shooting at unidentified targets…

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Partly cloudy today

November 15, 2013
Partly cloudy today

The outdoor report for Mason County is sponsored by Superior Electric of Ludington: 231-845-0126; www.supelectric.com. Today: Partly to mostly cloudy with a high temperature of 48 degrees in Ludington, 49 in Scottville; 10% chance of rain. Humidity: 71%; wind: southwest at 12 mph. Sunset: 5:20 p.m. Moonrise: 4:55 p.m. Friday: Light rain with temperature of 54 degrees F; wind: south-southeast at…

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79th District Court, as of Nov. 14, 2013

November 14, 2013
79th District Court, as of Nov. 14, 2013

By Allison Scarbrough. MCP Corresondent. LUDINGTON – The following were arraigned this past week in front of the magistrate of the 79th District Court of Mason County: Felonies –         Renee Lynne Hansen, 47, of 4688 W. US-10, Ludington, was arrested Nov. 7 by LPD for a felony of embezzlement over $5,000. A preliminary exam is set for Nov. 20 at…

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51st Circuit Court, as of Nov. 13, 2013

November 14, 2013

LUDINGTON — The following defendants were sentenced this past week in Mason County’s 51st Circuit Court: – Eduardo Trevino, 33, 241 Third St., East Lake, was found guilty on Oct. 8, 2013 for possession of a non-narcotic and for possession of marijuana. He was sentenced to 1 year in jail serving 6 months up front and the remainder at the…

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79th District Court, as of Nov. 13, 2013

November 14, 2013

By Allison Scarbrough. MCP Correspondent. LUDINGTON – The following defendants were sentenced this past week in Mason County’s 79th District Court: –         Travis D. Burzynski, 30, of 7861 E. Navajo Trail, Branch, was found guilty Nov. 7 of open intoxicants in a vehicle/passenger and sentenced to $265 in fines and costs. –         David James Gwiazdowski, 43, of 802 N. Staffon…

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Fishing report

November 14, 2013

While many people are preparing to head into the woods for the next several weeks, others are taking advantage of another activity: fall steelhead fishing. There are two great strategies to try when targeting steelhead this month, surf fishing the piers and beaches of the Great Lakes and/or river fishing. If you choose to target the Great Lakes, consider using…

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Welcome to the world… Jedidiah

November 14, 2013
Welcome to the world… Jedidiah

Welcome to the world… Jedidiah John Mulligan, the son of  Zada Holey and Patrick Allen Mulligan of Ludington, was born November 13, 2013 at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital. Birth announcements are brought to you by ABC Kidz/Purple Monkey, 123 E. Ludington Ave., Ludington. Check out their Facebook page here.  We are happy to share your newborn pictures as well. Please email them,…

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Sheriff’s report, Nov. 13, 2013

November 14, 2013

The following is the activity of the Mason County Sheriff’s Office for Wednesday, November 13, 2013: 12:09 a.m.: Car/deer crash, no injury, U.S. 10 and Stiles Road, Amber Township. 2:39 a.m.: Traffic hazard, 4700 block of West Chauvez Road, Pere Marquette Township. 6:55 a.m.: Car/deer crash, no injury, U.S. 10 east of Dennis Road, Amber Township. 7 a.m.: Car/deer crash,…

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D’Ann Rohrer, MCP’s new education writer

November 14, 2013
D’Ann Rohrer, MCP’s new education writer

D’Ann Rohrer has joined the MCP team as our new education writer. D’Ann brings a wealth of knowledge and experience, having worked for several years in the education field. She has a master’s degree in education from Ferris State University along with a bachelor’s degree in physical education, with a minor in elementary distributed, from Grand Valley State University. She…

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Obit: Wilbert C. “Bert” Wagner, 85, formerly of Custer

November 14, 2013
Obit: Wilbert C. “Bert” Wagner, 85, formerly of Custer

Wilbert C. “Bert” Wagner, age 85, formerly of Custer, passed away Monday, Nov 11, 2013 at the Mill Creek Memory Care Community in Marquette where he’d been a resident for over 7 months. Bert was born April 21, 1928 in Sherman Township, to Godfrey and Linda (Knoll) Wagner and grew up on the family farm with his father and older…

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Winds continue today, temps in the 40s

November 14, 2013
Winds continue today, temps in the 40s

The outdoor report for Mason County is sponsored by Superior Electric of Ludington: 231-845-0126; www.superiorelectric.com. Today: Sunny, becoming mostly cloudy with a temperature of 44 degrees F in Ludington and Scottville; 40 degrees tonight. Wind from the southwest at 20 mph changing to south-southwest at 20 mph later. Humidity: 62%. Sunset: 5:21 p.m. Moonrise: 4:19 p.m. Friday: Starting out cloudy and becoming…

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Bill gives military firefighters credit for training

November 13, 2013

LANSING — Veterans will get credit for the firefighting training and experience they earned during military service through legislation introduced by state Rep. Ray Franz that was signed into law by Gov. Rick Snyder today. Public Act 166 of 2013 was part of a five-bill package that makes certain military service jobs eligible to fulfill Michigan’s occupational licensing requirements for…

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Movie review: ‘Frozen’ can warm your heart

November 13, 2013
Movie review: ‘Frozen’ can warm your heart

C Notes. A blog by George C. Wilson.  Greetings.  It has been a while.  I’m going to jump right in and post a movie review.   I attended an advanced screening of the new Disney movie with my 7-year-old son.  Frozen has enough strengths to be yet another Disney success story.  It certainly has the potential to put not one but…

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