Sheriff’s report, Dec. 9, 2013

December 10, 2013

The Mason County Sheriff’s Office reports the following activity from Monday, Dec. 9, 2013: – 4:59 a.m.: Alarm activation, 200 block of South Main St., Scottville. – 5:18 a.m.: Car/deer crash, no injuries, U.S. 31 expressway near Oceana Drive, Summit Twp. – 7:15 a.m.: Car/deer crash, no injuries, Pere Marquette Hwy and Kistler Rd., Summit Twp. – 9:12 a.m.: Vehicle/tree…

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Winter advisory

December 10, 2013
Winter advisory

The National Weather Service has issues a winter advisory: Mason Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 9AM EST TUE until 7PM EST TUE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM EST THIS EVENING HAZARDOUS WEATHER A BURST OF LAKE ENHANCED SNOW IS ANTICIPATED FROM MID TO LATE MORNING THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON WITH 3…

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WSCC holiday concerts

December 9, 2013

VICTORY TWP. — West Shore Community College’s musical ensembles will be featured in three holiday performances throughout the area. On Thurs., Dec. 12, at 7:30 p.m., the swinging sounds of the Jazz Band, led by Associate Professor of Music Ted Malt, will fill the Center Stage Theater with an energy packed show featuring compositions by Frank Sinatra, Sammy Nestico, Frank…

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Sheriff’s office responds to multiple car-deer crashes

December 9, 2013

The Mason County Sheriff’s Office responded on numerous car/deer crashes over the weekend. Non resulted in human injury, however. Here is the activity from the MCSO from Dec. 6 to Dec. 8, 2013. Dec. 6 – 6 .m.: Car/deer crash, no injuries, Amber and Conrad roads, Amber Township. – 7:45 a.m.: Car/deer crash, no injuries, Custer and Sugar Grove roads,…

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Calm amidst the storm

December 9, 2013
Calm amidst the storm

The Kitchen Sink. A blog by Stephanie Wagner. I have to admit, I am having a really hard time writing this week. While writing is often an escape for me, and a process by which I make sense of the chaos that is my chosen life, I am just not able to find my groove. And that may be the…

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Snow showers today

December 9, 2013
Snow showers today

Today: Fifty percent chance of snow showers with a high temperature of 28 degrees; humidity: 68%; wind: west-southwest at 22 mph. Tonight, snow showers early with a low of 14. Sunset: 5:08 p.m. Tomorrow: Snow showers with a high of 23 and a low of 16; wind: west-southwest at 22 mph. The outdoor report for Mason County is sponsored by…

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Rock star Maynard Keenan comes home to help MCC wrestling team

December 7, 2013
Rock star Maynard Keenan comes home to help MCC wrestling team

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief. SCOTTVILLE — Most of the world knows Maynard James Keenan as a rock star. He is probably best known as the vocalist for  the Grammy Award-winning band Tool along with the bands A Perfect Circle and Puscifer. Most recently, he has turned much of his interests towards his Arizona vineyards and wineries. But, for many of…

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Introducing Manistee County Press

December 7, 2013
Introducing Manistee County Press

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief.  Today is an exciting day. We thought it would be fitting to launch www.ManisteeCountyPress.com on the same day as the famous Manistee Victorian Sleigh Bell Parade and also the same weekend the historic Vogue Theater re-opens. Our goal is to provide the same high quality service to Manistee that our Mason County readers have come to…

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Brrrr: temps in the teens today

December 7, 2013
Brrrr: temps in the teens today

Today: Fifty percent chance of snow showers with a high temperature of 18 degrees; humidity: 62%; wind: west-northwest at 12 mph. Tonight, partly cloudy with low temperature of 16 degrees; wind: northwest at 9 mph. Sunset: 5:08 p.m. Tomorrow: Cloudy with a high of 25 and low of 22; 20% chance of snow; wind: east at 11 mph. The outdoor…

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79th District Court arraignments, as of Dec. 4, 2013

December 6, 2013

By Allison Scarbrough. MCP Correspondent.  LUDINGTON – The following were arraigned this past week in front of the magistrate of the 79th District Court of Mason County: Felonies –         Nolan Lee Crawford, 38, of 3624 E. First St., Custer, was arrested Dec. 1 by the Mason County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) for a felony of fleeing and eluding a police officer and…

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79th District Court as of Dec. 4, 2013

December 6, 2013

By Allison Scarbrough. MCP Correspondent.  LUDINGTON – The following defendants were sentenced this past week in 79th District Court: –         Paul Jason Gerbers, 39, of 1266 E. Hawley Rd., Custer, was found guilty Dec. 3 of failure to display a valid license. He was sentenced to two days in jail with credit for two days served; 90 days discretionary jail for one…

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Obit: Gary Genta, 75, Fountain

December 6, 2013
Obit: Gary Genta, 75, Fountain

Gary Genta, age 75 of Fountain, passed away Thursday, December 5, 2013. Graveside services will be held at 10:30 am on Monday, December 9 at Fountain Cemetery with Rev. Tim Yankee officiating.  Arrangements are being cared for by Wyman Funeral & Cremation Services – Stephens Funeral Home of Scottville.

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Ludington Talent Connect a chance to come back home

December 6, 2013
Ludington Talent Connect a chance to come back home

Earlier this year Sarah and Justin Ray met a goal they have been working on since they got married 5 years ago. They moved back home, to Ludington. Both grew up here. Justin moved away, with his mother, when he was 14. Sarah moved away to attend college. Fate brought them together in Seattle a couple years before they got…

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FloraCraft honors employees

December 6, 2013
FloraCraft honors employees

Fran Keson and Mike Bentz, center, were recognized for their years of service. Keason has worked at Floracraft for 40 years and Bentz has been there for 25. They are flanked by Floracraft executives Vic Burwell and Jim Scatena. LUDINGTON — FloraCraft Corporation honored its employees Friday afternoon with a company-wide luncheon. During the event, employees were recognized for their…

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Update on Thursday crashes

December 6, 2013
Update on Thursday crashes

Two crashes occurred Thursday night within 30 minutes of each other. The first was a two vehicle crash at US 10 and Brye Road in Amber Township around 6 p.m. The other was a single vehicle rollover on Towline Road west of Stiles in Victory Township. Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole, who was at both scenes, said the U.S. 10…

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