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Woman allegedly smuggles meth into jail

May 20, 2024

HART — A 26-year-old Holton woman could be charged with smuggling contraband into the Oceana County Jail and methamphetamine possession after corrections officers noticed “odd behavior” of some female inmates Wednesday evening, May 15, said Oceana County Sheriff Craig Mast. The woman allegedly shared the drug with other inmates. After an investigation, the corrections officers found a substance that is…

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Police news, posted May 20, 2024

May 20, 2024

The police news is a presentation of Smith & Eddy Insurance, serving west Michigan since 1902, smith-eddy.com. The following is recent Oceana County Sheriff’s Office activity: Tuesday, May 14, 2024: 5:44 p.m., malicious destruction of property, 2300 block of North 72nd Avenue, Hart Township. 6:16…

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Car theft suspect tased

May 20, 2024

CLAYBANKS TOWNSHIP — Oceana County sheriff’s deputies used a taser to apprehend a car theft suspect after a brief foot pursuit Saturday, May 18, shortly after 6 a.m., according to Oceana County Sheriff Craig Mast. A 24-year-old Shelby man was arrested for unlawful driving away…

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Memorial Day parade schedule

May 20, 2024

The following are Memorial Day parades and ceremonies in Oceana County Monday, May 27: New Era: 9 a.m. parade downtown. Route begins at New Era Christian School; goes down First Street;…

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US 31 ramps to M 20 scheduled to close Monday and Tuesday

May 20, 2024

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — The off-ramp from northbound US 31 to M 20 and the on-ramp from M 20 to southbound US 31 near New Era are scheduled to close  Monday,…

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Recent births, posted May 20, 2024

May 20, 2024

Riley Robert Fletcher, the son of Andrea and Aaron Fletcher of Pentwater, was born on Friday, May 10, 2024. Karmello Elias Mendieta Vasquez, the son of Vianca Vasquez and Hector Mendieta Salinas,…

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Oceana County Student Art Show winners announced

May 17, 2024

HART — The Pentwater Arts Council recently announced the winners of the 2024 Oceana County Student Art Show sponsored by the Pentwater Arts Council. The two-day art exhibit, May 3…

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Employment: Fall Sideline Cheer Coach

May 17, 2024

Employment: Fall Sideline Cheer Coach This is a paid posting. Posted until May 31, 2024. 

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Employment: Post-Secondary Advisor

May 17, 2024

Employment: Post-Secondary Advisor Mason County Central School District is currently accepting applications for the position of Post-Secondary Advisor. This is an externally-funded position supported by Mason County Promise Zone. It…

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44 honored for ‘Making a Difference’

May 16, 2024

West Shore School News is presented by West Shore Educational Service District in partnership with Mason County Press and Oceana County Press. VICTORY TOWNSHIP (Mason County) — On Monday, May…

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New Era Farmers’ Market announces concert lineup 

May 16, 2024

NEW ERA — The concert lineup for the New Era Farmers’ Market for the summer of 2024 has been announced. The farmers’ market takes place on the second and fourth…

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HPD news, posted May 16, 2024

May 16, 2024

The police news is a presentation of Smith & Eddy Insurance, serving west Michigan since 1902, smith-eddy.com. The following is recent Hart Police Department activity: Friday, May 10, 2024: 2…

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79th District Court arraignments

May 16, 2024

HART — The following were arraigned recently in Oceana County’s 79th District Court: Felonies – Emma Elizabeth Sherbak, 37, of 316 Hendrie Blvd., Royal Oak, Michigan; felonies of assaulting/resisting/obstructing police…

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Pentwater Women’s Club awards scholarships

May 16, 2024

PENTWATER — Nine Pentwater High School seniors recently received scholarships from the Pentwater Women’s Club during the school’s honor night.   The Pentwater Women’s Club commitment to education formally began in…

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Peters joins Geers Family Chiropractic staff

May 16, 2024

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Mckenna Peters has recently joined the staff of Geers Family Chiropractic & Massage, 4140 W. Shelby Rd. Peters is a 2018 graduate of Shelby High School where…

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Memorial service notice: Richard Burton Page, 86, of Pentwater

May 16, 2024

Richard Burton Page, 86, of Pentwater, formally of Flushing, died on Sunday, December 3, 2023. A celebration of life will be held on Sunday, June 2, 2024, from 1-3 p.m.…

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Employment Opportunity: Upper Elementary Student Success Specialist

May 16, 2024

Employment Opportunity: Upper Elementary Student Success Specialist Mason County Central School District is accepting applications for the position of Upper Elementary Student Success Specialist for the 2024-2025 school year. For…

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General Assembly Big Band announces summer schedule

May 15, 2024

The General Assembly Big Band has announced its summer performance schedule. The band’s season will begin at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 24 with A Night of Jazz concert at…

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