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WSCC Board of Trustees Have First Hearing on Plan to Lower Tuition for Veterans

The West Shore Community College Board of Trustees met on Monday. They heard a first reading of a proposed policy change regarding tuition and fees for students who are veterans, their spouses and children. A revision of the college’s current policy is required by the federal government. In the proposed change, veterans who live in Michigan while attending the college would be charged the district tuition rate regardless of their formal state of residence.

U.S. Code requires veterans to get in-state tuition prices, however, the board’s Policy and Personnel Committee is recommending that veterans be offered tuition at in-district prices.

Scottville City Commission Approves a Change to the Zoning Map

At Monday's Scottville City Commission meeting, the commission voted to approve to rezone a portion of land immediately west of downtown Scottville. The changes to the zoning map are for the Jabrocki Excavating property, Scottville Optimist property and a portion of the West Parking Lot. Currently all these properties are zoned Industrial 1 and the Planning Commission feels that it makes more sense that these are zoned Central Business District. This will not change anything for Mr. Jabrocki as he is “grandfathered” in to continue his business and in the event it changes hands and continues on as an Excavating Company they can continue on operating it in that fashion. However, if the “use” of the property changes then they will need to meet the guidelines of a business that is allowed within the Central Business District.

An update has been given on the Scottville search for their next city manager. The MML should have the new City Manager Brochure published by next week sometime.

Ludington Boy's Season Ends in Semi-Finals

The Ludington Boys magical run finally ends in the State Sem-Finals. Final from the Breslin Center on the campus of Michigan State University in East Lansing in a Division 2 State Semifinal Boys Basketball game between the LUDINGTON Orioles and the Hudsonville Unity Christian, the Crusaders win it 69- 30

 

 

LUDINGTON Individual scoring -- Riley Calhoun - 4, Joshua Laman - 9, Jayden Hathaway - 4, Sam Bandstra - 5, Nathan Lange - 5, Brad Mesyar - 3.

Hudsonville Unity Christian Individual scoring -- Noah Wiswary - 17, Zac Velthouse - 6, Chandler Collins - 7, Ryan Takens - 7, T.J. VanKoevering - 8, Grant Balcer - 3, Evan Nieuwenhuis - 3, Derek Slager - 6, Luke Snoeyink - 2, Corbin DeBoer - 4, Paul VanderPloeg - 2, Bryce Lanser - 4.

 

Congratulations to LUDINGTON Oriole Joshua Laman for moving into second place on the LHS Boys Basketball All-Time Scoring list as his nine points Friday night in the O's Division 2 State Semifinals loss to Hudsonville Unity Christian at the Breslin Center moved him past Oriole Great Chadd Holmes. Joshua ends his LUDINGTON playing career with 1,186 points!

Oriole Boys Basketball Team is Headed to East Lansing

The Ludington Orioles Boys team is Breslin Center bound after a huge win last night over the Alma Panthers. They win it 65-32 from Mount Pleasant. Ludington is now in the Division 2 Final four in East Lansing and their next opponent is Hudsonville Unity Christian. The Orioles won lost 10 games in the regular season but they have put that behind them as they are now playing their best basketball all year and their defense has been incredible. In last night’s game they hit ten 3-pointers and never trailed after it was 0-2 to start the game. For the O’s, Brayden Porter scored 11 points, Nathan Lange had 14, Joshua Laman finished with 15 points and that moved him into third place on the LHS Boys Basketball All-time scoring list. That moves him past Oriole Legend Pete Tillotson with 1,177 points. The Orioles are back in action on Friday, March 15th as they take on Hudsonville and we will have all the action right here live on WMOM.

DNA Collection Package Was Sent to an Elderly Hart Woman Trying to Steal Her Identity

The Oceana County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fraud complaint in which a DNA collection package was sent to an elderly Hart woman in an attempt to steal her identity. The package was sent from Boca Raton, Florida and shortly after receiving it, the woman started receiving calls from New York telling her to send DNA samples. The sender of the package was Real Time Physicians and it appears it is definitely an attempt to at identity theft. If you receive on of these test kits and you did not request one, please do not send it in. If anyone receives any of these packages, please notify law enforcement.

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