"Celebrating Success" Tonight in Scottville

Tonight in Scottville over 200 residents and local business owners will be gathered on Main Street for the second annual "Celebrating Success" event. From 4 - 7pm local businesses will be providing free hot dogs with chips and soda as well as a craft station for the kids and some exciting product giveaways. Local band "Cats and Jammers" will be back again this year performing live from Pocket Park during the celebration. Come out, bring the family, and join us in honoring and supporting some of Scottville's new businesses! 

Spectrum Health has Received Eleven Environmental Awards.

Practice Greenhealth has recognized Spectrum Health Systems for its outstanding environmental achievements in the health care sector. 
Among the awards the hospital received, a partner recognition award was given for maintaining a 10% recycle rate for the hospitals total waste stream. 
Greg Soper who heads up the materials management and plant operations departments, helped organize an area wide recycling program for electronic equipment last year. That program had local residents contribute 10 tons or 20,056 lbs of equipment that would have otherwise gone into landfills.

The Chamber Announces Two New Businesses

Two new businesses joined the Ludington and Scottville chamber of commerce yesterday. Biggby Coffee, which boasts itself as the fastest growing coffee franchise in the Midwest, is opening its doors in July. Integrity Business Solutions also joined the Chamber. IBS is a family owned Michigan based office supply company.
The Chamber also announced its launch of the LEADS network and support group for local businesses to m for referral relationships and help promote strategic partnerships within the business community. The LEADS group is open to all Chamber members. Visit for more information.

Mason County Sheriffs Office Memorial Day Highlights

The memorial weekend also proved to be busy for the Mason County Sheriffs office as well. While most of the activities where regular occurrences like traffic stops and non fatal car crashes;  the holiday crowd felt like it had a little more to offer. Here are just a few highlights of the weekend report.

05/23 @ 12:25 AM     Disturbance, Buttersville Park (Pere Marquette Township), large party asked to quiet down, case closed  

05/23 @ 1:00 PM        Warrant arrest, MCSO (City of Ludington), 23 year-old Ludington woman was arrested on an outstanding misdemeanor warrant for Possession of Marijuana after she came into a visit an inmate

05/23 @ 8:16 PM        Disturbance, 6100 block of E. US10—Pioneer Party Store (Branch Township), subject became upset because she felt she did not get enough sprinkles on her ice cream cone and threw the cone at the clerk  

05/24 @ 9:04 AM       Disturbance, 5000 block of W. US10—American Best Value Inn (Pere Marquette Township), 20 plus persons were asked to leave the hotel by the owners following an argument over the waffle maker

05/25 @ 7:19 PM        Larceny of a dog, 6900 block of N. US31 (Free Soil Township), 6 month old female Rottweiler puppy was stolen from the complainant’s yard

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