SCCENT Makes Five Unrelated Drug Busts in One Day

On Wednesday SCCENT detectives made five arrests in unrelated events.

Tommy Watts a  33 year old from Muskegon was arrested on warrants of two counts of Delivery of Cocaine.

Eric Carroll, 31 and Jeffery Kapala, 29 of Scottville were arrested for possession of meth and amphetamine both are felonies.

An Unnamed 30 year old Manistee woman was arrested for possession of cocaine, a felony.

An Unnamed 66 year old Manistee man was arrested for one count possession of Cocaine and one count Possession of Marijuana.

Emma Martin is the new Miss Mid-Michigan 2016

Former Miss Ludington Area 2014, Emma Martin, has won the title of Miss Mid-Michigan 2016.

The 22yr old has a Bachelors degree from Grand Valley and works at Spectrum Health as a Psychiatric Technician.

Her platforms reach out to orphans and kids in foster care. She even developed a nightlight backpack program for children that were being removed from their homes and placed in the foster care system.

Haskell Historic Preservation Award Taking Applicants

Applications are now being accepted for the Mason County Haskell Historic Preservation Award.

The objective of the award is to promote awareness and interest in Mason County's architectural heritage.

Any person, building or business who has made efforts in time, money, restorations, etc. that are sympathetic to historic values are all eligible.

Application may be obtained by calling 231 843 4808 . Anyone wishing to nominate a potential building is encouraged to also call the historical Society. Application deadline is November 11th.

West Shore Community College Seeking New Board Member

The College is seeking an individual to fill a vacancy on the Board of Trustees. Trustee Phyllis Cowden announced her intent to resign on December 1, 2015, due to a change in residency for a portion of the year.  She served four years of a six-year term. The candidate will be appointed to serve until 2016 and will be eligible to run in the 2016 general election for the remaining two years of the term. 

The board of trustees is accepting applications to fill the vacancy created by Cowden’s resignation. Applicants must be a registered voter of the WSCC college district and submit a letter of interest and resume to the President’s Office by 5 p.m, November 2.

The West Shore Community College Board of Trustees is comprised of seven members who serve without compensation. 

Leaf Pickup Starts Today

The City of Ludingtons annual leaf pick up starts today.  Public works will have several crews out picking up leaves in Ludington! DWP would like to remind residence to remember the following during the leaf pickup season:

On curbed streets, rake leaves into the gutter, all other streets rake leaves to the edge of the street

Keep leaves in a row, do not place your leaves behind mailboxes or trees, equipment cannot reach theses areas.

Broken limbs/brush should not be placed on leaf piles.

Please park cars off the street when leaf piles are in the area.

For more information you can call the DWP office at (231) 843-2873

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