LACA to Elect New Board Members

The Ludington Area Center for the Arts will be having a celebratory meeting to confirm/elect new board members. Their Yearly Member Meeting and Celebration is open to the public as they are invited to join in on the celebration. The event takes place Tuesday, June 16, 6:00pm at The Ludington Area Center for the Arts, 107 S. Harrison St. There will also be a Year in Review, Volunteer Recognition and the unveiling of the 2015 West Shore Art Fair Poster. Immediately following the meeting the public can enjoy refreshments and self-guided tours through the facility.

The City and Landlords to Discuss Inspections and Fees Tonight.

The Ludington city council will be having a meeting tonight to discuss with city landlords a new proposal that would conduct inspections of the cities rental properties. Inspections would be on a three year cycle with a $75 charge for an initial and a follow up inspection. This is among other clauses and stipulations that caveat the proposal the council has been wanting to implement for years.  John Shay is holding the meeting tonight for landlord feedback before the council takes a vote on the proposal. The meeting is tonight at 330 pm in city hall.

There are around 1900 homes built before 1939 in the city of Ludington.  Among other things, the new ordinances would ensure the minimum standards for the rental dwelling are according to the Ludington Property Maintenance Code.

Love Ludinton to Offer $500 Grants to Contest Winners

A local contest is underway to help improve our community. Love Ludington is an initiative for residents of Mason County to submit ideas for projects and programs to make Ludington a better place. The contest is open to anyone with plans that could benefit Mason Cpunty residents, visitors, or nature. A minimum of two contestants will receive $500 grants to help make their ideas into realities. For more information, check out Love Ludington on facebook.

Woman to Face Prison Time for Drunken Car Theft

A Manistee woman is facing 2 to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to stealing and operating an automobile while intoxicated... for the third time. Over the last 10 years Susan Kay Lewis has been arrested three separate times for drunk driving a stolen car and has chalked up a grand total of seven felony convictions dating back as far as 1988. When asked about the issue, Lewis's attorney claimed, "She realizes that she needs to address this matter." 

"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! 

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