"South Pacific" Ready for Opening Weekend at WSCC

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s iconic musical “South Pacific," will open this weekend. This will be Dr. Rick Plummer’s final production as director of the college’s arts series. He retires from the college at the end of July.  Veterans will be honored with individual awards throughout the performances. Shows will run until the 28th with a 2pm matinee. Tickets for “South Pacific in Concert” are available online 24 hours per day, seven days per week at the college website.Reservations may also be made at the college box office at 843-5507

Gus Macker Bounces into Ludington This Weekend

One of the biggest weekends of the summer hits Ludington.  The Gus Macker basketball tournament with its 900 teams brings with it families, friends and people watchers.  On Friday registration is 1-8 p.m. at Lakeview Elementary, 502 West Haight St., Ludington. The event kicks off on Saturday morning WMOM radio will be broadcasting live that morning 10am - 12noon. Lots of local non-profits will be set up in Stearns park, filling our bellies with walking tacos, elephant ears and fresh squeezed lemonade. 

Love Ludington Ambassador Program Meeting This Week

People interested in becoming 'Ambassadors for Ludington' are scheduled to meet this Wednesday at 4pm. The meeting will be held at the Ludington Area CVB in the Mason County Airport Building. They are looking for social, outgoing, active locals of all ages to volunteer a couple times through the summer to greet out of town guests and provide helpful information. 

New Hammock Rules to be Strictly Enforced at 'Electric Forrest'

35,000 people will have to be a little more strategic in how they relax at this years Electric Forest. The festival kicks off at the Double JJ Ranch in Rothbury, June 25-28.  New hammock rules are aimed to preserve the experience and overall health of the forest. Festival goers are no longer able to stack hammocks and designated areas will be put aside as a first come first serve basis. Hammocks are said to be the soul of the Electric Forest and part of what makes it a unique experience. 

Man Charged for Providing Drugs that Caused Overdose Death

Lewis Mudget (24) of Hart was arraigned in district court yesterday after being charged with two felony counts of "Delivering a Controlled Substance Causing Death". According to SSCENT detectives, a 46 year old Hart woman died in the Fall of 2014 after overdosing on heroine and fentanyl delivered to her by Mudget. Mudget is currently imprisoned on an unrelated charge. 

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