Cartiers Donate Special Collection to Mason County Historical Society

Mason County Historical Society is adding to its Research Library. This will be the first edition of the Historical Societies Special Collections titled "Morgan and Georgette Cartier Special Archival Collection". Presented by Georgette Cartier this collection features rare books, photographs, journals, personal papers, and more. All are made available for research and posterity.

Executive director Dr. Rick Plummer is delighted and is up to the task of preserving these rare artifacts "We take very seriously our obligation to preserve and interpret our past."

The Library is housed at Historic White Pine Village and is accessible by appointment by calling the Village.  231-843-4808 or check out their website at


Free Transportation Offered Again at WSCC

West Shore Community College will once again be offering free rides out to their campus. Anyone traveling from Ludington, Manistee, and Scottville will have the opportunity to take advantage of getting out to the campus without having to feel the pinch of paying for gas getting to and from college.

Starting August 31st (the first day of the semester) there will be three round-trips Monday-Thursday and one on Friday.

Need to get out to the College before the semester starts? Bus service will be offered on Aug 24th to accommodate students wishing to purchase books or access other college services.

For more information on the service visit


Mason County Ranks High for Low Credit Card Debt

Locals residents of Mason County have some good spending habits. Mason County ranked ninth overall for the state of Michigan in a new study from SmartAsset, measuring credit card debt against a persons wealth and income.

Mason Counties Credit card debt per capita stands at $2220 and is only 9.6% of an individuals income. Living within their means and controlling debt are great benchmarks for responsible spending.

Now is a great time to pay off debts owed to creditors to lower payments for the upcoming holiday season.

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