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Gus Busters needed

The Ludington & Scottville Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking Gus Busters for the 2017 Gus Macker 3-on-3 Charity Basketball Tournament.

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The tournament is scheduled for THIS WEEKEND, Saturday, June 17 and Sunday, June 18. Gus Busters are required to attend a training scheduled for Friday, June 16th at the City Building (6pm).   Anyone interested in being a Gus Buster is asked to call Kathy Fisher at #231-845-7018

Mason Lake Conservation district hosts native plant sale

The Mason Lake conservation district will be hosting a native plant sale this weekend. Native wildflowers, ferns, grasses and flats and planting plans for butterfly gardens will be available for purchase.

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Native plants require minimal maintenance and are recommended to help protect bees and bats, two important species in the West Michigan ecosystem.  Pre-orders are be available through their office or stop by the Mason Lake conservation district office on Saturday June 17th from 10-Noon.

Geeting arraigned on meth charges

On June 2, 2017 Ashleigh Rebekkah Geeting, 19, of Manistee was arraigned on one count of Maintaining a Meth Lab and one count of Possession of Methamphetamine.

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In February of this year, the Manistee City Police Department responded to a tip about a wanted fugitive at the Harborview Apartments. Officers located Geeting there and observed evidence she was making meth.  The most serious charge is a felony punishable by up to 20 years in prison and/or a $25,000.00 fine. Geeting is currently incarcerated with the Michigan Department of Corrections on an unrelated larceny charge.

Vacancy on Mason County Board of Commissioners

First it was the Ludington City Council's fifth ward seat and now the Mason County Commissioners have a vacancy for the second district commission seat.
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The bed-and-breakfast owned by Commissioner Bill Carpenter has been sold resulting in Mr. Carpenter moving out of his district on June 21.
Administrator Fabian Knizacky said, “We’ll accept letters of interest and put them in the county board packet for the next meeting on July 11. We’ll give the candidates an opportunity to make a presentation to the board and then the board will do a roll call vote”
In order to serve on the Mason County Board of commissioners, you must be a voter living in the second district. Please submit your letter of interest and resume no later than 2pm on July 5th to:
Mason County Clerk’s Office-District 2 Commissioner
304 E. Ludington Ave.
Ludington, MI 49431
The commission will review candidates and make a vote during the July 11th meeting.
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