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Seniors to carry Farwell hopes for coming season

Seniors to carry Farwell hopes for coming season

By Ben Murphy Sports Writer Fifth year Farwell boys’ basketball head coach Erik Schunk has a lot of familiar faces on his roster this winter. The Eagles have a grand…

Clare hoping to challenge for Jack Pine title

Clare hoping to challenge for Jack Pine title

By Ben Murphy Sports Writer The season may be young but Clare boys’ basketball head coach Rob Wise is already full of confidence in his squad. “We have developed some…

Glenn R. Hales

Glenn R Hales, age 78, of Clare, passed away surrounded by his family on Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, at the University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor.  He was born…

Betty J. Scott

Betty J. Scott, age 79, of Lake/Barryton passed away unexpectedly on Friday, November 27, 2013 in Clare. She was born on May 17, 1934 in Toledo, OH to Abraham and…

William W. Maxwell

William W. Maxwell, age 95, of Clare, passed away on Tuesday, December 10, 2013.  He was born on August 15, 1918 in Kalamazoo and was a graduate of Kalamazoo Central…

Rose Marie West

Rose Marie West, age 84, of Clare passed away Saturday, December 7, 2013 at the Isabella County Medical Care Facility. A Funeral Mass for Rose will be held at St.…

Reflections– Lost and found at Christmas

By Roger Campbell, author, broadcaster columnist and pastor for 22 years In her book, “Who Am I?” Marjorie Holmes leads her readers in a prayer for all who get lost…

Teacher scores should only be based on teaching skills

Dear Editor: Twenty years of retirement from Clare Public Schools have not diminished my interest in quality education locally, statewide or nationally.  Thirty five years of teaching in five different…

Response to ‘Poor and waiting’

Dear Editor, I read Poor and “Waiting in the Cold for a little help” from a Concerned Citizen. I am a low income senior citizen and live in Clare County.…

Just Thinking– The Sound of Silence

Silence is one thing I learned to value as I grew older. I remember the times that I needed to have a Radio blaring or the television going to keep…