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County votes Byard a raise

County votes Byard a raise

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent In her fourth year as Clare County administrator, Tracy Byard begins earning the salary equal to that of her predecessors. County commissioners on Wednesday fulfilled Byard’s…

State, local reports at Grant Twp. meeting

By Pat Maurer Correspondent State Representative Joel Johnson reported on State legislation at the Grant Township meeting February 12. Answering a question about road funding, he said, “A lot of…

Sullivan tells Farwell BOE, new busses needed

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Farwell desperately needs new busses. At the first February meeting, Business Manager Jacob Sullivan listed the district busses including four he recommended for sale with mileage…

January, 2013, new hire at CCSD

We are currently at 176 inmates lodged in the jail which consist of 80 local, 70 Renters, 22 Federal, and 4 Department of Corrections.  During the month of January 2014…

A winter storm story

I awoke this morning, stretched, then jumped into the shower. I noticed that the water was not as hot as it usually was, so I hurried through my morning ablution,…

Something for Everyone!

“There’s no way that if you get participation out of a person can they say you didn’t rock it.”  - Jam Master Jay I’d like to apply Jam Master Jay’s…

Pat’s Bits & Pieces – February is winding down again – spring coming!

I’m enjoying a beautiful 46 degree Wednesday afternoon with frequent breaks to step outside into the sunshine for a minute or two. Hard to believe that less than two days…

Mike’s Musings – Roof collapsing, walls caving in – my house is a mess

Why me? This wretched winter continues on an on, and now because of major snowfall after major snow fall, my house is caving in. The frozen pipes, the truck not…

Carnross to attend NSLC

In August, Alyssa Carncross will be representing Haslett High School at the 2014 National Student Leadership Conference (NSLC) on Medicine & Health Care held on the campus of Harvard Medical…

Surrey Twp. Library hosts story time

Surrey Township Public Library in Farwell recently hosted Infant-Toddler Story Time, presented by Great Parents Great Start of Clare and Gladwin counties. Librarian Gina Hamilton read, “Memoirs of a Goldfish,”…