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Buy a hog, help a cancer victim

Buy a hog, help a cancer victim

By Pat Maurer Correspondent With the Clare County Fair just a few weeks away, local 4-H youngsters are busy getting ready. One participant has decided to do a little more…

Community Events June 29th – July 31st

Low Price Transit to Horse Progress Days The Clare County Transit Corp. will be providing rides to the Horse Progress Days on Colonville Rd in Clare for $2 a ride,…

Lemonade Stands Shouldn’t Be Subject To Police, Fines

Lemonade Stands Shouldn’t Be Subject To Police, Fines

Growing up, I have fond memories of my makeshift lemonade stand I would place near the sidewalk to catch thirsty walkers or drivers. I was six or seven at the…

Half a holiday

Half a holiday

Nobody is sure when to celebrate the Fourth this year. Half the people start this weekend with festivities before the event splitting the week on Wednesday. The other half are…

Proud to be a Pioneer

Proud to be a Pioneer

The buildings are pretty quiet these summer days.  Sure, there are camps taking place here and there on campus, and there’s activity preparing the buildings and grounds for the 2018-2019…

Defending the faith

Defending the faith

In an American culture that seems to be challenging our faith at every turn, I often wonder we can do to not only maintain our faith, but to evangelize. A…

Greenwood Township residents and taxpayers should attend next meeting

Editor, Dave Lawrence, Greenwood Township Treasurer, acting on his own contracted with the township attorney to plan, prepare, and have a Resolution drawn up without consulting fellow board members.  At the…

Virgil Wood Coomer

Virgil Wood Coomer

Coomer, Virgil W.; age 83 of Weidman, formerly of Shepherd passed away Monday, June 25, 2018 at McLaren Central Michigan Hospital. Cremation has taken place and there will be a…

Barbara Jean Meyers

Barbara Jean Meyers

Barbara Jean Meyers (Jean), age 84, went to be with her Lord on Friday, June 22, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, John Meyers.…

Billy “Bill” Joe VanBuskirk Sr.

Billy “Bill” Joe VanBuskirk Sr.

Billy “Bill” Joe VanBuskirk Sr., age 65 of Farwell, passed away Friday, June 22, 2018 at the MidMichigan Medical Center in Alma.  Bill was born the son of Percy and Elsie…