School

SPARKS expands to five school districts

When the 2018-19 school year starts up this fall, the SPARKS program will serve students in all five local school districts in Clare and Gladwin Counties for…

CHS alumni gather for 59th all-school reunion

CHS alumni gather for 59th all-school reunion

By Karen (Branstrom) Prince The Clare High School Alumni Association held their 59th Annual Reunion and Banquet June 16, 2018 at the Doherty Hotel, Clare, Michigan.  Alumni…

Sports

49 participate in youth golf lessons

49 participate in youth golf lessons

The Clare Area Junior Golf Association held lesson/training sessions at Eagle Glen Golf Club in Farwell, MI June 11–15, 2018. 49 young boys and girls from the…

Weightlifting takes center stage at festival

Weightlifting takes center stage at festival

By Steve Landon Correspondent The sport of weightlifting has been around since the time of the ancient Egyptian, Greek, Roman and Chinese civilizations, however it wasn’t until…

Obituaries

Tammy Elizabeth (Strouse) Jackson

Tammy Elizabeth (Strouse) Jackson was born April 11, 1968 in Clare, MI. Her parents are Carol and Dan McNerney and the late Larry Strouse and Jean Strouse…

James Ray Lovett

James Ray Lovett

James Ray Lovett, age 53 of Vine Grove, Kentucky, passed away on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at the Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown, Kentucky.   Ray was born…

Letters to the Editor

Lots of opportunities to support United Way

To the Editor: This past month has been one of my busiest yet, trying to meet with local businesses, major stakeholders, and partner agencies to see how…

The wonders of Montessori early childhood eduation

To the editor: With this letter, I hope to share the wonders of Montessori early childhood education with mothers and teachers. Someone once said that every child…