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To be honest…

To be honest with you I was shocked last week, when we broke Jerami Young’s story. Young was tasered several times in front of his home and in a jail…

Refineries, not Arabs hijacked gas prices

Something’s missing in this year’s presidential campaign. Candidates Obama and Romney talk about all sorts of issues- granted not in great detail, but at least they talk about them. Just…

State ballot proposals

A couple of readers have asked if we are going to write about the State Proposals that are on the general election ballot. My first response was that information is…

Why aren’t we shopping locally?

I don’t care what they say in California or Texas, the economy hasn’t gotten much better. Here, in Central Michigan we work very hard each and every day just to…

Study that says bars not affected by smoking law is hogwash

I hate to write about my other business in The Clare County REVIEW, but when this press release came across my computer a few days ago, I went ballistic. The…

U.S. has more oil than rest of world combined

  I’m perplexed again. We were told the price at the pump was to decrease quite drastically once Labor Day had passed. So what happened? A few days ago the…

Taxpayers can’t afford to subsidize URAA

The continuing saga pitting MMR against United Rescue won’t go away- or so it seems. United Rescue Ambulance Authority (URAA) has provided ambulance service in northern Clare County for a…

Here we go again

Here we go again. Big brother in disguise- this time our beloved Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) has told the Harrison Drunk Bus, they no longer are allowed to operate.…

Growing old not in the cards

In another section of this week’s newspaper, we have a special section called 50-plus Lifestyles. The section is filled with information and advertising geared to those over 50. I hate…

Shammy

At a time of the year when news is typically hard to come by, Shammy the Alligator has come to the rescue. Shammy is the result of a reported alligator…