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Sex line still connected to post office

When Doug Brink walked into my office last Wednesday and informed me that he was referred to a porn site by the United States Post Office, I immediately thought, I…

Soap opera continues at County

Can we all just get along? Apparently if you were elected to run this county, you can’t! Seven commissioners represent us. Of those seven five are males and two are…

To bicker or solve problems- what are we gonna do BOC?

While County employees sit on pins and needles wondering if they are going to have jobs next month, the ruling County body, the Board of Commissioners spends most of their…

Time for Readers Choice, a job well done, CCTC cutbacks

Time to sharpen those pencils, put on your thinking cap, and vote for your favorite person, place or thing in the area. In other words it’s time to crown another…

Be proud that you’re a Christian

Christmas, oops there I said it, is under attack, not only here in the United States, but in the United Kingdom as well. God forbid, Christmas, oops I mean the…

Cops, anti-war protesters wrong, money should go to Motley

News last week that Clare County taxpayers were going to have to shell out $122,500 to settle a lawsuit had me in a state of uproar. Knowing full well that…

Writer comes up empty handed on hunting trip

I think I’m officially a Clare County resident now. Although, I’ve been living up here for 3 years, there are certain enjoyments (if you could call them that) that you…

Gladwin slashes budget, now Clare’s turn

If the Clare County Board of Commissioners truly wants to get the County budget in order, they need to look no further than a stone’s throw down M-61. Gladwin County…

Drug checkpoints in Genesee have me gasping

As I get older, I get crankier. And as I get wiser, I’ve learned that less government is best. So why the heck every time I turn around, there is…

Jobs, Gates have made life easier

Sometimes it simply doesn’t pay to get outta bed. Tuesday was one of those days. As is customary, I reported to work at 8 a.m., started up my laptop and…