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Lessons learned from a gentleman

Lessons learned from a gentleman

I met Orlen while in my twenties and serving my first church.  He was the pastor of a thriving congregation.  He had poor eyesight, but his spiritual insight more than…

Adopt-A-Pet

Adopt-A-Pet

BEAR 291D15: Bear is a stray that was found on Old 27 in Harrison.  Bear is an adult dog that weighs 91 lbs.  When Bear was found he was wearing…

Cruelty towards animals has us all up in arms

Cruelty towards animals has us all up in arms

It has been an unusual summer for the animal kingdom topped off by Cecil, the Zimbabwe lion. For those that haven’t kept up with the world news, Cecil, a collared,…

Fall – just around the corner!

Fall – just around the corner!

Jack mentioned yesterday (Monday) that he saw some leaves turning on a couple of trees while driving to work. He also mentioned that the sumac is red again. I thought…

Plunge into life

Plunge into life

What you do is important.  How you do it may be even more important. Wise Solomon wrote:  “Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might” (Ecclesiastes 9:10). …

Harrison man wants his child home

Harrison man wants  his child home

It’s a great time of year for many kids. Summer often means camping and festivals. This weekend is Marion Days, with the lots of activities for kids of all ages.…

Summer is slipping away

Summer is slipping away

Summer, according to the Maurer calendar at least, is almost over again. I know, tomorrow is only August 1, but you know there’s only five weeks left until Labor Day…

Over half-way through the year already

Well it has been a bit since I put an article out and I apologize. We are already half way through this summer and starting August 3rd through the 8th,…

Vote “yes” on bond proposal

Vote “yes” on bond proposal

Voters in the Clare Public Schools district will go to the polls on August 4 to either approve or disapprove a bond proposal which is merely the extension of .73…

It’s almost fair time again

It’s almost fair time again

This week the annual Isabella County Fair is keeping everyone busy with contests, rides, displays and animals. Our granddaughters have been there nearly all week long. This is only their…