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Enjoy the “Sound of Silence”

Enjoy the “Sound of Silence”

How much noise can you pump into your head before you begin to drown out God’s voice? This question introduces a timely article by Joseph Benz, which appeared in the…

Case of the missing cats

Case of the missing cats

A lot of people love their family pets, myself included. We have two dogs, and for the most part, they are a joy. Others consider cats their pet of choice.…

All about January

All about January

With temperatures hovering in the mid-twenties, I’m glad today [Tuesday] is a stay-at-home-and-work-on-the-computer day. Even so, I’m glad for the warm air blowing from gas fireplace in the corner of…

The most important day of the year

The most important day of the year

On this “winding down” day of 2014, we’re still alive; making it, for you and me, the most important day of the year. What shall we do with it? After…

Adopt-A-Pets

Adopt-A-Pets

Smokey 382C14: Smokey is an owner surrender that needs to find his forever home.  Smokey is an adult cat that weighs 6 lbs.  Smokey is a very affectionate and loving boy.  Smokey…

“Giving Spirit” alive and well here

“Giving Spirit”  alive and well here

I know I have written this a lot, but I am truly amazed at the “giving spirit” of so many people in our area. I’m writing this two days before…

Resolutions for 2015

Resolutions for 2015

It’s time for my annual list of resolutions for the coming year. I am really good at making lists. I make lists for just about everything. It used to be…

Acts of kindness more important than receiving gifts

Acts of kindness more  important than receiving gifts

For me Christmas and the holidays are more about acts of kindness, and less about receiving presents. At my age I would rather see a smile on a child’s face,…

Christmas is almost here!

Christmas is almost here!

There’s only four days left until the big day is here again. Are you ready? I am…well almost. I have one small present left to buy, or order, and five…

News from your Sheriff

We currently have 177 inmates lodged in the Clare County Jail which consist of 91 local, 11 Federal, 5 Department of Correction, and 70 Renters. During the month of November…