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Adopt A Pet

Adopt A Pet

JOHN BOY 016C16: John Boy is an owner surrender looking for his forever home.  John Boy is 1 yr of age and he weighs 8 lbs.  Since John Boy has…

Adopt A Pet

Adopt A Pet

THEO 072D16: Theo is a stray that came into the shelter on 3-8-15.  Theo is an adult dog that weighs 55 lbs.  When Theo was found he wasn’t wearing a…

Daylight Saving Time – a bothersome, useless practice

Daylight Saving Time – a bothersome, useless practice

I’m not a proponent of daily saving time. In fact I think it’s downright archaic- once utilized for a time when it might have made sense. In today’s world it…

It’s Irish Festival time again!

It’s Irish Festival time again!

It is a special time of year in Clare. The Irish Festival is here again! One of the best “signs of spring,” the 41st annual Clare Irish Festival, is going…

News from your Sheriff

We currently have 189 inmates incarcerated in the Clare County Jail.  This number consist of 87 local, 62 renters, 22 Federal, and 8 Department of Corrections. During the month of…

Turning 50 can be a blast

Turning 50 can be a blast

Yesterday my wife ushered in the half-century mark. She’s now the big 50, and frankly, if there is a birthday that we all cringe at, it is this one. To…

The Perils of Paulene… or maybe I mean Potholes

The Perils of Paulene…  or maybe I mean Potholes

The calendar says it’s time to change the clocks again this Sunday. And when I noticed that I saw that the first day of Spring is just a week later…

Adopt A Pet

Adopt A Pet

COWBOY 044D16: Cowboy is a sweet boy that was surrendered over to the shelter in need of finding his forever home.  Cowboy is a sweet boy that is good with…

Sweet Spring

I’ve been meeting many people who are experiencing winter burnout (or freeze out). Even the south has had a winter to remember, featuring killer storms that have just kept coming.…

Clinton vs Trump will likely get nasty

Clinton vs Trump will likely get nasty

It’s looking more and more likely that Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will be the nominees for their respective parties, thus creating the most raucous campaign season this country has…