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Keys, a magnet and a manhole

Keys, a magnet and a manhole

For a former athlete I can be pretty clumsy at times. I blame it on my lefthandedness (is that a word?), but in reality if there is a stair to…

Still a bit cool, but summer is definitely coming

Still a bit cool, but summer is definitely coming

I have been outside several times this week, just sitting in the sun and ignoring my work for a little bit. Don’t you just love it when May arrives and…

News from your Sheriff

News from your Sheriff

Wow, what a month we have had here in Clare County.  First and foremost, I want to thank God that none of the Deputies or Michigan State Troopers were injured…

Adopt A Pet

Adopt A Pet

FAWN 057C16: Fawn is an owner surrender looking for her forever home.  Fawn is 2 years of age and she weighs 7 lbs.  Fawn is very sweet and affectionate.  Fawn…

ISIS Hackers Deface Michigan Church’s Website

ISIS Hackers Deface Michigan Church’s Website

A small church in Michigan was hacked by an Islamic terror group, which left a threatening message for Christians last month. A 15-year-old girl, Elizabeth Storteboom, came across the message while…

Northville Man Can’t Be Prosecuted for DUI in Own Driveway

Northville Man Can’t Be Prosecuted for DUI in Own Driveway

A Northville, MI, man arrested for drunk driving in his own driveway had his case thrown out after the Michigan Court of Appeals ruled that the act could not be…

Crestwood School District Hopes to Receive $35 Million for Renovations

Crestwood School District Hopes to Receive $35 Million for Renovations

In early May, a vote will be held to determine whether or not Crestwood Schools shall receive a large amount of financial backing for building renovations. Crestwood School District has…

Golf Tips: What club should I hit?

One of my favorite sitcom episodes ever is when Herman Munster decides to play a round at the country club. Eddie is his caddie and asks him what club he…

I’m not fond of presidential candidates

I’m not fond of presidential candidates

Editors Note: Ted Cruz suspended his campaign after this column was written, paving the way for Donald Trump’s nomination. Here’ my two cents concerning the candidates for the most significant…

Don’t be fooled by IRS phone scams

Don’t be fooled by IRS phone scams

While working on putting the paper together last week, I got a call from 90-year-old Milly Brannigan of Clare asking that I write something about IRS scams. It seems she…