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Winter Blues…

Winter Blues…

This time of year brings with it many challenges for the school. With student safety at the forefront of our minds, making the difficult decision to close school can be…

Shocking News For Unhappy Marrieds

Shocking News For  Unhappy Marrieds

A friend of mine had filed for a divorce, intending to end more than twenty years of marriage. His two teenage children were devastated, but their emotional distress wasn’t enough…

Adopt A Pet

Adopt A Pet

Casey 394D16 – 5 year old male pit who is a nice boy. His biggest problem might be that he is easily overlooked as “just a plain brown dog.” He…

I Will Gladly Go To Hell

I Will Gladly Go To Hell

Readers, when they don’t like a particular column, have sometimes told me to “go to Hell.” Just the other day someone admonished me, “to Hell with you.” Little do they…

January starts out with a ‘blaze’

January starts out with a ‘blaze’

The New Year certainly started out with a bang, or should I say “blaze” this week.  Clare firemen fought two blazes nearly at the same time Tuesday morning and suffered…

Facing and Fixing Personal Problems

Facing and Fixing Personal Problems

The long distance call from a minister facing a problem in his church was different from most I’ve received.  Usually these contacts for counseling and requests for prayer by pastors…

A huge HEARTFELT THANKS to those that helped

A huge HEARTFELT THANKS to those that helped

The true spirit of Christmas “is to give, rather than receive.” Nowhere was that demonstrated more than in this county where dozens of businesses and individuals contributed to our Christmas…

New Year’s wishes, not resolutions

New Year’s wishes,  not resolutions

With the end of 2016 just a day away, I have decided not to make any New Year’s resolutions this year, but I do have some “New Year’s” wishes to…

Year ending, leave last year’s baggage behind

Year ending, leave last year’s baggage behind

Satchel Paige, the baseball diamond philosopher of another era, gained national recognition for his rules for successful living. The most frequently quoted of these was “Don’t look back. Something may…

Adopt A Pet

Adopt A Pet

Casey 394D16 – 5 year old male pit who is a nice boy. His biggest problem might be that he is easily overlooked as “just a plain brown dog.” He…

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