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Another year coming to an end

2011 is coming to a close. Christmas is over again. I hope you all had a great one! We sure did and all I have to do to prove it…

Soap opera continues at County

Can we all just get along? Apparently if you were elected to run this county, you can’t! Seven commissioners represent us. Of those seven five are males and two are…

To bicker or solve problems- what are we gonna do BOC?

While County employees sit on pins and needles wondering if they are going to have jobs next month, the ruling County body, the Board of Commissioners spends most of their…

The Colors of Christmas

  I just spent another unsuccessful hour out driving around and trying to take a good picture of Christmas lights for the newspaper. There are some beautifully decorated places all…

Time for Readers Choice, a job well done, CCTC cutbacks

Time to sharpen those pencils, put on your thinking cap, and vote for your favorite person, place or thing in the area. In other words it’s time to crown another…

Circumstances

This scandal at Penn State involving Assistant Coach Jerry Sandusky molesting young boys is just getting started. The Media loves these cases and are more than willing to concentrate the…

I’m an incurable optimist

Once again we didn’t win the Lotto last weekend, but I am going Christmas shopping this weekend anyway! I keep hoping that someday we will win. I’m not sure what…

Holidays

You and the Law Richard S. Allen, Attorney at Law Have you noticed that every time the subject of limiting government spending comes up, the immediate response is that it…

Be proud that you’re a Christian

Christmas, oops there I said it, is under attack, not only here in the United States, but in the United Kingdom as well. God forbid, Christmas, oops I mean the…

Acronyms – bah, humbug

During Public Comment time at the Clare Board of Education meeting Monday, Pam Weaver asked if reports including acronyms could be explained. “Sometimes I don’t have any idea what they…