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Beating the odds, miracles do happen

Beating the odds, miracles do happen

It came as quite a shock when I was made aware that lifelong Harrison resident Doug Mulder had been diagnosed with Stage 4 cancer. Mulder has been a painter in…

Midwinter blues … and pinks

Midwinter blues … and pinks

Looking outside this afternoon [Wednesday] I am reminded that winter has officially arrived at last. The holidays are officially over, and January, with its skies of pink and blue,is here…

Adopt A Pet

Adopt A Pet

IZZY: Izzy the blue tick coon hound is back with us again. It appears that she is an accomplished escape artist and although she is certainly lovable her new owners…

Experts tell us what to expect in 2016

Experts tell us what to expect in 2016

I thought I would share the following “Educated Guesses for 2016”, predictions from faculty experts (?) at a well-known institution of higher learning: In 2016 Trump will make a run…

Holidays and STORMS

Holidays and STORMS

Christmas is now over and the end of the year is about to arrive once again. It has been an interesting few days in Clare County. Ours was a nice…

Expect your greatest year

Expect your greatest year

Standing at the portal of a new year can be intimidating; especially if the past one has been painful.  We’re tempted then to expect a repeat performance during the year…

New Star Wars movie a must see

New Star Wars movie a must see

I readily admit I got caught up in the Star Wars hype. This holiday’s blockbuster movie was a must see for me, and I can’t tell you the last time…

It’s Christmas! …well almost

It’s Christmas! …well almost

The big day is tomorrow and believe it or not, I am actually ready this year. Well almost…All of the presents except one are, wrapped and under the tree ready…

News from your Sheriff

Well here we are into December and it feels like October.  I’m not complaining because it is easy on the wood pile and easy on the back.  Like most of…

Adopt A Pet

Adopt A Pet

BUSTER 482D15: Buster is an owner surrender that came into the shelter on 11-25-15.  Buster is an adult dog that weighs 65 lbs and a nice boy that has already…