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This summer’s gonna be packed full of fun

This summer’s gonna be packed full of fun

You won’t be disappointed if you are looking for things to do in the coming weeks because there’s lots going on around the area. I’ve been kept busy this week…

THIS ‘N THAT- Nude crimes, road closures, and new bond issue

THIS ‘N THAT-  Nude crimes, road closures, and new bond issue

I’ve been asked the question as well as wondering it myself, “What’s with all the public nudity in Clare County? Last week our top story profiled a home invasion where…

It’s construction season in Michigan

It’s construction  season in Michigan

They say we only have two seasons in this crazy state of ours – winter and “construction.” I can believe it. It is getting harder and harder to go anywhere…

Bruce Jenner betrayed us

Bruce Jenner betrayed us

Okay, now I feel betrayed. After watching Diane Sawyer’s celebrated interview with Bruce Jenner, I came out in support of the one-time sports icon, now transgender. My opinion piece got…

The start of summer

The start of summer

Sitting in the living room the other evening we were treated to another episode in the local newborn fawn saga. Our newest resident out here on the Tobacco was playing…

Adopt A Pets

Adopt A Pets

GINGER 202D15: Ginger is a stray that was found in Clare.  Ginger is an adult dog that weighs 40 lbs.  Ginger is a sweet girl that loves attention and to…

Not much difference between Michigan and Alabama

Not much difference  between Michigan and Alabama

The longer I am in Alabama the more I realize life is pretty much the same wherever you live. For those readers that don’t know, I purchased a newspaper in…

Don’t take those wildlife babies home

Don’t take those  wildlife babies home

Jack was mowing Tuesday morning and startled a newborn fawn who was hidden in the bushes at the edge of the river. The little one ran for its life around…

Adopt-A-Pets

MYLEE 051K15: Mylee is a stray kitten that was found and brought into the shelter.  Mylee is around 1 month of age and she may weigh a pound.  Mylee is just…

The time has come for Congressional term limits

The time has come for Congressional term limits

As most of you know, I am not a big fan of Congress. One of the reasons is our representatives typically are older white males that have held their office…