John and Jann Cleary of Clare, Michigan announce the engagement of their daughter, Kalysta Cleary of Clare, Michigan to Michael Leary of Harrison, son of Mike and Carol Leary of Harrison. The bride-to-be graduated from Clare High School in 2006. She then attended Michigan State University and graduated in 2010. She is now pursuing her elementary teaching certification at Central Michigan University. The groom-to-be graduated from Harrison High School in 2006 and Central Michigan University in 2011. Michael is currently employed as an appraisal clerk at Chemical Bank in Midland. The couple is planning a wedding on November 1, 2013 [...]
By Pat Maurer Holiday celebrations and Fireworks will be held in several locations across the area over the next ten days. Shamrock Park in Clare is tonight’s location for the Summerfest annual picnic, activities and fireworks over Shamrock Lake at dusk. The annual city-wide garage sales have already started and will run throughout the weekend, and this Sunday the festivities wind up with a Fly-In Breakfast at the Municipal Airport. In Harrison the Fourth of July will be celebrated mid-week with a “Bump N’ Run” off road derby and fireworks display at the Clare County Fairgrounds on July 3rd beginning [...]
Jennie a senior at Clare High School orchestrated a benefit fundraiser basketball that raised almost $1000 for Mid Michigan BBBS. Jennie was a volunteer for BBBS in a former Clare after school program so she believes in our mission and the importance of a Big Brothers Big Sisters program. Thank you so much for your hard work and efforts to put the fundraiser together! Jennie is a 2013 Clare High School graduate, was Prom Queen, has participated in many high school drama productions and is right now planning the first ever high school Relay for Life fundraiser. Jennie will be [...]
Garrett would like to announce the birth of his brother’s baby, Hudson Logan Forfinski, born on March 16, 2013. The proud parents are Travis and Mandy (Manee) Forfinski of Farwell.
Abbie Bates, a sophomore equine business management major, has been awarded The University of Findlay’s Margaret and Paul Palmer Family Scholarship for the 2012-13 academic year. Bates, a2011 graduate of Clare High School, is the daughter of Mari and Joe Bates,7530 S. Rodgers Ave., Clare, Mich., 48617. The University of Findlay is a comprehensive university with a hands-on approach to learning located in Findlay, Ohio, approximately 45 miles south of Toledo.