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Swartz sentenced for Carpenter embezzlement

Crystle Catherine Swartz, arraigned last January on charges of embezzlement from Clare Attorney Dwight D. Carpenter, was sentenced Monday by Circuit Court Judge Thomas Evans. A former employee of the…

Longtime employee Schlafley retires from elevator

After nearly 55 years, Patsy Schlafley is retiring from Johnston’s Elevator. We are really going to miss her, said General Manager Scott Simpkins. She know all of our history, it…

Meth lab bust in Dodge City

On 5-8-12 the Clare County Central Dispatch received a call of a fight that had just started at a residence in Dodge City, Hamilton Township of Clare County. Deputies responded…

Harrison girl struck by car while crossing M-61

On 5/5/12 at 12:25 p.m. the Clare County Central Dispatch received a call of a young female lying in the roadway on M-61. near Byfield in the city of Harrison.…

Farwell baseball swept by Roscommon

The Farwell baseball team dropped a Jack Pine Conference twinbill to host Roscommon on Tuesday, falling to the Bucks 14-6 and 10-1. Roscommon led 6-4 after the fifth and scored…

Clare hosts track invite – McFadden sets record in 300 hurdles

The Clare varsity track teams served as hosts of the Clare Invitational on Friday, April 27. Bullock Creek won the boys’ competition with 100 points, Freeland placed second with 95…

Clare soccer hits rough patch

The Clare varsity girls soccer team dropped four games last week, with the latest coming Tuesday night at Lakeview by a score of 3-0. They’re very good, they have seven…

Clare baseball trounces Houghton Lake

Clare’s baseball team took out its’ frustrations over a tough early non-league schedule on Jack Pine Conference foe Houghton Lake Tuesday night, sweeping the host Bobcats 22-1 (three innings) and…

Local educators participate in ‘transition’ focus group

Local teachers and administrators took part in a focus group on March 27 to discuss the transition of students with special needs from high school to life beyond high school.…

Gerald Lorman Baze I

Gerald Lorman Baze I of Farwell, passed away Friday, April 27th, 2012.  Gerald was born in Sturgis, MI. Gerald was married to Eileen Botwright.  Gerald and Eileen just celebrated their…