By Pat Maurer Review Correspondent Animal lovers of all ages will enjoy Amigo, the story based on true events about a modern day prospector and his adventures with his wolf/husky named Amigo. Clare Author Ray Lloyd is releasing another printing of the book, written in 1998, in paperback, of the much loved book. Amigo was the companion of “Pete Marshall” in the book. “That really was me,” Lloyd said. The story tells of their travels in a pickup truck through the mountains of California, Oregon and Idaho while placer mining for gold in the early 1990s. Amigo was confiscated [...]
On Sunday, August 19, 2012 Bill Burden of Mt. Pleasant, Michigan celebrated his 105th birthday among a multitude of friends and family. Bill was born August 25th in 1907. Not one to sit idle, he recently renewed his drivers license. This leaves to question if in fact he truly is the oldest man in Michigan allowed to drive. Also celebrated was the 79th anniversary of Bill and Marie Burden. Mr. Burden is the grandfather of Sherry Landon, graphic artist at the Clare County Review.
The Clare High School Academic display case showcasing senior awards for academic excellence is now completely paid for, said CHS Principal Lee Turner. A recent fundraiser which donated funds for test driving local dealer vehicles raised $2,300. Of that $1,400 will complete the total for the senior honors case and a second display for student academic work to be displayed, which will be installed this year in the commons area. The remaining funds, $900 will be divided between the three booster organizations, Turner said.
By Pat Maurer Review Correspondent For many, computers are a great tool that allows you to have a hobby. Like to cook? Get some great recipes off the Food Channel website. But that’s not all you can do with a computer. You can connect through social networking websites like Facebook. It doesn’t cost anything to stay in touch and update friends and family about your life. You can even share photos and movies online. There’s no need to miss a family birthday – you can see a video of your grandkids blowing out the candles or opening your present. If [...]
By Pat Maurer Review Correspondent Just because you’re retired doesn’t mean you should ignore your health. Dailyhealthcare.net says, “Being a couch potato has its consequences. A person who sits around instead of being active will find that there blood pressure, cholesterol, and blood sugar will increase to dangerous levels while their energy levels decrease. It becomes a vicious cycle. Everybody needs rest but after a good nights sleep your body requires physical stimulation in order to maintain a healthy life.” According to www.seniorslist.com, one of the easiest ways to improve your overall well-being is moderate exercise or a little physical [...]