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BOC approves bond to purchase, improve K of C

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent Clare County is moving forward with having condition of buildings evaluated. The energy services company NORESCO has been courting the county to assess conditions, determine energy-saving…

Harrison BOE recommends $470K in budget cuts

By Sylvia Stevens Correspondent An anticipated budget was prepared by the Harrison Community Schools Board of Education for the 2014-2015 school year, June 9.  The board is waiting to see…

Grant Twp. approves wording for three mill road proposal

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Grant Township took the final step Tuesday evening to put a ten-year, 3-mill request for road maintenance and improvement on the November ballot. The board unanimously…

Professor shoots at salesmen

Professor shoots at salesmen

By Pat Maurer Correspondent A Central Michigan University professor was arrested last Sunday evening after he allegedly fired a shotgun at vacuum cleaner salesmen who came to his door. Robert…

WWII Vets honored on D-Day

WWII Vets honored on D-Day

The Clare-Farwell American Legion Post 558 hosted a ceremony in honor of the 70th Anniversary of D-Day on June 6.  The feature of the ceremony was the veterans themselves that…

Surrey Twp. mulls purchase of $440K pumper

By Pat Maurer Correspondent One of the things discussed at Surrey Township’s regular monthly meeting Tuesday was the potential purchase of a new pumper for the fire department. Fire Chief…

MSgt Youngblood is advisor in Afghanistan

MSgt Youngblood is advisor in Afghanistan

MSgt Roscoe “Rocky” Youngblood, originally from Farwell Michigan and Paris TN, is currently assigned to the 738th Air Expeditionary Wing, NATO Air Training Command-Afghanistan, at the Kandahar Airfield in Kandahar…

Explosion uncovers meth lab

Explosion uncovers meth lab

By Pat Maurer Correspondent An explosion at the Deer Trail Motel in Harrison in the early morning hours Tuesday led to the discovery of ingredients used to cook meth at…

Chapman given Key to the City

Clare City officials made a surprise visit to the Clare firemen’s meeting Monday evening. The event was to honor fireman Chief Jim Chapman and to present him with a key…

Shurlow given key to City of Clare

Shurlow given key to City of Clare

By Pat Maurer Correspondent In a surprise presentation Wednesday morning, retired Clare County Medical Examiner Dr. Elmer (Doc) Shurlow was honored with a key to the City and a certificate…