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Haskin pleads guilty to jail embezzlement

Haskin pleads guilty to jail  embezzlement

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Rebecca Haskin, 42, a former Clare County Sheriff’s Department employee, pled guilty May 4th to one count of Embezzlement [by a] Public official. Haskin pled guilty…

Landlord faces fraud charges

Landlord faces fraud charges

By Pat Maurer Correspondent A 65-year-old Farwell man, Gregory Harry Seckler, has been arraigned on multiple charges involving computer fraud, false advertising and larceny by conversion. Stickler was arraigned May…

Hayes Twp. clerk remains in office

Hayes Twp. clerk remains in office

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent Nancy Austin hasn’t been ousted from elected office in Clare County and remains Hayes Township clerk. The board had threatened to expel her from office if…

Haynak outlines County summer road projects

Haynak outlines County summer road projects

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Clare County Road Commissioner Dick Haynak presented a 2015 Project Update (for roadwork) at the Surrey Township meeting Tuesday evening. “With the voters turning down Proposal…

Naked woman driving wrong way on U.S.127 arrested

Naked woman driving wrong way on U.S.127 arrested

By Pat Maurer Correspondent A Harrison couple is behind bars after a bizarre car chase early Tuesday morning. Clare County Central Dispatch got a call around 4:30 a.m. notifying police…

Guiliani’s print wins “Best of Show”

Guiliani’s print wins “Best of Show”

At the recent meeting of the Michigan Photographers Society held in St. Joseph MI Bob’s print of an Easter lily bloom received the honor of Best of Show.  The image…

Former deputy faces 8 felony charges

By Pat Maurer Correspondent A former Isabella County Sheriff’s Deputy and former Clare City reserve officer is facing CSC, extortion, misconduct, attempted bribery and firearm charges. Isabella County Sheriff’s Deputy…

Marion man found dead in vehicle

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Clare County Sheriff’s Department Detectives are investigating the death of a 38-year-old Marion man. The man was identified as Thomas Lee Aldrich. Central Dispatch received a …

Yoder’s 31 Amish Craft & Quilt Show May 15-16

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Every spring Clare is the home of one of the largest consignment sales in the Midwest and a semi-annual quilt auction that can’t be beat. Next…

CCAC to display, raffle quilts downtown

CCAC to display, raffle quilts downtown

By Pat Maurer Correspondent The first ever annual Quilt Festival, sponsored by the Clare County Arts Council, will be held in Clare next weekend to coincide with Yoder’s 31st annual…