Give the bull some peace and get off his back

It’s historic. It’s iconic. It’s a popular pastime that involves roping, steering, wrestling, screaming, holding on for dear life and lots of dirt and dust. Yes, you’ve guessed it—it’s the rodeo! The Lost Nations Rodeo Company is coming to the Eastern Michigan State...

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Aug. 5 meeting to discuss government overreach

Are you tired of federal government overreach? What do you think about government overspending, limiting the power and jurisdiction of the federal government and term limiting on Congress and other federal officials? The 25% increase in the money supply last year...

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Know what schools are teaching

Do we know what is being taught to our children in school? If you are like me you assume that the children are being taught history and civics similar to the manner that we were taught when we attended school. We learned the basics of civics, how our government worked...

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Alumni Association Scholarships

The Imlay City Schools Alumni Association proudly distributed over $15,000 in scholarships to members of the 2021 ICHS graduating class, which was made possible by the generous donation of so many alumni and supporters. A special thank you is extended to Klerissa...

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A call to respect self

To all of the Lapeer County residents who are proudly displaying their flags with a derogatory term for President Biden, I would like to remind them of the Staple Singers who said, “Respect yourself.../If you don’t respect yourself/Ain’t nobody gonna give a good...

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Register for Vacation Bible School

One of my parishioners suggested that I personally invite parents and children of the community to Vacation Bible School by submitting a newspaper article. This started me thinking: What is my favorite Vacation Bible School memory? When I was a youngster, VBS wasn’t...

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School Reunion news from Capac

The Capac High School Alumni held their annual School Reunion on June 27 at Holly Meadows Golf Course. The alumni reunion is for anyone that has graduated from Capac High School. A buffet meal was served to over 60 alumni. Other alumni dropped in later to visit. Capac...

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Tickets for Seven Ponds fundraiser

The Corks & Caps fundraiser for Seven Ponds Nature Center will be held on Friday, August 6 at 6 p.m. at the Metamora Golf & Country Club. This annual fundraiser is a fantastic way to show your support for Seven Ponds Nature Center while enjoying a delightful...

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Kudos on column

I want to thank Alex Lengemann for his wonderful June 30 column “No thanks, not in my backyard,” in which he provided an extremely direct response to the person who moved to this area from Utica and is now complaining about the smell from the neighbor’s hog farm. The...

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Daley sponsors bill

Critical race theory claims that one’s race alone defines them and is their most important characteristic. It seeks to divide children by race and attempts to make them feel responsibility for atrocities they did not commit. So far, seven states have taken action to...

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