Throw the Bums out

One of our online readers, Andrew, has this to say ’bout Dave C’s latest opinion. Any other opinions? Keep ’em coming! — Don Whilst I agree with the author, I am not sure if I agree with Mr. Cleveland. The essay printed in your column is from Lee Iacocca’s book “Where Have all The Leaders […]

I need your help

As the dawn of yet another year approached, the leaders of the universe that is Sherman Publications sat atop their ivory towers and looked down at me. From far atop I heard their voices, bellowing like rolling thunder. In unison, three voices spoke as one . . . ‘Donald,? they summoned. ‘Donald. It is time. […]

Groveland Township

LEGAL NOTICE GROVELAND TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS OFFICIAL NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TO MODIFY THE RE/F ZONING DISTRICT; AMENDING SEC. 54-113. Principal agricultural uses permitted A Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, January 24, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at the Groveland Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442 for the purpose of hearing […]

You say potato and I say spud — a trip down memory lane

While Don sits on his post posterior pondering life, we have picked a ‘Best of Column? from his archives. Feel free to call him lazy and suggest further column ideas by e-mailing, * * * I like to read as much as the next guy. I also like history. So when I get to […]

Feel the ‘power? that is awesomely Don

Long before it was chic to puff up kids? ego by making sure most get on the honor roll, or making sure all athletic participants get trophies, I was pretty sure I was ‘special.? Well, different. I figured that out early in life. From about 7th grade through high school a black crow used to […]

Anarchy on the streets in North Oakland?

Whether folks know it or not, whether they see it or turn away, whether they want to believe it or not, there’s an undercurrent of unrest in North Oakland County. Long known for its lily white, hard-working, apple pie eating, American car driving, church going, I love Mom, the U.S. and Ronald Reagan Republican types […]

Of mice and men and of this and that

So, I have received some chilly e-mails in regards to informing the general populace of a free thinkers group forming up here in Northeast Oakland County. For those who missed last week’s gem of a column, there is a group of people starting to meet monthly in Oxford to debate, argue, discuss (openly) issues of […]

Three . . . two . . . one . . . and we’re live from Oaktree!

Goodrich- Shamus, is the camera working? Are the microphones on? Alex, what’s the weather? Is everybody ready? McKenna, que the music. Three . . . two . . . one . . .and the morning announcements are broadcast to every classroom at Oaktree Elementary, every school morning. Under the watchful eye of phys. ed. teacher […]

It’s all about business this week

Lest I forget (again, for the 5th time in six weeks), I needed to mention a good deed. Michael White works in our press room in Oxford. On the payday before Christmas he cashed his check at the Oxford Branch of Oxford Bank. Well, seems he was short-changed, by about a quarter. Teller Jennifer C., […]

Had Enough?

Whilst I have not written in print for a few weeks, folks are still e-mailing me with their thoughts. It is good to be remembered. One lad, Dave Cleveland from Independence Township has this to say about the elecction year. So, without further delay . . . Had Enough? Am I the only guy in […]