| Feb 10, 2013
| 2:52 AM
Several times, reading the comments beneath an online article about religion, I've come upon remarks along the lines of: "Really? A magic being in the sky?" Terry Eagleton, in "Reason, Faith, and Revolution," refers to this pseudo-critique as the Yeti...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 11:50 AM
The call came and I answered. The person on the line said, "Hi, I am so-and-so from radio station XYZ, and you have been chosen to play 'Pick that Song' with a chance to win $1,000 dollars."
"No way," I thought, "a chance to win a ton of cash!" As a...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Q: My brother rebelled against our parents and against God as a teenager. He's in his 50s now and has really messed up his life, but he won't even talk with me about it. Why do two people from the same family take such different paths? -- Mrs. K.T.
| Feb 9, 2013
| 5:28 PM
Catherine Lowrey, 89, passed away on Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, at Genesis Westfield Center in Westfield, N.J. Born in Ireland, she had lived in Meyersdale for many years before moving to Scotch Plains, N.J., in 2008. Catherine was a longtime parishioner of...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 2:32 PM
After its first act, "Identity Thief" becomes a predictable, mildly amusing road trip comedy.
This is actually a really good creative decision because the film is effectively cutting its losses after realizing that it can't keep milking laughs from...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 5:45 AM
A daughter, Abigail Lee Johnson, was born to Kristen and Lance Johnson of Oden at 4:31 p.m. on Thursday, March 14, 2013, at McLaren Northern Michigan in Petoskey. Abigail weighed 8 pounds and was 19 1/4 inches long at birth. Grandparents are...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 12:20 AM
As many celebrate Fat Tuesday today, others are even more enthusiastically looking forward to Ash Wednesday tomorrow.
Ash Wednesday is the first day of Lent, a period of 40 days leading up to Easter and is observed by several denominations of...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 4:56 AM
Thursday, Feb. 14
The Rotary Club of Charlevoix meets 7:30 a.m. every Thursday at the Flap Jack Family Restaurant, 102 W. Carpenter, Charlevoix. For more information, call (231) 547-0360.
Petoskey Duplicate Bridge Club meets 12:30 p.m....
| Feb 15, 2013
| 7:08 AM
A son, Gaige Merritt Mikek, was born to Jenny and Brandon Mikek of Shepherd at 5:26 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013, at McLaren Central Michigan hospital in Mount Pleasant. Gaige weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces at birth. He has a brother, Thomas...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 9:17 AM
How do you like it when someone tells you what to do? I do not always like it. Especially if the tone isn't right, the directions given can get under a person's skin.
How do you like it, though, when you get to tell someone else what to do? In my house...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 6:14 PM
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) --
A bill allowing students to object when secular teachings violate their religious beliefs is advancing Virginia despite a promise to challenge it in court.
Republican Sen. Bill Stanley's proposed constitutional amendment...