SPIRITUAL MATTERS: Make choice for better payday

In recent times, there has been a revolutionary change in attitude towards morality. Modern thinking is based upon the premise of evolution. Evolutionists believe that the human brain, being the most advanced, makes us “sophisticated” animals, but animals nevertheless. They propose that we (as animals with highly developed brains) must accept our position of power […]

Clarkston Rotary officers ready for new year

The Clarkston Rotary Club celebrated the year ending on June 30 and the new Rotary year beginning July 1 at their annual President’s Night, June 27. Initiatives by new President Dave Boersma include weekly updates on the club website and social media, two speakers a month, monthly service projects, and monthly club recognition. “One Rotarian […]

Reading program

The Springfield Township Library hosts the Library Olympics on July 13 from 1-3 p.m. at the Shiawassee Pavilion next door to the library, and Flying Aces Pro Frisbee Team on July 19. The library’s theme this year is fun with sports, and as well as encouraging kids to read this summer. Participants in the Summer […]

Louise M. MAUTI

MAUTI, Louise M.; longtime resident of Clarkston and wintered in Bradenton, FL; formerly of Rogers City; suddenly July 5, 2016; age 87; wife of Dominic; mother of Margaret (the late John) Naylor, Tom (Debbie) Mauti and Steve (Nancy) Mauti; grandma of Thomas (Paula) Mauti Jr., Daisy (Gabriel) Borreson, Joseph, Reid & Cole Mauti; survived by […]

Amy Madeline EIDEN

EIDEN, Amy Madeline of Davisburg; July 5, 2016; age 47.  Preceded in death by her parents Jack and Betty.  Sister of Joan Kendall-Rozman, Janet (late Patrick) Willard, Lori Taylor, Mark (Lisa) Eiden and Lisa (Jeff) Jennings; honorary auntie to many nieces and nephews.  Amy will be sadly missed by the close friends that have traveled […]

WANDA A. SKARRITT

SKARRITT, WANDA A.; of Clarkston, July 3, 2016 at 99 years of age.  Beloved wife of the late F. Hawley Skarritt.  Dear mother of Linda (Dale) Schramski.  Grandmother of Brian (Jonc’lyn) Kath and Lori (Rob) Couzens.  Great Grandmother of Starrlin, Tyler and Gwendolyn.  Funeral service Saturday, July 9, 2016 at 1 PM at COATS FUNERAL […]

David T. HOCKING

HOCKING, David T.; born in Sault Ste Marie, Michigan; of Holly, Michigan; formerly of Atwater, California; Suddenly July 2, 2016 in Clarkston, Michigan; age 78; father of Christopher and David; son of Beth (the late Thoburn) Hocking; grandfather of Chandler, Chloe, Jonathan, Mark, Benjamin, Brittany (Sami), Donovan, Bethany & Isabella; preceded in death by his […]

Hal L. HAVERSTICK

HAVERSTICK, Hal L.; of Atlanta, MI formerly of Clarkston; July 3, 2016; age 63; husband of Kim (Barnett); father of David (Liz) and Steve (Stacy); grandpa of Emma, Ava, Owen, Mackenzie & Evan; brother of George; brother in law of Lisa (Brian) Cain; son in law of Shirley & Ken Barnett; preceded in death by […]

Garden Walk

The Clarkston Garden Club hosts the Clarkston Garden Walk from 12-8 p.m. on Wednesday, July 20. The walk will feature six local gardens, along with musicians, working artists, refreshments, Artisans Market at the Clarkston Independence District Library, and area restaurant specials. All funds benefit library gardens, town planters and school programs. Tickets are $15 in […]

County fair

Oakland County Fair returns to Springfield Oaks County Park, 12451 Andersonville Road in Davisburg, July 8-17. A free concert by TJ Craven and Grant Reiff will be on July 8 at 8 p.m., followed by fireworks at dusk. Fair activities include a chess tournament in the historic Ellis Barn; animal exhibits; horse shows; family contests […]