SPIRITUAL MATTERS: A prayer for Thanksgiving

We are in the midst of this season of frenetic activity and nonstop celebrating (or at least preparation for celebrating) someone has all too accurately dubbed “Hallowthankmas.” While I am not sure of the origin of the term, I am certain that I know the experience of this busy and often stressful, and yet hopefully […]

Tyler Gregory SADLER

SADLER, Tyler Gregory; of Fenton; Formerly of Clarkston; passed suddenly November 19, 2017; age 20; son of Kelly (Chad) Caudell & Greg Tewksbury; big brother of Cole Tewksbury; grandson of Ron & Pam Sadler, Robert (Charee) Tewksbury, Ellen Tewksbury and Fred & Kathy Caudell; nephew of Dr. Brad (Laura) Sadler, Jeff Tewksbury and Amy Tewksbury-Banks; […]

David Lee NEWTON

NEWTON, David Lee of Clarkston; November 15, 2017; age 52. Loving son of Larry and Georgia Newton. Cherished Brother of Kevin Newton and Julie (John) Koster. Treasured Uncle of Anthony and Emily Savage, Autumn Koster and Jeffrey Newton. Special friend of Jeffrey Bloom. David will be remembered for his love for music and dancing. He […]

To victory!

To victory!

Clarkston Athletic Director Jeff Kosin exhorts the Wolves to ever greater achievements in the postseason playoffs, as the heroes of the gridiron smash Holland West Ottawa, 29-22, for the regional title. Please see page 10 for story. Photo provided by Kyle Hughes

Robert L. EVANS

EVANS, Robert L. “Bob” of Clarkston; November 14, 2017; age 81.  Beloved husband of Dianne for 46 years.  Loving father of Julianne (Jim) Freer.  Proud grandpa of Tyler and Jake.  Brother of Wayne (Nancy) Evans, Ted (Mary) Evans, Mike Evans and Ken Evans.  Also survived by many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.  Bob retired […]

Gunman caught

Michael Joseph Quigley, the suspect wanted in the attempted murder in Brandon Township, was taken into the custody of the Sheriff’s Office, Wednesday afternoon. Quigley, a 34-year-old Brandon Township man, is suspected of shooting two people. Deputies are investigating the attempted murder of two Brandon Township residents, who were both shot in the head in […]

Newcomer on council

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Scott Reynolds joined Clarkston City Council this week after a successful campaign, earning 191 votes in last Tuesday’s election. “I was pleased with the results. It shows that hard work, dedication and persistence pay off,” said Reynolds, who ran for council for the first time and receiving 25.92 percent […]

Master Plan meeting

Clarkton Planning Commission hosts a Master Plan meeting at 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 16, at Clarkston Independence District Library, 6495 Clarkston Road. They will hear comments on the vision for downtown, residential neighborhoods, transportation, natural features, parks, and other topics. For more information, call 248-625-1559.

Scouting for Food

Girl Scout Troop 75949 partnered with Gleaners Food Bank, collecting bags of food Clarkston residents left on their porches to be donated, Nov. 11. This was their first year participating in Scouting for Food as a troop, and they were able to fill an SUV with donations with the help of the community.

PHIL IN THE BLANK: Curtains for computer

There’s nothing like a dead computer to focus one’s priorities. I kept everything on there, despite the nearly constant advice of just about everyone who knows anything about data management. The laptop suffered a fall to the floor. It was balanced on the arm of a recliner, but the incident is of course mostly due […]