Community impact

Volunteers will make an impact all over the area during the Clarkston/Davisburg Community Impact Weekend. Projects during the event on Saturday and Sunday, April 28-29, include saddle and counter cleanup, gardening, building a vegetable stand, painting, and other work at O.A.T.S.; yard cleanup and work on the irrigation system at Ferry Farms; stock and organize […]

Building autism awareness on wheels

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Kathleen Weger of Independence Township is raising awareness of autism with a colorful car she painted herself. She painted puzzle pieces, a symbol of autism, on her auto in honor of her son, Joseph Adam Weger, for the National Autism Awareness Month of April. Folks are invited to paint […]

Bowman’s classic car show

Bowman’s classic car show

Bob Johnson won the top prize at the car show with his 1955 Chevy Bel Air Hard Top. Photo by Phil Custodio Classic cars filled Bowman Chevrolet’s front lot during its annual classic car show and Easter Seals Michigan raffle, April 22. Hosted by Red Wing Justin Abdelkader, the event raised money for Easter Seals […]

Detroit Voice

Clarkston A Cappella group Detroit Voice performs a special concert at 8 p.m. on May 1 at Clarkston Junior High’s auditorium. The group is collaborating with University of Michigan A Cappella group Amazin’ Blue, of which Clarkston schools and Detroit Voice alumna Mason Van Gieson is a member. Concert tickets will be available at the […]

SPIRITUAL MATTERS: Once fearful, now bold in faith

Easter is a wonderful day to remember and celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Less than two weeks ago, millions of His followers gathered across the globe to declare that “Christ is risen, He’s risen indeed.” Two thousand years have passed since the resurrection and Christians are still celebrating the same thing. If you think […]

Food drive to help rebuild lives

Students in Erin Shaw’s English class at Clarkston Junior High School, inspired by the book “Spilled Milk” by K.L. Randis, collected canned goods for women and children in need. The students were inspired to give to an organization that empowers women and children to rebuild their lives after domestic abuse. All canned goods will be […]


SANDIGE, JOYCE M., of Waterford, went home to be with the Lord, April 21, 2017 at 79 years of age. Born in Princeton, West Virginia the daughter of the late Carl and Evelyn Sandige.  Loving mother of Debbie Hill ( Blaise Lacoursier), Curtis Steven Hill (Lori) and Joel (Ceree) Morris; cherished grandmother of K.C., Joe, […]


SHEFFIELD, John C. of Burton; formerly of Clarkston; April 21, 2017; age 82. Preceded in death by his wife Nancy, siblings Willis “Bill” (Celia) Sheffield, Jr. and Ruth Evans; beloved father of Timothy (Jayne) Sheffield; proud grandfather of Wesley (Amber) Harden, Jonathan Sheffield and Rebecca Sheffield; great grandfather of Shea Burke, Emma Harden and Samuel […]


JOHNSON, WALTER R.; of Waterford, passed away April 20, 2017 at 61 years of age. Beloved husband of Leesa for 40 years.  Loving father of Hannah and Evan Johnson; dear brother of Katrina (Gordon) Edens and Scott (Nicole) Johnson.  Walter had retired from GM in 2008 after 30 years of service as a journeyman electrician.  […]

Thomas A. FOWLER

FOWLER, Thomas A.; age 96; of Grand Rapids formerly of Waterford & Lincoln Park; went home to be his Lord & Savior April 19, 2017; preceded in death by wife Mary, son Tom & brothers Ken & Dick; father of  Bruce (Terri); father-in-law of Laurel; grandpa of Layne, Meredith, Brenton, Bryce & Tori; brother of […]