Christine REYNOLDS

REYNOLDS, Christine; of Waterford; November 10, 2016; age 96; preceded in death by her husband Robert; mother of Barbara (Gary) Moore, Veronica (Gary) Woods & Nadine (Jim) Keway; grandma of Kevin Keway, Tracey (Shaun) Randall, Gary Woods & Jim (Chris) Woods; great grandma of Nicole, Cody, Jordan, Marissa, Kyleigh & Graeme; Christine was the last […]

Theresa A. O’Dell

O’Dell, Theresa A.; of Clarkston; suddenly November 10, 2016; age 56; wife of Mike; mother of Sabrina & Jacqui; sister of Mary (John) Firetto, Janice (Richard) Gloger, Nancy (Tim) Low, Tom (Sue) Urbin; preceded in death by her parents George & Frances Urbin , brothers George (Vicky) & Roy III. Theresa was an accountant for […]

Greeba M. DAVIS

DAVIS, Greeba M. of Clarkston formerly of Rochester Hills; November 8, 2016; age 95; preceded in death by her husband Joseph, her son Lawrence and seven siblings; Loving mother of Veda (David) Schumacher, Flossie (James) Hodge and Betsy (Roger) Davis; grandmother of Charles (Alaine) Schumacher, Rhonda (Jerry) Grubb, Nadine (Daniel) Medved, Anthony Bobek, Kristina (Michael) […]

Tie in city council vote

With three seats on Clarkston City Council up for a vote, challengers Rick Detkowski, Jr., and Sue Wylie both got the nod in Tuesday’s election. Incumbent council members Sharron Catallo and Michael Sabol tied for the third available seat, however. The votes will be recounted, said interim City Manager Rich Little. If the tie persists, […]

Families leave lasting legacy

Families leave lasting legacy

Jack Bailey and Tom Stone check out information on the Bailey family extending back to the early 1800s. Photo by Phil Custodio First in a series on the families who helped build Clarkston and the descendants who still live here, carrying on their legacy. BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Jack and Doreen Bailey have always […]

Leaves will fall

Leaves will fall

The leaves are in full color in Clarkston, but will soon fall to the ground where folks like Brian Thibodeau on Holcomb Road will have to rake them up. Photo by Phil Custodio

News in Brief

Food donations Especially with Thanksgiving approaching, our thoughts turn to those less fortunate. The Clarkston News will collect food donations for Lighthouse Clarkston, on Sashabaw Road. Drop off donations at the News office at 5 S. Main Street through Nov. 18. 0 Road work Big Lake Road construction work east of Andersonville Road to east […]

Letters to the Editor

Loss of Bart Clark still reverberates Dear Editor, That he came “home” would have been enough; a kind of symmetry for our community to have a tie back to the core root of its history. There was so much more he gave and meant to us individually and to our community. We are better off […]


BRAGAN, Paula K. of Clarkston; November 6, 2016; age 63; wife of Paul for 44 years; mother of Tara (Bill) Osborne, Kellie (Matt) George, Erin (Drew) Walkotten & Kaity Bragan; preceded in death by her infant son Donovan and parents Albert and Ann Linsenman; “Meemaw” of Breanna, Riley, Kyle, Jonny, Hayden, Anna & Allie; sister […]