Anne Thatcher, 83

Anne Lorraine Thatcher, of Clarkston, passed away on July 29, 2022 at the age of 83. Wife of Paul for 65 years, mother of Kimm (late Larry) Buckmaster, Margaret Thatcher, and Joseph (Michelle) Thatcher. Also survived by eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her parents Joseph and Margaret Pinkham and son-in-law Will […]

COVID-19 Update – August 3, 2022

As of August 3, here are the reported number of COVID-19 cases, deaths, and new cases in the past 30 days for the three Clarkston ZIP codes: August 3: 48346: 5,914 cases (131 new), 68 deaths 48348: 6,446 cases (118 new), 41 deaths 48350: 1,990 cases (53 new), 13 deaths As compared to July 27: […]

Employee benefits called into question by township trustee

Employee benefits called into question by township trustee

By Matt Mackinder Clarkston News Editor During the July 5 regular meeting of the Independence Township Board of Trustees, a closed session was held to discuss potential changes to employee benefits, and the details were readily available in the packet that the trustees get and that is on the township website. Two weeks later at […]

Corvette show

Corvettes America, sponsored by Bowman Chevrolet of Clarkston, is Saturday, August 13, at Everest Academy, located at 5935 Clarkston Road, rain or shine. Corvettes America is an all-volunteer effort staged by members of America’s Corvette Club of Michigan. Proceeds from the silent auction are donated to Clarkston SCAMP. There is also be a 50/50 drawing, DJ […]

Walk For Hope

Coming up on Saturday, August 13, at 9 a.m. at the Clarkston Junior High School track, Walk For Hope will support mental health wellness and suicide prevention. Register at calvaryinfo.org and all ages welcome with children free – $20 individual with T-shirt OR $30 family with two T-shirts. T-shirts also available for $10. Become a […]

Speeding issue on Pine Knob Road

Speeding issue on Pine Knob Road

By Matt Mackinder Clarkston News Editor According to one Independence Township resident, Pine Knob Road south of Clarkston Road is dangerous and action must be taken immediately. At the July 19 regular meeting of the Township Board of Trustees, Isabel Gugyela addressed the board. “I live on Pine Knob Road, a dirt road, and my […]

Police files, August 3, 2022

Electrical shenanigans On July 5, the resident of a home in the 5000 block of Pine Knob Trail stated they noticed someone had been behind their home sometime overnight and damaged a 100-foot strand of decorative lights hanging over the deck. The electrical cord was cut and several bulbs broken. Car items stolen On July […]

Moving Wall ‘Reflections I’ coming to Holly Aug. 4-8

Moving Wall ‘Reflections I’ coming to Holly Aug. 4-8

American Legion Holly Post 149 is bringing the Vietnam Veterans Memorial The Moving Wall to Holly for the first time. The Moving Wall will be located at the Karl Richter Campus located at 300 East Street. The Wall will be open 24/7, open to the public, and free. The theme for the Moving Wall in […]

New 988 crisis line

Michigan residents in crisis now have an easy-to-remember three-digit number to call for help – 988. Michigan has joined the nation in transitioning to the 988-dialing code, which will operate through the existing National Suicide Prevention Lifeline’s network of more than 200 locally operated and funded crisis centers across the country. “The 988 number is another […]

Going SCAMP-ing

Going SCAMP-ing

Local individuals enjoyed a day at the Clarkston Family Farm in late July as part of the summertime SCAMP Field Day activities. See more photos in this week’s Clarkston News. Photo: Provided by Aimee Baker

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