Celebrating local academic achievements, honors

Jenson Walker, of Clarkston, has been named to the Southeast Missouri State University Dean’s List for the Fall 2020 semester. Students named to the list earned at least a 3.75 grade-point average on a 4.0 scale, completed at least 12 hours of standard graded credit, achieved no grade below a B. *** Lauren Brundage, a […]

Richard Ruth, 72

Richard Ruth, of Clarkston, passed away on Sunday, January 24, 2021 at the age of 72. Loving husband of Pamela for 46 years, cherished father of Angela (Andrew) Haig and Kristi (Vito) Topputo, proud grandfather of Charlie, Oliver, Liam and Finn, dear brother of Patricia, Susan (Dan) Bushey, Robert (Vonda), David, and Charles (Evon). He […]

Roy Taylor, Jr., 96

Roy D. Taylor, Jr., of Clarkston, peacefully passed on January 22, 2021 at the age of 96. Roy was born on February 16, 1924, in Bellefontaine, Ohio. He was a loving husband to Verda (deceased 2005) for 60 years. Father of Douglas Taylor (Pamela), Linda Cameron (Patrick), Michael Taylor (Sheila), Patricia Stalker (Kirt), Barbara Taylor, […]

Attempted armed robbery

This past Saturday, just before 6 p.m., officers responded to the Walgreen’s, located in the 7100 block of Dixie Highway, on a report of an attempted armed robbery that occurred earlier in the day. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the cashier and viewed the surveillance camera footage of the incident. The suspect entered the store […]

G. Ray Hughes, 86

G. Ray Hughes, of Grand Blanc, formerly of Clarkston, went to be with the Lord on January 20, 2021 at the age of 86. Beloved husband and high school sweetheart of Connie for over 68 years. Loving father of David Hughes, Dennis (Kyle) Hughes and Douglas Hughes, proud grandfather of Christopher, Aaron, Troy, Courtney, and […]

Bradly Fields, 63

Bradly R. Fields, of Clarkston, passed away unexpectedly January 9, 2021 at the age of 63. Father of Ryan (Megan) Fields and Matt (Nicole) Fields, brother of Cathy (Mike) Bates and Kirk (Bonnie) Fields, grandfather of Emilee, Lucas, Kinslee, Brady and Isla. Brad is survived by his father Delmer (Darlene) Fields. He is preceded in […]

Kevin Stone, 43

Kevin David Stone, of Clarkston, passed away at home on January 21, 2021 at the age of 43 in the arms of his wife, with his family by his side. He was born in Dearborn on September 20, 1977, to Gary and Karen Stone. He married the love of his life, Alexa Hollweg on June […]

Have an ‘ice’ day, Clarkston

Have an ‘ice’ day, Clarkston

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Editor As the Detroit Red Wings started their new season last week, it was a bit of irony the latest edition outdoor ice rink was completed last Thursday at Depot Park. Measuring 32 feet wide by 64 feet long, the new Clarkston Area Optimist Club Ice Rink was formally dedicated […]

Falling concrete from I-75 bridge

Falling concrete from I-75 bridge

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Editor Clarkston resident Tracie Moonen was driving on Dixie Highway last Tuesday, Jan. 12, when she said a falling piece of concrete hit the windshield of her car under the I-75 bridge in Springfield Township. “I didn’t see anything,” said Moonen. “My daughter (Kassidy) saw what she thought was snow […]

COVID-19 Update – January 20, 2021

As of January 20, 2021, here are the reported number of COVID-19 cases, deaths, and new cases in the past 30 days for the following ZIP codes relating to Clarkston: 48346: 1,261 cases (139 new), 25 deaths 48348: 1,294 cases (184 new), 8 deaths 48350: 363 cases (58 new), 6 deaths As compared to January […]