Joy Ledbetter, 85

E. “Joy” Ledbetter, of Clarkston, passed away June 13, 2020 at the age of 85. Wife of Jasper, mother of Michael (Jennifer) and Melinda Ledbetter, grandmother of Jason (Christina) and Courtney (Marc Whichard) Ledbetter and Stephanie Joy (Dale) Kauffman, great-grandmother of Jackson, Mendy, Caleb, Davis, Emmett and Elizabeth Grace. She is the last surviving of […]

Geri Williams, 85

Geri H. Williams, of Clarkston, passed away June 14, 2020 at the age 85. Wife of Gene for 63 years, mother of David (Gloria) Williams, Richard (Denise) Williams and Christine (John) Hall, grandma of Amanda, Tony, Danny, Joshua, Ryan and Katelyn. Also survived by three great-grandchildren and her twin brother Gary Stanton. Due to the […]

Walter Mokienko, 80

Walter Mokienko of Oxford, formerly of New Boston, passed away suddenly June 12, 2020 at the age of 80. Husband of Maria, father of Renee “Ryia” (David) Gawenda, Ann-Marie (Dan) Moran and Stephen (Mariah) Mokienko, grandpa “Didi” of Nicole, Jacquelyn, Lauren, Ryan, Troy, Carter and Lydia, brother of Alex Mokienko. Preceded in death by his […]

Sora Pryomski, 83

Sora Jane Pryomski, longtime resident of Clarkston, passed away June 13, 2020 at the age of 83. Preceded in death by her husband Zane. Mother of Dr. Michael (Pam) Pryomski, Gary (Kristi) Pryomski and Laurie (Ranjit “R.J.”) Mugve, grandmother of Ryan Pryomski, Danna Pryomski, Dr.Nicholas (Ilona) Pryomski, Ross Pryomski, Robert (Kathryn) Pryomski, Dr. Neal (Dr. […]

Frederick Skelton, 68

Frederick G. Skelton of Hillman, formerly of Waterford, passed away June 11, 2020 at the age of 68. Husband of Debra, father of Tracy (Eric Avery) Stonehouse, John (Tina Roberts) Skelton and Shawna Maldonado, grandpa of Ashley, Kaden, Casey, Destinee, Ayla, Katie and Joseph. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by […]

Everest athletes return to fields

Everest athletes return to fields

Clarkston Everest Collegiate athletes began summer activities last week. Ann Serra-Lowney, EC athletic director, met with coaches on June 9 to go over new MHSAA guidelines for summer sports. With the official end of the school year last week, summer athletic activities began on Wednesday with football head coach Michael Pruchnicki bright and early at […]

A letter from the Publisher to our readers

Hello, For one and all, the last few months have been anything but fun. Physically, emotionally, economically, at home and in business, we all have taken a figurative beating. Readers know we were not ale to publish our community newspapers, The Clarkston News, Oxford Leader, Lake Orion Review and The Citizen, the first couple of […]

Independence Oaks opens beach

Two beaches, operated by Oakland County Parks and Recreation, will give residents respite from the heat this summer. Independence Oaks County Park will open its beach June 11. A second beach operated by the parks system, located within Groveland Oaks County Park, opens June 25 when that park and campground opens for the season. Both […]

SCAMP hosting parade, ice cream social July 28

While SCAMP has been canceled for the summer, the organization still wants to do something fun for the kids. There will be a drive-through parade/ice cream social for the kids on Tuesday, July 28, from 2-4 p.m. at the Clarkston Community Schools administration building, 6389 Clarkston Road. A DJ, fire and police vehicles, ice cream […]

Gary Garza, 51

Gary Wayne Garza, of Clarkston, passed away peacefully at home on June 9, 2020 at the age of 51. Husband of Tammy for 12 years, father of McKenna, son of Eugenio “Ken” and Dorothy Garza, brother of Kenneth (Tracey) Garza and Jamie (Kevin) Garza-Meehleder, son-in-law of Patsy (Russel) Welch, uncle of Laurel, Elise and Emily […]