A Look Back for April 19, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “Independence votes against $2.6 million road project” The Independence Township Board decided against the paving of Eston and Indianwood but when ahead with the re-alignment of the Deerhill/Big Lake intersection. “Clarkston school crossing guards, always faithful” Violet Waid, a 73-year-old Clarkston resident, went for her […]

A Look Back for April 12, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “Reflections winner recognized by superintendent” Clarkston Schools Superintendent Dr. Al Roberts made a surprise visit to congratulate fifth-grader Jessica Goyke for her in in the Reflections contest. “Clarkston City Council amends domestic violence law” As new state laws dealing with domestic violence took affect, the […]

A Look Back for April 5, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “Road realignment stirs emotions at board meeting” Some residents of Independence Township shared their frustration of the Board of Trustees’ handling of the Deerhill/Big Lake realignment issue due to the Apostolic Church of Christ and school being built in the area. “It’s all about the […]

A Look Back for March 22, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “Schools set $1.6 million dollar reduction plan” Uncertain about funding from the state, Clarkston Community Schools was going ahead with a $1.6 million reduction plan which would impact all district programs on an equal basis. “Clarkston man travels to Washington to raise awareness” Clarkston resident […]

A Look Back for March 15, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “State champion” Clint DeGain defeated Davison’s Chad Roush during his fifth time facing him. DeGain won the match 7-4, capturing the crown in the 160-pound weight class at the MHSAA Wrestling Individual State Finals. “Independence mulling $28 million in construction” The Independence Township Board of […]

A Look Back for March 8, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “Local priest brings home Olympic size memories” Clarkston’s Monsignor Robert Humitz, pastor at St. Daniel’s Catholic Church, had a first hand Olympic experience was one of 30 chaplains to work the Winter Games in Salt Lake City. “Dancing brings rewarding challenge” Anne Underwood, a junior […]

A Look Back for February 8, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “CMS band performs at prestigious Midwestern Conference” Sixty-eight students in the Clarkston Middle School Symphonic Band had the honor of performing at the 57th Annual Midwestern Conference on Vocal and Instrumental Music at the University of Michigan. “Clarkston students named to Fury student board” Clarkston […]

A Look Back for the week of January 18, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “Medical Center receives okay on expansion from board” The Independence Township Board of Trustees voted 4-3 to approve the proposed 10,560 square foot addition to Independence Point Medical and Retail Center on M-15 near I-75. “Local residents help carry Olympic torch through Michigan” Nicole Keusch […]

A Look Back for January 4, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “New facilities top priority for center” The Independence Township Senior Center was coming off a successful 2001 and was looking forward to 2002. The number one priority was their continued effort to get a new Civic Center built in Independence Township. “Clarkston Community Schools face […]

A Look Back for December 21, 2016

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2001 “Clarkston Schools deny request for more project money” Clarkston Community Schools Board of Education voted unanimously to deny a request from Independence Township for additional funds for drainage improvements in a subdivision because funds to the district would possibly be cut in 2002. “Locals ‘go […]