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Delilah in Concert

Date: Saturday, November 01, 2014
Tickets are now on-sale to the general public for the 2014 Clarkston A Cappella Festival concert featuring

delilah in Concert

Date: Saturday, November 01, 2014
Tickets are now on-sale to the general public for the 2014 Clarkston A Cappella Festival concert featuring

North Oakland Concert Band Presents "Into a Strange Land"

Date: Sunday, October 26, 2014
The North Oakland Concert Band will present "Into a Strange Land" at 4 p.m. on Sunday, October 26, 2014,

Lourdes Senior Community Series on Memory Care

Date: Thursday, November 20, 2014
Lourdes is hosting a support group on what is termed the "language" of memory loss, dementia and Alzheimer’s

Lourdes Senior Community Series on Memory Care

Date: Thursday, December 04, 2014
Lourdes is hosting a support group on what is termed the "language" of memory loss, dementia and Alzheimer’s

Recent Letters

Dear Editor: I am supporting Kim Shumaker in her candidacy for the Oxford School Board. I have been ...more»
Jessica Newby | Oct 03
I am writing this letter to give my support to Kim Shumaker and endorse her for re-election to the Oxford ...more»
Gerylann McBride | Sep 28
When is enough enough? The hundreds and hundreds of Pulte homes being constructed over the last year ...more»
Andy Bolin | Sep 19

Recent Deaths

Ryan Joseph Kinkle

2014-10-29
Ryan Joseph Kinkle; of Orion; passed away suddenly on September 29, 2014, at the age of 34. Ryan is survived by his beautiful ...more»

Eugene Gordon Andrews

2014-10-02
Andrews, Eugene Gordon Andrews; of Lake Orion;passed away at the age of 78. He was born March 15, 1936, and passed on October ...more»

Clinton W. NORMAN

2014-10-06
NORMAN, Clinton W.; of Waterford; October 6, 2014; age 82; husband of Eleanor for 60 years; father of Donna (Robert) Richmond, ...more»

District to hold public forums on Weiming dorm

Oxford Schools is holding two public forums to discuss and get input from residents on the dormitory for international students that could potentially be built and paid for by the Weiming Education Group ...more»

Six village candidates vie for council, five will win

By Meg Peters Review Staff Writer Six village residents are contending for five open positions this General Election, November 4, for four full term positions and one partial term opening....more»

Tattoo tales

Brandon Twp.- R.J. Munger got his first tattoo 20 years ago, when he was 16-years-old. The 1997 Brandon High School graduate talked his mom into giving him consent for the court jester that was inked ...more»

King and queen

Jenny Lussenhop and Isaac Mansour are this year’s Clarkston High School Homecoming queen and king. Please see Page 17 for more pictures from their crowning and the entire Homecoming Court....more»
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Born October 21st
1772: Samuel Taylor Coleridge, English poet (The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, Kubla Khan).
1833: Alfred Nobel, inventor of dynamite and founder of the Nobel Prizes.
1917: Dizzy Gillespie, jazz trumpeter.
1929: Ursula K. Le Guin, science fiction writer (The Left Hand of Darkness).
October 21st
in history
1790: The Tricolor is chosen as the official flag of France.
1805: Vice Admiral and Viscount Horatio Nelson wins his greatest victory over a Franco-Spanish fleet in the Battle of Trafalgar, fought off Cape Trafalgar, Spain. Nelson is fatally wounded in the battle, but lives long enough to see victory. Nelson and the Nile.
1837: Under a flag of truce during peace talks, U.S. troops siege the Indian Seminole Chief Osceola in Florida.
1861: The Battle of Ball's Bluff, Va. begins, a disastrous Union defeat which sparks Congressional investigations.
1867: Many leaders of the Kiowa, Comanche and Kiowa-Apache sign a peace treaty at Medicine Lodge, Kan. Comanche Chief Quanah Parker refused to accept the treaty terms. Used by most American Indians, bows and arrows made their mark on the frontier even when guns were around, and arrowhead wounds kept army surgeons plenty busy.

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