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Oxford High School All Alumni And Faculty Reunion

Date: Sunday, October 05, 2014
Two Entree Buffet, $15.00. Please send reservation on or before Sept. 30th to: Bernice Hinz, 1372 Barnes

Pet Communicator

Date: Tuesday, October 07, 2014
Back by popular demand, Rev. Kathleena, pet communicator. Bring a photo or other article used by the

Pet Communicator

Date: Tuesday, October 07, 2014
Back by popular demand, Rev. Kathleena, pet communicator. Bring a photo or other article used by the

They're Here-Motor City Ghost Hunters

Date: Tuesday, October 14, 2014
The Motor City Ghost Hunters will explain how they investigate paranormal activity. Sponsored by the

a Purpose-Full Retirement

Date: Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Having a sense of purpose may add years to your life. Dr. Robert Inskeep and Dr. Thomas Stone will help

Recent Letters

Dear Editor, Our family recently moved to Clarkston from a town of 10,000 on the West side of Michigan. ...more»
Jennifer McAlister | Aug 24
I don’t know what planet Mr. Bond is from but it can’t be planet Earth. 70% of those individuals ...more»
Bruce Marsee | Aug 15
The Clarkston Independence District Library Board would like to thank the City and Township residents ...more»
Marilyn Pomeroy, Board President, Clarkston Independence District Library | Aug 15

Recent Deaths


2014-09-19
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Matthew Thomas Haremza

2014-09-16
Matthew Haremza of Davision was born Dec. 22, 1973 in Flint to the late Gary Haremza and Mary Louise (nee: Reamsma) Haremza. ...more»

Allen Thomas Welch

2014-09-08
Allen Thomas Welch, of Metamora, died Monday, September 8, 2014. He was 67. He was born April 27, 1947 in Hadley to parents ...more»

E. coli detected in Lake Villa water sample

(Editor's Note: Connie Sims, environmental planner for the Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner's Office, reported on Friday, Sept. 19 the follow-up water samples obtained from the Lake Villa Manufactured ...more»

Township employee arraigned on drug charges, on paid leave

A longtime Brandon Township employee has been placed on paid leave after her arraignment on felony drug charges last week. Christine Fisher, 46, was arrested Sept. 8 by the Oakland County Sheriff’s ...more»

Thrills and chills

Author Ryan Fenzel tells a visitor about his mystery and thriller books featuring Michigan hisoty at Art in the Village last Saturday in Depot Park. Please see page 20 for more pictures....more»
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Born September 20th
1842: Lord James Dewar, physician who invented the vacuum flask and cordite, the first smokeless powder.
1878: Upton Sinclair, author best known today for The Jungle.
1884: Maxwell Perkins, editor, the first to publish F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway and Thomas Wolfe.
1885: Ferdinand Lamenthe (Jelly Roll Morton), jazz pianist, composer and singer, one of the first to orchestrate jazz music.
1891: Lamine Gueye, Senegalese political leader.
September 20th
in history
1853: The Allies defeat the Russians at the battle of Alma on the Crimean Peninsula.
1863: Union troops under George Thomas prevent the Union defeat at Chickamauga from becoming a rout, earning him the nickname the Rock of Chickamauga. Desperate stand at Chickamauga.
1934: Bruno Hauptmann arrested for the kidnapping and murder of the Lindbergh baby.B.F. Mahoney was the 'mystery man' behind the Ryan company that built Lindbergh's Spirit of St. Louis.
1952: Scientists confirm that DNA holds hereditary data.
1965: Seven U.S. planes are downed in one day over Vietnam.Republic Aircraft's F-105 Thunderchief, better known as the 'Thud,' was the Air Force's warhorse in Vietnam.

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