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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

Lawrence Callahan

2014-08-23
Lawrence "Larry" Callahan; of Lake Orion; passed away on August 23, 2014 at the age of 43. Beloved son of Janice Callahan of ...more»

Christopher Whitehouse

2014-08-14
Christopher Whitehouse passed away on August 14, 2014. He was 25. He is survived by his mom Tracie Mullan; dad Kevin Whitehouse; ...more»

Robert A. SUTTON

2014-08-24
SUTTON, Robert A.; of Clarkston; August 24, 2014; age 83; husband of Janet for 58 years; father of Amy (Mark) Johnson and Alice ...more»

Townships set to oppose latest Rover pipeline plans

ET Rover has submitted a new proposed natural gas pipeline route to the relief of some Brandon Township residents, but which causes angst among neighbors to the north, including residents of Atlas and ...more»
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Born September 17th
1883: William Carlos Williams, poet, playwright, essayist and writer who won a Pulitzer prize for Pictures from Brueghel and Other Poems.
1907: Warren E. Burger, chief justice of the Supreme Court.
1923: Hank Williams, Sr., singer, songwriter and guitarist known for Lonesome Blues and Your Cheatin' Heart.
1935: Ken Kesey, author (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Sometimes a Great Notion).
1947: Jeff MacNelly, political cartoonist, creator of the comic strip Shoe.
September 17th
in history
1862: The Battle of Antietam in Maryland, the bloodiest day in U.S. history, commences. Fighting in the corn field, Bloody Lane and Burnside's Bridge rages all day as the Union and Confederate armies suffer a combined 26,293 casualties. New York Tribune reporter George Smalley scooped the world with his vivid account of the Battle of Antietam.
1868: The Battle of Beecher's Island begins, in which Major George Sandy Forsyth and 50 volunteers hold off 500 Sioux and Cheyenne in eastern Colorado.
1902: U.S. troops are sent to Panama to keep train lines open over the isthmus as Panamanian nationals struggle for independence from Colombia.
1903: Turks destroy the town of Kastoria in Bulgaria, killing 10,000 civilians.
1917: The German Army recaptures the Russian Port of Riga from Russian forces.

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