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Next stop, college

With a signature and a smile senior Katie Brozovich became a Lady Falcon on Nov. 9 after signing her letter of intent to play tennis at Bowling Green State University. "This is an exciting day for our family," said mom, Missy....more >>
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Defense fights for win

The Lady Wolves found themselves among the final eight after their finish at the MHSAA Regional playoffs last week in Lapeer. After beating Midland 3-0 last Thursday and winning their second consecutive regional crown, Clarkston is continuing their path to Battle Creek for the MHSAA Division 1 State Championship....more >>

A thank you to veterans

J Leigh Saunders excitedly hugged her uncle, Corporal Richard Tarrant. Saunders was one of many Clarkston Elementary students honoring veterans last Friday. The school also received a flag from the 1st Battalion, 17th Field Artillery Regiment....more >>
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Born August 2nd
1865: Irving Babbitt, scholar and founder of the modern humanistic movement.
1924: James Baldwin, writer whose works include Go Tell it on the Mountain and Notes of a Native Son.
1932: Peter O'Toole, Irish actor.
1942: Isabel Allende, author of The House of the Spirits.
1949: James Fallows, writer and editor of U.S. News and World Report.
August 2nd
in history
1918: A British force lands in Archangel, Russia, to support White Russian opposition to the Bolsheviks.
1923: Vice President Calvin Coolidge becomes president upon the death of Warren G. Harding.
1934: German President Paul von Hindenburg dies and Adolf Hitler becomes chancellor.
1943: Lt. John F. Kennedy, towing an injured sailor, swims to a small island in the Solomon Islands. The night before, his boat, PT-109, had been split in half by the Japanese destroyer Amagiri.
1950: The U.S. First Provisional Marine Brigade arrives in Korea from the United States.