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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 October 2nd
1879: Wallace Stevens, poet.
1890: Julius Henry 'Groucho' Marx, comedian, one of the five Marx brothers (the others being Chico, Harpo, Zeppo and Gummo).
1900: William A. 'Bud' Abbot, comedian, the straight man to Lou Costello.
1901: Roy Campbell, poet (The Flaming Terrapin).
1904: Graham Greene, novelist (The Power and The Glory, The Heart of the Matter).
October 2nd
in history
1263: At Largs, King Alexander III of Scotland repels an amphibious invasion by King Haakon IV of Norway.
1535: Having landed in Quebec a month ago, Jacques Cartier reaches a town, which he names Montreal.
1862: An Army under Union General Joseph Hooker arrives in Bridgeport, Alabama to support the Union forces at Chattanooga. Chattanooga's Lookout Mountain provides a dramatic setting for the Civil War's battle above the clouds.
1870: The papal states vote in favor of union with Italy. The capital is moved from Florence to Rome.
1871: Morman leader Brigham Young, 70, is arrested for polygamy. He was laterconvicted, but the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the conviction. Disappointed Army officer Patrick Connor wanted to be back East fighting Rebels. Instead, he found himself in the bitter cold along icebound Bear Creek, near today's Utah-Idaho border.