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Digging Clarkston

When you come out to see the Independence Day Parade, you may notice some new colors along Main Street. During their June 25 meeting, the City approved a $1,000 expenditure on roses, hostas, and catmint the Department of Public Works planted on June 27....more >>

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Celebration of freedom

Today is the Fourth of July, Independence Day, a celebration of everything that is the United States of America. Today is a day to slow down and think about something most of us take for granted everyday: What a wonderful place we live in....more >>

CSB receives award for community support

Clarkston State Bank was honored with this year's Community Enhancement Award on May 17 at the 27th Annual Clarkston Community Awards Breakfast. The award recognizes year long efforts that have enhanced the quality of the community....more >>

Spots available at Fife Camps

Spots are still open for fun summer camps. Fife Camp is July 16-20 and is open to boys entering grades 7-9 in the fall. From 8 a.m.- 3 p.m., you will stretch, build skills and participate in contests and games....more >>
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Born May 24th
1743: Jean-Paul Marat, French revolutionary.
1819: Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1836-1901).
1878: Lillian Moller Gilbreth, pioneer in time-motion studies.
1895: Samuel I. Newhouse, American publisher.
1903: Arthur Vineberg, Canadian heart surgeon.
May 24th
in history
1861: General Benjamin Butler declares slaves to be the contraband of war.
1863: Bushwackers led by Captain William Marchbanks attack a Federal militia party in Nevada, Missouri.
1878: The first American bicycle race is held in Boston.
1930: Amy Johnson becomes the first woman to fly from England to Australia.
1941: The British battleship Hood is sunk by the German battleship Bismarck. There are only three survivors.