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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 December 24th
1745: Benjamin Rush, American medical pioneer and signer of the Declaration of Independence.
1809: Kit Carson, one of the most famous mountain men and scouts in the West.
1905: Howard Hughes, American industrialist, aviator, film producer, and director.
December 24th
in history
1967: The Greek Junta frees ex-Premier Papandreou.
1968: The first pictures of an Earth-rise over the moon are seen as the crew of Apollo 8 orbits the moon.
1970: Nine GIs are killed and nine are wounded by friendly fire in Vietnam.
1972: Hanoi bars all peace talks with the United States until U.S. air raids over North Vietnam stop.
1974: An oil tanker's spill pollutes 1,600 square miles of Japan's Inland Sea.