‘Herbal Fare? takes over Depot Park

With music filling the air and sun shining down on Depot Park, the Clarkston Farm and Garden Club hosted more than 200 people to sample favorite recipes from ‘Somewhere in Thyme,? the group’s latest fund-raising endeavor at their Aug. 19 luncheon downtown. The sold-out event resulted from club committee members who attended similar taste fairs […]

Local student selected to attend national leaders conference

As the summer was winding down for many Clarkston students, it was still in full force for Emily Allen. Allen, an eighth grade student at Clarkston Middle School, recently attended the 2004 National Junior Leaders Conference in Chicago at Lakeforest College during a week-long study of law and justice. ‘I was interested in studying law,? […]

Seniors dance the afternoon away at Bay Court Park

When it comes to having a good time, all you really need is a good pair of dancing shoes and a partner with timeless dancing moves. With that idea in mind, Clarkston-area seniors enjoyed an afternoon of dancing and music at Bay Court Park for an ‘Afternoon Dance? on Aug. 17. ‘We love to dance […]

Jr. Cats have high hopes for playoffs

The Oxford Jr. Wildcat football program has helped lay the groundwork for one of the most successful winning streaks of any high school football program in the state. This year’s teams are no exception as both the freshman blue and freshman gold teams posted winning records and have high hopes for playoff runs. Under the […]

Oxford company to renovate Arnold School

Sounds of hammers and nails will soon be heard coming from Watershed Park in Addison Twp. as exterior work is scheduled to get under way this week on the Arnold School building. The Addison Twp. Board of Trustees voted at their Monday, Oct. 18 meeting to award the contract to Oxford’s own Genesis Building & […]

Batchik ends enduring role as judge in Clarkston court

Dec. 31, 2004 will mark the end of a long career in the judicial field for Judge Michael Batchik. Due to a mandatory retirement age, Batchik must step down from his position in the 52-2 District Court, a fact neither he or those who work with him everyday in the Clarkston court are looking forward […]

X-country teams finish in top five at Oxford Invite

Twenty-two teams cross country teams trekked their way over to Oxford Hills Golf Course to compete in the Oxford Invite on Friday, Oct. 15. At the end of the day, the Wildcats showed why they were one of the best teams in the area as both the girls and boys finished in the top five. […]

Booters end season on a high note

Seniors on the varsity soccer team walked off their home field for the final time as victors when they defeated Flint Carman-Ainsworth 2-1 on Thursday, Oct. 14. A pregame ceremony honored nine Wildcats who gave their sweat, blood and tears to a game that they loved and excelled at. Those seniors included Jacob Clark, Christian […]

Swimmers take out Troy Athens

The varsity swimmers improved to 3-1 in the Oakland Activities Association Blue Division play after they defeated Troy Athens 118-68 on Thursday, Oct. 14. Results are as follows: 200 Medley Relay: Oxford’s A relay of senior captain Jenna Mallard, sophomore Laura Zorle, freshman Haley Kornburger and junior Amanda delaPaz finished first with a time of […]

Addison kicks in $5K to keep senior meals

Hot meals and good times are still going to be a fixture at the Addison Township senior center. The senior center, located in the Addison Township Complex at 1440 Rochester Rd., was in danger of losing it’s nutritional meal program from the Older Person’s Commission (OPC) for seniors who visit the center on a daily […]