Trovato selected to Team Michigan Alpine Ski Racing

By Shelby Stewart-Soldan Staff Writer Brandon Twp. — A Brandon High School junior has been selected to be a member of Team Michigan for Alpine Ski Racing. Anthony Trovato is one of 12 high school boys and 12 high school girls asked to be on the team, and will represent Michigan at the US Ski […]

Robert ‘Scott’ Bean

Robert Scott Bean, 65, passed away peacefully at his home in Belmont, CA on Wednesday, January 25, 2023. Scott was born on August 1, 1957, son of Patricia and the late Thomas R. Bean in Royal Oak. Scott is survived by his devoted wife Kathy (Francis) Bean of 41 years, proud father of Sean, Kimberly […]

Ruth Ann Hutchcraft

HUTCHCRAFT, RUTH ANN of Davison, Michigan; died on February 19, 2023. She was 71. Ruth was born on December 4, 1951in Pontiac, Michigan to the late Keith Wayne and Dorothy Ellen (nee: Thomas) Tuttle. She married the late Charles Edward Hutchcraft on February 9, 1995 in Grand Blanc, Michigan; he preceded her in death on […]

Joseph Slaughter

Joe Slaughter joined his Lord in the presence of his family on Sunday, February 5th. Joe was a faithful servant of God; a loyal and loving husband of over 53 years to his wife Sandra; the world’s best dad to his two sons Alex (44) and Ben (42), and through marriage, Ben’s wife Darla; a […]

Thomas ‘Tom’ Roberts

Roberts, Thomas L.  “Tom” Goodrich, Michigan  Thomas Leon Roberts, age 81, died on February 18, 2023 at home with his family at his side. Tom was born on September 7, 1941, of Ward and Viola Roberts in Pontiac Michigan. He attended Pontiac High School and proudly served in the United States Navy as a corpsman […]

Eyes of love

Eyes of love

Rowan Grab sitting near the window working on a Valentine for Valentine’s Day at Oaktree Elementary. Photo: Patrick McAbee.

2022:Police calls soar, traffic incidents, domestic violence calls higher

By Shelby Stewart-Soldan Staff Writer Brandon Twp. — On Monday night, Oakland County Sheriff’s Office Brandon Substation Commander Lt. Greg Glover gave his 2022 year-end report to the Brandon Township Board of Trustees. “Calls for service this year between Brandon Township and the Village of Ortonville were 11,810 dispatch calls,” said Glover. “Brandon Township was […]

Director of curriculum eyed for Brandon Superintendent opening

By Shelby Stewart-Soldan Staff Writer Brandon Twp. — At 6:30 p.m., Feb. 21, the Brandon Board of Education will conduct an interview of Carly Stone, director of curriculum and instruction at the district, for the position of superintendent. The interview is open to the public. “Typically for a superintendent search it’s going to be multiple […]

Missing Dog

By Matt Mackinder Clarkston News Editor Independence Twp. — Shirley Swenson just wants her beloved dog back. Swenson is a disabled woman living in Independence Township whose emotional support dog, Milo, has been missing since Oct. 2, 2022. He has not been seen since, even though his home is in the very busy, populated area […]

Letters to the Editor Feb. 18, 2023

Unlock our hearts We are again mourning the deaths of students killed in our schools. Our politicians and news media ask why. Many years ago were moved God from our schools and satin was let in. Our politicians will again blame guns but they will not look into the mirror and see the real problem, […]

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