Fifty-six pounds of what Sheriff Kenneth Tidwell called “high-grade marijuana” was seized by Deputy Dillon Mach with the help of his drug dog, Ares, about 2 a.m. Saturday.
Tidwell said Mach found the marijuana after Ares alerted during an open-air sniff of a rented vehicle in which two suspects were traveling.

The IRS officially begins accepting and processing tax returns this week, both online and by mail.
Here are a few important changes taxpayers should be aware of for the 2017 tax season, beginning with the date taxes are due.

KIEFER – Clinton girls’ basketball improved its record to 6-8 over the weekend after winning two of three tournament games at the Dave Calvert Invitational.

Nancy Wilson

Nancy Josephine “Jody” Wilson age 87 of Purcell, OK formerly of Neodesha, Kansas passed away after a brief illness on Saturday, Dec, 3, 2016 in Clinton, OK.

Charles Day

Services will be held today for Charles Dennis Day, 82, of Leedey, at 1:30 p.m. in the United Methodist Church in Leedey.
He died Friday, Dec. 2, 2016, in Elk City.

Agnes Lax

Agnes Altenhofel Green Lax was born October 6, 1924 in Ratcliff, Arkansas to Mary Ann and Leo Charles Altenhofel.  She passed away December 3, 2016 at Clinton, Oklahoma at the age of 92 years, 1 mo

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KIEFER – Clinton girls’ basketball improved its record to 6-8 over the weekend after winning two of three tournament games at the Dave Calvert Invitational.

Lifestyle

Pictured are (front row from left) Jeni, Jantz and Jaxson Baker, and Stephanie Whittington, and (back row) Jason, Terry and Cathy Baker, and Rick Whittington. In the inset are Terry and Cathy Baker.

Terry and Cathy Baker, of Butler were recently honored with a 50th wedding anniversary celebration at Red River, N.M.

Obituaries

A mass of Christian burial will be held for Harold Griffith, 76, of Clinton, at 10 a.m. today in St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

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