After, by his own estimation, 41 years, one month and one week in the pulpit of the First Church of God, Roy Dobbs told his Church Council and congregation Sunday that he is retiring.

Clinton firefighters poke through tall dead grass looking for hot spots after extinguishing a blaze Thursday along railroad tracks south of the Washita River between N. 13th Street and U.S. Highway 183. From the left are Brett Russell, Caleb Moore and Aaron Snider.

This has been a good summer for area firefighters, but Clinton Chief Randy Carpenter said Friday it’s no time for people to get complacent.

Co-athletic director Mike Lee (right) introduces CHS football head coach Philip Koons (left) during the Meet the Players picnic Thursday night at the Tornado Bowl.

Clinton football players, coaches, fans and supporters of the program gathered together Thursday night for the annual Meet the Players picnic.
This year had a bit of a different feel than the last 24 years.
Mike Lee still spoke, but this time he was introducing the town to its new head football coach, Philip Koons.
 

Clinton firefighters poke through tall dead grass looking for hot spots after extinguishing a blaze Thursday along railroad tracks south of the Washita River between N. 13th Street and U.S. Highway 183. From the left are Brett Russell, Caleb Moore and Aaron Snider.
Co-athletic director Mike Lee (right) introduces CHS football head coach Philip Koons (left) during the Meet the Players picnic Thursday night at the Tornado Bowl.

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Sports

Kori Glancy had the lone hit for the Lady Reds in their game at Burns Flat-Dill City Thursday.

The start of the season continues to be a struggle for the CHS softball team.
They fell to 1-5 on the year Thursday afternoon after a 6-0 loss on the road to Burns Flat-Dill City.

Lifestyle

After, by his own estimation, 41 years, one month and one week in the pulpit of the First Church of God, Roy Dobbs told his Church Council and congregation Sunday that he is retiring.

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