For a record third time, Clinton attorney Mart Tisdal has been named the Oklahoma City area’s “Lawyer of the Year” for Oil and Gas Law by Best Lawyers.
The publication also names a “Lawyer of the Year” for the Tulsa area, so that’s why this one is specific to the Oklahoma City area.

Mustafa Sami fell three votes short of winning the Ward 4 city council race. To win outright a candidate had to receive more than 50 percent of the vote. Sami will face Bobby Stewart in the Nov. 8 election. Sami received 48 votes, Stewart 35 and Incumbent Lucas Martinez 15.

This year’s ‘Meet the Players’ held Wednesday at the Tornado Bowl. brought more fans with the inclusion of all fall sports and the time change to a later evening.

Johnny Galvan

A mass of Christian burial for Johnny “Poncho” Galvan Sr., 68, of Butler, will be held at 10 a.m. today at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Clinton.

Joey Lee

Funeral services for Joey Lee, 37, Clinton resident, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Kiesau Memorial Chapel.
He died Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, in Oklahoma City.

Jesse V. Hayes

Memorial services for Jesse V. Hayes, 82, of Zellwood, Fla., formerly from Clinton, will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Kiesau-Lee Memorial Chapel.
Hayes died Aug. 12, 2015.



Clinton softball (1-12 overall) failed to record a run in its doubleheader losses to Tuttle (10-3 overall) Tuesday at home.


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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