Fifteen-year school board veteran Rod Kinney, who has been chairman of the Clinton Board of Education three times, has decided to retire from his position. The local banker has heard of the possibility of one and maybe two candidates seeking his seat.

Baker Hughes Inc., one of Clinton’s major employers, will be acquired by Halliburton in a stock-and-cash deal valued at $34.6 billion, it was announced Monday.

The deal will make Halliburton the largest oil-and-gas service company in the United States, surpassing Schlumberger.

The award-winning dramatic comedy about a growing friendship between a black chauffeur and a white Jewish widow continues this weekend on the Southwest Playhouse stage. Tonight’s show is at 7:30 p.m. while Sunday’s performance begins at 2 p.m.



Danrick Lokeijak puts up a jumper during practice for the Clinton High boys basketball team Thursday. The Reds open the season Dec. 9.

The season opener is still more than three weeks away and a starting lineup is far from set, but Clinton High head basketball coach J.D.


Arapaho-Butler has begun mum sales this week in anticipation of festivities Friday surrounding the A-B Indians’ homecoming basketball game against the Sentinel Bulldogs.

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