A 58-year-old man who previously was sentenced to at least 65 years in prison has been charged with the armed robbery of Janie’s Garden Center in Elk City.

He is also charged with the attempted robbery of another Elk City business, the United Supermarket, which occurred six days later.

County officials are toting up the damage to roads and bridges this week in an effort to get federal help to repair them.

“I’ve got seven or eight tinhorns washed out and roads closed,” District 1 Commissioner Wade Anders said Monday. “I also have two bridges out with roads closed at this time. I didn’t even want to walk on ’em.”

Clinton’s water situation improved dramatically over the weekend, with Clinton Lake not only filling up but also Foss Reservoir reaching 10 feet above what it was just a few weeks ago before the spring rains started.

That was a 50-percent gain from the low point earlier this year.



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.


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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