Tommy Lesperance, left, calmly talks on his cell phone outside his wrecked pickup.

Despite smashing into a semi, a Clinton man had plenty of reason to be thankful Thursday afternoon.

Weatherford police were searching Thursday for a man suspected of shooting another with a handgun in a dispute over the purchase of an automobile.

The suspect is Deondrae Jones, 37, and the victim was Roger Gaston, 33. Both men are current Weatherford residents.

An election to determine whether or not the Clinton Fire Department will become unionized has been scheduled for Friday, Sept. 26, by the State of Oklahoma Public Employees Relations Board (PERB).

Tommy Lesperance, left, calmly talks on his cell phone outside his wrecked pickup.

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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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