Today is the 241st day of 2020 and the 70th day of summer.

Funeral services for Amy Daun Whiteshirt, 36, of Clinton, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the First Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the Canton Indian Cemetery under the direction of Kiesau-Lee Funeral Home.

Graveside services for Libbie Rosenbaum, 95, former Clinton resident, were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Stafford Cemetery under the direction of Kiesau-Lee Funeral Home.

Pushback turns negative into positive

The Robert Frost poem “The Road Not Taken” captured my attention as a young man, as did Jesus’ parable of the “Prodigal Son.” One is written by a natural man and the other is the written record of God and in that lies a distinct difference. However, the similarity has always been in their seemingly multiple life applications: both deal with the decisions we must make as individuals when faced with multiple choices.

Election not a problem for Postal Service

The news is filled with reports of President Trump's "assault" on the U.S. Postal Service. Democrats and some in the media say the president is deliberately slowing mail delivery and crippling the Postal Service so that it cannot handle an anticipated flood of voting by mail in the presidential election. Barack Obama said Trump is trying to "actively kneecap" the Postal Service to suppress the vote. Speaker Nancy Pelosi has called the House back into session "to address the sabotage of the Postal Service." What is going on?

Aston steps into school administrative role

Clinton resident April Aston was recently promoted to Director of Elementary Curriculum and Instruction Navigation and will be over the English Language Learners program.

Family fun time

Clinton firefighter Tyler Calvert holds his niece Rylee Barnett, left, and nephew Greyson Barnett in his arms, while they slide into the water at the Clinton Public Pool.

Today is the 234th day of 2020 and the 63rd day of summer.