Fiegener honored with recognition

Clinton High School 2009 graduate Mark Fiegener, son of Rob and Amy Fiegener, recently received firm-wide recognition during the annual leadership conference held by BKD CPAs & Advisors.

Nearly 25 years ago the director of the Oklahoma Department of Commerce was in Clinton to talk about how we could improve our town.


Many Democrats, along with some in the press and a few Republicans, have expressed outrage at President Trump's commutation of political operative Roger Stone's jail sentence for lying to Congress and witness tampering. GOP Sen. Mitt Romney, the only senator ever to vote to remove a president of his own party, was particularly outraged.


It was "a plan by the Devil to have our kids committing suicide at an all-time high." So said Kanye West, the recently declared "Birthday Party" presidential candidate. It's about the best explanation I've heard for the noncoronavirus issues that plague us. There's some serious good-and-evil combat going on, and neutrality isn't an option.

It’s a conversation no family wants to have, but one that can be vitally important - talking to a loved one about memory loss or cognitive decline.

Only way for definitive diagnosis is to perform biopsy

Dear Doctor: I’m 30 years old, and I have a lump in my breast, which imaging tests suggest is a fibroadenoma. I’m getting married in six months, and I am leaning toward having a biopsy so I won’t worry during my wedding and honeymoon. With the COVID-19 pandemic, is it selfish of me to have the biopsy right now?

In 1945, the United States successfully detonated a test nuclear weapon near Alamogordo, N.M., an event now considered to mark the beginning of the Atomic Age.

Reader wants to bring mom home to stay safe

DEAR HARRIETTE: My mother lives in a retirement home, and I am so worried about her. There have been reports all over the country about the virus infiltrating old folks’ homes and killing lots of people. I feel like I should bring my mother home with me, but I’m worried that she might not stay healthy. My husband goes to work outside of the home every day. He practices social distancing to the extent that he can, but he’s a contractor, and he works with people. My mother is in her 90s and in fragile health. That’s why I want her out of the retirement building, but I’m not sure that my house is safer. How can I figure that out? — Mom’s Safety

In 1799, French Lieutenant Pierre-Francois Bouchard found the Rosetta Stone in Rosetta, Egypt.