Firefighters from Clinton and Foss responded to a non-injury accident that caused a grass fire four miles west of Clinton Friday afternoon. High winds caused a fifth wheel travel trailer being pulled by a pickup to overturn.


Chief Forrest Valentine, at left, rounds the corner as D.J. Woodall and Mark Switzer work on extinguishing the flames Wednesday at this home on S. 12th Street.
 Tony Ramos reaches back for a return during practice. Ramos carries a 3-3 record through two tournaments this season.

Gary Bighorse

Funeral services for Gary Bighorse, 76, of Clinton will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday in the Clinton Indian Community Center. 
He died Sunday, March 19, 2017, in Clinton.

John McGurk, M.D.

John Michael McGurk, M.D., Age 31. John was born on April 24, 1985. His parents were Donald and Karen McGurk, both Ph.D. chemists. They were so excited when he was born. 

Karen Whorton

Funeral services for Karen Whorton, 57, of Quanah, Texas, will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday in the Assembly of God Church in Arapaho.
She died Sunday, March 19, 2017, in Quanah, Texas. 

Doris Cook

Doris Nan Cook, 84, died March 18, 2017 in Oklahoma City. She was born March 2, 1933 in Canadian, TX to Celia and Florence (Bettis) Davenport.



Pictured are (front row from left) Jeni, Jantz and Jaxson Baker, and Stephanie Whittington, and (back row) Jason, Terry and Cathy Baker, and Rick Whittington. In the inset are Terry and Cathy Baker.

Terry and Cathy Baker, of Butler were recently honored with a 50th wedding anniversary celebration at Red River, N.M.


Funeral Services for Jack D. Madison, 87, Clinton resident, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, March 24, 2017, at the Union Hatchett Cemetery, north of Bessie, officiated by Kenneth Schuelein.

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