Spring baseball, Class B regional champ Arapaho-Butler baseball (1-0) got its summer season off to a winning start with a 10-2 thrashing of Vici Thursday.
The Indians posted six zeroes on the mound with four different pitchers. On offense, the bats stayed patient recording eight walks and nine hits.

Scholarship money was offered to 48 students in Clinton High School’s Class of 2017. The lion’s share was offered to the two top recipients, Jose Diosdado and Nathan Davis, followed by Destiny Lindsey, Celeste Carrizales, Ka Neisha Jackson, Leticia Ortiz and Mitchell Hunter rounding out the top seven.     

Shot twice in the Vietnam War and once left for dead atop a pile of other men’s bodies, the last battle Langburn Fisher Jr. fought was here at home.

Billy McCartney

Funeral services for Billy James McCartney, 28, of Arapaho, will be held Sunday, March 12, at the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Elk City.
McCartney died Friday, March 3, in Cordell.

Gayla Coleman

A memorial service will be held for Gayla Beth Coleman, 67, of Clinton, at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the First Christian Church. 
She died Wednesday, March 1, 2017, in her Clinton home.

Joe Martin

Graveside services for Joe E. Martin, 85, of Stillwater, will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Lone Star Cemetery in Rocky. 
He died Friday, March 3, 2017.  

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Walking off the field in Taft Stadium two weeks ago, I couldn’t believe how quickly my first year of covering Clinton and western Oklahoma athletics had flown by.

Obituaries

Chapel services for Sadie Williams, 82, of Clinton, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Kiesau Memorial Chapel.
She died Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at Grace Living Center in Clinton. 

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