The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced a final rule to modernize swine slaughter inspection and bring it into the 21st century.

Librarian takes stock

Jamie Jefferson does book inventory at Western Plains Library System’s main office on Modelle. As collection management coordinator she’s also responsible for purchasing library materials for all eight branches.

Students accepted into Pharmacy College

The Southwestern Oklahoma State University College of Pharmacy at Weatherford has announced that Clinton High School graduates Teresa Carter and Isaac Izaguirre have been accepted into the program.

Oklahoma could benefit greatly from more investment in resources to improve the way crime statistics and court records are collected, organized and analyzed, state lawmakers were told recently.

The deadline for parade entries for Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s Homecoming Parade is Monday, said organizers. The parade will be held at 1: 30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, in Weatherford’s Towne Centre. The theme for this year is “Game On!”

Well-known gospel singer to visit Clinton

Pastors Wilma Jackson and Leonard Jackson announced that they will host a performance by gospel music legend Sherman Andrus at 6:30 p.m. Friday at H.O.S.T. Ministries, 605 Avant.

Shoes donated for CHS

Third-grader Lessley Silos donates shoes for a fundraiser being held by Clinton High School’s National Honor Society.

State Rep. Mickey Dollens (D-OKC) plans to file legislation in the 2020 legislative session that seeks to connect Oklahoma students with needed and available mental health services.

CBA presents fall music concert

The Corn Bible Academy Music Department presented an evening of inspirational songs for their fall concert. Musicians are, from left, Grant Stewart, Natalie Dlugonski, Kaylee Davey, Emalia Lind and Jolee King.