Here's a peek inside the Weekend issue of the Clinton Daily News

- Businesses are adapting to the times

- Schools to start providing 10 meals at once

- Local blood drive set for Tuesday

- Kid Scoop

- Lois McAmis Obituary

- State Death's

Because of the coronavirus crisis, many local businesses are having to change the way they do business. The following is a list of how many Clinton businesses are adapting.

Teddy bear hunting season

Annsley Lovelace hides her house’s bear for fellow hunters to find. Kids from all around Clinton are participating in the “Bear Hunt,” a game where kids try to find hidden teddy bears around neighborhoods.

Local blood drive set for Tuesday

Hundreds of blood drives have had to be cancelled in recent weeks due to escalating concerns regarding COVID-19, AllianceHealth Clinton volunteer director Debbie Matz said, which has resulted in the loss of thousands of units of blood.

Per recommendations from the Oklahoma State Department of Education, Clinton Public Schools Assistant Superintendent Adam McPhail said that on Monday school meals will start being served just one day a week instead of five.

KidScoop.com

With kids stuck inside the house and needing an outlet to engage their minds, the Clinton Daily News reminds readers about its weekly Kid Scoop page.

Readers can find it located on page 12 in today’s edition.

Here's what people are reading in Friday's Clinton Daily News

- Stimulus will help businesses, citizens, city

- Teachers caravan for kids

- Custer County, state virus numbers explained

- Fernandez’s drive leads to dream career

- Obit for Charles Beach

Teachers caravan for kidsTeachers caravan for kids

Clinton students lined the streets one day this week to wave at teachers as they drove through neighborhoods, letting their students know they were thinking of them. Now that physical classrooms are closed for the rest of the school year, Southwest Elementary school counselor Kim Quintero said the unanticipated long separation is turning out to be hard on teachers as well as students.

As of Thursday morning this week, the number of positive COVID-19 cases reported in Custer County remained at three. Custer County Health Department Regional Director Terri Salisbury had some advice for people needing help interpreting the numbers being released on a daily basis now from the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH).

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