Electronic hoops

Ben Christie, left, and Matthew Cantu, both Washington sixth graders, play a little robot basketball during makerspace.

Attorney General Mike Hunter issued a consumer alert after receiving reports of individuals attempting to sell at-home tests for the coronavirus.

Ready to roll

Teachers, from left, Aide Flores and Shelly Oyler prepare to get in their vehicles to embark on visiting their students.

Today is the 87th day of 2020 and the ninth day of spring.

Enjoying a little nature

Boy Scout Troop 361 took a recent hike at Foss State Park. Pictured, from left, are Kendrick Fletcher, Aiden Hall, Owen Lavigne, Xadrian Hernandez and Cody Nelson.

Here's a peak at Thursday's CDN

- April filing dates set for county offices

- 2 new cases of COVID-19 in county

- Effects of no school testing should be minimal here

- Nguyen lives up to pedigree

Now that the Oklahoma Department of Education has voted to suspend school classes for the remainder of the academic year, and the U.S. Department of Education has also okayed the suspension of state testing, Clinton students’ summer vacations are essentially beginning seven weeks earlier than the

Filing period for four offices in Custer County is scheduled for April 8-10. But as people are learning, because of the coronovirus all dates are subject to change.

Postal workers providing valuable service

Clinton Postmaster Kathy Adcock, left, and assistant rural carrier Ashley Taylor load boxes to be delivered. While many businesses observe Gov. Stitt’s instructions to remain closed for three weeks to fight the spread of COVID-19, postal carriers and clerks continue to deliver mail and much needed supplies throughout the region.

Custer County now has three confirmed cases of the coronavirus, COVID-19, according to information released by the Oklahoma State Department of Health. It is not known where the people who have been diagnosed with the illness reside, but the increase of people affected by the disease continues to rise. The OSDH reported there are now 164 positive cases of COVID-19 in the state and the death total has been raised to five with two more people succumbing to the illness. Both were males and hailed from Oklahoma County with one being in his 70s and the other in his 40s. A total of 59 people have been hospitalized due to the coronavirus and there have been 805 who have tested negative. Only a total of three children from ages birth to 17 have been reported to have the disease. The age group of 65+ is still the leading statistic for positive cases with 55 people reported to have the disease.

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