Friends enjoy recess

Pals Jeronimo Hernandez, left, and Sutton Hernandez hang out together on the Washington Elementary playground.

The annual base pay of Custer County elected officers has officially crossed the $50,000 mark.

Effective July 1, the gross pay of elected officers rose by $2,397 to $50,336.52 a year. It had been $47,939.52.

Injuries less than feared in I-40 crash

A husband and wife from Arkansas were wearing their seatbelts and escaped what emergency responders thought would be much more serious injuries when their four-door Ford F-150 pickup ran off Interstate 40 and flipped end over end just before 8 o’clock Friday morning.

Library asked to limit Wi-Fi

In an effort to curtail the growing numbers of transients seen loitering in front of the Clinton Public Library, Western Plains Library System was asked by the City of Clinton to cut back on the library’s 24-hour Wi-Fi access.

A citizen of Saudi Arabia who once lived in Weatherford has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for federal crimes that included falsely denying he ever attended an al Qaeda terrorist training camp.

Lawmakers exploring strategies for improving access to health care in Oklahoma heard from two professionals involved in the Indian Health Service recently as they continued a series of meetings being held at the state Capitol.

The day is coming when it will be possible for parents in Oklahoma to put their children in cars, punch a few buttons or say a few words and expect them to be delivered safely to school, no driver necessary.


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Mustang resident John Lyles, 26, has been charged in Custer County District Court with stealing $20,000 at the Lucky Star Casino in Clinton that belonged to a Hobart woman.