In 1785, Congress chose the dollar as the monetary unit of the United States.

In 1854, the Republican Party was formally launched at a convention in Jackson, Michigan.


-$150,000 goal set for park; 66% in hand
-Auditions set for musical ‘Mamma Mia!’ 
-Hinton police end Weatherford chase
-CHS baseball set for bright future
-Clinton Maroon participating in coach pitch state tourney
-Plus see local pictures 

Street banners advertising Rodeo Days are put up downtown by City of Clinton employees Leonard Jackson, in the truck’s bucket, assisted by David Wedel on the ground. Rodeo Days will

Southwest Playhouse will hold auditions for its next musical, “Mamma Mia!,” at 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday evenings at the playhouse. Director Jill Powell said this production will be very

A 31-year-old Oklahoma City woman was arrested Tuesday evening after leading Weatherford police and other lawmen on a lengthy pursuit at speeds approaching 100 miles per hour. The suspect’s name

McLain Rogers Park, once a shining beacon on Route 66, will be again if the efforts of five Clinton women pay off as they expect. Two of them appeared at

Audrey Kauk sits atop a horse strategically positioned in front of a large butterfly mural on Sixth Street, between Avant and Frisco. Holding the horse steady is Hutton Nicholson.

THURSDAY JULY 4 MEETING: Native Outreach Baptist Chapel to hold a Bible study and prayer at the Clinton Community Hall on Dog Patch Road. Meets every Thursday except for funerals

In 1775, the Continental Congress adopted the Olive Branch Petition, an appeal to King George III for reconciliation between the colonies and Great Britain. In 1935, the National Labor Relations

P.T. Barnum (1810-1891), circus founder; Jean Cocteau (1889-1963), writer; Henry Cabot Lodge Jr. (1902-1985), diplomat; Huey Lewis (1950- ), singer-songwriter; Bill Watterson (1958- ), cartoonist; Edie Falco (1963- ), actress;