Giving assistance

Intermediate members of the WOCS 4-H recently assisted a Cloverbud in finding out where the crumbs went in an old toaster. Pictured are, from left, Laclan Penner, Isla Penner and Jada Akin.

The Masonic Fraternity of Oklahoma is once again partnering with the South Western Oklahoma Development Authority (SWODA) Area Agency on Aging (AAA), along with other Area Agencies on Aging across the state, to assist with funding direct services for people 55 years of age and older in need of some type assistance not otherwise provided by other agencies.

House Appropriations and Budget subcommittees next week will begin hearing budget and performance reviews from the state agencies under their purview.

Until next Christmas

City of Clinton employees Gary Kluckner, left, and Leonard Jackson remove part of the Christmas greenery outlining the Frisco Center.

Attorney General Mike Hunter has sent a letter to federal regulators asking for an update in its fight against opioid abuse, after Congress granted the agency expanded authorities in 2018.

History and art

Esme Jones tours the Route 66 Museum for both the history part and the art made during those times for inspiration.

Route 66 wonders

Yatish Bhandari traveled from Sacramento, Calif., to learn about Route 66 and its wonders inside the Clinton museum.

An open forum to discuss conditions and improvements for the walking trails at Crowder Lake University Park is planned for Tuesday.