Kids get western-style taxi service

Taking advantage of a recent warm afternoon this week, two women took horses to pick up their kids from Big Five Head Start in Clinton. From left are Whitney Carpenter, Blake Ringer, Mason Ringer and Sierra Ringer.

According to a statement released by Clinton School Board President Paul Adams, board members are getting close to making a final decision in their search for a new superintendent to replace Kevin Hime when he steps down on June 30.

Students preparefor ‘cupcake wars’

Western Oklahoma Christian School 4-H students, from left, Paizlee Whitten, Joshua Valencia and Makarah Foster practice icing cupcakes, in preparation for “Cupcake Wars,” to be held in April.

Miller awarded CPSF grant

Clinton High School English teacher Brittany Miller received a Clinton Public School Foundation spring teacher grant for a special classroom project. Pictured, from left, are Halle Cabaniss, Brandon Nunez, Miller, CPSF board member Donna Rother, Jenni Soto-Robles, Edgar Ceballos and Shelby Ford.

The Oklahoma House of Representatives has passed legislation inspired by the efforts of First Lady Sarah Stitt to assist people leaving incarceration with finding gainful employment.

State Reps. Chris Sneed (R-Fort Gibson), Tammy Townley (R-Ardmore) and Marcus McEntire (R-Duncan) on Wednesday passed bills that would end surprise medical billing for Oklahoma residents.

Safety updates

Leonard Smith replaces wood railings at Acme children’s park during this month’s Clinton First cleanup day.