Pecan lovin’ neighbor helps out

Roy Shepherd, 93 years young, gathers pecans produced from two trees in his neighbor’s yard on Sherwood Road. In a special arrangement, so far this season he’s picked up approximately 40 gallons of pecans in exchange for a share of the bounty.

When the City of Clinton received its sales tax payment last week, people were pleasantly surprised to learn that it was up more than $61,000 compared to the same month last year.

Students ready for cupcake combat

At Western Oklahoma Christian School’s March 4-H meeting, students prepare for the 4-H Cupcake Wars competition. At the table, from left, are Lachlan Penner, Jada Akin and Isla Penner. Bailey Hatfield, standing, was the guest speaker and presenter at the meeting.

Many caregivers struggle to provide care for their loved ones on their own. The South Western Oklahoma Development Authority (SWODA) Area Agency on Aging (AAA) believes it is important that caregivers know they are not alone in their struggle to help their loved ones. The SWODA AAA has a program that may benefit many caregivers in southwestern Oklahoma.

‘Playing around’

During Clinton First cleanup day, Kyle Serfoss replaces old wooden slats at the Acme Park children’s playground.

State Election Board Secretary Paul Ziriax has issued a warning to Oklahomans to beware of “fake” voter registration applications. Counties around the state have received several invalid voter registration applications, which were generated from a website called

Students attend engineering fair

Arapaho-Butler Technology Design students Aiden Casas, left, and Brock Walker attended the Oklahoma Engineering Fair held at the science museum in Oklahoma City. Walker won the ping pong ball launcher contest.