Clinton’s Mission House has been helping the community’s most vulnerable for more than 30 years, and during the COVID-19 pandemic it has continued to serve three meals a day, seven days a week, out of its dining room. These days those meals are served in togo boxes instead of at communal tables, but in spite of rising food prices no one has gone hungry, said director Jennifer Howard.

Estrada uses new job to find homes for animals

Clinton Police Department has appointed a new full-time ACO (animal control officer). Heather Estrada is already well-known for her animal rescue work in Clinton since 2015, so being the ACO gives her a solid base from which to continue improving the plight of stray and unwanted dogs here.

Due to CDC recommendations, public Memorial Day services at the Clinton Cemetery have been cancelled. However, American Legion Post 41 members are placing flags at various local cemeteries to honor veterans.

A federal judge has sentenced Jeff Terry to more than three years in prison and ordered the former Mangum pharmacy owner to pay nearly $1.1 million he previously agreed to pay in restitution when he pled guilty to a false claims scheme in 2019.

Just as water is vital for human life, the plants, trees, shrubs and grass in any landscape also require hydration. However, how much water is used and what watering strategies gardeners choose can have a direct impact on their wallets.

Here's a look at some of Friday's Headlines

- City council formally okays prior purchases

- Cable barrier, bridge work continues on I-40

- Firefighters issue tips for safe outdoor cooking

- Local restaurants hit with high meat prices

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