Weatherford resident Bobby Joe Eakins, 57, has been charged with three felonies and one misdemeanor after allegedly leading Clinton police on a pursuit at speeds reaching 130 miles per hour while driving west on Interstate 40.

Winter feed’ this week and next

Cafeteria workers, from left, Lana Golden, Laura Pina, Sandra Jackson and Maria Gonzales are serving lunch from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. daily at Nance Elementary during winter break, except for Christmas and New Year’s Day. Meals are free for Clinton students 18 and under.

Ready or not, Christmas is nigh

Riding on the brightly lit First Bank and Trust float in the Festival of Lights Parade, held to kick off the Christmas season in Clinton, Hannah Sperle reads a Christmas story to Chisum Sperle, left, and Levi Sperle.

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) by a bipartisan vote of 385-41.

Imaginative Christmas fun

Students in Nance Elementary’s Christmas program sing and dance for their audience. In the photo at top, from left, Sadie Stottman and Greer Ray “skate” to a waltz; at bottom, from left, David Prairiechief, Peyton Barnett and Denise Taylor go on a sled ride.

Senator James Lank-ford (R-OK) issued a statement that he will serve as the Chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Ethics:

Special pen pals

Beau Tapaha-Biffle will soon find out if the letter he wrote to Santa will be answered.

The Pioneer Cellular Event Center on the campus of Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford will be the site of the 2nd annual Governor’s Powwow sponsored by the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes.