Wetting a hook

It proved to be a much warmer day when Jaiden Begay, 15, top, and Charleigh Begay, 4, went fishing at the pier at Acme Park.

The state of Oklahoma announced the launch of a new digital solution for residents to quickly and conveniently renew their vehicle registrations and order birth certificates.

Business leaders gather

Hanging out at the Semi-Annual Clinton Chamber of Commerce Luncheon are, from left, Matt Meyerdirk from Ace and Mark Miner and Carrie Shelton of Edward Jones.

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue announced USDA will begin taking applications for the second round of $550 million in ReConnect Program loan and grant funding on Jan. 31.

New board members

The Custer County Republican Women selected new board members. Taking the oath, from left, are Sheryl Falco, standing in for Reta Hall, vice president; Rose Millspaugh, secretary; MaryAnn Morris, president; and swearing them in is Melinda Doughtery.

Accomplished singers

Lorelai Bull, left, and Kennedy Listak recently represented Corn Bible in a pair of vocal performance events.

Auditions for the 2020 annual Bulldawg Blitz Talent Show at Southwestern Oklahoma State University will take place Feb. 10-12 on the Weatherford campus.

The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) has received confirmation through laboratory testing conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that two persons under investigation in Oklahoma tested negative for the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), which originated in Wuhan, China, and has resulted in cases detected in several countries, including six laboratoryconfirmed cases in the United States.

Snagging trash

ClintonFIRST volunteers Juan Garcia, left, and Troy Lee pick up some loose trash during the cleanup efforts last weekend.

Wiping out leaves

The ClintonFIRST crew worked on eradicating leaves this past weekend. Pictured are, from left, Brett Brittain, Rowland Mower, Anthony Moore and Brent Almquist.