A Clinton man allegedly caught in the act of stealing a lawnmower here late Wednesday morning has been charged with first-degree burglary and unauthorized use of a vehicle.

The suspect is Alex Ramirez, 36. Detective Capt. Ray Hammans said the vehicle had been stolen in Oklahoma City.

A Michigan man has been charged with three felonies stemming from his apparently intentional ramming of Lt. Steven Cornell’s Oklahoma Highway Patrol vehicle Tuesday at Weatherford.



MEETING: Al-Anon New Beginnings will be hosted at First United Methodist Church in Clinton. 9 a.m.



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Clinton Public School Foundation board members, from left, Pat Peters, Carrie Shackelford, Summer Garcia and Amy Crumley served breakfast to Clinton teachers on their first day back after summer break.

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At the Back-to-School Bash held at McLain Rogers Park this week, cousins enjoy a spot of shade while enjoying some free hot dogs. Pictured, from left, are Bently Cuccias, 6, first grade; Emma Cuccias, 4, pre-k; Bradley Cuccias, 2; and Karina Cuccias (Emma’s mom).

Attorney General Mike Hunter commended Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for voting to implement rules to ban caller ID spoofing in text messages and international calls.


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In the Rodeo Days Parade, Clinton Rotary was featured in a truck driven by current president Gary Albert and Staci Shepherd in the passenger seat.