McCullough named acting city manager

After meeting in executive session, the Clinton City Council unanimously agreed to appoint Gene McCullough as the acting city manager.

A celebration fit for king

Clinton High School senior Blake O’Neale is getting the royal treatment during the graduation parade held in Clinton on Friday. His great aunt, Melody Clements Bowen, drives him around, while he waves to spectators.CDN

Zachary Otto Sherwood, 27, has been identified as the primary suspect by investigators of the Weatherford Police Department in the shooting death of Ashley Barr, 30, of Weatherford.

CPD honors those its lost

The Clinton Police Department remembers its officers lost in the line of duty, during National Police Week, which runs May 10-16. To CPD’s knowledge, it’s lost two officers: patrolmen Otto Thomas and Larry Joe Dean. Pictured are, from left, Officer Austin Trogdon, Det. Billy Gerstenkorn, Officer Paul Sperle and Det. Lt. Luis De La Torre in front of the memorial located at Acme Brick Park.CDN

Beginning on Monday, Clinton Public Schools will transition from its 2019-2020 school meal program into its summer feeding program, said Assistant Superintendent Adam McPhail.

Department of Public Safety office is now allowing walk-ins for driver license and Oklahoma identification card processing, as Gov. Kevin Stitt begins phase two of the state’s reopening.

Parent must tell children realities about job loss

DEAR HARRIETTE: I have been giving my kids an allowance since they were little — not a lot of money, but consistent money. Now that I have lost my job and unemployment has not kicked in yet, I’m worried about how to keep up this simple practice. Obviously it’s more pressing to make sure there is enough food to eat, but I don’t want to walk away from the stability that I created in the family. Should I lower the amount but still give them something that shows my good intentions? My kids are 10 and 12. They know about the coronavirus, but do I tell them about what it means that I have lost my job? I don’t want to scare them, but I do need to manage their expectations. — What To Say

Dear Doctor: I heard on the news about a coronavirus medicine made with blood from people who were sick and got better. But my husband says it’s actually a blood test to see if someone ever had the virus. Who’s right?