The Oklahoma House of Representatives this week passed the Barbara E. Hoover Act which will extend electronic monitoring of family members to long-term care facilities.

The Clinton City Council unanimously agreed to appoint Gene McCullough as the acting city manager.

Here's a look at Friday's headlines

- Unemployment fraud on the rise in Clinton

- Seniors celebrated today with parades, ceremonies

- Library reopens to public

- Trejo rejoins team in second title run

- Rising Stars expanding

- State deaths

At Clinton Public Library it’s business as usual, said Western Plains Library System director Tim Miller, with only a few minor procedural changes put in place to keep the library’s staff and customers safe. All seven WPLS library branches are open, and they’re also providing curbside service for patrons who prefer not to come inside the library.

WOCS has helping hand

Mission House Shelter Director Jennifer Howard, left, accepts donated items from Dora Miller, Western Oklahoma Christian School Principal. Students, teachers and other staff donated to help out during the food shortage caused by COVID-19.

The Clinton community is coming together today to celebrate Clinton High School’s graduating seniors, beginning with the Senior Parade at 11 a.m., a “virtual” graduation ceremony, put together by school staff, at 7 p.m., followed by a “Grad Drag” at 8:30 p.m. along Frisco Avenue.

CDN | Collin Wieder

Workers utilize a crane to help construct some larger pieces of playground equipment at McLain Rogers Park, just north of Legion Field.

Today is the 136th day of 2020 and the 58th day of spring.

CDN | Collin Wieder

Veterans Center resident Art Fanshier holds up his American Flag during a recent parade that followed social distancing guidelines. Fanshier served in the Air Force during the Korean War.

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