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A tradition of winning on the gridiron became a mainstay in Clinton, because assistant coaches such as Louis Mendoza stuck around the program.

Mendoza is in his 32nd year with the Red Tornadoes football team. He’s helped the program to nearly 40 percent of its all-time wins.

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Since she’s worked there for 10 years now, Ayde Martinez is probably familiar to anyone who banks at Oklahoma Bank & Trust’s Clinton branch. At first she only worked part-time while working on getting a degree in a field completely different from banking.

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The picnic pavilion at McLain Rogers Park was the last major structure needing a fresh coat of paint, but Clinton Beautification Committee head Steve Weichel said that task has finally been accomplished thanks to a grant from Keep Oklahoma Beautiful (KOB) and some elbow grease provided by PSO emp

Drilling wells more than three miles deep in the late 1960s was something that GHK Company and partner Lone Star Producing Company believed would produce massive amounts of natural gas.

Three of 10 felony charges against Cameron Gladd, former Clinton High School athlete and Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper, were dismissed Tuesday by the District Attorney’s Office in Beckham County, and he pled no contest to five others.



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




Ross, Vera Ellen: 87, died Aug. 3. Memorial services 11 a.m. Sept. 21, Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Marlow (Whitt, Duncan).


Mahl, Donald Ray: 87, Shell Oil, died Sept.

11. Memorial services (Matthews, Edmond).


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In P.E. class at Nance, Logan Daley, left, is being chased by Dean Lund in a game of “Sharks versus Minnows.”