Seniors prep for grad parade

Clinton High School upcoming graduates Julianne Fields, right, and Chloe Waldrop decorate a car for Friday’s senior parade around town scheduled for 11 a.m.

Today is the 135th day of 2020 and the 57th day of spring.

Staff, volunteers, visitors important to Route 66 M

Friends of the Route 66 Museum board members are, front row from left, Sharon Meacham and museum director Pat Smith; and back row, Sally Sappington, Darla Johnson, secretary; L.R. Sights, president; and Ritchie Johnston. Not pictured are Peggy Constien, Robert Travis and Brian Aneshansley, vice president.

Here's a look at Wednesday's headlines

- Schools get good news on funding

- Custer up to 12 cases

- Weatherford woman slain

- Soto, Dowdell chosen for May CHS honors

- Senior changes position, helps defense 

- Ethel Whitney Obituary

Clinton School District officials learned this week that the district will receive $560,000 in coronavirus relief CARES Act funds, with the opportunity for additional grants as well. The funds are part of the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) Fund designated for states after the CARES Act was signed into law in March.

There have now been 12 recorded cases of COVID-19 in Custer County according to information released by the Oklahoma State Department of Health.

Fiber optics installation

David Parada of GW Contracting bores a hole in the ground to run fiber optic cables through. The cables will run to Clinton Head Start at 700 Avant Ave.

The Weatherford Police Department was dispatched at 8:45 p.m. Monday to the 500 block of E. Main St. in reference to a shots fired call.