(Oklahoma City) – Every odd-numbered year, recognized political parties in Oklahoma are required to notify the Secretary of the State Election Board whether or not the party will allow registered Independents to vote in its primary elections.

New water plant’s load increasing

Public Works Director Leonard Jackson, left, and Water Superintendent Gary Kluckner check the gauges at Clinton’s new R.O. water plant which is now producing one-third of the water flowing though city pipes.

Clinton Postmaster Kathy Adcock reported that the post office is knee-deep in packages and its “elves” are working hard to assist Santa in performing his mission this holiday season.

A 30-year-old man with a lengthy criminal history in this part of the state as well as other parts of Oklahoma was shot to death Thursday night by a Cordell lawman whom he had allegedly attacked with a knife.

At a special meeting of the Clinton School Board Friday, board members voted to hire the Oklahoma State School Boards Association (OSSBA) to assist them in its search for a new Superintendent of Schools following Kevin Hime’s announcement earlier this week that he will be leaving Clinton on June

Santa breakfast, photos Saturday, Dec. 21

Santa Claus and Kiesau-Lee Funeral Home will host a very special breakfast party from 9 a.m. until noon on Saturday, Dec. 21, in the newly renovated Kiesau-Lee Event Center, 2500 W. Modelle Ave.in Clinton.

Here's a peak at what's in the Friday Edition

- Clinton Schools name support staff candidates

- Man accused of pointing gun on I-40

- Elk City man injured in 183 wreck

- CHS students selected for advisory council

- SWOSU basketball starts season off well

Clinton Schools name support staff candidates

For the third year, Clinton Public School has recognized a Support Person of the Year at individual school sites in conjunction with its Teacher of the Year nominees. District winners

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