The expected announcement of schools closing means the class of 2020’s athletes will see their careers come to an expected close. Clinton’s team sports across the last four years featured some unbelievable accomplishments.

The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) announced it has entered into a new public-private partnership with Diagnostic Laboratory of Oklahoma (DLO) to increase the State of Oklahoma’s capacity for delivering results for COVID-19 tests. As a result of the new partnership, more than 300 test specimens were immediately shipped to Life is • Life I • Plans • Mon DLO’s facility in Dallas, Texas, for results within the next couple days.

Ray awarded grant

Clinton Public School Foundation board member Two Jefferson, left, awards a spring teacher grant to Washington Elementary principal Gene Ray, to buy “home libraries” for the schools’ students.

Senator James Lankford (R-OK) joined Senator Jim Inhofe (R-OK) in a letter to US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross urging him to investigate excessive dumping of oil by Russia and Saudi Arabia that has destabilized global oil markets.

So you made the decision to follow guidance and voluntarily self-quarantine or minimize your movements for the next 14 days.

Washita NSDAR attends luncheon

Members of Washita Chapter NSDAR, from left, Ellena Womack, Lu Eisler, Regent Nancy Lisle, Carol Ann Batterton, Mareen Hallmark and Marci Grant attended the Oklahoma City Regents Council NSDAR George Washington luncheon held at Oklahoma Christian University in Edmond. The program, on the 150th anniversary of the Transcontinental Railroad, was presented by the Oklahoma Railway Museum.

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister has announced that she will propose a Continuous Learning Plan to the State Board of Education this week to complete the school year for Oklahoma students without reopening school buildings during the global pandemic. While the education of schoolchildren will resume with distance learning, there will not be traditional, in-person instruction or extracurricular activities, instead following critical safety guidance from the Centers for Disease Control with regard to social distancing for students, staff and school families.


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Bridges returns to take CPS helm

The Clinton Board of Education voted unanimously this week to hire Tyler Bridges as the school district’s new superintendent, effective July 1.