Two motorcycle drivers were killed in separate accidents, another man was injured in a car-semi collision, and two others were hurt in yet another wreck in this area over Memorial Day weekend.

Clinton Public School Foundation will hold its next annual Membership Meeting at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 23, at the Clinton Board of Education office, 1720 Opal Ave. Anyone who has donated $25 or more during the past year is considered a foundation member and may attend.

The Clinton City Council will hold a special meeting, at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Frisco Center to begin structuring the search process for Clinton’s next city manager.

Playground nears finish

The playground at McLain Rogers Park is starting to look like a finished product. The covering over the slides, which was placed with the help of cranes, was recently completed. CDN

Here's a look at Tuesday's Edtion

- Mayor, two council seats up for grabs

- County wheat crop ranges from really good to really bad

- Thousands of empty rail cars stored on Farmrail tracks

- Throwback: Clinton wins district

- 4A coach leaves

Mayor, two council seats up for grabs

The filing period for Clinton Mayor, Ward Two and Ward Four Clinton City Council seats is set for Monday June 22, Tuesday June 23, and Wednesday June 24, said Clinton City Clerk Lisa Anders.

Thousands of empty rail cars stored on Farmrail tracks

The long rows of empty rail cars lined up near Farmrail’s office on Gary Boulevard are stark evidence of the downturn in the oil industry. Farmrail president and general manager Judy Petry said the rail cars, many of them sand hoppers used in fracking service, are in storage all over the company’s 350 miles of track right now.

Graduates ready to make their mark

Clinton High School graduates, at left, Aaron Haskell and, at right, Lauren Margerum and Leslie Lopez, prepare to board their chariots of honor during the recent graduation festivities.

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