As of press time Tuesday, the only contested race for a spot on the Clinton City Council was for Ward 4 with incumbent Bobby Stewart set to face challenger Mustafa Sami.

Clinton Chamber of Commerce will hold its first “Friends on Frisco” downtown community event of the summer from 5-9 p.m. Friday, June 26.

Juneteenth celebration Friday

Event organizers Theresa Baker, left, and Twyla Williams decorate the pavilion at Joe Baker Park for the Juneteenth celebration to be held there Friday. Parade starts at 11 a.m., followed by a family-friendly day of games for all ages and lots of good food until 9 p.m. Everyone is welcome, said organizers.CDN

In a clarification to the Clinton Daily News article on absentee ballot voting published in the Friday, June 12 edition, Custer County Election Board Secretary Ann Brown said the option to send a copy of a valid ID — instead of having one’s absentee ballot notarized — is available for the June 30 election. For the remainder of 2020 the option will be granted on an election-by-election basis.

Mark Allan Reynolds and Mary Lisa Reynolds to Brownen Rental Properties, LLC, WD. Lots 15 and 16, Blk. 14, Huber Addn. Weatherford.

The coronavirus pandemic has erased the whiteboard for Oklahoma schools, leaving superintendents standing in front of it, sketching out their plans for reopening two months from now.

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Clinton kids show off their bounty after an evening of frog-catching around the area. From left are Easten Powell, Eli Anderson, Jeter King and Vince Jones.

In 1963, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that requiring the recitation of Bible verses and the Lord’s Prayer in public schools is unconstitutional.