Musicians selected for honor

Members of Clinton High School’s marching band who auditioned and were chosen for the Shortgrass Honor Band are, from left, Cazi Ramos, Chloe Waldrop, Autumn Breitling and Garrett Rivas.

In 1788, English settlers landed in Australia to establish a penal colony.

In 1943, the first armed uprising began at the Warsaw Ghetto in German-occupied Poland.

In 1964, planners unveiled the designs for New York’s World Trade Center.

Two young people whom Washita County officials had been seeking for more than four years are finally back in custody at Cordell after being picked up by the U.S. Marshal’s Service in Comanche County.

The Oklahoma State Election Board released statistics this week on the number of registered voters in the state heading into the 2020 election cycle. In terms of numbers, Custer County topped the list of registered voters in districts represented by State Rep. Harold Wright and State Sen.

Every week the Oklahoma State Department of Health releases the latest information about flu cases around the state, and the latest numbers show that hospitalizations in Custer County due to confirmed flu cases have been slowly creeping up the past few weeks.

CPS closed Monday for federal holiday

Clinton Public Schools will be closed Monday for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Southwest Elementary third-grade teacher Lillian Collins gives her students a history lesson about the federal holiday.