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.

Area students from Clinton, Arapaho, Corn Bible Academy, Hobart, Burns Flat, Cordell and Thomas were named to the President’s and Dean’s Honor Rolls at Oklahoma State University for the spring 2020 semester.

Senator James Lankford (R-OK) along with Senator Mike Rounds (RSD) recently led a bipartisan letter to Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Jovita Carranza urging the administration to ease paperwork requirements for small businesses seeking loan forgiveness under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).

Fishing season starts with bang

Conner Meget, left, and Easten Powell enjoy a day of fishing by landing this big catfish during summer break.

Senator James Lankford (R-OK) recently praised the release of the 2019 International Religious Freedom (IRF) Report.