Local restaurants finding solutions

In accordance with federal and state recommendations, the dining area at Mazzio’s Pizza, and those in several other local restaurants, are closed to the public but they are still providing pick-up and delivery service. From left are co-owner Hector Hernandez, taking a phone order; deliveryman Kyler Cummings; and co-owner Ethan Pool.

Clinton City Council members unanimously decided Tuesday at their regular meeting not to give the owners of the Glancy Motel, SWAYAM Properties, LLC, an extension of time to begin making repairs.

On Saturday the Clinton Daily News will publish an updated list of closings and operational changes caused by coronavirus precautions.

One person was taken to OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City and three others were treated and released at AllianceHealth Clinton following a single-vehicle accident shortly after 6 a.m. Tuesday four miles east of Clinton on I-40.

The Edge opening date now uncertain

Chris Gillen, left, and Jim Bailey survey the progress being made at The Edge church’s new home. Plans were to open to the public by Easter weekend, which may be modified now due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Artistic awrads

Clinton High School junior AP artist Ashlynn Fletcher shows off her two pieces that earned Silver and Gold Key awards at the recent Scholastic Art Competition.

Today is the 79th day of 2020 and the first day of spring.

Our health care providers are already stretched, and when the rest of us panic, we make it harder for them to take care of those who are extremely sick. We also unnecessarily risk exposing and spreading COVID-19 to others. We need to make sure our healthcare system can meet the needs of those who are at highest risk for complications from COVID-19, and the easiest way to do that is to use common sense. If you wouldn’t go to the doctor for these symptoms under normal circumstances, please don’t go now.