A-B vocalist selected

Arapaho-Butler sophomore Roland Carter sends a hearty “thank you” to anonymous donors that helped him acquire an All-State jacket from the Oklahoma Music Education Association. He’s been selected to All-State choir each year since 2017 and hopes to be a six-time selectee by the time he graduates. CDN

Gov. Stitt recently issued an executive order ensuring first responders such as law enforcement, firefighters, correctional officers and others who work for state agencies will get paid time off if they contract COVID-19.

Popcorn spirit

Parker Turney, a student in Amber Sawatzky’s (now online) third-grade class, enjoys his go-to quarantine snack during Virtual Spirit Week.

Here's a look at the Thursday Headlines

- Area nursing homes have COVID-19 cases

- Argument believed to have led to murder in Weatherford

- Filing protests will be decided Tuesday

- Owners of Glancy Motel file Chapter 7 bankruptcy

Home around the world

Clinton High School senior Michelle Nguyen shows off her string art project. Nguyen made it for her parents, who are from Cam Ranh, Vietnam, saying that they’ll always be home in either location.

According to information released by the Oklahoma State Department of Health, one verified location of COVID-19 in Clinton has been established.

In information released this week by Custer County Election Board secretary Ann Brown, it was announced that Custer County sheriff Kenneth Tidwell has filed a Petition for Contest of Candidacy against Dan Day, his opponent in the upcoming election for Custer County Sheriff.