Placing cans into food boxes set up at Nance Elementary are first-graders Yuliana Barajas, left, and Kayla Nitsche.
At a ceremony this week, USDA Under Secretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs Greg Ibach declared the United States free of plum pox virus. Ibach signed a proclamation marking the historic announcement.
The State of Oklahoma and Custer County aren’t the only government entities dealing with road improvements this week. At its regular meeting Tuesday night, the Clinton City Council approved asphalt overlays of three in-town streets expected to cost a little over $280,000.
SENIOR EVENT: Grocery shopping. For a ride call (580) 309-3467. 8:30 a.m.
DANCE: American Legion dance at the Legion Hall on U.S. 183, entry by donation. 6:30 p.m - 9:30 p.m.
Savage, Paula LeMarr McBride: 61, newspaper editor, died Oct. 12. Memorial services 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Anadarko Daily News (Ray & Martha’s, Anadarko).
In 1767, the boundary between Delaware, Maryland and Pennsylvania (the Mason-Dixon Line) was established.
In 1962, Drs. James Watson, Francis Crick and Maurice Wilkins won the Nobel Prize in medicine/physiology for uncovering the double-helix structure of DNA.
While Clinton will get the biggest share by far of new Custer County highway projects in the latest eight-year plan from the Oklahoma Department of Transportation, the rest of the county won’t be left out.