Science students conduct experiment

In Diane Keeton’s science class at Washington Elementary, Jaden Londigan, left, and Brayden Fuller use their skills to measure liquids in graduated cylinders.

When students at Clinton High School return from fall break there will be a new notification system in place to immediately alert parents whenever their child is absent without approval.

The Oklahoma Western Heifer Show will again be held in Clinton with monetary assistance from the city’s Lodging Tax. However, Anthony Moore, who turned in the fund request this year,

Cable barriers stop semi, possibly save lives

Dylan Abner, shown here, was among Clinton firemen who responded to a semi rollover shortly before 2 p.m. Tuesday on Interstate 40 near Stafford Road east of Foss. No injuries


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New technology extinguishes fire

During a training exercise, Clinton fire fighters, from left, Dylan Abner, Eric Hunter and John Denney use a new type of foam to put out a fire.

A new eight-year plan was adopted Monday by commissioners of the Oklahoma Department of Transportation, and it has plenty in it for Clinton and Custer County.

Plans for the new playground at McLain Rogers Park will be unveiled at a family event to be held from 4-6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22, at the northwest corner of the park, said Marian Tisdal, one of the project’s organizers.

Fifteen of the 19 counties in the Northwest District of the County Officers and Deputies Association of Oklahoma were represented at last week’s annual meeting of the organization held at the Frisco Center in Clinton.

Old service station torn down

The former site of Brad’s Auto Sales, on 4th Street near I-40, was cleared this week. A spokesman for the property’s owner, ASAP Energy Inc., said the company currently has no plans for the site that once was a service station.