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-After bond fails, back to drawing board
-Home invasion prelim begins
-Custer County Junior Livestock Show opens Sunday, Feb. 23
-Clinton loses games at Newcastle
-Arapaho-Butler sweeps ranked Leedey on road
-Plus see local pictures

This year the Custer County Junior Livestock Show will begin its annual three-day run from Sunday, Feb. 23, through Tuesday, Feb. 25. All events will be held at the Custer County Fairgrounds and will include four species: beef, sheep, goats and swine.

Voting process lesson

Western Oklahoma Christian School sixthgrades Josh Valencia, left, and Braden Davey learn about the presidential election process in preparation for a mock election at the school.

Anti-bullying focus of assembly

Western Oklahoma Christian School students, from left, Joshua Valencia, August Dobrinski and Cruze Bittle give a presentation on bullying and its prevention at an assembly held at the end of “Kindness Week.”

In 1542, Catherine Howard, fifth wife of King Henry VIII, was executed on grounds of treason for committing adultery.

Boy Scout Troop 361 actively involved in Clinton Community

Troop 361 members attend summer camp at Slippery Falls Scout Camp near Tishomingo. Pictured are, front row from left, Owen Lavigne and Joseph Nelson (kneeling); and back row, Kaelib Simpson, Cody Nelson, Xadrian Hernandez, Joseph Corbridge, Kendrick Fletcher and Blake Brewer.

After voters rejected the Clinton School Board’s $29.7 million bond proposal this week, board member Luke Adams said the issue will now have to be put on hold while the board focuses on hiring a new superintendent of schools.

Annual community event nears

Gearing up for the Clinton Middle School bean supper, art show, variety show, book fair and makers fair on Thursday, Feb. 20, are, from left, Pam Smith, Alejandro Alvarez, Zac Adams, Paola Ochoa and Baileigh Giblet.