It’s important to wear masks to protect from wildfire smoke


Dear Doctor: Is wildfire smoke really that dangerous? We’re in northern Idaho and our town has been handing out face masks, but I’ve heard they don’t really do much. What should I do to keep our family safe?

Rodriguez logging best year of career

A luxury that the Clinton football defense has had over the last four years is great starting field position thanks to senior kicker Marco Rodriguez.

State Treasurer Randy McDaniel has announced that for a second consecutive month, October Gross Receipts to the Treasury are up by less than one percent compared to the prior year, suppressed by falling oil and gas production tax and sales tax collections.

Walk-in patients get checked out

At AllianceHealth Clinton’s health fair this week, Naomi Hartford, RN, and Chelsea Kelley, RN, administer blood pressure and blood glucose tests to patient Nicole Thomas.

Oklahoma high school graduates’ scores on the ACT college-readiness exam declined in every subject this year, according to a report released recently.

Most colleges use ACT or SAT scores as part of admissions requirements.

Community comes out for pancakes

Clinton High School students helping out at Kiwanis Club’s Pancake Day are, from left, Katie Cardenas, Jessica Jefferson, Mindy Sawatzky and Emily Stephens.