There is no better place to be during the holidays than right here in Clinton, Oklahoma! It is hard to believe Thanksgiving is only five days away and in 32 days we will celebrate Christmas.

On Wednesday, Nov. 20, the Oklahoma City VA Health Care System, in collaboration with the City of Clinton, hosted a pre-opening event at the Frisco Conference Center for the upcoming VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic in Clinton.

Firm donates turkeys

Christensen Law Group donated several hundred pounds worth of frozen turkeys Thursday at Clinton’s Mission House. Pictured, from left, are Gail and Clay Christensen, Jim Burden of the Mission House and Anthony Moore and Carissa King from the Clinton branch.

Incumbents from Clinton, Arapaho-Butler and Weatherford school districts have all declared intentions to run again for their seats when the candidate filing period opens Dec. 2.

Red Tornadoes are on same page early in preseason

Few teams in recent memory can claim a two-year run of the Clinton boys’ basketball program’s caliber, logging two winning seasons, a combined record of 34-20, a district title and an area tournament appearance.

Proud dad visits

Nevaeh Wagnon is visited by dad Kenneth Wagnon at Nance’s “Donuts With Dudes” day.

Attorney General Mike Hunter announced that the state intends to appeal Cleveland County District Judge Thad Balkman’s final order issued last Friday in the trial against Johnson & Johnson.

Students rewarded for good work

Southwest Elementary students-of-the-month for November include, from left, Nicole Reyes Flores, Jaxson Schultz, Laney Anderson, Joselin Tovar, Matayah Schott and Madicyn Whiteskunk.