Concern for grandma’s health keeps grandson from visiting

DEAR ABBY: I work and have a family and live five hours from where I grew up. My mom isn’t in the best health and neither is her husband. While I try to visit as often as I can, she always wants me to visit more often, which I understand.

CMS ends season with sweep of El Reno

Clinton Middle School football brought its season to a close with two final dominant performances, as the seventh grade Whirlwinds blasted El Reno, 46-20, and the eighth grade steamrolled El Reno, 38-8 Tuesday at the Tornado Bowl.

Hector Espinoza competes with fiery attitude

Almost every time Clinton’s defense makes a tackle after a short gain or for a loss, the first person out of the pile to celebrate the play, is senior linebacker Hector Espinoza.


Blackledge, Wilma Dean: 88, insurance claims adjuster, died Oct.

30. No services (Matthews, Edmond).

Stevens, Carl E.: 65, died Oct. 27. Memorial services 11 a.m. Friday (Smith & Kernke N May, Oklahoma City).


Terry Billings

Services for Terry Dawn Billings, 60, will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, November 4, 2019, in the Kiesau Memorial Chapel, with Doyle Kinney officiating and under the direction of the Kiesau-Lee Funeral Home. A private burial will follow at a later date.

Clinton Director of Economic Development Roland Mower said the Elevate Clinton campaign, put forth earlier this year by the Clinton Economic Development Authority’s (CEDA) board of trustees, is on track and moving forward with its program of work.

Weatherford resident Michael Duane Bidwell, 33, is facing a charge of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon for allegedly shooting a former girlfriend in the arm with a BB gun.

Flowers expression of thanks

The Southwest Elementary “cafeteria ladies,” from left, Nina Bacon, Magnolia Andablo, Blanca Hernandez, Martha Lopez, Delores Torres and Susan Crane hold flowers given to them by the school in recognition of Cafeteria Workers Appreciation Week.

Golf course ideas floated for year 2020

With the temperature hovering near freezing and a strong wind blowing, Wednesday was not an appropriate day for a meeting of the Clinton Golf Course Advisory Board. But one was held nonetheless, and the weather did not dampen the enthusiasm of the few attendees.

The license plate number of someone who evidently stole a large amount of merchandise Tuesday night from Clinton’s soon-to-be-closed Kmart store has been tracked to someone from Hydro, Detective Lt. Luis De La Torre said Thursday.