Recess buddies

Enjoying recess at Washington Elementary are, from front to back, Juliette Martinez, Grace Rivas and Abigail Williams.

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister announced that the Oklahoma State Department of Education (OSDE), in partnership with the Oklahoma Office of Homeland Security and its subsidiary, the Oklahoma School Security Institute (OSSI), has received three federal grants of more tha

Fire fighters give community training

Clinton Fire Department Lt. D.J. Woodall and CFD fire fighter Dylon Kupka teach and observe Grace Living Center employee Elsa Villanueva as she attempts CPR on a training dummy.

Advanced art

Senior AP art student Harley Brinkley takes an old mirror apart and cuts it into pieces, to be used in a project for her AP art portfolio.

It’s the little things

Sophomore student Andrea Mendizabel creates a small clay sculpture in her 3D art class.

Linda Green-Bennett spoke about how a man addicted to methamphetamines, free after posting bail on felony charges, murdered her husband, an Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper, on the side of a Cotton County road the day after Christmas in 2003.

Finding a way to turn right into wrong

Apparently, there are 150 public statues in New York City, and none of them are of women. So Chirlane McCray, the wife of New York City Mayor Bill De-Blasio, ran an online poll for nominations for women who should be honored throughout the city.

UFOs at my house are Unidentified Fridge Objects

I was looking for some celery in the vegetable drawer. What I found looked like a dead green octopus. There were other things in there that used to be vegetables, but were now composting at an alarming rate. Is cauliflower better-tasting when it's brown?

Words from a third grader at Southwest

My name is Parker Turney and I am in the third grade at Southwest School. People are always asking me how is school and what’s going on at my school. So I asked if I could put something in the newspaper to let everyone know.