Can opener

Vince Jones prepares to make a big splash while cooling down recently in the Clinton Municipal Pool.


Henley, Ronald Eugene: 60, carpet layer, died June 12. Graveside services 2 p.m. Friday, Bethany Cemetery (Mercer-Adams, Bethany).


Riggs, Victor Ray: 76, postal carrier, died June 23. Memorial services 2 p.m. Saturday (Matthews, Edmond).


As the 2020 election season shifts into high gear approaching the summer, the Oklahoma Department of Transportation is reminding political candidates and volunteers to not jeopardize safety and to do their part in saving taxpayer money and keeping Oklahoma’s highways and interstates free of unsig

The Clinton baseball team (8-2-1 overall) defeated the Woodward Travelers in walk-off fashion Thursday morning, 14-13.

Staying locked in

Clinton junior catcher Harrison Crumley tracks a pop up toward the Clinton dugout during a game against Weatherford. Crumley is off to a strong start in all aspects of his game.

With the news of longtime SWOSU Athletic Director Todd Thurman stepping down, the university chose someone who, “bleeds Bulldog blue” to lead as interim AD, selecting SWOSU grad, former athlete and current Associate AD Todd Helton.

Dr. George Renison named a Distinguished Alumnus

George Renison, DVM, MS, MPH, of Custer City, was recently named a 2020 Distinguished Alumnus by Oklahoma State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. An Oklahoma native, Dr. Renison earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree from Oklahoma State’s veterinary college in 1988.

New members

Billy Goodwin, left, of Western Medical and Arleth Cifuentes of Simple Solutions, LLC, were installed as new board members of the Clinton Chamber of Commerce. Matt Jett of Jett Distributing was also approved, but not present at Wednesday’s luncheon.