The official filing period for two Clinton City Council seats ended at 5 p.m. Wednesday at the Custer County Election Board.


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A report released last week by the Food Research and Action Center shows Oklahoma had the nation’s third-highest increase in summer meal participation from 2017 to 2018 with a 14.9 percent increase, but still ranks last overall.

Clinton’s newest restaurant, Sam’s Southern Eatery, will open its doors today (Wednesday) and begin serving home-style southern cooking from its location at 720 W. Gary Blvd.

Summer Playground students enjoying water games at McLain Rogers Park are, from left, Madycin Gerhardt, Calli Rodriquez and Ayshka Garcia.


Dear Doctor: I’m looking for new ways to deal with all the stress I feel these days, and a friend keeps talking about something called “mindfulness.” What is that, exactly? Is there any proof that it actually works?

DEAR ABBY: I have a young, preteen grandson who is asking his parents “facts of life” questions. They are bewildered about how to give him the information. I’d be grateful if you could share details of the publication you have for this purpose and how to get it.



SENIOR EVENT: Quilting at the Senior Citizens Center. This event is open to all seniors. 9 a.m.-4 p.m.