As of Thursday, Clinton Chamber of Commerce President Julie Menge and organizers were still planning on holding the Route 66 Festival outdoors downtown, but she said a final decision about the festival venues will be decided today in the event that it appears the weather will present a challenge.

Claiming a number of major accomplishments in its first five years of work for the City of Clinton, Severn Trent Services was awarded a five-year extension of its contract at Tuesday night’s City Council meeting.

147 Southwest Elementary School students were found to be proficient in reading at the third grade level on the state-mandated reading test out of the 177 students who took the test, Principal Jason Bengs said Monday.

Costly cattle

   Clinton Livestock Auction owner Blake Berry estimates there are 30 to 40 percent fewer cattle than there were three years ago in this extended and continuing drought.

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Sports

Kori Glancy had the lone hit for the Lady Reds in their game at Burns Flat-Dill City Thursday.

The start of the season continues to be a struggle for the CHS softball team.
They fell to 1-5 on the year Thursday afternoon after a 6-0 loss on the road to Burns Flat-Dill City.

Lifestyle

After, by his own estimation, 41 years, one month and one week in the pulpit of the First Church of God, Roy Dobbs told his Church Council and congregation Sunday that he is retiring.

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