The Christmas holiday season kicks off this year when the Clinton Chamber of Commerce hosts its annual Festival of Lights and Chocolate Festival, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 1. Chamber president Julie Menge said that the silent auction will also start at 4 p.m. in the Pepsi Event Center, and the Parade of Lights will begin at 6:30 p.m.

A resolution has been adopted setting permit fees for golf carts and small utility vehicles that will soon be legal on Clinton streets.

The Clinton Daily News lost one of the most loyal and dedicated members of its family Wednesday.

Steve Belcher, a reporter and news editor here since 1973, died unexpectedly Wednesday morning at Baptist Hospital in Oklahoma City. He was 64.

Johnny Galvan

A mass of Christian burial for Johnny “Poncho” Galvan Sr., 68, of Butler, will be held at 10 a.m. today at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Clinton.

Joey Lee

Funeral services for Joey Lee, 37, Clinton resident, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Kiesau Memorial Chapel.
He died Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, in Oklahoma City.

Jesse V. Hayes

Memorial services for Jesse V. Hayes, 82, of Zellwood, Fla., formerly from Clinton, will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Kiesau-Lee Memorial Chapel.
Hayes died Aug. 12, 2015.

Bradley Lee Peek

Funeral services for Bradley Lee Peek, 43, of Cordell, have been set for Saturday, 10 a.m. at the Kiesau-Lee Chapel in Clinton.
He died Aug. 24, 2015, In Amarillo, Texas.

Nancy Lucas

Funeral services for Nancy Lucas, 44, Butler resident, will be held at 2 p.m., Monday at the Butler Baptist Church.
She died Aug. 25, 2015, in her Butler home.

Maxine Green

Funeral services will be held on Friday, August 28, 2015 at 2:00 pm in the Kiesau Memorial Chapel in Clinton, Oklahoma celebrating the life of Mrs.



Tonight’s Class 4A quarterfinal contest between Clinton and Wagoner will be one of three matching up teams from District 4A-1 versus District 4A-3.


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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