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Huey: a reminder of life for this Vietnam Veteran

Weatherford Vietnam veteran Bob Chatigny said the Huey Helicopter newly on display at the Heartland Museum in Weatherford is a constant reminder of a lifesaving event. He lay lifeless on the battlefield in North Vietnam having been hit by an ambush and his leg filled with shrapnel. He came to as his commander dragged his body toward the whirl of the blades of a Huey to take him to safety.
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50th Wedding Anniversary

Duncan and Cheryl Coons will quietly celebrate fifty years of marriage with their family this week. Their marriage took place in the First Christian Church in Okeene, OK on June 24, 1972. Cheryl (Bierig) was from Okeene and Duncan from Ponca City. Duncan did his student teaching in Perry in 1971. Mr. and Mrs. Coons moved to Perry in 2012 as retired Oklahoma school teachers and have thoroughly…

Weatherford Speech Pathologist terminated at WPS board hearing

After seven hours of witness testimony and three hours in executive session, the Weatherford Board of Education unanimously voted, 5-0, to terminate speech Pathologist Jennifer Daniel — during the hearing attorney Jonathan Irwin said if she is terminated she plans to sue. “Mrs. Daniel has protections under the Americans...

WDN announces fathers day prize winner

David Garcia signed up for the Weatherford Daily News’ big giveaway at Deer Creek Hardware in Hydro. He won more than $1,000 in items and gift certificates from local participants. Kimberly Lippencott/WDN.

Weatherford Speech Pathologist terminated at WPS board hearing

After seven hours of witness testimony and three hours in executive session, the Weatherford Board of Education unanimously voted, 5-0, to terminate speech Pathologist Jennifer Daniel. Nearly 50 people were in attendance and 700 were watching live on the Weatherford Daily News Facebook page. During the hearing, Daniel testified she...

The Northern Arapaho Summer Food Program is feeling the increase in food and gas prices

The sun beats down on a small car packed with coolers filled with chocolate milk and tiny lunches. Around 150 kids' meals are ready for pick up. This is a mobile food pick up spot for kids from 6 months to 18 years old who might be without food during the summer months. This is one of five stations that serves the Northern Arapaho community. It is supported by the tribe with additional assistance from the state. But the program is becoming harder to fund.

Obituary: Joanne “Jody” L. Kirkpatrick

Joanne L. ”Jody” Kirkpatrick was born on July 24, 1936, in Geary, Oklahoma to Joe Mourer and Oleta Moore Mourer. Heaven’s door opened for Joanne ”Jody” Kirkpatrick on Saturday, June 18, 2022, at the age of 85. Upon her death, she wished to share the following verses of hope and joy: ”For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come, nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord. ~ Romans 8: 38-39.
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Here is a look at the Weekend headlines

- From Butler to Germany – Klein sacrificed much for his country. - Reds Track and Field hosting throws clinic tomorrow at CHS. Read the Clinton Daily News in print, online at or download the app.

Early voting starts today

Sample ballots have been released for Weatherford precincts. Left is the democratic ballot and right is the republican ballot. Early voting begins 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. today and Friday. The election on Tuesday is open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
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Corene Cabaniss

Graveside services for Corene Cabaniss, 79, of Clinton, will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, June 27 at the Clinton Cemetery. She was born April 6, 1943 in Pittsburg. She died June 26, 2022 at St. Anthony Hospital in Oklahoma City. Services are under direction of Kiesau-Lee Funeral Home.

Oklahoma Route 66 Museum in Clinton to host Route 66 Hall of Fame Induction and Exhibit Opening

OKLAHOMA CITY — On Saturday, July 9, the Oklahoma Route 66 Museum and the Oklahoma Route 66 Association will host the Oklahoma Route 66 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremonyand the opening of a new exhibit, “Route 66 Transitions, 1981–1991: Jerry McClanahan’s First Decade of Route 66 Photography.” The event is free and open to the public, and refreshments will be provided. Beginning at 2 p.m., the Oklahoma Route 66 Association will induct two Oklahomans into the Oklahoma Route 66 Hall of Fame. Inductions are held...

Beekeepers to the rescue: bees cause a buzz around town

Thursday, June 16, the City of Cordell called in the assistance of Tim McCoy of Hydro, OK to help in the removal of honey bees in Lee Park. The bees had taken residence in an old tree that alas had fallen, causing damage and ultimately destroying their hive. McCoy, Veteran...

Heartland cruise and car show draw large crowd

The Heartland Cruise Car show was well attended both Friday and Saturday as many attendees were from out-of-state. “This is the best cruise and car show we’ve been to.”. SWOSU hosted their annual picnic Friday night in the Student Union. Attendees enjoyed their meal while special guest Jerry Hodge read portions from his new book You’re on, Cowboy! Check tomorrow’s edition for WDN’s exclusive interview with Hodge and wife Margaret. Kimberly Lippencott/ WDN.
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Here are the Daily Lunch Specials for Thursday

Here are the daily specials being offered by Clinton eating establishments:. The Fountain at S&D Drug – Thursday’s Special: Taco Salad for $7.49. Lucille’s Roadhouse – Southwest Burger. Topped with melted Queso, Jalapeño Bacon, Guacamole, Lettuce, Tomatoes, and Pickles.