In an effort to keep his head up, guard for the Geary boys’ basketball team Raul Espinoza said he still has high hopes for the Bison to achieve their goals during a year heavily impacted by COVID-19. Espinoza said that basketball is a sport that means a lot to him. That proves true when he speaks…
As of January 22, there were 365,992 confirmed cases of the Covid-19 virus in the state, up by 2,946 in the last 24 hours according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health. There were 47 deaths reported in the last day. This brings the death toll to 3,187. In Blaine County, according to…
With distribution underway and plentiful discussion surrounding the COVID vaccines, Mercy Hospital registered nurse Casandra Oakes talks about what her experience getting the vaccine was like. With the strain COVID has had on her workplace, such as a lack of beds and having to send patients to…
With food needs across the nation increasing in past months, Opportunities, Inc. in Watonga says – thankfully – it hasn’t seen such an effect. Opportunities, Inc. serves a wide array of clients, not only in Watonga but across Blaine County. While the offices are currently closed, the food pantry…
Oklahoma is on track to have its worst month of the COVID-19 pandemic so far, based on the number of cases and reported deaths in the first half of January. By Friday, the state had recorded more than 57,000 new cases of coronavirus in the first two weeks of 2021. There were 436 reported COVID-19…
Governor Kevin Stitt today announced the federal government has approved the State of Oklahoma’s request for public assistance for 16 additional counties, including Blaine County, to help with expenses related to the winter weather storm that began on October 26, 2020. The funding will deliver…
Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford continues to offer an educational opportunity to eligible high school students with no costs to families. Upward Bound is a federally funded college prep program funded through the U.S. Department of Education that offers services to qualified…
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I hope this has been a good week for all of you. Many believers have been taught to fast. Fasting means: Eating sparingly or abstaining from food altogether, either from necessity or desire. Spiritual fasting calls not only for the reducing the intake of food but replacing this with the exercise of…
Last week I reviewed the first six months of 2017 because I decided the years between then and now are best left to a bad memory. So let us get started with the month of... July. This month started like it usually does – scorchingly hot and windy – which is not the best way to start the last half…
January the 20th is always World Penguin Awareness Day. World Penguin Day coincides with the annual northward migration of penguins. This happens each year on or around April 25th. Penguins do not fly, Rather they walk or waddle their way to and from. Penguins are found in Antarctica, South Africa…
With distribution underway and plentiful discussion surrounding the COVID vaccines, Mercy Hospital…
With food needs across the nation increasing in past months, Opportunities, Inc. in Watonga says –…
With COVID-19 affecting multiple aspects of everyday life, Mark Batt, superintendent of Watonga…
In an effort to keep his head up, guard for the Geary boys’ basketball team Raul Espinoza said he still has high hopes for the Bison to achieve their goals during a year heavily impacted by COVID-19.
Oklahoma is on track to have its worst month of the COVID-19 pandemic so far, based on the number of cases and reported deaths in the first half of January.…
Governor Kevin Stitt today announced the federal government has approved the State of Oklahoma’s request for public assistance for 16 additional counties,…
Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford continues to offer an educational opportunity to eligible high school students with no costs to families…
From a determination to work hard in school to a love for basketball, Izzy Yellowfish lays out why he was picked as this month’s Outstanding Student.…
The 20th-ranked 5-2 Watonga Eagles capped off a successful week, finishing 2-1. On Jan. 12, the boys suffered the lone defeat on the week, losing 47-41 in a…
The Watonga Lady Eagles steamrolled to three wins in the past week, improving their record to 4-3 on the season. Lauren Campo’s squad kicked things off with a…
Janice Elizabeth Critchfield, 72 of Geary Oklahoma, died at 1:58 a.m. on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at the Integris Hospice in Oklahoma City. She was born on…
Having discovered and lived out her calling to serve others, Rita Ann Clewell passed from this life at home in Edmond, with family keeping vigil, on January 16…
Funeral service for Jimmie Dale "J.D." Poarch, age 75, of Pickton, TX will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, November 28, 2020 at Tabernacle Baptist Church,…