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Watonga’s boys played an impressive play-in game against Cordell in Cashion Friday Feb. 15, advancing themselves to the district championship game Saturday night.

Wheeler Brothers donated a used mini van Feb. 13 to the City of Watonga for use as an airport vehicle.

The annual Blaine County Stock Show will get underway Friday, with animals arriving at the fairgrounds. All animals must be in place by 6 p.m. and weight cards are to be turned in by 7 p.m.

Sports

The Lady Eagles’ basketball season came to end Friday, Feb. 15 at the hands of the Cordell Lady Blue Devils.

Opinion

I love eagles, and even though I live by Canton Lake, I haven’t seen any close enough to take pictures of them. Wildlife photography to me is no more than a wait and see what happens opportunity.

The cold weather seems to continue and has slowed ourdaily visitors to the Ferguson Home down.

We are finishing a week of very cold weather. I’m surprised that we have had this much fog. It looked like a winter wonderland here at my house as the fog froze on the trees and bushes.

Lifestyle

(Photo Top) Allison Gauer walks with her parents, Jennifer and Bill Gauer at Senior Night

(Photo Middle) Jayden Flynn is presented with his parents, Richard and Sharon Flynn

Watonga School Superintendent told the board Feb. 11 that the school district received the highest amount of gross production funds in the state this month, $427,000.

(Top Photo) Patt Curtin, representing the Watonga Community Theater accepts a check Feb. 12 from Gary Olsen, Lions Club president.

Obituaries

Mary Beatrice Schenk was born in Watonga, OK on September 28,1941 to Harold and Maxine (Tiny) Winters and passed away February 15, 2019 at the age of 77.

Lorraine Ruth Mach was born to Paul H. and Minnie Louise (Beuthien) Mach near the town of Winside, Nebraska, February 11, 1931.

In Loving Memory...