The weird, the wild and the wacky can’t stop the annual Watonga and Geary Independence Day celebrations. In Geary, there will be the annual display put on by the volunteer fire department. They will set the night sky ablaze at the north end of town starting about dusk on July 4. The city has noted…
OESC Provides Updates on Claim Processing Events   OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma Employment Security Commission added two additional Oklahoma City claims processing events next week, as this week’s events have reached maximum capacity.  Upcoming events at the Reed Conference Center, 5800 Will…
Go Back to Basics as Cases Spike As cases of Covid-19 spike in many towns and states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reminds everyone there are precautions they can take to help slow the spread of the virus and perhaps protect themselves. The steps include covering your mouth and…
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has added new symptoms to the list of warning tip-offs for the Covid-19 virus. Sufferers may experience fever and/or chills, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle aches, headache, new loss of taste or smell and sore…
Voters in Blaine County went to the polls June 30 to decide a number of measures. They included statewide votes on the Democratic ticket for the U.S. Senate. In Blaine County, Abby Broyles won with 47.29% of the votes, followed by Elysabeth Britt with 20.09%; R.O. Joe Cassity, Jr. with 19.79%; and…
The University of Central Oklahoma recently awarded the Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship to Watonga High School graduates Lavender Cisneros and Eden Waggoner in recognition of their demonstrated talent and distinguished achievement in leadership, citizenship, service and communication. Cisneros and…
The Watonga Republican/Geary Star is dedicated to helping youth achieve a stronger foundation for future learning and career selection. As promised, the newspaper will award multiple scholarships this summer to outgoing WHS and GHS graduates who played sports during their senior year. This comes…
I hope that the recent rains helped your yards and gardens. Hopefully, we will receive more. The Blaine County OSU Extension Office is open to the public now. If you have garden questions, please feel free to call or come by. We have a wealth of fact sheets that are beneficial this time of year for…
Two-year-old Hayden Barcindebar beats the heat recently by splashing around in a wading pool in the front yard of her family’s home in Watonga. Connie Burcham | Watonga Republican
OKLAHOMA - Recent rains across much of Oklahoma have been timely for producers looking to plant another crop in their fields after harvesting wheat. “The success of double cropping depends highly on initial soil moisture at planting, continued rainfall though the season and severity of heat stress…
I'll admit it – I cannot keep a secret to save my life unless I'm told very specifically in no uncertain terms that they'll cut out my tongue if I blab. At the risk of dismemberment, I will keep my trap shut. But you have to tell me in advance or, if word leaks out, it's all on you. Come to think…
Voters in Blaine County went to the polls June 30 to decide a number of measures. They included…
The University of Central Oklahoma recently awarded the Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship to Watonga…
The Watonga Republican/Geary Star is dedicated to helping youth achieve a stronger foundation for…
The weird, the wild and the wacky can’t stop the annual Watonga and Geary Independence Day celebrations. In Geary, there will be the annual display put on by the volunteer fire department. They will set the night sky ablaze at the north end of town starting about dusk on July 4. The city has noted the fireworks will be visible all over town and asks residents and visitors not park along the highway or block roads. The city display is funded by donations.
By the time this appears in print, my youngest child will have enlisted in the U.S. Navy. I am not quite sure how I feel about that. He’s my baby. He’s not…
We know this will be a challenging era in our schools around the country and each district must strive to make the best decisions to fit the needs of its…
A Geary man was killed June 29 in a Pottawatomie County car crash. According to the report from the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Stephan Ely, 24, of Geary, was…
Geary High School, Watonga High School, and other Blaine County area football players who have aspirations to play collegiately are encouraged to attend the…
The deals are done. The NBA is coming back. The season will resume on July 30 at Disney’s ESPN Wide World of Sports complex in Florida. Here are 10 things to…
Both Watonga high school and junior high athletics for the Eagles’ boys have been suspended until July 8 after one player tested positive for COVID-19 prior to…
Dennie Earl Harris was born June 10, 1954 to Earl George and Carolyn Louise (Garrison) Harris in Geary, OK. He passed away Friday, June 19, 2020 in Geary, OK…
Patsy Carol Davis was born on April 12, 1937 in Blaine County, Oklahoma to Lester and Opal (Owens) Fee and passed away on June 17, 2020 at the age of 83 in…
Margaret Arlene (Daugherty) Lowe was born to Richard and Mary Margaret (Mamie) Daugherty on May 8, 1926. Margaret was the sixth of six children born to this…