The annual Academic Awards banquet had been set for May 16 but was canceled because of restrictions on group meetings forced by the Covid-19 pandemic. Instead the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence is partnering with OETA Public Television to broadcast a 30-minute tribute to award winning-students…
This report is for the period from May 4th through May 10th. During this time period the Geary Police Department issued 25 written Municipal or District Court citations. On May 4th at approximately 5:25 am Geary Police officers served an outstanding arrest warrant issued by the Municipal Court for…
Civil Court Sharon Hicks, The Estate Of, As Special Administrator, Jack Louis Hicks, vs American Piping Inspection Inc., Robert Roy Morris, Automobile Negligence Eddie Campbell vs Santiago Flores Ruiz, Sr, And, Glenda Ruiz, Matthew Hicks, Beverly Morrison, And, Deborah Rush, Successor Trustees…
NATIONWIDE- U.S. benchmark oil prices surged by 11 percent early on Monday to a two-month high of over $32 a barrel amid signs of demand recovery and accelerated production cuts from all oil producers, making a repeat of last month’s negative WTI Crude prices a day before expiry increasingly…
Oklahoma City, OK Monday May 18, 2020 OK Dept. of Ag-USDA Market News Oklahoma grain elevator cash bids as of 2:00 pm Monday. U.S. No 1 HARD RED WINTER WHEAT (BU): .06 lower. 4.06-4.36. Hooker 4.06; Davis 4.07; Hobart, Keyes 4.11; Temple 4.12; Buffalo 4.14; Frederick, Lawton 4.16; Clinton,…
Hey again everyone! I hope your week has been going well so far. Things are pretty quiet at the Center. If it wasn’t for the cooks and those carrying out Meals on Wheels, we wouldn’t have any excitement at all. We see a few people when they pick up their meals to go. Sometimes we take it out to…
May is full of days dedicated to the appreciation of different first responders and health care workers throughout the nation. To all of the local first responders and nurses, thank you for your hard work and dedication, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. Watonga is a lucky community to have…
When did being "just a housewife" become synonymous with being a drudge? Or is it just me? When did we lose our identity? Just because we don't have an excuse to leave the house, the pets and the kids every day doesn't mean we don't have a purpose. We're the financiers, chauffeurs, seamstresses,…
The City of Watonga met May 19 in regular session. The council and those in attendance made use of the upstairs meeting room at City Hall, a change from previous meetings held in the auditorium in that building. Following the approval of the consent agenda, the council heard a financial report…
Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford and Sayre have announced the Dean’s honor roll for the 2020 spring semester. Students listed on the President’s Honor Roll earned all A’s in 12 or more hours during a semester with a grade point average of 3.5 or higher with no grade lower than…
Oklahoma gas prices have risen 4.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $1.49/g today, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 2,294 stations. Gas prices in Oklahoma are 13.5 cents per gallon higher than a month ago and stand 106.1 cents per gallon lower than a year ago. According to…
The American Legion Post 125 of Watonga is sponsoring a ‘Pride in Watonga Yard Recognition,’ to…
No one was quite sure how graduation ceremonies for the Class of 2020 could be pulled off while…
When statistics were released May 19 by the Oklahoma State Department of Health, they showed 5,489…
Rita Clewell is a 13-year-old going into eighth grade at Watonga Middle School. Her favorite topics are art – although there are no art classes at middle school – and English. She loves to read and draw. Quiet, with outburst of giggles that come naturally to girls her age, she seems to be the typical small town kid.
Today, we are once again looking at the list of seven things the LORD hates found in Proverbs 6:16-19, “There are six things that the LORD hates, seven that…
A bill strengthening the role of victims’ impact panels in helping to stop driving under the influence (DUI) offenses in Oklahoma and to reduce the number of…
I guess we all remember our high school (or college) graduations with fond nostalgia. This week’s commencement at Geary and the announcement of plans for…
Watonga High School has found its next head coach of the Eagles’ varsity wrestling program in Grant Williams, a Coweta High School and 23-year-old Oklahoma…
The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) has released guidance for its 51-member state high school associations to consider in…
Last Friday afternoon, the Lady Eagles’ varsity cross country team was honored by Oklahoma Representative Mike Sanders in front of Watonga High School for…
Coetta Sue Head passed away Friday, May 15, 2020 at the age of 67. Services: Greenfield Baptist Church, Tuesday, 10:00 am, May 19, 2020, Greenfield, OK Turner…
Marion “BeBe” Barrett formerly of Watonga passed away Monday, May 18, 2020 at the age of 88. No services at this time. Wilkinson Mortuary of Watonga
LaDonna Irene Plummer age 92, passed away peacefully on April 29, 2020 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. LaDonna was born March 8, 1928 to Dennis and Lucille Foley and grew…