Travis Daugherty Travis Daugherty is a Republican candidate for Blaine County Sheriff. Born in New Mexico, Daugherty moved to Watonga at age five and attended school here. He attended Redlands College before becoming a jailer/dispatcher for the Blaine County Sheriff. At that time he also became a…
As of October 23, there were 113,856 confirmed cases of the Covid-19 virus in the state, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health.  15,132 of those are active. There were 13 deaths reported in the last 24 hours. This current death toll stands at 1,234. In Blaine County, according to…
Brett Wesner, president of Wesner Publications in Cordell, Oklahoma, and is publisher of the Watonga Republican newspaper, was elected chair of the National Newspaper Association during the association’s 134th annual meeting. He had been treasurer. Wesner publishes 15 titles in Oklahoma, Texas,…
As of Oct.206, there were 109,548 confirmed cases of the Covid-19 virus in the state, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health. 14,659 of those are active. There were 18 deaths reported in the last 24 hours. This current death toll stands at 1,191. In Blaine County, according to…
Our meeting for September was held on the 21st with a big gathering of members and two guests in attendance. Prior to the meeting, we were honored to be able to take a bit of Patsy Davis home with us as her family donated fabric and notions to our guild for us to choose what we wanted to take home…
Come out and see our halloween decor and learn how halloween was celebrated in the 1900s. Don't forget the Friends of the Ferguson Home is putting on a haunted house halloween night from 7 - 9 pm at the Watonga Fairgrounds. So come on out prepared to be scared, also don't forget the museum is open…
Today's topic is random thoughts about this 'n' that. Number one is my husband's driving. As I get older and less tolerant of certain things, it seems that his driving skills are number one on my 'hit' parade of things that raise my blood pressure. Men are inclined to believe they possess the…
Hi Everyone! Another week gone by. They pass so fast any more. Only 10 more weeks til Christmas! Just thought I’d throw that in as a reminder. There’s really not a lot going on at the Center. We still have exercise three days each week. and quilting on Thursdays. WE also serve biscuits and sausage…
Greetings to all of the readers of this little column. Today, we will be looking at Romans 1:8­12. Paul writes to the Christians at Rome: “First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for you all, that your faith is spoken of throughout the whole world. For God is my witness, whom I serve with my…
Oklahoma State Election Board Secretary Paul Ziriax issued a voter alert today, warning voters about a text message that was received by a voter last Friday, that falsely claimed the voter’s polling place had changed. The complaint has been referred by election officials to law enforcement. The…
The Board of Education of Geary Public School District hereby announces that statutorily qualified individuals interested in running as a candidate for the# 1 seat on the Geary Board of Education may file to run as a candidate for this seat at the Blaine County Election Board between the hours of 8…
Brett Wesner, president of Wesner Publications in Cordell, Oklahoma, and is publisher of the…
As of Oct.206, there were 109,548 confirmed cases of the Covid-19 virus in the state, according to…
First United Methodist Church in Watonga is hosting a “Celebration of Life” for its former pastor,…
Travis Daugherty Travis Daugherty is a Republican candidate for Blaine County Sheriff. Born in New Mexico, Daugherty moved to Watonga at age five and attended school here.
While everyone is seeking ways to ensure children’s physical, academic, and social development needs are being met, Watonga Public Library continues to provide…
Patt Curtin Watonga Republican Patt Ward Curtin presents $28,000 from the Watonga Community Theatre to Mayor Gary Olsen, City Clerk Verlin Bills and City…
Completing the annual Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) process can be a daunting task, but Redlands’ financial aid team is ready to help…
With the last two Cross Country meets of the season fast approaching the Watonga Eagles Cross Country Teams spent the last 3 weeks tuning up for Regionals and…
High School Football The Eagles traveled to Crescent for a must win engagement with the Tigers. The Eagles defense got off to a rough start, allowing Crescent…
The Geary Lady Bison look sharp at the first scrimmage of the season against Fort Cobb’s Lady Mustangs on October 13.
Virginia Louise was born of July 7, 1927, near Hitchcock, OK, to Jim and Elsie Beneda. Her siblings were Susie (Johnny) Raab, Franky (Virginia) Beneda and Mae…
Alisha Emma (Warner) McClure was born on June 22, 1984. She passed away on October 17, 2020 at her home in Oklahoma City, OK at the age of 36. Services: First…
On the night of October 15, 2020, the Lord called Ben Ewers home. Ben William Ewers was born on a farm NE of Hitchcock, OK on July 11, 1926 to Henry and Helen…