Sports writer Andrew Salmi (L) presents a scholarship check to Ethan Henderson (R) in the offices of the Watonga Republican. Henderson was awarded for his grades and participation in high school sports, including football, baseball and wrestling. He plans to attend SWOSU and study pre-pharmacy.
Federal dollars are finding their way to this part of Oklahoma, according to a recent press release from Pioneer Telephone Cooperative. That company has nailed down a $24.2 million grant for fiber optic service to individuals in rural Oklahoma. The network will connect 4,480 people, 595 farms, 44…
The Watonga School Board, meeting in regular session Aug. 10, readjusted its return to school plan. The revised plan includes many of the already-agreed upon items, such as self-screening for students and employees for fever or other symptoms of Covid-19. Those who have been diagnosed with the…
The Oklahoma State Department of Health figures for Aug. 11 show 44,728 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in the state, up 765 since the onset of the pandemic in the United States. There are 6,917 active cases, down 63 since the last report. Of those, 530 are hospitalized. There have been 13…
Mary Lee Jones, Kelly Meier and Fire Chief Robert Daugherty (L to R) display a fire safety week banner in front of the Watonga Fire Station. Photo Provided Watonga Republican
This report is for the period from July 6th through August 2nd. During this period, the Geary Police Department wrote 34 Municipal or District Court Citations. On July 7, 2020 at approximately 11:43 pm Geary Police officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop with a vehicle that had defective…
Civil Court Christopher Didier, Milton Kent Kirkpatrick, Kari Jean Didier, Vicki Sue Ice, Revocable Trust, As Trustee, Successor In Inter, And, Dixie L Didier, Trust, August Grant Didier, Beth Ann Switzer, Kent L Switzer, Gregory Vic Kirkpatrick, And Beth Ann Switzer, As Successor Trustees For,…
Today's topic: The newest craze that's sweeping nation – taking a knee. What's all the fuss about? Why should we care? To find out we consulted our resident expert on the subject – baby Xander. Me: Xander, what do you make of all these athletes kneeling during a certain song? Also, why is kneeling…
Hi Everyone! Another weeks has passed and all is going well. I do hear we have a couple new cases of Covid 19 in the Watonga area, so continue to wear those mask and wash those hands. You can’t be to careful. Our meals for the coming week sound good. (They always are!)Just give us a call at 623-+…
Donald Gene Brown, lifelong Oklahoman, was born on August 27, 1933 in Geary, Oklahoma and departed this life on August 8, 2020 at the age of 86 years. Donald was the son of George Antoine Brown and Macel Irene (Shawver) Brown. He graduated from Geary High School in 1951. Later, he obtained a…
Henry Christian Oppel was born September 25, 1927 at Omega, Oklahoma to Frederick and Marie (Kunneman) Oppel and died Friday, August 7, 2020 at the age of 92. Henry was a resident of the Watonga community most of his life where he was a farmer/rancher. He graduated from Omega High School and…
There are a few unmistakable sounds, and one of those will resonate in Longdale again this fall…
An anonymous donor has lifted a huge burden off struggling Watonga parents. Lori Graham, principal…
The Corona virus case numbers in Blaine County are trying to buck the trend statewide and…
Sports writer Andrew Salmi (L) presents a scholarship check to Ethan Henderson (R) in the offices of the Watonga Republican. Henderson was awarded for his grades and participation in high school sports, including football, baseball and wrestling. He plans to attend SWOSU and study pre-pharmacy.
Civil Court Christopher Didier, Milton Kent Kirkpatrick, Kari Jean Didier, Vicki Sue Ice, Revocable Trust, As Trustee, Successor In Inter, And, Dixie L Didier…
This report is for the period from July 6th through August 2nd. During this period, the Geary Police Department wrote 34 Municipal or District Court Citations…
Mary Lee Jones, Kelly Meier and Fire Chief Robert Daugherty (L to R) display a fire safety week banner in front of the Watonga Fire Station. Photo Provided…
The Watonga High School softball program will host its annual Lady Eagles’ Softball Car Wash fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 8 at the local…
Geary High School will have its first 2020 fall sports action at 5 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 10 when the Lady Bison varsity fast-pitch softball team opens its…
In a 2020 college football season that already has much uncertainty around it with the coronavirus pandemic, it was officially announced that the Sept. 26 game…
Henry Christian Oppel was born September 25, 1927 at Omega, Oklahoma to Frederick and Marie (Kunneman) Oppel and died Friday, August 7, 2020 at the age of 92…
Donald Gene Brown, lifelong Oklahoman, was born on August 27, 1933 in Geary, Oklahoma and departed this life on August 8, 2020 at the age of 86 years. Donald…
David Lee Ogle was born on December 28, 1952, to parents Jessie and Albert Ogle in Geary, OK. He passed away on July 31, 2020, in Aurora, CO. David is…