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Legislative Committee

Now that the legislative session is in full swing, House committees and subcommittees are meeting, and our first pieces of legislation are being considered on the House Floor.

Oklahoma gas prices have fallen 1.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.11/g today, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 2,294 stations.

When Watonga City Council met in regular session Feb. 18 most of the agenda was standard business items.

Sports

Lady Eagles’ Hoops Heads to Playoffs After Wins Over Fairview, Mooreland

The Watonga High School girls’ varsity basketball team is currently firing on all cylinders this week as the Lady Eagles head into the postseason following two impressive wins at home vs.

Eagles’ Basketball Notches Back-to-Back Victories, Ready for Postseason

Watonga High School boys’ varsity basketball soars into the postseason after the Eagles won two pivotal home games to close out the season on Feb. 14 vs. Fairview High School and Feb. 17 vs.

Eagles’ Wrestling Looking to Make Noise at Class 3A Regional Tourney

The Watonga High School varsity wrestling squad is officially in postseason mindset this week as the Eagles will travel down the road to take part on Feb.

Opinion

A Bubble Off Plumb

Our sports editor is from California originally.

Ferguson Features

The Friends of the Ferguson Home would like to announce our upcoming events and invite everyone to come to them!

State Grain Cash Bid Prices

Oklahoma City, OK Friday February 14, 2020 OK Dept. of Ag-USDA Market News

Oklahoma grain elevator cash bids as of 2:00 pm Friday.

Lifestyle

CTTC Students Making Downtown Look Good

Students from the Chisholm Trail Technology Center graphic design program have designed and installed graphics on several businesses on Main Street Watonga.

Blaine County 4-H Updates

The Watonga 4-H Club held it’s monthly meeting on Wednesday, January 8, 2020, at 4:30 pm at the fairgrounds. Becky Cope called the meeting to order.

Watonga’s 1st Sem. Honor Roll

9th Grade

All A’s

Obituaries

Bill Wigington

Bill Wigington was born on February 18, 1934 in Watonga, OK to Thomas Virgil and Gillie (Coburn) Wigington. He passed away on February 13, 2020 in OKC, OK at the age of 85.

Patricia June

Patricia June Boston DeSpain was born on May 30, 1938 in Watonga, Oklahoma to George and Elsie Boston and passed away on February 11, 2020 surrounded by family.

Larry Ervan Yost, son of Ervan and Louise Yost, departed this life on February 8, 2020 after a prolonged illness. Larry was born on March 12, 1956 at the Okarche Hospital, in Okarche, Oklahoma.