Last week residents across the state of Oklahoma faced below-freezing temperatures and large amounts of snow that brought with it multiple consequences. From frozen water pipes, hazardous road conditions, school cancelations, and potential blackouts, residents of both Geary and Watonga had…
While some people seem to be born with green thumbs, others need a little support to bring their gardening skills into full bloom. The popular Oklahoma Proven plant promotion program at Oklahoma State University is providing that guidance again for 2021. As it has for more than two decades,…
At this time, consumers are not likely to experience any sudden spike in beef prices brought on by mid-February snowstorms. The beef industry itself will be weathering the consequences, said Oklahoma State University experts. “Cold weather robs production, but the overall effect shows up more as…
Why are you running for the board of education? What are things you hope to accomplish if elected? I am seeking to be re-elected because I care deeply about our children. I want to foster whatever it takes to provide a quality education for all children. If re-elected I would support acquiring…
Why are you running for the board of education? What are things you hope to accomplish if elected? If elected I hope to gain support from the board members in launching a strategic planning session to gather the vision and goals of the community, teachers, staff, and students. Utilizing an outside…
We Okies recently celebrated our once-a-year snowpocalypse which is defined in my Okie dictionary as more than an inch of snow at a time. Who knew this would turn into a yearly thing? I will say, we certainly outdid ourselves in the snowpocalypse category this year. As I said, we usually get an…
Another side of Valentine's Day is thought to be the church's way to "christianize" the pagan celebration of Lupercalia. While some believe that Valentine's Day is celebrated in the middle of February to commemorate the anniversary of Valentine's death or burial - which probably occurred around A.D…
Hi Everyone! I hope you’ve survived all the snow and cold weather. It was something I don’t want to go through again anytime soon. I’m wondering what our spring is going to be like. I guess we’ll face whatever comes along. As you probably know the center was closed all last week. Monday we were…
Today is Wednesday, Feb. 24, the 55th day of 2021. There are 310 days left in the year. On this date: In 1815, American engineer and inventor Robert Fulton, credited with building the first successful commercial steamboat, died in New York at 49. In 1942, the SS Struma, a charter ship attempting…
This is my last article on Ezekiel at this time. Once again I must emphasize that a great responsibility is placed on each and every Christian. This great responsibility is the Great Commission. We are commanded in Mark 16:15-16, “Go into all the world and proclaim the gospel to the whole creation…
SWOSU announces fall graduates A total of 409 students at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford and Sayre completed requirements for either associate, bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degrees after the 2020 fall semester. These students can participate in the convocation exercises…
Last week residents across the state of Oklahoma faced below-freezing temperatures and large…
With about 10 years of experience wrestling and having just dealt with regionals, Michael Blackcrow…
Walking into Odds and Ends, you’re immediately greeted with myriad smells and a “home-style and…
Last week residents across the state of Oklahoma faced below-freezing temperatures and large amounts of snow that brought with it multiple consequences. From frozen water pipes, hazardous road conditions, school cancelations, and potential blackouts, residents of both Geary and Watonga had multiple things to deal with.
While some people seem to be born with green thumbs, others need a little support to bring their gardening skills into full bloom. The popular Oklahoma Proven…
At this time, consumers are not likely to experience any sudden spike in beef prices brought on by mid-February snowstorms. The beef industry itself will be…
Why are you running for the board of education? What are things you hope to accomplish if elected? I am seeking to be re-elected because I care deeply about…
Geary: Spencer Davidson, third place at regionals in 145-pound class; Tony Davidson, fifth pace at 220 pounds; Chris Ward, third place at 285 pounds. Geary…
Hard-working, determined, and team-player are just some of the traits that Watonga Lady Eagles’ guard Abby Boeckman conveys when you speak with her. Boeckman…
The Watonga boys basketball team hasn’t played a game since Jan. 26, but they’ll have to be ready to take on Crescent in district play starting at 8 p.m.…
Roger A. Robinson was born January 16, 1941. To parents Howard and Luvertise Robinson and was called home to Glory February 16, 2021 at the age of 80. Roger…
James "Junior" Edward Spradlin Jr., 64, of Russellville, died Sunday, February 14, 2021, at his home surrounded by his family and under the care of Arkansas…
Clifford McDonald (Don Koons) Sloan was born on April 10, 1932 in Burneyville, OK. He passed away on February 7, 2021 in Fay, OK at the age of 88. Services:…