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Weekly Coronavirus Updates

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State Cases Top 71,000 When the Blaine County numbers were released by the Oklahoma State Department of Health, they meshed with the numbers reported by county emergency management officials. The state numbers indicate 99 cases since the data has been kept, and 80 recovered cases.

Dolese Delivers to a Community in Need

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The Canton Fire Department was the beneficiary of a Sept. 1 donation from Oklahoma City-based Dolese Bros. The donation was a 2005 LT9 Sterling truck that will be turned into a water supply tanker used in the fight against structure, wildland and oilfield fires as well as auto accidents and more in the rural community.

A Lamp to My Feet

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Greetings to you in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. It is good for me to once again take a few minutes of your time to share the word of God with you. This week, we are looking at what Paul wrote about Jesus in Romans 1:4, “and declared to be the Son of God with power according to the Spirit of holiness, by the resurrection from the dead.” The resurrection of Jesus from the dead was the ultimate sign of his Godhood. No other declaration is as definitive as this.

Life's a Funny Thing

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It's been almost a year since I was diagnosed with cancer. I'm doing great, all things considered. I don't feel any different than I did BC (before cancer). Some days, I think it's all a gag and I'll wake up to no more treatments, although they're not bad–just time-consuming.

Quilt Guild Updates

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August 17 was meeting night for our local quilt guild at which we shared projects and tips, drew names for gift certificates to quilt shops, and we were treated to a viewing of a trunk show as our program for the evening with quilts made from one of our talented quilters.

Geary F.D. Does Memorial Climb

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Geary volunteer firefighters suited up Sept. 11 for a memorial climb to honor the victims of the World Trade Center explosions. Wearing some 90 pounds of equipment and gear, the six volunteers climbed 110 flights of 15 stairs each to commemorate what the first responders at WTC faced. ‘We are doing this to honor our brothers and sisters – 343 of them – from 19 years ago as well as all those that lost their lives that dreadful morning,” said Fire Chief Jeff Choate. Shown here are Kolton Mooney and Greg Bingham descending one set of those 1,650 stairs.