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Sanders Comments on 19th Amendment Centennial

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House Majority Leader Mike Sanders, R-Kingfisher, today commented on the 100th year anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which gave women the right to vote in the United States of America.

Geary Bison Return to Learn

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Geary Elementary secretary Sheri Lawson laughs as she takes teacher Tiffany Owings’ temperature before Owings entered the building Aug. 13 for the first day back to school. The temperature scan is part of the new safety protocols in place to combat the spread of Covid-19 Connie Burcham

Geary Grad Wins Muncy Scholarship

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Southwestern Oklahoma State University student Katie Baker of Geary has been named the 2020-21 Bill and Elois Muncy Scholar by the SWOSU Foundation, Inc., in Weatherford. Baker is studying pharmacy and is an alumnus of SWOSU’s annual PharmCORP program, which consists of eight pharmacy skills workshops for high school students in 9th - 12th grade who are interested in a career in pharmacy.

Ryan Berglund Memorial Golf Tournament Winners

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W- Longest Drive on Hole 2 - Lauren Campo M- Longest Drive on Hole 15 - Dakota Green 1st A Flight - Kellen Smith 2nd A Flight - Ryan Bruner 3rd A Flight - Darren Green 1st B Flight - Coach Foo 2nd B Flight - Travis Hartfield 3rd B Flight - Spencer Tomlinson 1st C Flight - Mark's Service Center 2nd C Flight - Carrie Compton 3rd C Flight - MC Oilfield.

A Bubble Off Plumb

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With the Coronavirus outbreak came the admonition for everyone to wear a mask. Some people did comply right away, others grumbled about it, some flat refused. Then many places – like big box stores - began mandating masks to enter.

Dear Oklahoma Friends and Neighbors...

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Hong Kong We must hold China accountable for its mounting violations of international agreements and its disregard for decades-old agreements with the people of Hong Kong. As a commissioner on the Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC), I have worked to hold China accountable for its human rights abuses and predatory lending practices.

WFD Serves Up Kitchen Safety

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The National Fire Protection Association and State Farm Agent Mary Lee Jones are teaming up with the Watonga Fire Department to support Fire Prevention Week, an annual public awareness campaign that promotes home fire safety. State Farm Agents are delivering Fire Prevention Week toolkits to more than 100 fire departments across Oklahoma, including Watonga. Each toolkit includes a host of resources for promoting Fire Prevention Week Oct. 4-10, including brochures, magnets, posters and more. The fire department will be sharing these resources at schools and other community events this fall in support of the campaign.