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/Edited 6:10 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 22/

How many confirmed cases of COVID-19 does it take to temporarily shut down a high school's football and volleyball programs?

Oct 17, 2021 - 00:00

The parking lot was full of cars and trucks Monday night. So were about 20 chairs in the audience at the Hennessey Board of Education meeting. They were filled with administrators and teachers from the Chisholm Trail Technology Center to show they’re serious about wanting Hennessey to join their tech district.

Oct 17, 2021 - 00:00

Chuck and Kris Henderson not only took a trip east earlier this month, but also back in time.

Oct 17, 2021 - 00:00

Kingfisher City Commission seated its newest commissioner Tuesday when Geoff Covalt (at left in the left photo and at far right) was sworn in to replace commissioner Richard Ray Reynolds. City Attorney Jared Harrison administers the oath of office to Covalt in the left photo. Mayor Roxie Alexander presented a plaque recognizing Reynolds’ service to the commission. Reynolds was appointed to complete Alexander’s term of office after she was elected mayor in 2020. Reynolds lost a re-election bid last April to Covalt and Farrar, and then Covalt emerged the winner of a runoff election last month. “It’s been an honor and a learning experience to serve,” Reynolds said. [KT&FP Staff Photos]

Sports

Oct 17, 2021 - 00:00

In a sense, it was a perfect season for Scout Snodgrass.

2A Girls 2,400 m

For much of the past month, Kingfisher had been able to skate around its injury issues.

Hennessey broke open a close game with a dominant second half to remain in the playoff discussion.

Opinions

Time to check in with everyone in House District 59. I hope your fall has been enjoyable so far.

Soon after Donald Trump was elected in 2016, the "tech overlords were plotting how to strike back," journalist Mollie Hemingway noted in her new book.

Obituaries

Oct 17, 2021 - 00:00

Tillie Fike, 93-year-old Woodward resident and former Kingfisher resident, passed away at her home Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021, surrounded by her family.

Oct 17, 2021 - 00:00

The funeral for Billy Leroy Lightle, 77, was Friday, Oct. 15, at First Baptist Church in Hennessey and officiated by Jimmy Berkenbile. Burial followed at Calvary Cemetery under the direction of Cordry-Gritz Funeral Home.