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Hennessey’s “Territorial Garden” made the town board’s agenda last week thanks to Trustee David Jones who noted it needed “mowing, trimming and upkeep.”

Hennessey’s Friends of the Library planned to put a storage barn at the south end of the public library. The group wanted it to hold supplies for its annual Pumpkin Patch, but the building permit was denied.

The Hennessey Farmerettes met July 11 in the home of Lily Rourke.

Kingfisher County Court Clerk Lisa Markus issued marriage licenses recently to the following couples: July 3: Joey Dean Daiss, Jr., 27, and Gabriella Lee Thompson, 26, both of El Reno.


Jul 17, 2024 - 00:00

4 Kingfisher County players ‘make them quit,’ help lead team to softball national title

Eight University of Oklahoma track and field student-athletes earned All-Academic honors from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association ( USTFCCCA), the organization announced Monday.

Jul 17, 2024 - 00:00

Before she officially becomes a UCO Broncho, Peyton Walker will be a Kingfisher Lady Jacket one last time. Walker was picked up for next week’s Oklahoma Coaches Association All-State girls basketball game, it was announced this week. Walker was originally the first alternate for the Large West, but is now a member of that squad, which includes Classes 4A, 5A and 6A. The Large West will play the Large East at 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, at Sapulpa High School as part of the annual OCA All-State Games. Walker was a four-year starter for KHS. During her senior campaign she averaged 6.1 points, 3.5 assists, 3.3 steals and shot 42 percent from 3-point range as KHS went 24-6 and advanced to the area consolation championship game. It was revealed after the season that Walker had finished the season with a broken bone in her foot, which forced her to miss soccer season. Among her other postseason accolades was being named to the Oklahoma Girls Basketball Coaches Association All-State team and being named an all-Western Athletic Conference first-team member. Walker has signed to play at the University of Central Oklahoma. [Photo by Russell Stitt/www.stitt.smugmug. com]

Jul 12, 2024 - 18:00



Jul 21, 2024 - 00:00

Does Project 2025 ‘Terminate the Constitution’?

Over the past eight-plus years, political analysts of all stripes have tended to give Trump the wrong sort of credit for the support he enjoys with voters. Leftists, in particular, marvel at former President Donald Trump’s seeming ability to create positions with which so many Americans agree.


Jul 21, 2024 - 00:00

Barry Dean Haynie was born Sept. 19, 1957, in Altus to Ronald and Sue (Parks) Haynie. He died peacefully at his home, surrounded by his family, on July 16, 2024, after a courageous battle with cancer. Barry grew up in a farming family, played sports, loved his motorcycles and found his forever sweetheart in Susan Kay Killebrew in the second grade.

Jul 21, 2024 - 00:00

Richard Leon Leffingwell, age 83, passed away July 12, 2024, in Kingfisher.