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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?

May 5, 2021 - 00:00

When Koda Oller was announcing the Oklahoma FFA state secretary for the new year, Braden Burns was calmly rocking back and forth with candidates for several offices.

Kingfisher High School has named its Students of the Month for April 2021.

Voters will go to the polls next Tuesday to decide the fate of a Kingfisher sales tax that would fund a new fire department and other citywide improvements.

Sports

Personal records and even school records were achieved last Saturday by the Kingfisher High School track and field teams.

Hallie Barton medaled in four events and - for the first time ever - every Lomega boys and girls relay team has qualified for the state track and field meet.

May 5, 2021 - 00:00

Following are results from regional track and field meets involving area teams.

May 5, 2021 - 00:00

RAIDER BASEBALL – Members of the Lomega High School spring 2021 baseball team include, from left: front row, Traver Duffy, Trevor Lentz, Daxon Duffy, Austin Chestnut and Braxton Murray; and backr row, coach Ryan Pierce, Owen Duffy, Kyte Yost, Juan Penaran, Blake Yost, Dilon Fisher and Kade Shaloy. [Photo provided]

Opinions

May 5, 2021 - 00:00

For the last few months I’ve been on an English muffin kick for breakfast every morning. Saturday was no exception, but I was too tired the night before to bring in the groceries, and was out of muffins.

Do you think the problem with state government is agencies are too small and inexpensive? Perhaps Republicans in the Oklahoma House of Representatives do, because they’ve voted to increase the number of state employees by more than 1,000 and dramatically boost the cost of Medicaid expansion.

Obituaries

May 5, 2021 - 00:00

Memorial service for Curtis Brent Fisher, 41, Hennessey, was Saturday, May 1, at First Baptist Church of Hennessey and officiated by Jimmy Berkenbile. Cremation arrangements were by Cordry-Gritz Funeral Home.

May 5, 2021 - 00:00

Born one of five siblings in Kingfisher on June 29, 1933, as Elinora Carol Burnett, Eleanor Gilmour Sasaki passed away Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020, surrounded by her loving family in Colorado Springs, Colo.