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Thursday, May 7, 2020 - 5:00am

Her children arise and call her blessed...Proverbs 31:28a

Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 12:00am

The Stuart Hornets are aiming high, a State Basketball Championship could be on the horizon. After a tough loss to Kiowa in the Regional tournament at Checotah, the #10 Hornets won the con-solation bracket to qualify for State. Capped off by upsets of ranked teams Glencoe and Davenport, the Hornets stunned #2 ranked Calumet Saturday night in Okmulgee to advance to The Big House.

Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 12:00am

(Oklahoma City) In a ceremony held on February 15th, the Veterans of Foreign War & Auxiliary awarded teachers and students from throughout the State of Oklahoma for their hard work and dedication in promoting patriotism.

News

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 12:00am

At the monthly Chamber of Commerce meeting the Hyechka Club presented a check for $500 to the Wetumka police department for supplies. Pictured: MaryAnn Wunder, Chief Joe Cooper, and Assistant Chief Fred Washbon.

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 12:00am

CECIL COCKMAN RECENTLY CELEBRATED HIS 90TH BIRTHDAY. Due to the Coronavirus, the family could not have a party, but members of his family and his neighbors came over to enjoy the cakes. Pictured seated at left are Cecil and his wife Beverly. Standing are Gina Speir, daughter Cindy Roby and her husband Jack. At right, Cecil is pictured with his pastor and neighbors Claude and Raynette Butler. Cecil is a dear friend and one of the finest gentlemen we’ve ever known.

Sports

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 12:00am

THE CALVIN BULLDOGS CROSS COUNTRY TEAM brought home the team championship at the North Rock Creek XC meet on October 16th. Every team member finished in the top runners group bringing home a medal. The team is currently ranked #2 in the State in Class B for cross country. When asked about the success of his team, Coach Florie stated, “it’s all them. They work hard and push themselves every day. Pictured are: Coach Keith Florie, Jacobie Lacey, Jonas Winningham, Casey Avery, Jaiden Guffey, Nevon Bump, Champ Florie, Brennen Griffin, Front: Didac Carreras.

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 12:00am

Weleetka came out on top 12-6 in a hardfought game against Porum Thursday night. Both teams scored a touchdown in the opening quarter and neither scored in the second period.

Opinion

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 12:00am

I did fairly good on memory stuff until I got to be about 80. Then I noticed it was hard for me to remember some people’s names. Names of some trees also come to mind. I have an ancient Box Elder tree in my back yard but alas, someone asked me one day what kind of tree it was and that was when I first noticed that its name had left me. Names of old friends— they came and went. But mostly I get by cause if I forget your name down at the post office, relax. It will come to me after I get home. Which brings me to another subject: Computers.

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 12:00am

A woman, cranky because her husband was late coming home again, decided to leave a note, saying, “I’ve had enough and have left you... don’t bother coming after me!”

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