Obituaries
Ernest Leroy Hoover, Jr. Funeral services for Ernest Leroy Hoover, Jr., 95 of Manitou, were scheduled for 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021, at the Jackson Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Grant Hoover and Rev. Kevin Baker …
Steven John Rodriguez Steven John Rodriguez, 41 of Mena, Ark. died Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021, at CHI St. Vincent Hospital in Little Rock, Arkansas. Steven was born Aug. 24, 1980, to Johnny and Phyllis Rodriguez in Vernon, …
Everett “David” Ritchie A memorial service for Everett David Ritchie, 74 of Norman, is scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021, at the Orr GrayGish Funeral Home Chapel.

OK celebrates Deaf Awareness Week Sept 20-26

David Hankinson, a Deaf Awareness Week spokesperson who is deaf and employed by DRS Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing relies on his GoldenDoodle Bella to alert him when the phone or doorbell …

Carr appointed to vacant school board seat

Jason Carr was sworn into the Frederick Public School Board at a recent school board meeting. He was appointed to Seat #2 which was vacated by Pat Stacey.

September is National Suicide Awareness Month

September is National Suicide Awareness Month, but it’s also known as Suicide Prevention Month. Suicide isn’t a topic talked about often. According to the Centers for Disease Control, …

Tillman County sheriff’s deputy arrested

Tillman County Sheriff’s deputy Kasey Shaver was arrested and charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. Shaver was accused of using his taser on a prisoner at the Tillman County …

Tillman County EMS receives new ambulance, equipment

Tillman County Emergency Services received two grants to purchase a new ambulance and equipment. The new Wheeled Coach Ambulance 22 was purchased with a $250,000 grant from the Oklahoma State …
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