Obituaries
Jean Howell Polk Funeral services for Jean Howell Polk, 81 of Frederick, were scheduled for 2 p.m., Tuesday, May 31, 2022, at the Jackson Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Lisa Beavers officiating.  Burial was set …
Vicky Liles Funeral services for Vicky Vann Liles, known by her nickname “Nene,” 68 of Snyder, were scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 11, 2022, at the Orr Gray Gish Chapel with Rev. Jeff Flowers, Baptist minister, officiating.

On this day in history: daredevil crosses Niagara Falls on tightrope

On June 30, 1859, Jean Francois Gravelet, a Frenchman known professionally as Charles Blondin, became the first daredevil to walk across Niagara Falls on a tightrope. Gravelet was born Feb. 28, 1824, in Hesdin, France and he died Feb. 22, 1897, in Little Ealing, near London, England.

Fatality accident claims one life, sends another to the hospital

A Tillman County accident claimed the life of one person and sent the other to the hospital in critical condition. The single-vehicle accident happened on June 22 just after 10 a.m., about six miles east of Frederick.

Plans underway for third annual Ric Cooper Memorial Scramble

Raising funds for Coats for Kids and Frederick Community Blood Drives, tournament organizers feel this event is the perfect combination of two of Ric’s passions: playing golf and helping others.