Obituaries
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.
Tracy Jessie Funeral services for Tracy Lynn Jessie, 61, of Ardmore were scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 17, 2022, at the First Baptist Church of Frederick, with Brother Jeff Jessie, Rev. Tim Billy, and Rev. Les Banks, officiating.

The history of Memorial Day begins in the 1860s

Memorial Day has been celebrated since the end of the Civil War, which ended in the spring of 1865. The Civil War claimed more lives than any conflict in U.S. history and required the establishment of the country’s first national cemeteries, according to an article on history.com.

Workshop to address food labeling regulations

The Robert M. Kerr Food and Agricultural Products Center is set to host a public two-day Food Labeling Workshop June 8-9. Participants will learn about the Food and Drug Administration food labeling regulations.

Drought raises questions about when, how to cull cattle herds

As current drought conditions in western Oklahoma decline past what they were in 2010 and 2011, cattle producers across the state are faced with making difficult herd management decisions.