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Impersonator show to be held at Ramona Theatre

Ladies and gentlemen! Boys and girls of all ages! Has anyone ever told you that you look like Frank Sinatra? What about Cher? Or maybe Elvis, Dolly Parton, or Adele? Well, now is your chance to dress up and perform like your favorite actor, singer, or dancer and maybe take home a cash prize in the process. more

Hofmeister announces members of 2022 Student Advisory Council

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister has named 74 high school students from around Oklahoma to her 2022 Student Advisory Council. more

Area youth places at Junior World Finals

FREDERICK, OK — Area teenager Brookelynn Whitfield attended the Junior World Finals at Las Vegas recently. more

Papal sanction granted to Knights Templar Jan. 13, 1128

On this day, Jan. 13, in 1128, Pope Honorius II granted a papal sanction to the military order known as the Knights Templar, declaring it to be an army of God. more

IRS: Don’t forget to claim stolen goods on your 2021 taxes

he Internal Revenue Service (IRS) wants to remind you to claim all stolen goods and/or bribes on your 2021 tax returns. more

Students of the Week chosen

Johns, Moore, Provenzano praise federal CDL waiver to help schools with bus driver shortage

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Schools across Oklahoma have faced a shortage of school bus drivers for months, but a temporary policy from the U.S. Dept. of Transportation could help. more

Bombers bring home more gold

The Bombers basketball team had one tournament championship under their belt already, having won first place at the Geronimo Classic prior to the Christmas break. more

Death defying amusement

The Switchback Railway was the first roller coaster at Coney Island in New York. LaMarcus A. Thompson patented his version of the modern roller coaster Jan. 20, 1885. more

Tipton man arrested on gang, explosives charges

A Tipton man, identified as Martin Gaskin in a probable cause affidavit, was arrested on several charges in mid-December. The charges include one count of possessing a firearm after former felony conviction, one count of being a member of a gang, one count of manufacturing an explosive, and one count of possession of explosives with unlawful intent after a felony conviction. more

Tillman County farm owners receive Centennial Farm Award

OKLAHOMA CITY — Deputy State Historic Preservation Officer Lynda Ozan announced that an Oklahoma Centennial Farm Award has been presented to the owners of a Tillman County farm. Dennis and … more

EMS Director retires

Emergency Medical Service (EMT) Director Ralph Washburn recently retired after 24 years of service to the people of Tillman County more

Lady Bombers receive locker donation

Loyd and Judy Benson provided a generous donation that allowed the Lady Bombers basketball team to have all new lockers for their locker room. more

Brent Howard announces Re-Election Campaign for State Senate District 38

ALTUS, OK – Southwest Oklahoma native and Republican Senator Brent Howard has announced his re-election campaign for Oklahoma State Senate District 38. Senate District 38 now includes all of Beckham, Greer, Harmon Jackson, Kiowa, Tillman, and Washita counties. more

WESSEL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS NOW AVAILABLE

The Frederick School Enrichment Foundation has announced that applications for the Lorene Wessel Scholarship for 2021 graduates of Frederick High School are now available at the high school … more

Governor Stitt commends SWOJC Superintendent on years of dedicated service as State Employee

MANITOU – Office of Juvenile Affairs (OJA) Deputy Director of Residential Placement Support Carol Miller recently presented a commendation from Gov. Kevin Stitt to Southwest Oklahoma Juvenile … more

Reps. Josh West, Walke, Phillips Discuss Pending Data Privacy Measures

OKLAHOMA CITY – House Majority Leader Josh West, R-Grove, and Reps. Collin Walke, D-Oklahoma City, and Logan Phillips, R-Mounds, today held a press conference to discuss bipartisan legislation … more

CADC to begin offering free tax preparation Feb. 8, 2022

The Community Action Development Corporation (CADC) is offering free tax preparation for anyone making $73,000 or less. They will begin preparing taxes Feb. 8, 2022, and they will be available on … more

Chief Justice appoints Judge Brad Benson to Judicial Elections Committee

Chief Justice Richard Darby of Altus recently appointed Tillman County Associate District Judge Brad Benson to the Committee on Judicial Elections. Judge Benson is one of three judges appointed to … more
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