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The Rural Renewal Initiative team thanks Tillman County residents

Tillman County Residents, The Rural Renewal Initiative team at Oklahoma State University would like to let you know the inaugural group of Rural Scholars recently completed their 10-week summer … more

Art show purchase awards now available

The Frederick Arts & Humanities Council is looking for food vendors for the annual Arts ‘n Action festival, scheduled fir Sept. 19, 2020. Food booth spaces are 10x10 but space is also … more

Applications now available for Fisher Scholarship

Applications for the Frederick School Enrichment Foundation Cora Fisher Scholarship for 2019 graduates of Frederick High School are now available at the high school counselor’s office or Benson … more

2020 Arts n’ Action plans underway

It’s that time of year again, folks! The 48th annual Arts n’ Action festival is scheduled for 9 Saturday morning, Sept. 19, 2020. The juried art show regularly attracts artists from all … more

Tax-free weekend slated for Aug. 7-9

The new school year kicks off with the annual Tax Holiday weekend when a lot of families shop for back-to-school items. The Oklahoma Tax Commission has announced that this year’s Tax-Free … more

Tillman County resident wins 4-H State Office first time in 40 years

Oklahoma State 4-H Roundup has always been on Oklahoma State University Campus, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic this year had to go virtual. The 4-H members were still able to compete in State … more

Unsolicited seeds from foreign countries impacting Oklahomans

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry has received numerous reports from Oklahoman’s stating they have received unsolicited seeds from foreign … more

County Health Departments announce special back to school immunization clinics

Vaccination can protect against 14 serious childhood diseases, including measles, influenza (flu), tetanus, polio, and whooping cough (pertussis). According to the Centers for Disease Control and … more

Pioneer Telephone Cooperative receives customer service award

KINGFISHER — Pioneer Telephone Cooperative, Inc., has received Pivot Group’s 2019 Outstanding Customer Experience Award, recognizing excellence in customer service. Pivot Group is an … more

School enrollment moved online, must be complete by Aug. 6

A new school year is fast approaching. There will be noticeable changes for this school year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The first change? School enrollment will be online this year. The online … more

Pedestrian killed in Kiowa County

A pedestrian was killed on U.S. 62, about a mile south and a mile east of Snyder. Next of kin have been notified. According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, William Isaac Duffey Jr. was driving a … more

Burns, Hilbert comment on new meat processors’ program

OKLAHOMA CITY – State Reps. Ty Burns, (R-Pawnee), and Kyle Hilbert, (R-Bristow), today commented on a new partnership between the Oklahoma Departments of Agriculture, Food and Forestry and … more

Tipton’s 4th of July Celebration a booming success

Many places in Oklahoma have cancelled numerous events due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The latest events to be cancelled were 4th of July celebrations. However, the Tipton Chamber of Commerce still … more

Don’t pet the fluffy cows

After a news report about a woman who was gored by a buffalo after getting to close to it at Yellowstone National Park, the Friends of the Wichitas had this warning: “Always watch the the … more

How to stay healthy at home when visiting the gym isn’t possible

With COVID-19 cases continuing to rise across the state, many are continuing to stay home. Not going to the gym doesn’t mean you can’t continue to exercise. There are many workouts you … more

Classic beauties show off in Frederick

James Bennight won fifth place with White 1956 Ford T-Bird in the classic car show held in Frederick on July 4, 2020. Manuel Copeland won first place with his Red 1950 Chevy 3100 in the classic … more

Boots or Badges: Cast your vote at the annual Boots and Badges blood drive July 23

The annual Boots and Badges Blood Drive is scheduled for 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, July 23, 2020, fat the First United Methodist Church in Frederick. The Boots and Badges drive pits the fire … more

Tomato Day at the Lawton Farmers Market

LAWTON — There’s nothing like a big, juicy, ripe, red tomato in the summertime. It’s that time of year when delicious, locally grown tomatoes are at their peak and the Lawton … more

Watch out for Lyme Disease this summer

Quarantine-related cabin fever is sending more people into the great outdoors, according to one study at civicscience.com. The study states that 43 percent of people 13 and above, said they would be … more

The battle of the Bills heats up as election day nears

As election day draws near, the battle for Tillman County Sheriff heats up Candidate Bill Ingram sent out a second campaign letter addressing questions that he said he’s been asked by … more
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