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/Edited 6:10 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 22/

How many confirmed cases of COVID-19 does it take to temporarily shut down a high school's football and volleyball programs?

Hennessey hopes to use $919,000 of its COVID relief capital expenditure money to replace its unsafe track as an outdoor physical education classroom for elementary school students.

Blake Snowden and Hensley Eaton were crowned Mr. and Miss LHS during Lomega High School’s annual coronation last Friday night. The two seniors were voted on by the student body. Members of the coronation court included, from left: Kelby Ott, Abby Swart, Snowden, Eaton, Owen Duffy, Darcy Roberts, JesseJames Johnston and Shelby Russell. Flower girl and crown bearer were kindergarten students Charlie Russell and Kru Murray, respectively. [Photo provided]

A fish fry fundraiser to help keep the Hennessey Senior Citizen Center open is Saturday, Sept. 18.

Sports

Sep 15, 2021 - 00:00

Cashion High School had two Academic All-State cheerleaders in the same year for the first time with seniors Amber Morgan and Allison Smith. They are the second and third CHS cheerleaders to earn the honor. The requirements to receive this award are a minimum of 25 on the ACT or 1140 on the SAT, a cumulative GPA of 3.75 and cheered for a minimum of three years.

Sep 15, 2021 - 00:00

Overmatched and overwhelmed.

Sep 15, 2021 - 00:00

Lynn Shackelford has had some throwing and catching duos in his days at Cashion.

Sep 15, 2021 - 00:00

Crescent methodically pulled away from Boone- Apache to earn its second straight road win of the season.

Opinions

In a telling example of the outrage mob, cancel culture, and the deep-seated need to get offended at everything, the 1889 Land Run has been canceled. You may remember the controversy surrounding Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) and its decision to remove a monument depicting the 1889 Land Run. The irony is that OCCC most likely would not exist were it not for the land run, but I digress.

Sep 15, 2021 - 00:00

“The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.”

Obituaries

Sep 15, 2021 - 00:00

The funeral for Erma L. McGee, 89, was 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 15, at the First Christian Church of Hennessey, officiated by Rev. Ish Engle.

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Mickey Lynn Zachgo went to be with the Lord on Sept. 11, 2021, at the age of 65 after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease.