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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?

The fallout of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in McGirt v. Oklahoma has led to yet another court ruling that formally re-established another reservation in Oklahoma—the land of the Quapaw Nation in northeast Oklahoma—compounding the jurisdictional chaos that critics say has severely reduced public safety in those areas.

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WEEK 3 prize winners in Kingfisher County Walk-tober, the month-long step challenge sponsored by Kingfisher Community Collaborative, are The Striders, from left, Amber Mc- Donald, Chelsea Golbek, Rachel Combs, Michelle Wins and Kellee Witt. The team walked 79,219.4 steps per team member from Oct. 15-21, earning a set of reflector lights each from KCC co-chairman Blair Coughlan, far right. One more weekly prizes will be presented before the Oct. 31 grand prize to the team with the highest cumulative average for the month.

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Sports

Ulysses High School in Kansas got a dose of what Oklahoma teams have been dealing with for years.

In a sense, Kingfisher’s fate in extending its streak of making the playoffs a 22nd straight year rested on the foot of Alan Muñoz.

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It’s more than an uphill climb, but Hennessey still has a theoretical shot at reaching the playoffs.

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The season of heartbreak continues for Crescent.

Opinions

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Mark Morgan, a visiting fellow at the Federation for American Immigration Reform and at the Heritage Foundation, who served as acting commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection and acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in the Trump administration and as chief of U.S. Border Patrol in the Obama administration, made some interesting points in a speech, “The Disaster at Our Southern Border,” at Hillsdale College recently.

Back in my 1959-62 OKC high school heydays everyone from Classen went to Bixler’s Drive-In on Northwest 23rd for a Coke. I don’t remember anyone getting a burger, but maybe two or three of us girls split an order of fries. We mainly went there to see everyone, and for everyone to see us.

Obituaries

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The funeral for Walter Carl Harris, 68, was Wednesday, Oct. 27, at First United Methodist Church in Hennessey officiated by Rev. P. J. Stewart. Burial followed at Hennessey Cemetery under the direction of Cordry-Gritz Funeral Home.

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A memorial service for Sandra Patterson Niles, formerly of Kingfisher, is planned from 3-5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, at the Kingfisher Golf Course clubhouse banquet room.