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Kingfisher County commissioners proclaimed National 4-H Week Oct. 3-7 at their weekly meeting Monday.

Kingfisher Public Schools will add some more Oklahoma Secondary Schools Activities Association flavor next month...and it will be a familiar face to many in the community.

Three northwestern Oklahoma FFA chapters will receive technology and innovation grants to enhance their science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education thanks to Devon Energy and Ovintiv Inc.

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Lions get project updates

Sports

It appears Hennessey’s trajectory continues to point in the right direction.

Kingfisher got closer to full strength last Saturday morning and earned a championship in the process. The Lady Jackets won the high school girls team title at the Watonga Cross Country Invitational. Led by Chesni Newkirk, Kingfisher amassed only 44 points to run well past the competition. Newkirk was 12th out of 174 runners. Due to some runners not being affiliated with teams, Newkirk’s finish was sixth for team scoring purposes.

Crescent had two receivers pass the century mark in yardage in a single game last week.

Cashion will have a little bit for everyone at this week’s football game. The Wildcats host Watonga at 7 p.m. Friday in a District A-3 matchup.

Opinions

Be prepared for Democrats to exploit the devastation of Hurricane Ian to peddle de-modernization. And because there is no conclusive way for anyone to prove that global warming isn’t triggering every natural disaster – and because nature offers a continuous flow of these terrifying events and always will – the exploitation will never stop.

During a recent state legislative hearing, Brook Simmons, president of the Petroleum Alliance of Oklahoma, gave policymakers a reality check. He pointed out that oil and gas companies produce far more jobs in Oklahoma than do “green” industries. And oil and gas jobs are also much better paying.

Obituaries

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Phyllis Ann Johnston Lerch, 89, of Anamosa, Iowa, passed away peacefully Sept. 29, 2022, after complications resulting from COVID.

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Gene Alan Marcum was born in Chelsea on Aug. 18, 1934, to Henry and Lulu Mae Marcum.