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News

Jan 19, 2020 - 00:00

Gary Reid celebrates two important milestones each year at this time – his fi rst foray into the world of newspapers as a fresh-faced journalism graduate from Oklahoma State University

Even before the state released the Oklahoma School Report Cards, administrators and staff at Kingfi sher Public Schools were at work on plans to continually improve the district from the

Jan 19, 2020 - 00:00

Hennessey Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Mike Woods was rehired for the 2020-21 school year at last Tuesday’s school board meeting after 90 minutes in closed session. Action on his pay

Jan 19, 2020 - 00:00

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Sports

Jan 19, 2020 - 00:00

Lomega’s school schedule for Jan. 20-25 is as follows: Monday - OBI blood drive at high school, 2-6 p.m. Tuesday - Lomega Geography Bee, 8:30 a.m.; high school basketball at

Jan 19, 2020 - 00:00

Paul Hix was asked for program suggestions and his impressions after his first six months in Hennessey as the athletic director and head football coach. The first suggestion he made

Jan 19, 2020 - 00:00

Maverick Ridenour caught fire for the fi rst time this season and it helped the Yellowjackets play one of their most complete games this season. Ridenour made 3-pointers on three

Hennessey Elementary School 9-year-olds Rogan Choate and Kason Scruggs took first in their respective weight classes last Saturday at the Battle for the Ring Open Novice Tournament in Blackwell. Choate

Opinions

I was told by an old-school Oklahoma newsman many years ago that one of the primary jobs of a good newspaper was to be a cheerleader for the people and

Who Democrats choose to try to unseat President Donald Trump in this presidential election year creates some interesting speculation. One thing seems sure to happen; this presidential election will become

Obituaries

Jan 19, 2020 - 00:00

Funeral services for Erma “Gail” (Arnold) Chatham, 72, of Lone Grove, were Saturday, Jan. 18, at the Rexroat Baptist Church with her nephew Rev. Brad Pletcher officiating and Bro. Edward

Jan 19, 2020 - 00:00

Jack G. Witt, 74, of Dover, passed away Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, at Mercy Hospital Kingfi sher. Services are pending with Cordry Gritz Funeral Home of Hennessey.