by Mike West
Murray County Commissioners, at their regular meeting Monday, Oct. 20, were notified that the sheriff’s office wants to purchase a new fingerprint scanner and a specially equipped SUV. Sheriff Darrel Richardson was present at the meeting, as were two of the three commissioners. District #1 Commissioner Billy Frank Lance was absent.
The Sulphur Chamber of Commerce Christmas Committee under the direction of Jeff Flowers, will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 28 at 6:00 p.m. at the Sulphur City Hall Council Chambers. The meeting is designed to seek help and input for decorating the town for the upcoming Christmas season.
by Whitt Carter
Sulphur travels to Madill Friday night for the biggest game of the year, a huge district 3A-4 matchup that could heavily impact the playoff race. Sulphur (3-4, 2-1) currently sits at fourth in the district standings and a win this week would likely secure, at worst, a fourth place finish and a playoff berth.
Grace Woodall is Oklahoma Foundation Quarter Horse Registry’s High Point winner for the year in Beginning Walk Trot. Grace competed on October 5, at the OKFQHR show held at the Heart of Oklahoma Exposition Center in Shawnee. Riding Samson Mulder, owned by Bret and Moninya Mulder of Sulphur, she took first place in Beginning Walk Trot making her win High Point for 2014.
OKLAHOMA CITY – More than 322,000 working-age Oklahomans -- one in seven -- have some type of disability, according to Jack Tucker, recently elected chair of the Commission for Rehabilitation Services. Tucker should know. He is a former client of the Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services with a visual disability and the retired principal of DRS’ School for the Deaf.
On October 13, Southern Oklahoma Technology Center hosted a College Fair in their conference center. This included 12 of their sending schools who brought juniors and seniors to visit with 24 colleges from Oklahoma, Texas & New Mexico, SOTC staff and the Army National Guard. Sulphur students attending were, from left, Haley White, Reagan Flanary and Britney Lee spoke to several college reps and picked up a few freebies from the OU table.