by Mike West
At the Sulphur Rotary Club meeting Thursday, July 17, Jeff Flowers reviewed the initial planning for this year’s annual City of Springs Car Show. The local club has hosted the show for 14 years, and it grows bigger every year. “The first show, we had 20 cars,” Flowers remembered. Last year, the show had nearly 300 cars and motorcycles registered. He wants the show to be one of the largest in Oklahoma.
by Mike West
Bill Chitwood knows a heck of a lot about cows. Especially the kind that you milk ... by hand. His talk at the meeting of the Arbuckle Historical Society Monday, July 21 focused mostly on two topics: his pride in the educational achievements of his family, and his experiences of moving to Murray County and creating the dairy farm on land where he and his wife, Helen, still live.
by Whitt Carter
The last 14 years of Sulphur football have been full of wins, lots of points and impressive numbers. That’s what happens when you win and win some more. Therefore, a few times leading up to football season, I’ll take a look at five different numbers, records, etc. from the last 14 years that are interesting and show how good Sulphur football has been.
By Tracy Renck
Pro Rodeo News When Brennon Eldred was a kid, he had a passion for wrestling, and made a name for himself on the mat from age 6 to 11. He placed second at nationals as a six year old, and twice won the Oklahoma Kids Wrestling Association state championship. “I wrestled all the time growing up,” said Eldred, 19. “That was my favorite thing to do.”
Sulphur students Caleb Varner and Abigail Stewart are dressed up for the Rydell High School prom in Ardmore Little Theatre’s production of Grease which continues this week with Thursday, Friday and Saturday performances at 7 p.m. Varner portrays Roger, one of the ‘greasers’ and Stewart plays Frenchie, one of the ‘Pink Ladies’ who hangs around with the guys.
Sulphur has a new restaurant featuring tamales, barbecue and sweets, as Grandpa’s opened on West Broadway in the long, blue building on Broadway in west Sulphur. The offi cial ribbon cutting was on Friday, July 18 with about 30 people participating in the ceremonies.