Spring’s arrival and recent rains have led to a strong bloom of redbud trees all over town. These bright pink blooms are on the Bison Pasture Trail in Chickasaw National Recreation Area. The building on the left is the old Park Headquarters in the Platt District.
The grim task of locating the body of a missing boater came to an end on Monday, nearly two days after he went missing when the boat he was in began taking on water last Saturday at Lake of the Arbuckles. According to National Park Service officials at Chickasaw National Recreation Area, the body of a juvenile male was found about 10:45 a.m.
by Mike West
Sulphur schools were proudly represented by 11 high-achieving students competing in the area Special Olympics Track and Field events held in Pauls Valley Wednesday, April 2. All the students won first or second place in their events. Several of these students, and a couple of new ones, then went to Norman on Saturday, April 5 for a Special Olympics Bocce Ball Tournament.
Another busy week is down for Sulphur baseball, but the Dogs won three out of four in the Lake Country Conference tournament. Class 3A No. 20 Sulphur (8-6) fell to Washington last Tuesday 9-1, but rebounded with wins over Comanche 9-2, Tishomingo 13-8 and Madill 4-3 in the LCC tournament. The Dogs also lost to Davis in the LCC tournament 8-7.
Branch managers at Chickasaw Regional (Public) Library system received training in Ardmore and had a little fun during their session on Story Time. All libraries offer weekly story times for toddlers. Check with your local branch for days and times.