Two Nigerian nationals, arrested between Sulphur and Davis in March, have been charged with a host of identity theft and credit card charges, local authorities announced this week. The two were identified as Isaac Yeboah and Stacy Bortey.
by Mike West
The Chickasaw National Recreation Area has a new feature near the Veterans Lake parking area -- an eight-person exercise structure. The structure is part of what is called the Active Trails Program according to Ranger Ron Parker, chief of interpretation for the CNRA.
by Whitt Carter
The Sulphur girls softball team is continuing their busy summer and after a rough start, things have improved significantly and the Lady Dogs are looking up heading into the fast pitch season. The Lady Dogs suffered a 12-0 loss to Lone Grove in the first game of the summer but have rebounded to win seven of the eight and push their record to 7-2 after a 18-0 shellacking of Dickson on Monday.
by Whitt Carter
Sulphur football continues to put in work - work that will hopefully pay off in a big way in about a month’s time. The Dogs are two weeks into summer pride and wrapped up 7-on-7 competition last week. According to head coach Jim Dixon, things have gone about as smoothly as you’d hope for this summer.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency’s Board of Trustees approved Home Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) contracts during its July meeting to provide funding for affordable housing in Oklahoma. OHFA is a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) designated state Participating Jurisdiction. The following Oklahoma organizations received funding to build or rehabilitate single-family homes for rent: Little Dixie Community Action Agency, Inc. received $172,500 to construct 15 single-family homes for purchase in Antlers, Ardmore, Durant, Hugo, Idabel and Madill Counties.
Tishomingo, OK- INCA is very excited to welcome Wanda Gray of Tishomingo, as the new project director of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP). Wanda is a life-long Johnston County resident who attended school in Mill Creek, Ravia, and Tishomingo before serving in the Oklahoma National Guard. Wanda and her husband, Rodney Gray, have been proud to raise their 6 kids, as well as operate their taxidermy business in Tishomingo. After her service in the Oklahoma National Guard Wanda committed her professional life to being a paramedic for 24 years, serving both Johnston County and Bryan County EMS.