by Mike West
The Murray County Development Authority is continuing to build on the energy and enthusiasm generated at their strategic planning retreat in September, 2015. MCDA held a roundtable discussion with community leaders and business owners at its regular meeting Wednesday, Feb. 3. In her first official action as MCDA Board Chair, Debbie Thomson began the meeting by asking the capacity crowd present that day to introduce themselves.
Sophomore Avery Heitland, right and in pink dress, above, was crowned SHS wrestling queen by king Colten Pierce, a junior, in last Thursday’s ceremony. The crown bearer and flower girl, in foreground, are Noah Heitland, left, and Kerington Sloan and SHS cheerleaders are in back.
by Whitt Carter
The Sulphur wrestlers have faced a tough stretch of topnotch duals, but head coach Drew Swartz continues to see improvement from his guys and thinks it will help as they prepare for regionals and state. Sulphur fell in three duals last week, losing to Ada 34-20, Durant 49-30 and Comanche 60-27.
Coach Hopeful This Is The Spark To Ignite Team In Playoffs
by Whitt Carter
The Sulphur boys got a big win last Friday and head coach Chase Todd is hoping that lights a fire under his team as they head towards the playoffs in two weeks. Sulphur went on the road and beat No. 13 Marietta 52-48 in OT, the biggest win of the year for the Dogs. “I was really proud of our performance against Marietta on Friday,” said Todd. “Our guys came ready to play.”
Sulphur Elementary School’s pre-kindergarten and kindergarten January Terrific Kids have been selected. They are, from left, Addie Woods, Makenzie Eiland, Jayton Eastwood, Evie Tomlinson, Makhi Gray, Justyce Underwood, Alexander Gonzalez, Sierra Troutman and Aiden Burleson. Not Pictured is David Swigart.
Sulphur Elementary School’s January Terrific Kids were selected this week. The first and second grade students are, from left, front row, Trey Walls, Breanna Scroggins, Grayson Beam, Morgan Brown, Reese Johnson, Josslyn Payne; back row, Anahi Uribe, Rodrigo Amaya, Sammie Jones, Kimberly Mensch, Kierstyn Troutman, Drake Wood, Baylor Brown and Jo-Lynn Wolfe. Not Pictured is Emalee Duley.