by Mike West
The Sulphur School Board made further progress toward beginning construction on new classrooms for the elementary school. They took several actions at the regular board meeting Monday, May 2. First, they voted to declare a house on W. Sixth St. as surplus property. The house is on the site of the proposed classrooms.
A powerful storm with winds estimated over 80 miles per hour lashed Davis last Tuesday evening, damaging downtown buildings, knocking out power and causing one minor injury, according to Chief of Police Danny Cooper. That same storm continued east and caused scattered damage to rural areas north and northwest of Sulphur, residents reported.
by Whitt Carter
Sulphur baseball hadn’t lost a district matchup since 1999. That didn’t change last week, as the Dogs had no problem with Tecumseh, winning 3-1 and 10-0 to capture their 17th straight district title.
by Whitt Carter
The Sulphur girls are headed back to state. After going last year, the Sulphur softball Lady Bulldogs decided they wanted another trip, as they beat No. 7 Cushing 5-2 and No. 3 Valliant 10-7 last week at regionals to advance to the state tournament.
The rain didn’t keep Murray County-area business owners and representatives from taking part in Leadership Murray County’s inaugural charity golf tournament held at WinStar Golf Course on Monday, April 11. Nick Starns, Leadership Murray County class XII member and Artesian area general manager said the money raised from this year’s sponsorships, entry fees and golf tournament contests is dedicated to an endowed scholarship at East Central University (ECU), located in Ada.
OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma high school students statewide eared extra money for college through the Oklahoma Hall of Fame’s annual Oklahoma Scholarship Competition. One of the recipients was Madison Lance, a junior at Sulphur High School. She earned a $1,000 tuition grant to the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond.