Kirsten Odom, 14-year-old county resident and daughter of Sulphur policeman, Hugh Odom, and wife, Rhonda, is shown above being lowered into the family’s storm shelter with the help of her mother. The family lives north of town and was in the direct path of the May 9 tornado that heavily damaged their home. They have not previously used their shelter because Kirsten is wheel chair bound and couldn’t get in it.
by Mike West
Andy Pannell is a man with a mission ... and it is almost mission accomplished! His dream, shared by the Sulphur American Legion Post and others, is to erect a monument to Murray County’s war dead — the “Fallen Warriors.”
by Whitt Carter
The Sulphur girls basketball team stayed busy this summer, including hosting one of the bigger team camps in the state, an operation that has grown rapidly over the past few years. The girls hosted a team camp Jun 6-8, seeing 54 teams roll into Sulphur and compete against good competition for three days.
Over $1,000 was raised last Saturday for a scholarship fund during the inaugural David Thompson Memorial Alumni Golf Tournament, held on the Sulphur course. A big field of 66 Sulphur alumni golfers turned out for the event, which will help fund future scholarships for male and female golf athletes.
These six participants in East Central University’s 2016 Oklahoma Business Week each earned a $500 scholarship to ECU, Bluetooth speaker and other prizes during the five-day camp, which was held June 5-9. During the annual camp, high school students form a “company” to learn about business practices and compete in simulated business challenges. Each “company” is guided by a volunteer mentor from the Oklahoma corporate community.
Ardmore, Oklahoma - June, 07 2016 - SOTC Practical Nursing students are ready for the next step to start their career. Each student will now take their state boards which will officially make them a Licensed Practical Nurse. With a success rate of 95%,these students should have no problem securing their future as an LPN.