Sulphur school attorney Phil Hurst, left, administers the oath of office to Benji Sartors in a special board meeting last Thursday. Sartors defeated Bill Manion in the April 2 election for a second term on the board of education.

PHOTO BY JENNY NORTON, SULPHUR VETERANS CENTER

Sulphur Veteran’s Center resident OB Brewer leaves the center on Monday for an Oklahoma Honors Flight to visit Washington, D.C. At right, administrator Pam Arms joined with center employees and friends wishing him well on the trip.

PHOTO BY DEJAY ARMS

Lady Bulldog’s defending state champion pole vaulter, Faith Howe, above, goes high, easily winning first place in last Friday’s Rock Creek Invitational in Sulphur. Howe had a meet best of 11-0.

PHOTO BY MIKE WEST

The 2019 Youth Art Show was judged by local graphic artist Joseph Falletta. He is shown here judging ceramic 3-dimensional art by a Sulphur High School student. The item he is viewing earned a Judge’s Choice award. Looking on during the judging is the show’s Coordinator, Tina Miller.

News

Sulphur school attorney Phil Hurst, left, administers the oath of office to Benji Sartors in a special board meeting last Thursday. Sartors defeated Bill Manion in the April 2 election for a second term on the board of education.

The students of the Sulphur School District experienced a change in the cafeteria menus when they got to school this week.

PHOTO BY MIKE WEST

The Jean Carr Gallery downtown was packed on Sunday, April 14 as more than 100 guests attended the reception held for award winners in the Youth Art Show.

The Artists of the Arbuckles really “hit the ball out of the park” this year with their wildly popular Youth Art Show at the Jean Carr Gallery downtown.

The State Auditor and Inspector’s Office this week issued its long awaited audit on the Murray County 911 call center, and it was not good.

Obituaries

Funeral services for Belva Irene “Bea” Mayes were held 2:00 p.m., Saturday, April 13, 2019 at the Hale’s Memorial Chapel in Sulphur, with Pastor Willard McCartney, Jr officiating.

Irving, Tx – George Layton Peveto, 74 died Saturday April 6th at the T. Boone Pickens Center for Palliative Care in Dallas, Texas, after a 23 year battle with Myelodysplastic Syndrome.

Archie John Stephens passed away on January 16, 2019 at the Robert Lee Care Center in Robert Lee, Texas.

Sports

PHOTO BY DEJAY ARMS

The Bulldog’s Weston Arms fires off a pitch to the plate as the Dogs took on Byng last week.

The Sulphur baseball team continues to play well and be tested, as they near the end of the regular season and prepare for postseason play.

PHOTO BY SABRINA DUCK

The Sulphur Lady Bulldogs are peaking at just the right time as the postseason begins Thursday here when the girls host Marietta.

The Sulphur softball team picked up three more wins in the past week, as they continue to roll and begin the postseason on Thursday.

Sulphur golf team members show off their second place trophy at the Tecumseh Invitational played at the Fire Lake course in Shawnee last week. From left, are Tyler Horn, Dawson Hinson, Hunter Mann, Mason Lance and Dawson Padgett.

The boys golf team continued their roll through the regular season, winning the Atoka Invitational last Tuesday and continuing to rack up the high finishes.

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