Civic Club Honors Sulphur Teachers

PHOTO BY SABRINA DUCK

Four Sulphur educators were recognized as Outstanding Teachers for the second nine weeks in a presentation last Friday at the Sulphur-Plainview basketball game.The presentation was made by several members of the Sulphur Kiwanis Club, sponsor of the award. Pictured are, from left, Garrett Leveridge (Kiwanis Club), teachers Tiffany Robertson and Kerri Cole, Wes Hilliard and Abby Behrens (Kiwanis Club), teachers Teri Thomas and David George and Cory Woods (Kiwanis Club).

Close Call

Despite shattering glass flying into the face of Sulphur assistant boy’s basketball coach and bus driver Grant Bates, pictured above, no major injuries were reported when a large crane impacted the school’s activity bus as the team was headed to Madill for a game on February 4. Bates was hailed for his efforts to successfully steer the bus on the narrow, two-lane road between Sulphur and Dickson, and bring it to a stop. Principal Clete Cole, sitting near Bates, helped him in guiding the bus to safety, it was reported.

Hospital Celebrating Major Milestones

Construction is progressing on Arbuckle Memorial Hospital’s Family Medical Clinic (in right center of photo), but work has been slowed recently by weather, according to administrator Jeremy Jones.The facility should be completed and a grand opening announced later this year, he said.

News

House Speaker McCall Runs Unopposed

Rep. Charles McCall

State House Speaker Charles McCall has become speaker-designate for the 58th Legislature after running unopposed for the position.

Following a lengthy discussion, the Murray County Fair Board, approved updates to the rental fees and guidelines for use of the Murray County Expo Center at a special meeting held last Thursday eve

Candidates for municipal office in one Murray County municipality may file Declarations of Candidacy beginning at 8 a.m. Monday, February 24th.

Obituaries

Jackie Don Sadler

Funeral services for Jackie Don Sadler were held 2:00 p.m., Friday, Feb. 14, 2020 at the First Baptist Church of Davis with Pastors Johnny Tonihka, Lance Whaley and Craig Abla officiating.

Funeral services for Jimmy Lynn Hefley are pending with Hale’s Funeral Home in Davis. Jimmy was born June 26, 1966 in Oklahoma City to the late Joe Bill and Rosemary (McConnell) Hefley.

Funeral services for Shirley Ann LaMarsna will be held 10:00 a.m., Monday, February 24, 2020 at the Hale’s Memorial Chapel in Sulphur. Shirley was born August 22, 1950 in Ada.

Sports

After Hot Start, Girls Lose Two In A Row At Home

PHOTO BY DEJAY ARMS

Lady Bulldog senior forward Korie Allensworth fires off a mid-range jumper last Friday in a senior night loss to Plainview last Friday.

In the toughest week of the season for Sulphur, the Lady Bulldogs suffered two tough home losses, something they aren’t too used to this year.

Dogs Roll Latta, Lose To Plainview

PHOTO BY DEJAY ARMS

Sulphur junior guard Weston Arms splits between three Plainview defenders as the Dogs took on the Indians last Friday.

Sulphur got a big win over Latta last Tuesday night at home, before suffering a cold-shooting night in a loss to Plainview on Friday, continuing through a tough stretch of games before district pla

Dogs Get Back On Track With 2 Momentum Wins

PHOTOS BY DEJAY ARMS

Sulphur’s TJ Todd (above left photo in white) and Reese Ratchford (above right photo in white) fire off shots as the team rolled by rival Davis last Thursday.

The Sulphur boys got back on track this week, winning over Marietta and Davis, flipping momentum into the right direction as the playoffs continue to inch closer.

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