New Arbuckle Memorial Hospital physician, Dr. George Russell, right, holds up a lab coat he was just given during a reception introducing him last Thursday. At left, hospital administrator Jeremy Jones spoke briefly to a Don Braden Conference Room audience about their newest staff physician and his family.

PHOTO BY MIKE WEST

The Hereford Heaven Round Up Club held its annual reunion at the downtown Sulphur museum hosted by the Arbuckle Historical Society on Monday, July 15. Above, AHS Vice President Gertrude Burnside, right, presents some of her memories of club parades and rodeos since the 1930s.

First responders and law enforcement officials arrive on the scene at a residence on Laurel Lane in Sulphur last Saturday to investigate an apparent murder-suicide. The area is located about two blocks north of Broadway in the western Sulphur city limits.

News

New Arbuckle Memorial Hospital physician, Dr. George Russell, right, holds up a lab coat he was just given during a reception introducing him last Thursday. At left, hospital administrator Jeremy Jones spoke briefly to a Don Braden Conference Room audience about their newest staff physician and his family.

A packed house was on hand last Thursday in the Don Braden Conference Room at Arbuckle Memorial Hospital to welcome a new doctor to town. Although not new to the area, Dr.

PHOTO BY MIKE WEST

The Hereford Heaven Round Up Club held its annual reunion at the downtown Sulphur museum hosted by the Arbuckle Historical Society on Monday, July 15. Above, AHS Vice President Gertrude Burnside, right, presents some of her memories of club parades and rodeos since the 1930s.

It’s 1938 and Sulphur horse fanciers and rodeo fans start up the Hereford Heaven Round Up Club here. The club goes on to earn fame for its parades and rodeos featuring Palomino horses.

The Sulphur Fire Department responded to a call around 9:45 p.m. Saturday of a boat on fire at the Guy Sandy Boat Ramp at Arbuckle Lake.

Obituaries

Jerry Lynn Dilbeck, 81, died Sunday, June 16, 2019 at home in Walls, Miss. His funeral services will be held on Thursday, July 25, 2019 at 11:00 a.m., Ada Calvary Pentecostal Church, 930 W.

Funeral services for Marilyn Deloris (Percell) Hicks, 86, Davis, were held 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, July 16, at the Hale’s Memorial Chapel in Sulphur, with Pastor Willard McCartney, Jr. officiating.

Gerald Ward Staggers was born July 30, 1929, on the family farm near Lamont, Oklahoma, to Farnum Arthur Staggers and Merle Marie Lewis Staggers.

Sports

Sulphur’s Tavius McDonald, right, stiff-arms a Lindsay defender in a scrimmage last season. McDonald will be among a host of upperclassmen who will be called on this season as the Dogs get ready for the 2019 campaign.

Football season is right around the corner, as practice will start in less than three weeks and the season begins in a month and a half.

Sulphur pastor Bill Leveridge will begin his 28th season as voice of the Bulldogs when he straps on the headphones on Sept. 4 as the Dogs host Madill in the season opener.

For many years, there have been several constants associated with Sulphur football.

ABOVE: Sulphur grad Savannah Ashford will take her fastpitch career to the next level after having signed to play for the USAO Drovers in Chickasha. Ashford, who was integral part of the Sulphur program during her days with the Lady Bulldogs, finished her career at Murray State in Tishomingo this spring.

Growing up, Savannah Ashford was apart of a lot of success in Sulphur.

From the basketball court to the softball diamond, Ashford was a winner and competitor.

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