Powerful winds last Sunday wrecked havoc on a number of locations in southern and southwestern Murray County including this home on Chickasaw Trail and Primrose Lane where a tree fell across the corner of the structure.

At left, in inset, this huge tree was uprooted by the strong blast wind, also on Chickasaw Trail.

A number of other county areas also sustained damage during the storm, according to Mark Woodell, Murray County Emergency Management director.

The storm came through Murray County just after 10:00 a.m. with a strong line of heavy to severe storms that produced heavy rain and winds in excess of 50 miles per hour.

PHOTO BY MIKE WEST
 

Aylissa Marion shows her Best of Show Award winning photograph during the Photo Show Awards Reception Sunday, June 2 at the Jean Carr Gallery downtown. That day, she was presented with $100 for the top show award. She also won ribbons in her photo’s Landscape category.

PHOTO BY SABRINA DUCK

Sulphur running back and linebacker, Logan Smith, left, in last year’s state title game against Heritage Hall, will be among several Bulldog players who will be in the forefront of this year’s squad when they begin the 2019 season in August.

News

Gov. Bill Anoatubby

Chickasaw Nation Gov. Bill Anoatubby was given a new fouryear term of office as head of the 68,000-member tribe and it will be a special one for the 73-yearold who has been governor since 1987.

Powerful winds last Sunday wrecked havoc on a number of locations in southern and southwestern Murray County including this home on Chickasaw Trail and Primrose Lane where a tree fell across the corner of the structure.

At left, in inset, this huge tree was uprooted by the strong blast wind, also on Chickasaw Trail.

A number of other county areas also sustained damage during the storm, according to Mark Woodell, Murray County Emergency Management director.

The storm came through Murray County just after 10:00 a.m. with a strong line of heavy to severe storms that produced heavy rain and winds in excess of 50 miles per hour.

A powerful thunderstorm spawned by a fast-moving cold front on Sunday damaged several buildings and uprooted large trees in areas southwest of Sulphur.

Sulphur City Council members took action Monday night at their regular monthly meeting to end the city involvement with Retail Attractions.

Obituaries

Funeral services for Katherine Gallegos, 63, Mill Creek, will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, June 14 at the Sulphur United Methodist Church with Rev. Jim Shepherd and Rev.

Graveside services for Robert E.

Services for Melva Jean Dillard, of Sulphur, will be at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 15, at Sandy Baptist Church with Pastor Johnny Meely officiating.

Sports

PHOTO BY DEJAY ARMS

Sulphur’s rejuvenated baseball team advanced to the regional tournament in April after winning the district meet.

It was a tremendous year for Sulphur athletics, as many boys and girls sports finished among the state’s best and there were plenty of high notes.

Three Sulphur baseball players were honored by the Lake Country Conference for their performance this season, as the Dogs rebounded from just three wins in 2018 to 20 in 2019.

ARDMORE, Okla. – The Chickasaw Nation is hosting a 5K run and 1-mile fun walk Saturday, June 8, at the Ardmore Regional Park, 2704 N. Rockford Road.

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