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75 MPH Speed Limit OK’d

75 MPH Speed Limit OK’d

Nearly 400 miles of rural interstates in Oklahoma, including Murray County, will be shifting up to a maximum speed limit of 75 mph in the coming months. Drivers will only see these changes outside of the major metro areas of these routes, and should pay close attention to safety during this transition.

An Act Of Kindness

Sulphur senior Hannah Holder, right, presents a $12,000 check to Shannon Muck, elementary school principal, on Monday. Holder raised the money in three-month period from donations by local and area businesses and individuals. The money will be used to pay students’ enrollment fees.

An Act Of Kindness

A very ambitious and compassionate Sulphur High School senior took on a challenge most adults would not even attempt. In late April, Hannah Holder launched an effort to raise funds to help alleviate the burden of back to school fees and supplies for students and families in the Sulphur Elementary School.

Peak Wind Gust Of 119 MPH Recorded Just North Of Sulphur

ABOVE: A patio cover on this home on West 14th Street in Sulphur was folded up and blown on top of a storage barn during last Thursday’s severe storm.

Peak Wind Gust Of 119 MPH Recorded Just North Of Sulphur

INSET: The gazebo at Oaklawn Cemetery, north of Sulphur, was destroyed by last Thursday’s hurricane force wind.

Whopper Of A Storm Pummels County

If it could be blown over, blown around or blown away, there was a good chance that happened last Thursday when a whopper of severe thunderstorm struck Murray County.

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