Arbuckle Memorial Hospital administrator Jeremy Jones said Tuesday that COVID-19 testing materials are in high demand and difficult to obtain, but the hospital was notified this week of a new swab test, but it may take a few days in arriving.
Shannon Muck, Sulphur Elementary School principal, right, and Christy Shivers, school employee, work a school breakfast and lunch pick-up site at the Crossway Church in Sulphur last week.
A new era will begin at Sulphur Public Schools on Monday, April 6 when teachers and administrators begin instituting distance learning as mandated by the State Department of Education due to closing of all schools in Oklahoma for the remainder of the year.
Arbuckle Memorial Hospital administrator Jeremy Jones this week said the facility will now go under a more restrictive visitation policy over the worsening COVID-19 virus pandemic.
The statewide candidate filing period begins at 8 a.m. Wednesday, April 8th, said Tommie Grimes, Secretary of the Murray County Election Board.
A wet winter and a rainy end of the week last week sent the Washita River to high levels, cresting at 27.4 feet at Dickson on March 20, according to the National Weather Service. By Monday, March 23, the river dropped back down to 17.83 feet, well below flood stage. Currently, Arbuckle Lake is about a foot above its normal pool elevation.