The search for a new city attorney continues after council members voted to cease negotiations with Attorney Adam Trenk.
Court Clerk office deputy Jodi Jennings is now the new acting court clerk for Murray County. Jennings was appointed by the Murray County Commissioners at the regular weekly meeting Monday.
The SHS Wrestling and Basketball homecoming events previously scheduled for January 29, have been re-scheduled for Wednesday, February 10, school officials announced. The change was made necessary due to several team members and coaches of the basketball teams being either testing positive for COVID-19 or in quarantine due to contact tracing.
Oklahoma House Speaker Charles McCall (R-Atoka), center, was sworn into his third term as speaker in ceremonies on January 5. Pictured with him as he took the oath of office were his wife, to his right, Stephanie McCall, and his sons, Chase, left, and Carson, right. Speaker McCall was sworn in by fellow resident and Supreme Court Justice Dustin Row, of Tishomingo. McCall represents House District 22, serving Murray and surrounding counties. (See McCall’s column, Capitol Comments, on page 6.)
Former board member Fob Jones, now board attorney, administered the Oath of Office to Chance “Bear” Runyan, at the regular monthly meeting of the Sulphur Board of Education Monday night. Jones resigned the post in December to assume the role of board attorney following the retirement of long time attorney, Phil Hursy.