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.

Storm Uproots Trees, Damages Buildings

A powerful thunderstorm spawned by a fast-moving cold front on Sunday damaged several buildings and uprooted large trees in areas southwest of Sulphur. According to Murray County Emergency Management Director

Gov. Bill Anoatubby

Chickasaw Nation Gov. Bill Anoatubby, left, and his son, Chris, file for the offices of governor and lieutenant governor respectively in a recent photo. Both filed unopposed and were elected to four-year terms.

Gov. Anoatubby Given A New Term

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


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.

Local Artist Group’s Photo Show Closes With Awards Reception

This year’s Adult Photography Show was deemed a big success. The show closed on Sunday, June 2 with an Awards Reception at the Jean Carr Gallery in downtown Sulphur. The


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