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PHOTO COURTESY OF NASA

On July 20, 1969, Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin, Jr., Lunar Landing Module Pilot of the first lunar landing poses for a photograph beside the deployed United States Flag during an Apollo 11 Extravehicular Activity on the lunar surface.The Lunar Module is on the left, and footprints of the astronauts are clearly visible in the soil of the moon. Astronaut Neil A. Armstrong, Commander, took this picture with a 70mm Hasselblad lunar surface camera.

While Astronauts Armstrong and Aldrin descended in the LM the “Eagle” to explore the Sea of Tranquility region of the moon, Astronaut Michael Collins, Command Module Pilot, remained with the command and service modules “Columbia” in lunar orbit.

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Neil Mayo

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PHOTO COURTESY NASA/JOHNSON SPACE CENTER

The Apollo 11 Spacecraft is launched with the massive, 353-foot tall Saturn V rocket from Pad A, Launch Complex 39, Kennedy Space Center at 9:32 a.m. (EDT) July 16, 1969.

REMEMBERING HISTORY

Sulphur’s Neil Mayo recently gave an extensive historical review of the Apollo 11 NASA mission that put the first human on the Moon 50 years ago. 

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PHOTO COURTESY OF STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

Retired Sulphur superintendent, Calvin Agee, was among three who were inducted into the Oklahoma Educator’s Hall of Fame in ceremonies last Friday.

Former Sulphur Educator, Two Others Are Honored

Retired Sulphur superintendent, Calvin Agee, was among three who were inducted into the Oklahoma Educator’s Hall of Fame in ceremonies last Friday in Oklahoma City. Agee, who had a career

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Sulphur Elementary School children settle in last Thursday for their first day of class as the 2019-20 school year officially opened in Sulphur. Above, elementary teacher, Vicki Marshall, right, welcomes students during the opening session.

Schools Experience Big Enrollment Rise

School officially began in Sulphur last week as kids and teachers made the transition from summer to the classroom in a smooth start, according to firstyear superintendent Matt Holder. “We

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