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Close Call

Despite shattering glass flying into the face of Sulphur assistant boy’s basketball coach and bus driver Grant Bates, pictured above, no major injuries were reported when a large crane impacted the school’s activity bus as the team was headed to Madill for a game on February 4. Bates was hailed for his efforts to successfully steer the bus on the narrow, two-lane road between Sulphur and Dickson, and bring it to a stop. Principal Clete Cole, sitting near Bates, helped him in guiding the bus to safety, it was reported.

Close Call

What could have had a very different outcome, had a good and happy ending last Tuesday evening when a large bird (crane) shattered the driver’s side windshield of a Sulphur

City Clerk Shannon Couch Named Citizen Of The Year

Sulphur City Clerk Shannon Couch, right, was named the De Lannom Citizen of the Year at the combined banquet of The Sulphur-Davis Chambers of Commerce Monday night. Couch was presented the plaque by the award’s namesake, De Lannom, left.

City Clerk Shannon Couch Named Citizen Of The Year

Speaker of the Oklahoma House of Representatives Charles McCall (R-Atoka), right,greets an attendee at the combined Sulphur and Davis Chambers of Commerce Banquet Monday evening at the Murray County Expo Center.

City Clerk Shannon Couch Named Citizen Of The Year

ABOVE: John Holman, left, representing the Murray County 4-H Club, accepts the Civic Club of the Year award from Sulphur Chamber President Lynn Hickman. BELOW: Jeremiah Smith, right, representing Hanson Aggregates, accepts the Large Business of the Year Award from Sulphur Chamber President Lynn Hickman.

City Clerk Shannon Couch Named Citizen Of The Year

ABOVE: Retired Sulphur educator Calvin Agee, right, was awarded the lifetime achievement award at Monday night’s combined banquet of the Sulphur and Davis chambers. He was presented the award by Kemper Howe.

BELOW: Wayne Whitesell, right, owner of Rick’s Furniture, was awarded the Small Business of the Year. He was presented by the award by Caleb Lockridge, Davis chamber president.

City Clerk Shannon Couch Named Citizen Of The Year
City Clerk Shannon Couch Named Citizen Of The Year

City Clerk Shannon Couch Named Citizen Of The Year

“The Dawning of A New Era” was the theme for the annual Sulphur-Davis Joint Chamber of Commerce Banquet held Monday evening, Feb. 3 at the Murray County Expo Center. Chamber

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