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	Ironheads edge Rejoice Christian; smoke OKC Millwood
Basketball managers
	Seasons come to an end for Checotah basketball programs
Historically frigid February punctuates winter
Local program puts hope within reach
Local Livestock Premium Sale a success

News

Mandi Pitts’ class loved learning

Mandi Pitts’ class loved learning about all these smart, brave and creative women that have paved the way for them during Women in History Month at Marshall Elementary. COURTESY PHOTO

A lost lab mix male

A lost lab mix male dog found his way to Porches and Pastures Real Estate off of Texanna Rd and Highway 69 during the snowstorm.

Historically frigid February punctuates winter

Oklahoma experienced a historic cold air event during February, boosting the month into the company of other legendary frozen periods from calendar pages long torn away and discarded.

Sports

	Ironheads edge Rejoice Christian; smoke OKC Millwood

The Eufaula Ironheads (12-4) had a huge week in February. Eufaula went on the road and defeated Lincoln Christian 52-44 on Tuesday.

Basketball managers

The Eufaula basketball program has been one of the most successful programs under head coach Jeff Oliver and assistant coaches Jerad Efurd and Michael Campbell.

Add another for Fisher – North Texas makes offer

Checotah ultra-talented running back Dontierre Fisher received his fourth Division I football scholarship as North Texas makes their offer.

Commentary

The real pain of the pandemic

It’s been a full year since the world experienced such a game changer in our everyday lives - a COVID-19 pandemic that would shake us to our very core.

Moving beyond the numbness

“Numb.”

That was the one-word answer I submitted to a group call on an online meeting platform last week.

Dear Editor and Community,

Lifestyle

OHP to focus on distracted drivers

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol plans to spend the last two weeks of January focusing on distracted driving violations.

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma announced that Jerry Wayne Dick, age 27, of Wagoner entered a guilty plea to Involuntary Manslaughter in Indian Country, a c

Agriculture Day at the Capitol is notorious for honoring the Governor’s Outstanding Achievement Award in Agriculture.

Obituaries

EUFAULA - Regina Kay Casey, 57, certified nurses aid, passed away Thursday, February 25, 2021, at her home.

CHECOTAH - Wilma Jean Brinsfield, 94, homemaker and lifetime McIntosh County resident, passed away peacefully in her sleep, on Saturday, February 27, 2021.

EUFAULA - Billy Dewayne McNeely Jr., 64,oil field worker, passed away on Saturday, February 27, 2021 at his home. A memorial service will be held at a later date.

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