Yuliana Nolasquez, left, and Aviance Hester face their futures together after recently graduating.

Opal Smith and Miguel Chom Morales promenade home during a square dance at Nance Elementary.

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister made the following comments in response to Gov. Kevin Stitt’s signing of Senate Bill 593. The new law prioritizes high-quality professional learning opportunities in computer science.

Winners of Clinton’s “Biggest Loser” challenge were Chuck Nickel in first place with an $884 cash prize; Lisa Wandrie, second place, with $252; and Kelly Stephens, third place, $126.

The Oklahoma House just passed House Bill 1269, making State Question 780, which was overwhelmingly approved by Oklahoma voters and changed simple drug possession and several low-level property crimes to misdemeanors instead of felonies, retroactive.

Southwest Elementary fourth-graders, from left, Iselda Louds, Kimber Basler, Navaeh Cryer, Jessica Borjas and Jaycee Williams perform at a recent school assembly.

Members of the Washita-Custer County drug court team who attended the annual “Treatment Court Day” at the Capitol recently included, from left, Department of Corrections Officer Daniel Evans; Washita-Custer County Treatment Court Coordinator Sarah Mears-Ivy; Kathryn Collier, with Red Rock