Two Oklahoma House Democrats recently successfully ushered three pieces of legislation through the first House Judiciary Committee of the second half of the 57th Legislature.

Scouts enjoy campfire

Troop 361 members, from left, Gabriel Simpson and Kaelib Simpson enjoy their campfire at the 2019 Western Plains BSA Scout Camporee. CDN |Courtesy Photo

While we all get bored from time to time, it’s important to know that chronic boredom may be bad for health, as experts have found it can be associated with depression, anxiety and even bad habits like smoking and overeating.


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New ambulances delivered to Sinor

Sinor Emergency Medical Service took possession of three new ambulances on Friday, thanks to a $391,000 grant awarded to them in September by the Oklahoma State Department of Health.

In response to the current outbreak of the Coronavirus, the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH), in collaboration with county public health officials, is monitoring travelers returning to Oklahoma from China. But with yet more individuals hospitalized this week in Custer County because of the flu, the 2019- 2020 influenza season still remains the biggest threat to folks here.

Troop 361 Scouts show support

Past and Present Troop 361 Scouts support Dillon Collins at his Eagle Scout Ceremony. Pictured are, front row from left, Xadrian Hernandez, Owen Lavigne and Kendrick Fletcher; middle row, Joseph Nelson, Collins and Aiden Hall; and back row, Blake Brewer, Dakota Brewer, Cody Nelson, J Badillo and Jacob Nelson.

Scouts enjoy down time

Boy Scout Troop 361 members, from left, Owen Lavigne, Aiden Hall, Xadrian Hernandez and Kendrick Fletcher enjoy some down time during a campout.

In 1861, Jefferson Davis was inaugurated as president of the Confederate States of America in Montgomery, Alabama.