• City lays out plan to hang on to REAPWhen ground was broken in December 2012 for a new Oklahoma Department of Corrections Work Center in Waurika, city administrators were touting the economic engine the facility could become.

    April 9, 2014

  • Rattling in revenueAs they slither across the terrain, the rattlesnakes of western Jefferson County have no idea of the benefits they’re providing the humans the serpents are trying to avoid.

    April 9, 2014

  • Blasdell sloshes to top prize at ChallengeDashing and dodging and jumping in some thick Oklahoma mud, Logan Blasdell made the long drive worthwhile Saturday night.

    April 9, 2014

  • Enos to retire after 32-year stint in area judicial office District Judge Joe Enos said he will end his 32-year judicial career and retire at the end of his term in January.

    April 9, 2014

  • County OKs bids for detention center repairIt took a while to deal with some of the damage caused by a rain storm that happened nearly a year ago, but Monday the Jefferson County Commissioners made it possible for the County Sheriff’s Office to replace some key equipment.

    April 9, 2014

  • Firefighters to revive Waurika Easter egg huntReviving what used to be a tradition in the community, the Waurika Volunteer Fire Department is hosting a Youth Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, April 17, for children who are toddlers through 12 years of age.

    April 9, 2014

  • Votes in poorly-attended election are now certified; no changes in outcome“Where did our voters go?” That observation by Jefferson County Election Board Deputy Secretary Lanette Griffin was shared by her boss and several election watchers, after the final results from the Waurika Municipal election was certified on Friday.

    April 9, 2014

  • Waurika FFA youth sparkle at OYEDepending on the source, the event has been billed as the biggest youth livestock show in the Midwest or in the nation or in the world.

    April 9, 2014

  • Waurika, Grandview students make gradeThese are the honor rolls the third nine-week period for students at Waurika Elementary School, Waurika High/Middle School and Grandview Public School:

    April 9, 2014

  • Terral alums will award scholarshipsApplications have been mailed to Ryan High alumni and seniors who will graduate in the spring and hope to be considered for a Terral Alumni Association scholarship.