Local teen wins essay contest; loves newspapers and writing

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The Madill Record held an essay contest in early January. The essay topic was “how has the newspaper affected me during the pandemic.” The winner of the contest receives their picture and essay in the paper, and a complimentary year’s subscription to The Madill Record. Megan Moss, a 16-year-old from Kingston was the winner.

Winners of the Lebanon VFD Coyote Hunt

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Clockwise from top left: First Place Winners — Judd Bean, Dustin Coleman, Shawn Pierce and Sid Cervantes with six dogs. Second Place — Haden Bell, Zac Cox, Jack Bell and Taylor Bell with six dogs. Third Place — Cameron Quarles and Jerryk Williams with six dogs. Big Dog weighing 40.5 lb — Dustin Watkins. Ugly Dog — Kegan Warrington. Courtesy photo

TFD: Windy days and Burning

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Windy days and burning is NEVER a good combination, even in a barrel. All it takes is a few embers to destroy property and life. So, please don’t burn when the wind is blowing and always call the Sheriff’s office at (580) 795-2221 prior to burning.

Kingston Order of the Eastern Star

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Kingston Order of the Eastern Star donated school supplies to the Kingston Elementary School. The supplies consisted of Kleenex, hand sanitizer, disinfectant wipes, post-it notes, pocket folders, pencils, and markers. Courtesy photo

Local Couple retires after 30 years of service

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In 1988, Tom & Karen Wootton decided to trade their comfortable life in Grapevine, Texas for the busy, exciting and sometimes exhausting job of owning a marina. Buncombe Creek Marina was not much more than a fish camp at the time, but they loved the feel of the place, so they rolled up their sleeves and got to work.
The Madill Record held an essay contest in early January. The essay topic was “how has the newspaper affected me during the pandemic.” The winner of the contest receives their picture and essay in the paper, and a complimentary year’s subscription to The Madill Record. Megan Moss, a 16-year-old from Kingston was the winner.
There are not many people in the world who have never heard of President Donald Trump. To say he is one of the most polarized presidents and celebrities ever would be a gross understatement. Not too many people ride the fence on their view on Trump; most either love him or loathe him.
Every state in the United States has started administering COVID-19 vaccinations. The rollout of COVID-19 vaccines varies by state, and below is where residents of all 50 states, as well as Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico, can go to learn about being vaccinated.

Remember Martin Luther King, Jr.

Remember Martin Luther King, Jr. As many people know, January 18, 2021 was Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
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PreK Rowdy Barnett, Emily Butler, Anna-Lee McCarty Kindergarten Boston Reid, Brayden Weldon First Grade Kelby Lilley, Jazmyn Rogers, Emree Stevens, Daxton…
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6th grade Superintendent’s Honor Roll Daisy Avery, Coby Davis, Destry Davis, Ty Jones , Alyssa Langford, Avery Ludrick, Cassie McAlister, Olivia McAlister,…
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Friday night, January 15, 2021, the Lady Redskins played host to the Lady Longhorns from Lone Grove in a Lake Country Conference matchup. Coach Chad Rumer had…
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After an awful showing on offense in the Lone Grove game on January 15, the Redskins were ready to put that one behind them. Although not a high scoring game,…
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Kingston faced the Lone Grove on January 15, 2021. This game is one that will stick with the Redskins for a while. The 44 to 32 loss should not be easily…