Local Events

Thu
27
Sep

Texoma Fire District: Ladies’ Auxiliary held Election for New Officers, Next Monthly Meeting Oct. 15

By Paula Zimmerman

Hello Texoma!

Wow, have we had the rain or what? It has been nice, but I think we have had enough for awhile. 3

The roads are still flooded in places and the rivers and the lake will still rise, so everyone be careful driving and as they say,“Turn Around, Don’t Drown.”

The Texoma District has been really quiet. The heavy rain has not permitted anyone to burn their piles of brush. But, it will stop soon and then it will be green and burning shouldn’t be a problem, just watch it carefully.

 

 

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Thu
27
Sep

Buncombe: LTA Host To ‘Fiesta Trivia Cruise’ Oct. 11

By Karen Wootton

How about all this rain? We have gotten plenty, wouldn’t you say? I hope everyone is all right with no major flooding.

One thing to keep in mind is that the Red River and the Witchita River feed Lake Texoma, and it takes about a week to get here.

So we should see a rise in our lake, but hopefully not an extreme one. Fire ants and snakes are finding drier ground, so watch your step.

 

 

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Thu
20
Sep

Museum Stories: Personal Reminiscence Of ‘The Days of Indian Territory’

By Britt Willis

It was in the year of 1857 that the Chickasaws decided they would prefer to establish their own government separate from the Choctaw Nation. Although they were perfectly willing to hold their own land in common for this privilege, the Chickasaws were willing to pay the sum of $550,000. This did not prohibit the Chickasaws and Choctaws from living in either territory if they desired.

After this agreement was consummated, a committee of Chickasaws and Choctaws met and designed the strip of country that was to be know as the Chickasaw Nation.

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Thu
20
Sep

Buncombe: Buncombe Creek VFD Open House Oct. 13

By Karen Wootton

Hello Buncombe!

How about this weather? I’m enjoying it being a little cooler, but the humidity is about to do us allergy sufferers in.

How about the beautiful green grass in September? Now that’s nice.

I believe everyone is a little tired of mowing every other day. Fishing has been great and that’s always a plus.

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Thu
13
Sep

Chickasaw Nation Breaks Ground on New Center

Chickasaw Nation Governor Bill Anoatubby led ground breaking ceremonies Thursday, Aug. 30 to celebrate the start of construction for a new Chickasaw Nation Community Center at 100 W. Main.

Governor Anoatubby said the new facility will help meet the Chickasaw Nation’s mission, to enhance the overall quality of life for the Chickasaw people, by providing Chickasaws in the area a place to gather and fellowship.

 

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Thu
13
Sep

Madill Rose Garden Club Honored

Pictured members: (l to r) Oteka Beasley, Ramona Judd, Doris McGranahan, Mary Jane Lowery, Judy Parkey, Willa Dean Caldwell, Kaye Jay, Margaret Clark, Linda Kaye Green, Susan Patton, Sandra Sweeney, Doris Farris, Linda Alexander, Becky Ninemire, and Sandy Baker. Members not pictured are: Debbie Burgess, Peggy Fowler, Mary Lois Jones, Nan Lacy, Sharon Watts, Carylon Weldon, and Karen Wellman.

 

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Thu
06
Sep

New ‘Animal Kingdom’ Exhibit At Ruby Adkins Art Gallery

The Madill Art Club Invites You to a Virtual Zoo “Wild Horses” by Mike Craig.

The new exhibit at the Ruby Adkins Art Gallery will be our “Animal Kingdom” exhibit.

Member artists will be presenting life like painted images of animals, ranging from our domestic cats, dogs, and birds to more exotic creatures like eagles, buffalos, and tigers.

 

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Thu
30
Aug

Baptist Home for Girls’ Annual Back-to-School Style Show

Oklahoma Baptist Homes for Children (OBHC) held its annual Back-to-School Style Show for Baptist Home for Girls (BHG), Madill, on Saturday, Aug. 11, at the Ardmore Convention Center.

The purpose of the Back-to- School Style Show is to create community involvement and financial support for BHG and the girls in their care.

 

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Thu
30
Aug

Glasco, Zhang Wed in Double-Ring Ceremony

Stephanie Glasco and Allen Zhang were married in a double-ring ceremony, on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, at the Arbuckle Wedding Chapel in Davis Okla.

The bride is the daughter of Gene and Becky Glasco, of Madill.

She has been a primary school teacher for two and a half years in China. She will be teaching second grade this year in Shanghai.

 

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Thu
23
Aug

MARSHALL COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE WELCOMES NEW MEMBER

Storts Family Dentistry is a new business in Madill, and the business joined the Marshall County Chamber of Commerce as a member. The two partnered to hold a ribbon cutting Friday, Aug. 17, at the Storts Office. Storts Family Dentistry is located at 804 S. 1st St. in Madill.

 

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