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Thu
16
Jun

The Madill Record

The Oklahoma Press Association presented its Better Newspaper Contest Awards during the OPA Annual Convention, June 10-11, at the Sheraton Hotel in downtown Oklahoma City. Winners of this year’s Sequoyah Awards were announced at the OPA Convention. In the daily division, winners were the Enid News & Eagle, the Stillwater News Press and the Tahlequah Daily Press.

Thu
16
Jun

Olivia White, TCRB Headline Benefit Concert

Several local acts will present “Rockin with the Redskins,” a benefit concert at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Kingston Multi-Purpose Activity Center. The event will feature up-and- coming vocalist Olivia White, newly formed Texoma Classic Rock Band, and perennial favorites Oliver White and Jayson Starkey. All proceeds will benefit the Kingston Band Boosters Association, which plays an integral role in helping the Kingston High School Band carry out its activities.

Thu
09
Jun

Voters Should Apply Early for Absentee Ballots

Voters in Marshall County who want to have absentee ballots mailed to them for the June 28 Primary Election should apply now, County Election Board Secretary LaRue Wilhite said. Although the County Election Board can accept applications for absentee ballots until 5 p.m. on Wednesday, June 22, Wilhite urged voters who want to vote by absentee ballot to apply early. Absentee ballot application forms are available at the County Election Board office located at the Marshall County Courthouse, Room 301, Madill.

 

Thu
09
Jun

Second Annual Marshall County Home Garden Tour Starts Saturday

The Second Annual Marshall County Home Garden Tour will be held on Saturday, June 11, beginning at 8 a.m. at the Marshall County Extension Office. The Garden Tour is organized and sponsored by the Marshall County Extension and LaJeanne’s Plants ’n Things. They will begin the tour with refreshments at 8 a.m. at the OSU Extension Office, 11545 U.S. Highway 70, Madill, in the Expo Center.  

 

Thu
09
Jun

Ideas Shape the Course of History

By Molly Raley

In 1963, the idea of a community event was at the forefront of the minds of several businessmen in a small Oklahoma town. For 11 years after 1963, a popular fishing tournament provided the fish for the dinner which was served to citizens of Marshall County. 

 

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Thu
09
Jun

Marshall County Recognized as Clean Community

By Molly Raley

The Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality, along with Keep Oklahoma Beautiful, presented a plaque in recognition of Marshall County being a “clean community.” Representatives from DEQ and Keep Oklahoma Beautiful presented the plaque to the county commissioners. They also spoke about the impact that the yearly, county-wide trash days have on keeping the county clean and presentable.

Thu
02
Jun

MCCOC to Hold ‘Meet the Candidates’ Night

The Marshall County Chamber of Commerce will be host to a Meet the Candidates Night on Tuesday, June 14. Candidates for Sheriff and County Commissioner will be available to talk at the event starting at 6 p.m. at the Marshall County Expo Center.
 
 
Thu
02
Jun

Marshall County Farmer’s Market Opens Saturday

By Molly Raley
 
Last year, several people wanted to promote homegrown produce, and their dream of opening a farmer’s market was slowly starting to become a reality. Mother Nature, however, had other plans. The 2015 flood seized all produce growth in the surrounding areas, leaving the hopes of opening a farmer’s market to die.
 
 
Thu
02
Jun

It’s Never Too Late to Start Again

By Marshall Scott
 
Twenty-eight years after her graduation, Denise Cook completed her Alumni Week at Kingston High School. In 1988, Cook participated in 48 hours of Alumni Week, back when Neophytes didn’t have to go to class and were with the Alumni from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. But, she got sick Thursday and was unable to return Friday or Saturday.
 
 
Thu
02
Jun

Winners and Losers in the Legislative Session

By Trevor Brown
 
Few true winners emerged from a contentious legislative session that saw lawmakers slashing spending, cutting tax credits, and struggling to find new revenue amid a record $1.3 billion budget shortfall. But in the end, after the Legislature approved a $6.8 billion budget Friday, it was clear that some groups came out ahead more than others.
 
 

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