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Thu
24
Jan

Marshall County Equipped with Hyper-Reach

The Marshall County Emergency Manager, along with the City of Madill and the Town of Kingston, have partnered together to bring Hyper-Reach, a mass emergency notification service, to the entire county.

Hyper-Reach is a state-of-the-art mass emergency notification system designed specifically for public safety. Telephone-based systems like Hyper-Reach are used by thousands of public safety agencies across the U.S. to warn citizens about local emergencies, hazards, and other threats.

The Marshall County Emergency Alert System is now up and running and everyone is encouraged to sign up.

According to the Director of Emergency Management for Marshall County, Robert Chaney, as of early January approximately 500 people had already signed up.

 

 

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Thu
24
Jan

Dan Little To Run 7 Marathons in 7 Days on 7 Continents

“This is something new for me. I been running marathons and ultra-marathons for many years, and I had heard about the World Marathon Challenge, but never really thought much about it,” stated Dan Little of the Little Law Firm. Starting on Jan. 31, Dan will arrive in Novo, Antarctica, around 8 a.m. and will begin his first of seven marathons around 1 p.m. The second leg of the week-long marathons will be on Feb. 1 in Cape Town, South Africa, around 8 a.m. The runners will then leave for Perth, Australia. Once in Perth, the marathon will begin around 9 p.m.Then they will travel to Dubai in the United Arab Emirates on Feb. 3 and begin running around 9 p.m. After Dubai, comes Madrid, Spain, where Dan will run yet another Marathon on Feb. 4. The last two marathons will be held in Santiago, Chile, on Feb. 5, and then Miami, Fla., on Feb. 6.

Thu
17
Jan

A Day to Make You Smile

On Saturday, Jan. 12, Smiley’s held a Customer Appreciation Day and was welcomed by the Marshall County Chamber of Commerce with a Ribbon Cutting. Several customers were treated to a fun experience with discounted food, door prizes, and even bounce houses for the kids.

 

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Thu
17
Jan

Gary Henry in Town Saturday

Have you ever heard the story of how Kingston was once called Helen? Well, it’s not often that a town changes its name, but your Marshall County Museum and Genealogical Society will try to help answer those questions and more at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 19, at the Marshall County Expo Center.

As part of the Museum’s Quarterly Speaker Series, the Museum is pleased to have Gary Henry, who will tell everyone the stories of how this came to be.

Though Henry never lived in Kingston, his entire family did.

 

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Thu
17
Jan

Stitt’s Inaugural Speech, Annotated

Kevin Stitt spent most of the past year telling voters how he could turn Oklahoma into a “Top 10 state” when it comes to education, business, and other categories.

Now, after being sworn in Monday as Oklahoma’s 28th governor, the new chief executive will be tasked with carrying out his ambitious campaign pledge.

Stitt laid out the vision for how he will get to that goal to the hundreds who crowded the state Capitol’s south plaza for his inaugural address.

 

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Thu
10
Jan

Body Found Last Week at Madill Residence

The death of 52-year-old Joe Lindsey is being investigated by the Madill Police Department with the assistance of the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation.

According the Donny Raley, Community Relations Coordinator at the MPD, officers of the MPD were asked to do a welfare check at the residence located at 205 North 7th Ave. in Madill around 4 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 3.

 

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Thu
10
Jan

1% Sales Tax Continues

On Tuesday, Jan. 8, concerned residents of Marshall County took time out of their day to cast their ballots at the polls. With 68.85 percent of the vote “for” the proposition to continue designating 1 percent of the sales tax in Marshall County to be used by the Board of Control of the Marshall County HMA,LLC dba AllianceHealth Madill (Marshall County-owned hospital), the proposition passed. Sam Huffman, Chairman of the Board of Control for the hospital said, “We thank the community and are proud of our hospital.” This 1 percent will continue to be used for capital expenditures and indigent care. A total of 1,136 people in Marshall County voiced their opinion and voted on the matter. Seven hundred forty-eight people voted “for” the proposition. That breaks down to:

 

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Thu
03
Jan

Start 2019 Off the Right Way with Some Helpful Tips

The holidays are over, and you may have, or not yet gotten, all of the decorations stored away for another year. For many people, the beginning of a new year is a chance to start with a clean slate. When is a better time than right now to make your home new and fresh again?

January is a time of renewal, so take some time to clean out those closets, donate those clothing items you no longer need, and clear out the clutter in your kitchen.

We all like to make a fresh start and set goals for ourselves when the new year rolls around. Many people set goals to get in shape or start eating more healthy foods, but you can do the same for your home.

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Thu
03
Jan

One County Question on Tuesday’s Ballot

There is only one item on the Jan. 8, 2019,ballot for Marshall County, but Marshall County Commissioner, Josh Cantrell, commissioner District 2, urges that eligible voters in the county should vote and voice their opinion. Cantrell said, “Make sure you are registered to vote for this election, and do your homework before you cast your vote.” Cantrell urges voters who do not know the history of the 1 percent sales tax that the Marshall County-owned hospital has been receiving for the past 20 years, to contact their local officials and ask.

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Thu
27
Dec

Marshall County Moments

Jan. 4, 2018

District 2 Commissioner, Josh Cantrell, was named as the Board of County Commissioners chairman for 2018. District 3 Commissioner Chris Duroy was named as vice chairman.

•The 2018 MHS Wrestling Homecoming Candidates were announced. The Queen Candidates were: Hannah Henry, Kamryn Weaver, Jordyn Ybarra, and Molly Fulgham. The King Candidates were: Zachary Stephenson, Zane Crisp, Dakota Graver, and Wyatt Inslee. The Flower Girl was Aubrey Orr and the Crown Bearer was Daeton Brown.

Jan. 11, 2018

•The 2018 KHS Basketball Homecoming Candidates were announced. The Queen Candidates were: Kes Reeves, Madison Auld, Tyla Bohannon, and Emi O’Steen. The King Candidates were: Stoney Lowe, Rylee Holmes, Tyler Blanchard, and Ryan Capps. The Flower Girl was Dilynn Weeks and the Crown Bearer was Mason Clark.

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