Local Events

4H Banquet winners

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The Marshall County 4-H Awards Banquet was held in September, recognizing the achievement of 4-H members throughout the 2019-2020 year. Like many things, the 4-H banquet looked a little different this year, but we were just as proud of our 4-H members as always!

Kingston votes on contracts

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On Tuesday December 8, 2020, the Kingston City Council held their monthly meeting to discuss the recent agenda as well as go over budgeting disputes and building compliance issues. The meeting was held at Kingston City Hall and was open to the public.

TFD: Merry Christmas

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Twas the week before Christmas and all through Texoma shoppers were shopping, and children were writing their list to Santa. Cookies and candy, pies and other sweets were being baked. Trees were being decorated and gifts were being wrapped. But wait, let’s all stop for a moment and remember the real reason for Christmas. The baby in the manger sent from God to save mankind. COVID-19 or not, He is our rock and shelter and will be here for us long after the pandemic is gone.

A fowl meeting for Madill

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Things got a little fowl in the recent Madill City Council meeting on Tuesday, December 8, 2020. A few minor changes that took up a lengthy amount of time resulted in the amending of the Animal Ordinance.

Enos: Book a fishing trip

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The Striper are still biting here on Lake Texoma. Call one of the guides to book your fishing trip and catch your limit in no time. Archery season for deer is still going on here in Oklahoma until January 15, 2021, so remember to wear your orange when walking in the woods.

Bass with Lemon Herb Butter

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A simple lemon herd butter really enhances pan-fried or sautéd fish. Just top the hot fillet with a pat of compound butter and let it form its own sauce as it melts.

Easy Coleslaw Recipe

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Ingredients Original recipe yields 6 servings Ingredient Checklist ½ cup mayonnaise ½ cup mayonnaise 2 tablespoons white sugar 1 ½ tablespoons lemon juice 1 tablespoon vinegar ½ teaspoon ground black pepper ¼ teaspoon salt Instructions Step 1 Whisk mayonnaise, sugar, lemon juice, vinegar, pepper, and salt together in a bowl until smooth and creamy..

Seared Wild Striped Bass with Sauteed Spring Vegetables

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Ingredients Salt 1 bunch asparagus, snapped where it wants to naturally break 2 cups sugar snap peas, tips and strings removed 1 cup shelled fava beans Extra-virgin olive oil 3 cloves garlic 1 cup morel mushrooms, cleaned and cut lengthwise in 1/2 1/2 cup chicken or vegetable stock Four 6-ounce wild striped bass fillets, with skin Bring a large pot of well-salted water to a boil. Meanwhile, fill a large bowl with ice water and salt it well.

Hush Puppies Recipe

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Hush puppies are made up of corn meal batter that has garlic powder, onion powder and a hint of paprika for some added spice. The cornmeal batter has flour, cornmeal, a little sugar and buttermilk as a sweetener and aiding in smoothing the batter. Mixed these all together and your batter is thick, rich and creamy. Perfect for dropping into a heated skillet filled with oil.