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MAGICAL MOMENT.

Kindergarten students and snow made a magical moment. Taking a break from the classroom, several kindergartners learned just how fun it is to catch snowflakes on their tongues during a rare moment of snow on Jan. 24

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Candidate Filing Begins for Municipal Offices

Candidates for municipal office in Davis will file Declarations of Candidacy beginning 8 a.m. Monday, Feb. 6. Tommie Grimes, Secretary of the Murray County Election Board, said Declaration of Candidacy forms must be completed and submitted to the Murray County Election Board no later than 5 p.m. Wednesday, February 8th when the filing period ends.…

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OBI Says Blood Supply Dangerously Low

As winter weather began moving in earlier this week, blood donors began cancelling appointments and blood drives were delayed, forcing an already struggling blood supply to critically low levels. Our Blood Institute (OBI) in Oklahoma is asking donors to reschedule appointments as the weather clears. OBI says a significant number of appointments across its nine…

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Candidate Filing Begins for Municipal Offices

Candidates for municipal office in Davis will file Declarations of Candidacy beginning 8 a.m. Monday, Feb. 6. Tommie Grimes, Secretary of the Murray County Election Board, said Declaration of Candidacy forms must be completed and submitted to the Murray County Election Board no later than 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8 when the filing period ends.…

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Voter Registration Deadline Approaches

The last day to apply for voter registration in order to be eligible to vote in the March 7 Statewide Special Election is Feb. 10, 2023, Murray County Election Board Secretary Tommie Grimes said. Applications must be received by the County Election Board or postmarked no later than midnight, Feb. 10. Applications postmarked after that…

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2023 Best of Chickasaw Country is Now Open for Nominations

The 11th annual Best of Chickasaw Country awards are now open for nominations. The public is invited to nominate their favorite businesses, attractions and events in south-central Oklahoma. Nominations will be accepted now through February 3, 2023. “The Best of Chickasaw Country Awards provide an opportunity to highlight incredible businesses across the 13 counties of south-central…

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2022 Year in Review, Part 3

By Alisha Thompson The last installment of 2022, a Year in Review. We’re a week late, please forgive us. The last third of 2022 didn’t disappoint. Davis celebrated students, the football team won and lost, the Davis Police Department made significant drug arrests and D.C. politicians visited Davis. September Sept. 7: The Davis chapter of…

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Sheriffs Lawmen Stop Pursuit-Drug Trafficker

118 POUNDS OF MARIJUANA. Murray County Sheriff’s Office Deputies assisted the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Oklahoma Highway Patrol in ending a pursuit that took 118 pounds of marijuana and a gun off the highway. Deputies give credit to the new radio systems they have that allow them to effectively communicate with law enforcement agencies…

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Chickasaw National Recreation Area to Host Annual Eagle Watch

Chickasaw National Recreation Area staff will host this year’s Eagle Watch on Feb. 4, 2023. This free event begins at 9 a.m. inside the Travertine Nature Center. Visitors will join a ranger for a fun and educational presentation about the bald eagle. Afterward, visitors will use their own vehicles to follow park staff to Lake…

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