Single Vehicle Accident West of Mangum Injures Two

At approximately 7:42 p.m. last Tuesday, a personal injury collision occurred on US 283 3 miles east of Mangum, Oklahoma in Greer County. According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol two people were injured in the single vehicle accident. The OHP report states that Steven Hughes of Mangum, Oklahoma was driving a 2006 Chevrolet west bound on 283 when the vehicle ran off the left side of roadway and struck a ditch. Hughes was transported by the Greer County EMS to Quartz Mountain Medical Center in Mangum and later transported by Air Evac to Mercy Medical Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

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Quartz Mountain Flyer to Offer Trips in August, October and November

Flyer Train Offers Trips

Have you heard the news? The Quartz Mountain Flyer will roll again! Plans are for three runs in 2016: August 20, October 29 and November 19th! What might be “the Quartz Mountain Flyer?” It is a two hour train trip that begins near the main entrance to Quartz Mountain (intersection of HH44 & SH44A) at 10:00 A.M. and includes a 20 - 30 minute stopover in Lone Wolf. Boarding begins at about 9:35 A.M. Tickets will cost $15.00 per person. (Babies and Toddlers may ride on your lap at no charge). Tickets are to be paid for in advance. Only cash, checks or money orders will be accepted.

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“Big” Perry Qualifies to Compete at World's Largest Rodeo

big perry

Jarett "Big" Perry, a 11th grade student at Granite High School has earned a position on the Oklahoma National High School Rodeo Team and will be traveling with fellow teammates to Gillette, Wyo., July17-23 to compete at the 68th annual National High School Finals Rodeo (NHSRF) in the Saddle Bronc Competition. He is up Monday PM and Friday AM. Big is a two time National Qualifier. He is the son of the late Jimmy Perry and Deanna Perry and Shaun Owens. Grandson of Gary and the late Sandy Dillahunty, the late Jim and Betty Perry and Judith Mc Caslin.

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Ride-Walk Run Change for Caton Fundraiser This Saturday

This coming Saturday, May 14, 2016, there will be a Change for Caton Fun Run, Walk and Run. The fund raiser is to help Caton Noblitt with the out of pocket expenses she will have following surgery and therapy while in Florida. Title sponsor for the event is ASHO. There are five different events to choose from. They are as follows: 40 mile ride- Begins at 8 a.m. 26 mile ride- Begins at 9 a.m. 12 mile ride- Begins at 9:30 a.m. 5K Walk/Run- Begins at 10 a.m. 1 Mile walk/run- Begins at 10 a.m. The course is all pavement rods with some highway for bike riders.

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