Two Separate Accidents Injure Three- Two Critical One Serious

Tractor Trailer accident

Two accidents resulted in serious injuries to three people. Last Wednesday at approximately 7:15 a.m. a one vehicle accident occurred on State Highway 9 about 2 1/2 miles east of the state line in Harmon County, 16 miles north and 2 miles east of Hollis. According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol (OHP) Lance W. Hull of Spring Branch, Texas was eastbound on Highway nine, driving a 2011 Volvo tractor-trailer when he topped a hill and hit a cow in the roadway.


Family Dollar Really Is Coming Soon!

We’ve seen the sign for several months following the announcement that Family Dollar was building a new facility in Granite at the intersection of Highway 9 and Highway 6. While the sign said “Coming Soon” there seemed to be no activity on that corner. Now we can assure you that indeed, it is coming soon as representatives of the company were in Granite yesterday and today you can see the corner markers for the building in place. The city of Granite issued the following brief statement about Family Dollar: “Great News!!


Goin’ To State

state softball

The Mangum Lady Tigers are returning to the State Fast-Pitch Softball Tournament for the first time since 2009. This will be their 6 appearance in the tournament with their first coming in 2003, then consecu-tive appearances in 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009. Mangum earned the spot after going undefeated in both district and regional actionover the past two weeks. Mangum, ranked #2 in Class A with a record of 28-9 will face Rattan on Thursday in the first round at 1:30 at Hall of Fame Stadium on Field 3.


Education Foundation Banquet November 14

The 4th annual Mangum Education Foundation (MEF) Banquet is scheduled for No-vember 14, 2015, in the Fel-lowship Hall of the United Methodist Church. Providing the dinner entertainment will be Mangum High School stu-dents along with and David Zachery and Friends. The se-lect 4-H students, under the direction of Glynadee Ed-wards, will be hosts for the evening. President, Rev. Marsha Purtell says each year as we grow in service and generosity to our Mangum School Sys-tem, we gain more participa-tion in the banquet.