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Wednesday, June 24, 2020 - 12:00am

ROBERT HICKMAN spent part of Father’s Day weekend giving his daughter away in marriage. Courtney Hickman became Mrs. Sam Atterberry on Saturday, June 20, at Coalgate First United Methodist Church.


Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 5:00am

The Oklahoma State Department of Health reported on Tuesday, August 4, that Coal County has had 31 total cases of COVID-19, with 23 of those cases recovered. According to those numbers, Coal County currently has eight active cases. Coal County has had zero deaths due to the virus.

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 5:00am

RILEY TOWNSEND CELEBRATES 94 BIRTHDAY! Riley Townsend (seated) celebrated his 94 birthday on August 9 at his home in Lehigh with his family. Seated beside Riley is his sister, Mary Lou Cooper. In the background (not in order listed) - Landen Wright; Cassie and Russ Halford; Bobby (son); Candy and Terry (son); Gary (son); Kevin, Karen (daughter); Lori, Cheryl, Wayne Cooper. One son, Don Townsend, was unable to attend the celebration. Also present but not pictured – Letitia Townsend.


Wednesday, May 13, 2020 - 12:00am

WHAT A SURPRISE FOR RYTHOM! WOW! Rythom Griffith caught this big 6 pound bass recently while fishing with his Papa Jim. The fish was so big it nearly pulled him in, but Papa Jim came to the rescue. “ANOTHER FISHERMAN IN THE FAMILY.” Rythom is the 7 year old son of Clayton and Tina Griffith.

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 12:00am

Coalgate High School high jumper Cordell Brown will be attending East Central University next fall. On March 5, Cordell signed a letter of intent to join the ECU Tigers track and field team.


Wednesday, August 5, 2020 - 12:00am

To Whom It May Concern:

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 12:00am

Like so many other things, college has changed so much the past few years . . . and not for the better.