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Thursday, January 20, 2022 - 12:00am

Allen Schools, like so many in the area, has been hit hard by the Covid virus. After being closed three days last week, plus this past Monday (as a planned day to observe MLK Day), Allen Schools resumed classed Tuesday. As of press time 89 students and 5 staff members were still out. Allen’s total enrollment is approximately 485 with over 60 employees.

Thursday, January 20, 2022 - 12:00am

Allen Jr. Girls Advance In Tournament

Sports

Thursday, January 20, 2022 - 12:00am

He did it again! Race number 915 is now in the books for Skeeter Hogue after traveling to Buckeye, Arizona (south of Phoenix). There he won 1 in his division in the “Race to the Runway” at their local airport on January 8 .

Thursday, January 20, 2022 - 12:00am

It took a fourth quarter hot streak to put the Mustangs into the winner circle at Monday night’s game in the first round of the Pottawatomie County Tournament at North Rock Creek, Shawnee. The 56-45 win will put them up against Wetumka tonight (Thursday, January 20 th ) at 8:30 p.m. with an 8-5 record on the year.

Columns

Thursday, January 20, 2022 - 12:00am

Yes, there are people who live on this earth who see to it. One such individual was a “faithful” customer of mine way back in the 1970s. He was a chronic complainer who was forever being shorted on his medicine, by me. The city overcharged him on his water and the butcher over at Allen Food Center always weighed his meat orders heavy. He had a rough life. He had one prescription for 30 pills. Cheap. So cheap that I only charged him a buck a month for his 30 pills. But of course, he said I always cheated him anyway so I just made it a point to give him an extra pill or two. This gift was never acknowledged.

Thursday, January 20, 2022 - 12:00am

One of my grandsons got an archery set for Christmas and loves it. Around the same time my friend Kevin fisher shared the following story . . .

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