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News

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 12:00am

Stanley G. Lasarsky, 92, of Allen lost his life Thursday, July 15 , in a farm/tractor accident southwest of Allen in a private property pasture on Highway 1. The incident occurred about 10:00 p.m. and Lasarsky was pinned for approximately four hours before being released. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 12:00am

The Allen Nutrition Site has added a “Senior of Week” drawing to their activities. Each week a participant’s name will be drawn and the lucky winner will receive a small prize.

Sports

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 12:00am

The Southern Legends Coach-Pitch Baseball Team has won the title of 2021 Oklahoma State Champions at the finals this past week in Clinton, Oklahoma. The team of boys, ages 8 and under, includes several Allen players and coaches.

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 12:00am

Columns

Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 12:00am

Having a working bicycle in 1945 was very important to me and lots of my 10-year-old friends in Stonewall. But our WWII enemies, the Japs and the Germans had seen to it that bicycles, cars and such were fairly unavailable in the USA. Especially Stonewall. We had plenty of old bikes, but it was hard to find one that worked. Bicycle chains were scarce so if you couldn’t fix yours, you were out of luck. My brother and me spent many an hour figuring out how to fix those things and eventually got good at it. Flat tires? We were masters.

Thursday, June 24, 2021 - 12:00am

Words seem so feeble in moments like these. We want to express our sincere gratitude for all the calls, text messages, food, flowers, donations, most important the abundance of love and prayers. Small communities mean so much in a time of need.