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Dale Stringer

Hello Hughes County! My name is Dale Stringer and I am seeking your vote for District #3 Commissioner. I feel blessed to be able to call Hughes County my home as I am a lifelong resident.

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Allen falls to Wewoka

The Allen Mustangs lost to the Wewoka Tigers Friday by a score of 38- 20.

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Fall Festival 2021

In what is quickly becoming an annual event, the Allen Fall Festival will be held next Saturday, November 6 , in downtown Allen. The block of West Broadway in front of The Advocate will be closed to traffic from 5:00 to 8:00 pm so area residents can browse the booths and vendors.

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Elizabeth Cox Passes Away

Elizabeth Sue Cox, 74, peacefully passed away at her home in Ada, Oklahoma on Wednesday, October 20, 2021. Elizabeth was the wife of Ron Cox. They shared 53 years of joyous and loving marriage.

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Service held for Patsy McDaniel

Private family graveside services were held Friday, October 22 , at Cedar Grove Cemetery for Patsy McDaniel, her brother, Pastor Tommy Chaffin officiated. A public celebration of life will be held at a later date.

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The Publisher’s Pen

Last Saturday morning, some of you may have noticed a few of our locals looking worse than normal. We understand that they had been turned into zombies. Hopefully, whoever cast the spell will bring them back to normal this week.

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5th Sunday Meeting

The Community Church of Gerty (formerly the United Methodist) will be observing the 5 Sunday with a special speaker, Bro. Jack Hunter, and special singing, followed by lunch (not on the ground but in the fellowship hall). We have some good cooks so come and join in a morning of worship, lunch and fellowship.

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