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Headstart Applications Online

Allen Elementary is now taking pre-application for the Head Start program 2020-2021 school year. New 3-year-olds and 4-year-olds must complete the form online. The form can be found on our website,

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Allen School Board holds virtual meeting

Allen Elementary School teacher Stacy Laden was recently selected as “Allen Teacher of the Year.” The announcement was made during a special Allen School Board meeting Monday, April 13 .

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Service pending for Coy Edwards

Private family services for Coy Wilson Edwards, 85, of Calvin, Oklahoma are pending with Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home. He passed away on Friday, April 10, 2020, in Calvin.

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One Pharmacistʻs View

Easter was subdued and strange in Allen this year. There were no Easter church services this year. Stores were mostly locked and empty. Shopping centers in the cities are shuttered. There is no Annual Easter Egg Hunt in Allen City Park. If the long-time promoter of this event, Buck Gilmore, was still alive he would be surprised. But it was the Corona Virus—a Pandemic that has shut down much of the world. Who knew it could shut down all the churches in America? But it has.

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Time to Be Counted - Respond to the Census

The time is now. Help shape your future, and your community’s future, by responding to the 2020 Census.

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Country Comments

The young people have their texting codes . . . however little do they know that us ole timers have our codes also . . .

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ECU Enrollment starts now

High school students choosing to attend East Central University during the Summer and/or Fall 2020 semesters may now start the enrollment process.

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