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Leo James Arnold

Leo James Arnold, 62, of Allen Oklahoma passed away on Monday January 3, 2022, in Ada, Oklahoma. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 pm Friday, January 21 , at the Kingston Cemetery in Kingston, Oklahoma. A reception will follow at the Kingston First Baptist Church (109 N Main St Kingston).

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Margie “Lou” Davis

Margie Lucretia “Lou” Davis passed away at her home on January 12, 2022 at the age of 74. Lou was a resident of Latta, Oklahoma at the time of her passing.

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Lady Mustang Maggie Yarbrough

Lady Mustang Maggie Yarbrough clears the lane during a recent game. The Lady Mustangs will face Earlsboro Friday at 7 p.m. at the Pott County Tournament. Photo by Wes Edens

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4th Quarter Run Brings Victory for Mustangs

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.

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Allen Nutrition Site

Until further notice, the Allen Nutrition Site will do Pickup Only

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Andy is a typical early riser. Meaning he is usually up, dressed and sitting at the desk in his office by around seven every morning. Which causes him to see the sun began to filter cautiously thru the blinds and get stronger as morning passes. One such morning, he glanced at the window and thought, “Huh, sure seems awfully hazy and cloudy to be the gorgeous day the weatherman predicted. Hopefully, maybe those clouds will get burned off by the sun, ‘cause we sure need it today.” An hour later, as he was getting ready to leave the house, he looked out again and noticed that the weather outside still had a distinct haze. Then it dawned on his early morning brain. “That’s not clouds or fog, it’s plastic sheeting, dummy!”

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House chores

I gotta admit, I don’t read the professional journal Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences. Frankly, all three of those words kinda intimidate me. But a recent research paper released in that publication caught my eye with its daunting title:

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