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One Pharmacist’s View

“People” sometimes ask me to write more about Allen’s olden history. There were no Allen newspapers in 1834 but according to a Historical Marker about 3.6 miles west of Allen on State HWY 1 there was something going on here. A large group of Osage Indians were camped out in those flats.

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ECU honor rolls

East Central University is recognizing students for their outstanding academic work during the Spring 2020 semester by naming them to the President’s Honor Roll. The President’s Honor Roll is reserved for students who earn A’s in all of their courses for a perfect 4.0 GPA.

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Citra Cemetery Seeks Donations

Anyone who would like to help with the up-keep of the Citra Cemetery may make donation to the cemetery by taking or mailing to Farmers State Bank, Citra Cemetery Fund, PO Box 467, Allen, OK 74825. All donations will be greatly appreciated.

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Almost Alumni Time

For the 94 time, Allen Alumni will gather for a reunion. This year’s event has changed to be one day only, Saturday, June 20 , with activities happening at the Allen City Park unless otherwise noted.

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Rites held for Robert “Red” McDonald

Robert “Red” McDonald entered this life on December 21, 1943, at Weleetka, Oklahoma, born to Joe and Mable (Bannon) McDonald, the eighth of their ten children. He went to his heavenly home on May 31, 2020, at the age of 76 years, in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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Memorial Service Saturday for David Crawshaw

David Austin Crawshaw passed away Sunday, April 19, 2020 at his home in Calvin surrounded by his family. He was 62 years of age.

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Rites held for Alice Sockey Dorrough

Alice Jane (Sockey) Dorrough, 55, of St. Louis, Oklahoma resident, passed away, Wednesday, June 3, 2020 Shawnee, Oklahoma. Alice was born May 1, 1965 in Flint, Michigan to James Byron Sockey, Sr. and Lurlie Ann (Bolen) Sockey. Alice grew up in Allen, Oklahoma and spent the rest of her adult life in St. Louis, Oklahoma. She was a tribal member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma.

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