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Service held for Esther Edwards

Esther Sue Edwards passed away Monday, May 16, 2021 at her home in Calvin, Oklahoma at the age 84.

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Atwood Memorial Service

Sunday, May 30 , at 2:00 PM, the Atwood Cemetery will have a memorial service. Donations will be taken for the cemetery Friday through Sunday, or they can be deposited in either First National Bank or First United Bank in Holdenville. New cemetery books will be available for sale.

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No Service this Year

Due to the inclement weather the Allen Chamber of Commerce will not be holding their regular Memorial Day Service or the luncheon following. They wish everyone a safe holiday and hope to restart this tradition next year.

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Heroes Never Die

Memorial Day, originally known as Decoration Day, is an American holiday observed on the last Monday of May to honor the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Memorial Day 2021 will occur this Monday, May 31 . It originated in the years following the Civil War and became an official federal holiday in 1971.

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Allen Graduates of ‘60 Ready to Celebrate 61st Reunion

The Allen graduates of 1960 will be celebrating their 61 reunion at the former Kimbrough Insurance office building on Main Street on Friday, June 18, at 6:00 pm.

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Pontotoc County Public Records


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Country Comments

When my banker learns I’ve written something on the topic of family finance, he will no doubt call the Library of Congress to have my work reclassified as fiction. This guy has the personality of a bug zapper. To tell you the truth, I’m a little miffed at him at the moment. I think it’s pretty tacky that some bankers send their customers discount interest incentives for new loans. And others give nice gifts for maintaining a minimum balance. My banker sends sympathy cards to my children.

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