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Kendricks Sleeper of El Reno, OK honors his two young daughters, Yasmina Sleeper and Sienna Sleeper, by requesting his aunt Joyce Martinez to dance alongside them at the Gourd Dance Fundraiser this past Sunday evening at the Cheyenne & Arapaho Community Center Gym. The Barefoot Pow Wow Committee is holding monthly dances to raise money for the Pow Wow that will take place in August 2020.

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Canton’s 2019 Homecoming Court consisting of Homecoming King Claysen Scott, Homecoming Queen Maeci Baker, nominees Andre Crawford, Josh Edwards, Nate Lang, Alyssa Sutton and Courtney Thompson, Junior Homecoming Princess Taylor Dowell, Sophomore Homecoming Princess Kenzi Nix, Freshman Homecoming Princess Paige Robison, Flower Girl Bristol McVicker, and Crown Bearer Lincoln Unruh.

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The Canton Police Department, Blaine County Sheriff’s Office, and the Oklahoma Highway Patrol performed a sweep of the Canton Public Schools campus with the assistance of a K-9 unit in the early hours of Wednesday, Aug. 28 prior to students returning to class after a gun was found unattended at in a teacher’s restroom Monday evening.

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Josh Edwards hauls in a pass for a big chunk of yardage in Canton’s scrimmage. The Tigers will be led by a strong group of seniors this fall, with each expected to have an impact on each side of the football.

(Photo by Toni Goforth)

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Voters return to the polls for a second time on Tuesday, September 10 to cast their ballots on a $3.1M school bond proposition. The bond would provide capital improvements such as a new field house, additions to the Agricultural Education building, High School roof repairs, and fencing and equipment for the elementary playground.

News

The Blaine County Sheriff’s office has concluded their investigation into the incident at Canton Elementary School involving a firearm left unattended in a teacher’s restroom and charges have been

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Kendricks Sleeper of El Reno, OK honors his two young daughters, Yasmina Sleeper and Sienna Sleeper, by requesting his aunt Joyce Martinez to dance alongside them at the Gourd Dance Fundraiser this past Sunday evening at the Cheyenne & Arapaho Community Center Gym. The Barefoot Pow Wow Committee is holding monthly dances to raise money for the Pow Wow that will take place in August 2020.

Planning for the 88th Annual Barefoot Pow Wow is underway and fundraising efforts have begun, like the Gourd Dance fundraising event that took place Sunday, Sept 15 at the Cheyenne & Arapaho Co

Opinion

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Saddled Up on the Trail

Last Thursday I had the honor of hosting an exceptional young man for an afternoon of business, politics, and life.

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I received an email from a constituent recently asking if she could still use her Oklahoma driver’s license to fly commercially.

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Saddled Up on the Trail

Last Friday I was privileged to work with four young cowboys from the far western Oklahoma communities of Beaver, Shattuck, and Laverne.

Sports

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Mark Thomas, Executive Vice-President of the Oklahoma Press Association stands with Hogan Gore at the OKC headquarters of the OPA. Gore took a quick tour of the OPA before his afternoon journalism ethics class at OU. Hogan is the son of Amy Gore, and the late Marty Alton Gore of Seiling.

Commentary by Paul Laubach

The Board of Education for Canton Public Schools met on Tuesday, September 10 at 7 p.m.

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Trevor Ross has been a integral part of the Canton team in the early going, as he is averaging nearly 90 yards a game in total offense, while also being one of Canton’s leading tacklers. With Ross injured, the Tigers had to call on players like Seth Bromlow, Johnie Burton, and Connor Cox to play more prominent roles against Buffalo.

The Canton Tigers hit the road for the first time last Friday when they traveled to Buffalo to take on the thirdranked team in Class B.

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