Last week, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $69 million to build and improve rural electric infrastructure in western Oklahoma.
In surprising move last week, the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association made the decision to add a play-in round to playoffs that will allow all football teams that wish to participate an opportunity. The decision comes after questions came up with the legitimacy of district seedings, considering many districts across the state have had games canceled that will help determine those who makes the playoffs and their seed.
Canton had two Lady Tigers represent them at last Saturday’s Regional Cross Country Meet at Oklahoma Bible Academy. Senior Arianna Green and freshman Blair Dowell each took part in the 3200-meter run, with an opportunity to qualify for the State Meet on the line.
Voters will go to the polls Tuesday for the General Election, Blaine County Election Board Secretary Brenda Rice said.
It wasn’t exactly the most chipper meeting last Tuesday at the Canton Community Building, where the Town of Canton held a special meeting to discuss a variety of topics. With the town’s attorney John Wynne in attendance for legal counsel, the Town Board of Trustees passed an ordinance that was suggested by Wynne that would allow the town’s mayor to hire and/ or remove delegates that would oversee complaints made by or in reference to town employees.