Last week, the Coach David Baldwin opened the gym back up to the Lady Tigers for Open Gym Night after two weeks of being closed. Over a typical summer, Coach Baldwin would have taken his basketball teams to a variety of team camps and tournaments, as well as holding a skills camp with boys’ coach, Patrick Rich.
The U.S. Census Bureau announced that it will begin following up with households that have not yet responded to the 2020 Census in a small number of locations in July. Based on the current self-response rate of 61.8%, the Census Bureau estimates it will need to visit approximately 56 million addresses to collect responses in person. Because of the scale of this operation, the Census Bureau will begin the work in a few areas before operations begin in earnest across the country.
Nearly 270 young artists from across Oklahoma — including one from Canton — recently spent a week studying with internationally renowned faculty and celebrity guest artists at the Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute (OSAI). The attendees were selected from over 1,000 applicants during a competitive statewide audition process last winter, and they studied one of eight artistic disciplines: acting, chorus, creative writing, dance, drawing & painting, film & video, orchestra or photography.
Travis Daughtery defeated incumbent Sheriff Tony Almaguer in the Jun. 30 primary by a 1055 (64%) to 599 (36%) margin. Almaguer has served as sheriff since 2017. Okeene’s precinct 060002 voted 241 (71%) to 98 (29%) in favor of Daughtery. Canton’s precinct 060007 voted 215 (80%) to 54 (20%) in favor of Daughtery. Daughtery will now face Democrat Brian A. Johnson in the Nov. general election.
Holiday celebrations were the norm last week around Canton, including this impressive American Flag light display at Canton Lake