Okeene’s Mike Dobrinski claimed more than 71 percent of the vote last week outdistancing Adam Masters of Kingfisher by a 4376 to 1725 margin to win the House District 59 State Representative seat.
A John Deere 9650 combine harvests hard red winter wheat on the T Craig Ranch north of Leedey in western Dewey County. Many Oklahoma farmers still operate machines well over 20 years old to harvest their crops. USDA chose to leave out hard red winter wheat farmers from the CFAP assistance for food producers. At the same time grocery prices for meat, eggs, and flour have increased dramatically while the price farmers receive for the commodities has dropped in value. Photo by Alex Laubach, Trail Miller Co., LLC
The Coronavirus Food Assistance Program, or CFAP, has issued over $150 million to Oklahoma’s farmers and ranchers in its first three weeks, but wheat advocates are still pushing for inclusion of hard red winter wheat into the program.
Fresh off the festivities of the 2020 Walleye Rodeo, Canton will now be turning their attention to the Fourth of July festivities set take place this week. Not only will the Lake be putting on fireworks at sundown, courtesy of Luck Star Casino, but the Chamber of Commerce will be sponsoring the Party in the Park at Minnehaha Walking Trail and Park.
Voters will go to the polls Tuesday for the June 30 Primary/Board of Education General Election, Blaine County Election Board Secretary Brenda Rice said.
During last week’s 53rd Annual Walleye Rodeo at Canton Lake, the Canton Child Study Club held their annual 5K/Fun Run on Saturday morning. While the fun run got a nice turnout to start the event, the 5K had 62 participants come out from ages ranging from nine to 74.