The Watonga girls basketball team is playing in the area round of the Class 2A state playoffs after an exciting, topsyturvy week of regional playoffs. After winning the district championship 61-23 over Crescent, the Lady Eagles faced Luther in the first round of regional play. They dropped a close…
Ms. Shrader’s first-grade class took on a kindness project last week by cleaning up the south end Watonga Elementary playground to prepare for warmer weather. They enjoy doing class time outside and thought other classes could enjoy the patio space more as the weather warms up. They put on gloves…
A search and rescue organization from Oklahoma City found the body of Stephen Courtney on Saturday, Feb. 27 Ȧuthorities are waiting on official confirmation, but they believe the body was Courtney, who went missing on Feb. 13. Following his disappearance, the vehicle Courtney had last been seen…
Watonga’s FFA chapter had students compete in the Blaine County Stock Show last week with many of them coming out victorious. Watonga FFA had six of the nine grand and reserve grand champions last week and a total of 12 grand and reserve grand champions. Two of those victorious students were…
Civil Court Citibank N.A. vs Kurt Z Steele, Breach Of Agreement/Contract Okeene Municipal Hospital vs Kendra D Mount, Indebtedness Okeene Municipal Hospital vs Glenn E Halverson, Indebtedness Okeene Municipal Okeene Municipal Hospital vs David C Smith, Indebtedness Okeene Municipal Hospital vs…
Iva Mae Hinckley was recently recognized as a curator at one time of the T.B. Ferguson Home in Watonga. Pictured above is the plaque with her name added and a family photo of Hinckley. Pictured left to right are: Barb Hinckley, John Hinckley, Phyllis Hinckley, Russell Hinckley, Jenna Hinckley, Jake…
For women's month I thought it would be fun to take a look at how cooking was done in pioneer days. Now we can cook in an instant and anything we want but back when Oklahoma was being settled and being a state not so much. Oklahoma's cooking is colorful and complex, it's rich flavors reflect the…
Hi Everyone! I Hope your are all well and getting ready for spring. It’ll be here before you know it. Johns already planting seeds indoors to prepare for his garden he plans. We may have to open a market if his planned garden produces too much. Things were back to normal last week at the center.…
Somewhere along the line when the ability to shop, dress “to the nines” (whatever that means but it's a phrase I've heard in the movies) or decorate my house in a style other than “living in the past”, I must have been standing in the wrong line. I seem to have absolutely no taste for any of it. I…
Well, folks, we finally made it to March. I think I will always remember February 2021. I had total knee replacement February 9. My nephew died in the line of duty as a volunteer firefighter in Waynoka, OK. My daughter Spring is having chemo treatments for breast cancer. Besides all of this, I have…
From starting his pizzeria in 1987 to running his oneman painting operation today, Mike Brandt has always been a hard worker. Now Brandt is having to face his toughest job yet. His battle against cancer. Late last year, Brandt and his family were given the news that he had been diagnosed with…
Ms. Shrader’s first-grade class took on a kindness project last week by cleaning up the south end…
A search and rescue organization from Oklahoma City found the body of Stephen Courtney on Saturday…
Watonga’s FFA chapter had students compete in the Blaine County Stock Show last week with many of…
The Watonga girls basketball team is playing in the area round of the Class 2A state playoffs after an exciting, topsyturvy week of regional playoffs. After winning the district championship 61-23 over Crescent, the Lady Eagles faced Luther in the first round of regional play. They dropped a close game, 50-47, that put the girls in the consolation bracket in win-or-go home mode.
From doing experiments, going to math class, participating in sports, or just seeing her friends at school, Gabriella Brushwood tells us what she likes most…
Provided By News Staff Watonga Republican Watonga ● Grand Champion Market Goat: Kelsi Scheihing ● Grand Champion Doe: Riley Coleman ● Grand Champion Market…
Worries about the pandemic and the potential for related stressors to trigger increased substance use, addiction and overdose deaths haven’t gone unnoticed by…
COVID-19 and social distancing requirements prompted Watonga’s American Legion Post 125 to cancel the annual Memorial Day Ceremony at the IOOF Cemetery. The…
Oklahoma gas prices have risen 6.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $1.61/g today, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 2,294 stations. Gas…
As if there isn’t enough to worry about just now, Rep. Jim Grego reminds Oklahomans to check their propane levels in their home tanks. State law requires any…
Shawn Johnson is determined and optimistic for next year after she competed in the state wrestling tournament. Johnson grew up wrestling. From a young age,…
Hard-working, determined, and team-player are just some of the traits that Watonga Lady Eagles’ guard Abby Boeckman conveys when you speak with her. Boeckman…
The Watonga boys basketball team hasn’t played a game since Jan. 26, but they’ll have to be ready to take on Crescent in district play starting at 8 p.m.…
Georgia Marcella Edwards was born June 14, 1958 at Roswell, New Mexico to Dixie Marcella DeBaun and George Whitaker Edwards and passed away February 27, 2021…
Francis John Pavlu was born April 2nd, 1932 on the farm Southeast of Okeene to Frank and Hazel (Hendricks) Pavlu and passed away Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at…
Linda Annette Hogan was born March 6, 1957, in Watonga, Oklahoma, to Thelma Lee Burkhalter (Brown) Hogan and Robert (Bobby) Hogan. Thelma passed away in 1963,…