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Coronavirus Cases Surpass 32,000 in Oklahoma

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HINTON - As of July 27, there were 32,686 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the state, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health. That is an increase of 1,401 cases from the day previous. The death toll is 496, with none reported in the previous 24 hours. Recoveries are at 24,698 statewide. There are 625 hospitalized patients with the virus.

Bids Awarded for Parking Lots

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CADDO COUNTY - The regular meeting of the Caddo County Commissioners July 27 included several bid openings for rural school projects. The first project on the agenda was the bid for overlay of Cement Public School streets and parking in District 2.

Significant Women in Oklahoma Agriculture:

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For Dana Bessinger of Watonga, she has spent her entire life getting back to those roots in one way or another. “We’re all connected to agriculture,” Bessinger said, “and no matter where you are when you start talking about agriculture, people want to have a connection.” Bessinger takes pride in the fact that she comes from a long line of agriculturalists.

Oklahoma Gas Prices Fall Slightly in State and Nation

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OKLAHOMA Oklahoma gas prices have fallen 1.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $1.86/g today, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 2,294 stations. Gas prices in Oklahoma are 4.8 cents per gallon higher than a month ago and stand 59.5 cents per gallon lower than a year ago.

Fall Garden Planning Should Start Now

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With triple digit heat across the state, many Oklahomans are looking forward to fall and cooler weather. Although there will be several more weeks of intense heat, gardening enthusiasts can get a jumpstart on fall by planning their fall gardens now.

Caddo County Courthouse

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CIVIL Cristi Lynne Twenter Trste, Lori Sue Hillhouse vs Joe H Harris, Lacy Harris, Declaratory Judgment Teocalli Exploration. LLC vs Bluebonnet Royalty Company, Indebtedness William Reedy, Pr Of vs Shawn Lucas, Replevin LVNV Funding Inc vs Carlos Labrada, Indebtedness Midland Credit Management vs Donna Barringer, Indebtedness In The Matter Of Application vs Bryan David Porter, Change Of Name Jerrold Cannedy, John Delman Cannedy, Bettie Louise Cannedy, Ella Ewing Ridle, Walter Terry Johnston, Ladonna Kay Morton, Ranita Faye Taylor, Clifford Sean Carol vs Arnold Oil Properties, LLC And Spess Oil Company, Inc, Quiet Title/ Lease Cancellation In The Matter Of Application vs J G Wentworth, S Williams, Transfer Of Structured Settlement Proceeds William A Chase, Jr.

Hinton Cheer Prepare for Upcoming Competitions

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Hinton cheerleaders Athziry Rodriguez, Heaven Snow, Talyn Wheeler, Gillian Murphy, Grace Simmons, Saige Keeton, Paisley Nelson, Maddy Mills, Kalae Driskell, Peyton Lambert, Heavenlee Johnson, Brynnley Hohmann, Ali Bristow, Chelsea Wood, Jessie Yoakum, April Smith, Piper Williams, Hannah Deviney, Remington King, Kamber Ferguson and Brooklynn Bowie recently attended a camp at the school to gear up for the upcoming season. Staff from J&C Cheer Camps instructed the two-day camp. Sessions included cheers, chants, band dance, extreme routine, jumps, stunts and pyramids. Material was for sideline cheering as well as cheerleading competitions. The junior high squad is coming off a successful competitive season last year placing runner-up at Junior High State. They are looking to improve and bring home the first Junior High State Title for Hinton. The HHS team, having given themselves the nickname QuadSquad, will be going for their fourth state championship in a row. After camp, they worked through two more days of learning choreography for regional and state competition. OSSAA regional competition is scheduled for Sept 19 and state will be Sept 26. JENNIFER HOHMANN/HINTON RECORD

Coronavirus Cases Surpass 25,000 in Oklahoma

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CADDO COUNTY - The Oklahoma State Department of Health announced recently there have been delays in the processing and reporting of COVID-19 test results. It laid the blame on outdated data systems that may rely on results being faxed to its offices and manually entered into the system. The department called the flow of data between health departments, clinics and laboratories ‘inconsistent.’

EMS Contract Again in Front of Trustees

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HINTON - The Hinton Board of Trustees will meet in regular session at 6 p.m. July 21. It will revisit some hot-button topics, according to the agenda. Those items are a contract with Sugar Creek Ambulance District, a contract with Caddo County for ambulance service and other plans and alternatives for ambulance service to the town. Those same items packed the June trustees meeting with concerned parties and citizens.