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One can drive up and down the streets of Webbers Falls and immediately see the physical aftermath of the historic flooding of the Arkansas River and you don’t have to look far to see the emotional

Vian Mayor Dennis Fletcher said Vian’s Summer Games were a huge success on June 8 with around 300 people attending.

Caidan Dockery, 9 Vian Elementary

Sports

The Oklahoma Wildlife Conservation Commission approved changes affecting harvest reporting of alligator gar and black bear hunting during its regular June meeting Monday at the Oklahoma Department

Horse Racing

OKLAHOMA CITY – Several horses, including locally-owned Ms Esther, were recently honored by track officials, handicappers and racing media covering Remington Park.

Commentary

It’s been said, “You never know a man’s true worth until he’s gone.” It was true of Jesus. Nobody on earth, even those closest to Him, fully appreciated Him till after His death.

1Peter 3:9 “Not rendering evil for evil, or railing for railing: but contrariwise blessing; knowing that ye are thereunto called, that ye should inherit a blessing.”

“The Lord sat enthroned at the Flood, And the Lord sits as King forever. “The Lord will give strength to His people; The Lord will bless His people with peace” (Ps 29:10-11).

Lifestyle

Fourth Nine Weeks Superintendent’s Honor Roll – All A’s

Vian Assembly of God Church will be hosting a revival with Evangelist Dan and Sharon Parker on Sunday, June 23 and Monday, June 24. Sunday services will be held at 11 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Blackgum Harvestime Sewing Sisters will be hosting their 11th Annual Quilt Show on July 26 and 27, 2019. The show will be held Blackgum Harvestime Church Activity Building, 451558 E 0980 Rd. Vian.

Obituaries

Vian – James Edward “Buck” Griffith, 81, of Vian, Oklahoma was born on February 7, 1938 in Hodgen, Oklahoma to Jewell Irene (Davidson) Griffith and Jesse Hunter Griffith.

Sallisaw – Beatrice Sents Anderson, 81, of Sallisaw was born Jan. 25, 1938 in Bellefonte, Pa. and passed this life Wed., May 29, 2019 in Roland.

Sallisaw – Memorial services for Andrea Jean Donlon Little, 58, of Sallisaw, awere held at 2 p.m. Friday, June 14, 2019, at the Sequoyah Memorial Chapel at Forever Memories Funeral Services.

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