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Coronavirus Watch

2/26/2021

The Oklahoma State Department of Health reported the following COVID -19 numbers for Friday, Feb. 26, 2021

Cherokee Nation Businesses announced last Monday of plans to temporarily suspend business operations to assist with the powergrid challenges facing the Midwest.

The winter storm that began the year captured January’s biggest weather headline.

Sports

Vian Girls, Boys Win District Titles at Home Monday

Vian’s high school basketball teams won Class 3A, Area IV, District 7 titles on Monday night inside Traw Fieldhouse with a pair of wins over Spiro.

Millard Signs Letter of Intent with Carl Albert

Vian High School senior Lauren Millard signed a letter of intent to play college softball at Carl Albert State College in Poteau on Monday in front of family and friends inside Vian’s Traw Fieldhou

Thursday, Feb. 25

Vian girls in State Wrestling Tournament at State Fair Arena in Oklahoma City (11:30 a.m.); Vian girls vs. Keys (6 p.m.) at Spiro basketball

Commentary

Christians – We Must Proclaim Jesus Christ!

Jesus said: “Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all things that I have comm

Redeeming the Time

Ephesians 5:16 “Redeeming the time, because the days are evil.”

Handsful on Purpose

Ruth 2:16 ‘And let fall also some of the handfuls of purpose for her, and leave them, that she may glean them, and rebuke her not.”

Lifestyle

The Needhams to perform at VBC

The Needhams will be in concert beginning at 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 26 at Vian Baptist Church, located at 404 W. Schley in Vian.

Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) is encouraging donors to rise up and give! Blood donors will receive a free, limited edition T-shirt.

The Evening Shade Community Center will be hosting a free food pantry on Saturday, Jan. 23 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at the center.

Obituaries

Graveside memorial services for Edwina Pearl Crain, 83, were held at 3 p.m. on Fri., Feb. 19, 2021, at Akins Cemetery under the direction of Forever Memories Funeral Services.

Eloise Locust

Notchietown – Graveside service for Eloise Locust, 65, of Notchietown, was held at 2 p.m. on Mon., Feb.

Daphne Kae Bowden

Services for Daphne Kae Bowden, 58, were held at 2 p.m. on Sat., Feb. 13, 2021, at the Liberty Assembly of God Church in Roland with Tommy Treat and Farrol McGee officiating.

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