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Homecoming courts

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Chandler’s basketball and wrestling homecomings will be 6 p.m. Jan. 26 and 28, respectively, with the coronations and assemblies streamed on the NFHS network. Pictured in the basketball photo, left, are front row from left, flower girl Emery Cory; sophomore candidate Makinlee Metheny; junior candidate Delaney Haley; senior candidate Piper Hixson; at-large candidate Presley Martzall; and flower girl Adaline Cory; back row, from left: escorts Gaven Miller, Brady Butler, Markus Minshall, Kyler Henley, Cameron Graves, Chase Campbell, Kaden Jones, crown bearer Lawrence Alexander, and Isaiah Holland. In the wrestling photo, at right, are: front row from left, sophomore candidate Aaliyah Fowler; junior candidate Kodie Vega; flower girl Chloe Crouch; senior candidate, Alison Conway; and at-large candidate Kashlynn Vega; back row, from left, escorts Chace Massie, Ethan Manning, Andrew Freppon, Dalton Fowble, Tyson Rivas, Kenvontai Richmond, Kobe Smith and Rylan McClure. Not pictured is Jackson Dawley, crown bearer. Photos/Brian Blansett

Fire destroys house

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Three people escaped a burning house late Saturday night outside of Chandler. The three people inside were all adults, Chandler Fire Chief Billy Buchannon said.

More COVID deaths

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The number of deaths attributed to COVID-19 has increased again in Pottawatomie County over the last past week, the Oklahoma State Department of Health reports. Four additional deaths have been reported in Pottawatomie County.

Big Shoe Stables: A passion for draft horses

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As people watch the famous Clydesdales horses hitched up to a wagon during a parade or in a Budweiser advertisement little do they know of the connection they have to Meeker. Don and Vonda Langille own and operate the Big Shoe Stables on the west side of this small town located in southern Lincoln County.

Search on for OKC man

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Authorities are searching for an Oklahoma City man who failed to make an appearance in Lincoln County District Court last month after he was arrested by Davenport police on drug charges. Special Judge Emily Mueller on Dec.

Miller addresses Meeker board

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The parent of a Meeker High School student addressed the Meeker Board of Education Monday night airing her concerns about her daughter’s treatment as a member of the high school football team. Robin Miller, during the public comments portion of the meeting, told the board she is a parent of two students in the Meeker School District and her daughter Lauren is a sophomore.

Chandler school board meeting

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Chandler’s Board of Education Monday night approved the contract for Superintendent Melody Toma for this year and next year. Toma said the board agreed to maintain her current contract.

Agra man faces charges in Christmas incident

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An Agra man is accused of assaulting his mother and placing body fluid on a deputy sheriff, according to court records. Ryan Garrett Jones, 36, was formally charged Jan.

Dale school board

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Dale School Supt. Ky Wilkins updated Board of Education members on the district’s financial condition during its most recent meeting.