The Cushing Citizen
CHS softball season nearing; York has higher hopes for ‘15

CHS softball season nearing; York has higher hopes for ‘15

By Jim PerryNikki York is unsure of the significance of her roster. It includes five seniors,...

Legal secretary retiring after 25-plus years

Legal secretary retiring after 25-plus years

By Jim PerryIt’s not something off the cuff, Marian Loveland said. It’s not something she hasn’t...

Drumright getting busy to assist ailing fire chief

Drumright getting busy to assist ailing fire chief

A blood drive. A softball tournament. A poker run. A music concert. Say one thing about  the...

School nearer to being ready

School nearer to being ready

By Jim PerryThe change one week into the program was remarkable. So much so, in fact, the guest...


School nearer to being ready

By Jim Perry
The change one week into the program was remarkable. So much so, in fact, the guest can barely wait for another visit. Koln Knight on Monday led a one-person tour into the new Cushing Middle School near the intersection of Ninth Street and Harmony Road. The look inside the two-schools-in-one building was drastically changed from a week earlier.

Drumright getting busy to assist ailing fire chief

A blood drive. A softball tournament. A poker run. A music concert. Say one thing about  the people in Drumright: They love their fire chief. Wade Guyer on May 29  was diagnosed with colon cancer. A few weeks  and countless tests later, it was determined he had  a rare, aggressive form ofBurkitt’s leukemia lymphoma.

Football coaches envision 2016-17 realignment; Cushing likes options

By Jim Perry
A quick glance at the future has Cushing High School football fans breathing easier. Quick glances, Tiger head coach Barrett Shupe reminds, can be misleading. CHS figures to be among the heavyweights in District 3A-6 for the 2016 and 2017 seasons. The Tigers know this much: they don’t know much about their opponents.

CHS softball season nearing; York has higher hopes for ‘15

By Jim Perry
Nikki York is unsure of the significance of her roster. It includes five seniors, seven sophomores and 11 freshmen. And no juniors. Zero. “We’ve got a lot of experience but we’re also young and learning,” York said. “I think it’s a positive.”

State CareerTech workers gather for conference in Tulsa

More than 3,500 CareerTech employees will converge on the Tulsa Cox Convention Center Monday and Tuesday for the 48th annual Oklahoma Career and Technology Education Summer Conference. The conference is held in partnership with the Oklahoma Association of Career and Technology Education. “This is a great opportunity for our members to take advantage of a myriad of professional development sessions,” said Skye Mc-Niel, newly named executive director of the association.

Steve Crowder to Rotary: ‘Cushing a really big deal’

By David Reid
“Cushing is a really big deal to the oil industry and I’m proud to be from here,” Steve Crowder said Thursday to the Cushing Rotary Club. Crude oil is the largest commodity in the world and the Wheeler No. 1 well was the first well drilled in the Cushing Field, the largest oil play in the world, Crowder, of Little River Energy, said.