Heroes work here. That is the message the Grand River Dam Authority and City of Cushing are sharing to recognize the essential employees who have continued to meet critical needs in their hometowns throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Critical needs for any community include electricity, water and…
According to the latest Oklahoma State Department of Health data released at 11 a.m. Wednesday, there are currently three active cases of COVID-19 in the Cushing area.  According to OSDH, there have been 24 positive cases of COVID-19 in Cushing since testing began, with one death and 20 recoveries…
Payne County Commissioners learned Monday that the county continues to see an increase in COVID-19 cases. “The numbers are going up as expected,” said District 2 Commissioner Chris Reding. “When you do more testing, and the students coming back, you are going to have a spike.” Reding said…
In the race for Oklahoma House of Representatives District 33, incumbent Republican John Talley retained his seat, defeating challenger Brice Nathaniel Chaffin 2,455 votes to 2,098. Last night Talley told the Citizen, “I am humbled that Payne County would elect me again and I am excited to…
Friends and family gather around Cushing’s Will Moyer Tuesday, as he signs his letter of intent to play football for the Southern Nazarene University Thunder Cats. Moyer, front row center, was senior quarterback for the Tigers last season and is looking forward to a solid career at SNU in Bethany…
Did you know on average, an American woman is expected to live five years longer than an American man? Since the 1920s, men’s life expectancy has continued to drop compared to women. During Men’s Health Month, I want to start the conversation on how to change this alarming trend. As co-chairs of…
This weekend Americans across the country and throughout the world will celebrate 244 years of cooking out by raising a solo cup, bottle or can and proclaim, “Happy birthday, America” Versions will vary, but the gist will be the same One thing’s for certain… with everything that’s going on in the…
A second round of Saharan dust blew in on the wind Tuesday, masking the skies and drying the eyes of area residents. The phenomenon occurs when dust storms lift microscopic particles of dust into the upper atmosphere where trade winds carry them across the Atlantic Ocean. Forecasters say this wave…
Recently, at a Cushing Lion’s weekly meeting, members were treated to a story on two businesses that Cushing resident Gary Fuqua took on as a passion. Gary was born in Cushing and graduated from CHS in 1969, along with his wife, Karla Seever Fuqua. They have been married for 49 years. Both of Gary’…
Oil prices waffled upward Tuesday, reaching for, but not quite touching the $40 threshold as traders anticipated a decrease in demand due to a threatening uptick in COVID-19 cases and increased production from the Middle East as the Libyan blockade is lifted. As Tuesday afternoon, WTI Crude was…
The Cushing Lions introduces the new officers that will take effect at the first meeting in July. Photographed left to right is Incoming 2nd VP Temple Diehl, VP Richard Thackray, Secretary Kateri Holbert, President Russell Thuman, Outgoing President Mary Kelly. The Lions meet every Tuesday at the…
According to the latest Oklahoma State Department of Health data released at 11 a.m. Wednesday,…
Payne County Commissioners learned Monday that the county continues to see an increase in COVID-19…
In the race for Oklahoma House of Representatives District 33, incumbent Republican John Talley…
Heroes work here. That is the message the Grand River Dam Authority and City of Cushing are sharing to recognize the essential employees who have continued to meet critical needs in their hometowns throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
During a normal summer, very few people are talking about going back to school prior to the Fourth of July holiday, but this summer is far from normal and…
The timing of the COVID-19 pandemic was hard on just about everyone, including Perkins’ Monica Taylor and the Cimarron Breeze Concert Series. “I don't think…
The Cushing Lions introduces the new officers that will take effect at the first meeting in July. Photographed left to right is Incoming 2nd VP Temple Diehl,…
The 7U Cushing Tigers turned a No. 4 seeding into a tournament win this weekend in Blanchard. After going 1-1 in pool games Saturday, they were listed as the…
Last Wednesday was a good day for 79-year-old Clifford Case — not just because he was spending it at Buffalo Rock Golf and Event Center playing golf with four…
Last month, the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association officially ended the 2019-20 high school sports season, approving executive director David…