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Coronavirus update

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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. 

County Curbside Testing

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The Payne County Health Department has announced curbside COVID-19 testing will be available by appointment only beginning April 6th at the Payne County Health Department, 1321 West 7th, Stillwater

Day of Caring Cancelled

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United Way of Payne County announced Wednesday that Day of Caring, scheduled for September 17, will not be held this year due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. “With heavy hearts and much consideration, we have decided it was more important to keep our volunteers, partner agencies and community safe,” said Ruth Cavins, United Way of Payne County’s Executive Director.

Beasley gives Broadway District Update to Lions

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If you have lived in Cushing, most likely the name Geoff Beasley is familiar to you. Geoff is a local citizen who has resided in Cushing for many years and wears many hats. First he is a great father to his children, a great husband to his wife (BTW- my daughter), a great asset to his church, but what we got to hear was his great vision of a comeback economy for the newly designated “Broadway District” of Downtown Cushing.

OSU Homecoming events canceled for 2020

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Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the OSU Alumni Association will be unable to host the 2020 edition of America’s Greatest Homecoming. The centennial celebration originally scheduled for Oct. 26-31 will now be planned for fall 2021.

Forage testing - A key decision aide

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Hay fields in most areas of Oklahoma are producing an average to above average number of big round bales this summer. The quality of the hay will be quite variable. Some will supply a great deal of the nutrients needed to maintain body condition on beef cows this winter. Other hay will be lacking in protein and energy and will require a substantial amount of supplement to be fed or the cattle will lose weight and body condition during the winter months.

Interim Studies Begin Next Week

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Last Friday, the House and Senate both published their lists of approved interim studies that will take place over the next several months. These meetings examine a particular subject or policy in more depth than we often have the time to examine them during our busy legislative session.

Mullin Opposes Second Spending Package

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Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) released the following statement after the House passed the second Fiscal Year 2021 funding package. Mullin was not present for the vote due to supporting his son’s ongoing rehabilitation from a wrestling injury but would have voted “no” on the bill.

Yale Police, Fire and Ampulance reports

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The following are the Yale Police and Yale Fire/Ambulance logs for July 25 through August 2. July 25 Offi cer Matheny Impounded a vehicle No Insurance and expired tag July 26 Offi cer Haley is investigating an information report Offi cer Haley Impounded a vehicle , Expired tag, No Insurance and Improper display of tag July 28 – Chief Kelly is investigating a child abuse case July 29 Offi cer Lombard is Investigating a theft report July 31 Assistant Chief Moore investigated a Physical Domestic August 1 Offi cer Haley Arrested Marcos Antonio Lopez Santos for Operating a Motor Vehicle without being licensed and speeding.

TKO Ribbon Cutting

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Glynn Morgan, owner of TKO Equipment Sales and Rental cuts the ribbon commemorating the grand opening of his new location at 306 E Main in Cushing. The ceremony was held Friday, July 31. TKO off ers equipment and tool rental, trailer sales, rental, repair and parts, construction supplies, welding and fabrication, Safety supplies, diesel repair and more.