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Wright honored for ACT score

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Kreed McCrae Wright, a 7th-grade student at Cushing Middle School, was recently honored for achieving an exceptional score on the ACT, the same test taken by college bound high school students. Kreed took this above-grade-level test as a participant in the Duke University Talent Identification Program. Duke TIP is a nonprofit organization that recognizes academically talented students and provides advanced learning opportunities that foster their intellectual and social growth.

Senior Tea

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The Cushing Geographic Club’s 2020 Senior Tea was held last week, attended by girls from the Cushing High School Senior Class who were treated to inspirational words, delectable treats and a fashion show.

Firm hired to perform repairs on Cushing Lake

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Bids were opened last month for the repair of the earthen dam at Cushing Lake and the Cushing City Commission voted last Monday in their regular meeting to award the $88,238 contract to North Central Construction Company of Stillwater, Oklahoma.

Large quake rattles Perry

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A 4.2 magnitude earthquake struck about 6 miles northwest of Perry Saturday night, and was felt in Tulsa, Oklahoma City, Norman and as far away as southern Kansas.