Memorial Day Program

Legion Post 121 will be conducting the annual Memorial Day program Monday May 25, 2015 at 10 am by the flag pole at Riverside Cemetery (weather permitting) to honor of our fallen Veterans. Public is encouraged and welcomed to attend. In case of bad weather, the ceremony will be held inside the Legion Building 203 S Oklahoma Ave, Mangum. Any inquiries, please call 782-5566 (leave message) or 405-227-3279.

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National EMS Week

The American College of Emergency Physicians has designated May 17-23, 2015 as National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week. Their theme for 2015 is “EMS Strong.” When most of us encounter a serious or sudden injury or illness, we often say “call an ambulance.” While the lifesaving equipment and transportation provided by that ambulance is important, what we really mean to say is “call EMS,” because EMS is much more than that ambulance. It is a system that includes the most important component: People. EMS providers include a wide range of individuals.

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MHS Named School of Inspiration

Bad news about American education is everywhere. American schools face gargantuan challenges, and radical change is needed to restore our educational system. Yet simply lamenting the sad state of U.S. education does nothing to improve matters. So let’s turn the question around: Is there any good news about American education? Are there real-life examples of primary and secondary schools that face stiff challenges and yet have found a way to thrive?

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