Family Dollar Really Is Coming Soon!

We’ve seen the sign for several months following the announcement that Family Dollar was building a new facility in Granite at the intersection of Highway 9 and Highway 6. While the sign said “Coming Soon” there seemed to be no activity on that corner. Now we can assure you that indeed, it is coming soon as representatives of the company were in Granite yesterday and today you can see the corner markers for the building in place. The city of Granite issued the following brief statement about Family Dollar: “Great News!!


America’s Favorite Old Fashioned Big Top Circus is Coming to Hollis and Granite


Thanks to the sponsorship of the Granite Lions Club and the Hollis Lions Club Culpepper & Merriweather Circus, America’s Favorite Big Top Circus is coming to Granite, OK on Tuesday, September 29th, at the Lions Little League Ball Park located at the SE corner of State Hwy 6/State Hwy 9 and to Hollis on Wednesday September 30 at the Football Field located at 1000 N. 2nd Street with two scheduled performances at 5:00 & 7:30 p.m at each location. Now in its 30th edition, C&M Circus has become internationally known for quality family entertainment.


Mangum, Hollis, Granite Teams Advance to Regional Tournament

Hollis Softball
Mangum lady tigers

Three area teams advanced to the next level of playoffs after winning their respective District Tournaments last week. Both the Mangum and Hollis softball teams and the Granite Panthers baseball team advance to regional tournaments this week, hoping to earn a spot in the State Tournaments this week. In fast-pitch softball the Mangum Lady Tigers, #2 in Class A, defeated Navajo in two straight games last Thursday. Mangum advances to the Regional Tournament Thursday at Shattuck. Mangum will open the tournament against Mooreland at 2:00.


Mangum to Celebrate Homecoming Friday Night

homecoming candidates

The 2015 MHS Football Homecoming coronation ceremony will be held at 7:00 p. m. on Friday, October 2, before the Tigers face the Snyder Cyclones at 7:30 p. m. in the Liberty Bowl. The homecoming court was chosen last week by the football team. The student body will select the homecoming royalty by secret ballot on Friday. The candidates are as follows: The first queen candidate is Meaghan Dorn. Meaghan is the daughter of Josh and Tiffianie McGill and Philip Dorn. Her grandparents are Bob and Diana McGill, and James and Mary Kerr.