Accident Leaves Burns Flat Man in Critical Condition

A personal injury collision occurred on May 10, 2016 at approximately 4:57 a.m. on State Highway 6 in Greer County 4 mile north of Granite, OK. The Accident involved a 2001 Isuzu Rodeo driven by Jason Fox, a white male, age 33 of Burns Flat, OK. Driver was air lifted to OU Medical Center and admitted in critical condition with head and trunk internal injuries. No other vehicles were involved. Fox was southbound on State Highway 6 and for an unknown reason departed the roadway to the left, over corrected and entered a broad slide.

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Welcome to the 51st Annual Rattlesnake Derby and Flea Market

It’s time again to make the trip to Mangum for the annual Rattlesnake Derby and Flea Market. This is the 51st year that the event has taken place. Over the past years this has been covered in just about any type of media that can be imagined and remains one of the top 100 Things to Do Before You Die. There will be a few changes this year. As was printed last week they will not purchase any snakes form the platform other than snakes caught by folks going on the scheduled hunts during the weekend. The reason is the snake market is just not what it used to be.

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Lady Tiger Softball

After defeating Sayre and Hobart the Mangum Lady Tigers traveled north to play in the Arnett Tournament. Mangum remains ranked #1in Class 3A. They hosted Snyder in the District Tournament on Tuesday but the game ended after our printing deadline. As of Monday morning they had a record of 30 wins and just 4 losses. Arnett Tournament Mangum-Fargo The Lady Tigers faced Fargo in the first game of the Arnett Tournament and posted a shutout in the process. The Lady Tigers got a run in the bottom of the 1st off a double from Rogers who scored on a sacrifice fly by Taylor.

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Ride-Walk Run Change for Caton Fundraiser This Saturday

This coming Saturday, May 14, 2016, there will be a Change for Caton Fun Run, Walk and Run. The fund raiser is to help Caton Noblitt with the out of pocket expenses she will have following surgery and therapy while in Florida. Title sponsor for the event is ASHO. There are five different events to choose from. They are as follows: 40 mile ride- Begins at 8 a.m. 26 mile ride- Begins at 9 a.m. 12 mile ride- Begins at 9:30 a.m. 5K Walk/Run- Begins at 10 a.m. 1 Mile walk/run- Begins at 10 a.m. The course is all pavement rods with some highway for bike riders.

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