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ELGIN - Last week's severe thunderstorms ended up bringing more than just rain to Elgin resident Cody Smith's house.

Along with the drenching weather came a visitor of impressive size on the evening of Wednesday, March 18, in the form of a very large amphibian.

Elgin Soccer

Girls Soccer Elgin 8 Altus 0

ALTUS - Elgin's Lady Owls traveled to Altus and left with an 8-0 shutout win on Tuesday, March 10.

Elgin's Spring Sports suspended

ELGIN - Local coaches, players, and fans have been holding their breath and hoping that, unlike major league sports, that their seasons would continue uninterrupted.

It didn't happen.

The Silence Between Us

The Silence Between Us by Alison Gervais is a coming of age story geared toward seventh grade and up. It is a contemporary, cleanly written romance. Maya, a 17-year-old deaf senior, has had to move to a new state - and to make matters worse, a hearing school.

Is the City of Elgin or the Oklahoma Department of Transportation responsible for trash pickup along U.S. Highway 277 that runs through the middle of town and is considered the "main" road? Both the city and the state say it's a problem.

ELGIN - Whether it's caught along the grassy edges of roadways, swept through culverts or lifted by the wind and snagged on fences, litter is a costly, unsightly nuisance.