Elgin residents who live west of I-44 in the Porter Hill area were part of 1,507 Public Service Company of Oklahoma customers who lost power Tuesday due to a planned outage — the term used to describe what is commonly called a “rolling blackout.”
Nettie Fisher was 30 years old and unaware of a city clerk’s duties when she was asked to assume the role by two town board members. Thirty-eight years later, Fisher is still going strong and has no immediate plans to slow down or step down.
A trickle of freezing raindrops made their seasonal debut this week. Then a hint of frost appeared on the ground one morning. Many children wondered if this slow evolution of the season meant snow was on its way. For those new to the area, it does not snow every year. It is hit and miss.
Ten years ago, Penny Hammond and her daughter Bonnie Lemon organized the first Fletcher Christmas Store and have continued to hold one ever since. Even this year, amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. However, there have been fewer children than in past years.
Fletcher Junior High and High school athletes will be able to get their physicals on Tuesday, August , from 3 to 6 p.m. in the Fletcher High School gymnasium.
Seventh through 12th grade athletes and cheerleaders are welcomed, and the cost is $20 person.