Trees along Highway 277 north of Elgin burn during a wildfire January 14. About 120 acres of land were burned, according to Comanche County Public Information Officer Amy Hawkins. Curtis Awbrey|Chronicle Photo

ELGIN – Flames whipped by high winds and fed by dry grass, brush and trees forced the evacuation of scores of homes here and scorched several acres of land on January 14.

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Could in-person sports betting be in Oklahoma’s future?

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Hadlee Blake Landers, atop Bam, competes in the 2021 All In Showdown in Las Vegas in December PHOTOS PROVIDED BY DACIA HILLIARY

ELGIN — Hadlee Blake Landers, 7, may be short on words, but she’s long on career rodeo accomplishments and awards, especially at such an early age.