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A COVID Christmas Story

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The resurgence of the COVID pandemic is, once again, shutting down eateries across the land. The Nighttown Club in Cleveland Heights, OH is no exception. On the day before the restaurant was set to shut down this time around something of a miracle happened that brought smiles to its owner, Brendan Ring, and his employees, according to the Association of Mature American Citizens [AMAC]. In walked a customer, ordered a beer at the bar, presented his credit card and signed the receipt, adding a $3,000 tip to his $7.00 tab. The unidentified patron, took one sip of his beer, got up and headed for the door, nodding to Ring and saying “share it with your employees.”

Ancient Mysteries Revealed: Groundbreaking Spiro Exhibition to Debut at The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum

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OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Spiro Mounds are one of the United States’ most important ancient Native American sites, as well as an archaeological find unmatched in modern times. Yet, despite creating a sophisticated ancient culture, the Spiro people are nearly forgotten in the pages of history books. How did these incredible works of art and other treasures from all over North America end up hidden for hundreds of years, and why? Opening February 12, 2021 at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, “Spiro and the Art of the Mississippian World” will seek to answer these questions and more in the first major presentation on the Spiro Mounds ever undertaken by a museum, representing the first, and possibly last, time these artifacts will be reunited from various collections across the country.

Dementia Related Psychosis: Four Caregiver Facts You Need to Know

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(StatePoint) Approximately 2.4 million people or 30 percent of people living with dementia in the U.S. may experience hallucinations and delusions associated with dementia-related psychosis. These symptoms might include seeing something that isn’t there or believing something that isn’t true and can be frequent, persistent and recur over time.

COTTON COUNTY COURTHOUSE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC

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Due to the increase in COVID-19 cases in Cotton County, and for the safety of Cotton County employees; the Cotton County Courthouse is closed effective November 30, 2020 to the public until further notice. The Board of County Commissioners will review the situation on a week by week basis. Persons needing to conduct business in the Courthouse may contact the following offices by telephone. Property taxes may be mailed to the Cotton County Treasurer’s Office.

Temple Cemetery Association Holding Annual Meeting

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The Temple Cemetery Association will be holding its annual meeting Monday, December 7, 2020 at 12:00 noon, at the First State Bank in Temple. We appreciate everyone that supports the Cemetery Associaiton and invite you to attend our meeting. Anyone wishing to donate to the cemetery may do so by mailing donations to The Temple Cemetery Association, PO Box 473, Temple, OK 73568

Charla Dedmon Is Greatly Appreciated!

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A big THANK YOU to Ms. Charla Dedmon, her assistants, High School and Middle School Choral Students and Walters Public Schools for the wonderful virtual “Tribute To Veterans”. It was obviously time consuming by gathering the pictures and information as well as the hours spent practicing the vocal production.

Staying Safe When Riding ATVs

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All-terrain vehicles can be as dangerous as they are fun to ride. Fortunately, the Oklahoma 4-H Youth Development program and Oklahoma Farm Bureau have launched a safety course to help children and families learn how to minimize risks associated with ATVs.