McCarley wins Central High board seat

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MAKING IT COUNTCentral High voters picked Cooper McCarley to succeed Bryan Bowles on the school board on Tuesday.
McCarley defeated Rick Carl by a 93 (65 percent) to 51 (35 percent).

Marlow schools already feeling crunch of budget cuts

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PRESENTATIONMarlow superintendent George Coffman painted a bleak financial picture for the Marlow School Board on Monday evening.
Having watched Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin’s State of the State earlier in the day, and having already seen the financial numbers come across his desk, Coffman gave what he thought was a realistic take on how things are going to unfold in the coming months.

Wind turbine meeting entices crowd

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MAPPING IT OUTWind turbine construction will begin in Stephens County early in the spring, according to a NextEra Energy representative.
Last Thursday, a large crowd swamped the Rush Spring Lions Club to get a first-hand look at maps showing the placements of the turbines as well as find out more about the project in general.

Easton returns home to cheers

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WELCOME HOMEThere was a parade in Marlow last Wednesday.
But this parade had no floats, candy, antique cars, ATVs or marching bands. This was a one-man parade with Easton Petersen as the star attraction.

B-D hires new football coach, wife

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NEW HIRESThe Bray-Doyle School Board hired a husband and wife to fill positions for the next school year at its meeting Monday night.
Following an executive session, the board approved superintendent’s David Eads recommendation of hiring Matt Garner as the new head football coach for next year.