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Southeastern participates in community service activities on MLK Day  

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DURANT, Okla. – Classes were not be held on Monday at Southeastern Oklahoma State University in observance of Martin Luther King Day.

Instead,  Southeastern students, faculty and staff spent time volunteering for a number of community service projects, and a Zoom program on Dr. King was  hosted by student  leaders.

Campus volunteers  prepared and delivered care packages to local healthcare workers and teachers, and also worked on improvement/beautification  projects with Durant Main Street and the Southeastern Equestrian Center.

GUTHRIE PUBLIC SCHOOLS NOT AFFECTED BY HILAND DAIRY RECALL

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Hiland Dairy has issued a recall of chocolate milk that may have been served to students through onsite or curbside meal service last week. Upon learning of the concern Saturday evening, both Sodexo and Hiland Dairy physically checked all milk products as well as delivery documentation and found that Guthrie Public Schools did not receive any of the recalled milk.

Guthrie sales tax strong, Logan County are down to last year

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The sales tax numbers are out for the period of Nov. 16-30 and Dec. 1-15.

The Oklahoma Tax Commission reports that the $164.2 million returned to the municipalities was a $4.2 million more than the 2020 numbers for the same time. The municipalities that have use tax collections received $29.6 million. The counties received $25.9 million in sales tax and $5.2 million in use taxes.

Brooke Rayner Named MIAA Player of the Week

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Brooke Rayner has been named MIAA Player of the Week, the league office announced Monday, following the University of Central Oklahoma women’s basketball player’s outstanding performances last week.

Rayner, a junior from Stillwater, Oklahoma, averaged 18.5 points per game last week as she helped lead Central Oklahoma to a pair of wins. The Bronchos beat 14th-ranked Central Missouri last Thursday and then crushed Lincoln Saturday afternoon.

OSU and Stillwater unite to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Oklahoma State University will host a march to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at 2 p.m. Monday at the Spears School of Business.

There will be some brief speeches, including a message from OSU President Burns Hargis, and songs at the start of the march, setting the tone for this acknowledgement of Dr. King and the civil rights movement. 

The first 200 people in attendance at the march will receive an “I have a dream” face covering.

Marching together: OSU and Stillwater unite to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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(STILLWATER, Oklahoma, Jan. 15, 2021) — Oklahoma State University will host a march to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at 2 p.m. Monday at the Spears School of Business.

There will be some brief speeches, including a message from OSU President Burns Hargis, and songs at the start of the march, setting the tone for this acknowledgement of Dr. King and the civil rights movement. The first 200 people in attendance will receive an “I have a dream” face covering.

UCO to Temporarily Shift to Virtual Instruction Amid COVID-19 Surge

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The University of Central Oklahoma will adjust campus operations for the start of the spring semester and temporarily shift most in-person classes to synchronous virtual delivery through Jan. 31 due to the surge in reported cases of COVID-19 and related hospitalizations and deaths in Oklahoma County. Classes for the spring semester are set to begin Jan. 19. 

Meridian Technology Center Celebrates National School Board Recognition Month; The Value of Community Member Impact

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STILLWATER, Okla. – January is designated as National School Board Recognition Month, and it recognizes the efforts of thousands of men and women who help shape the direction of Oklahoma public education and their collective focus on student achievement.