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November 2, 2013

Covington-Douglas Veterans Day service will be held in old gym

ENID, Okla. — A Veterans Day Service will be held at 10 a.m. Nov. 11 in the Covington-Douglas old gym.

All veterans and their spouses are invited for a free meal at Tri County Senior Center later, paid for by the American Legion Post 190.

Officers reported at the last American Legion meeting that veterans are not required to enroll in the Affordable Care Act since they are enrolled at the VA Center.

American Legion Post 190 is paying for one month of meals at Tri County Senior Center for Gene Easterly, who now is home recovering from an accident at Garber Co-op.


The next Covington Historical Society meeting will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Tri County Senior Center. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Oct. 25 was birthday dinner at the Tri County Senior Center, serving fried chicken and all the trimmings.

October birthdays were celebrated along with a free meal.

Those attending included Jane Beavers, Linda Theilen, Gene Henderson, John Inselman, Arnold Schweer, Dennis Fischer and Cade Boepple. They served 90, including takeouts.

A hot meal is served five days a week. The center is collecting Best Choice bar codes. They can be dropped off at the center anytime.


The freshmen class is selling suckers for its class fundraiser. Cost is $1 each, and they will be sold in the gym in the mornings and at lunch.


Covington-Douglas seventh-grader Courtney Mc Donald sang the national anthem before the Wildcat football game against Garber Oct 25.

Garber head coach Mark Harmon and Covington-Douglas head coach Brian Smith, along with assistant coach Mike Kaiser, are all Covington-Douglas graduates.

This year the game ended 66-16 for Garber, against the young Covington-Douglas team.

Monday: School board meeting, 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday: Grades 7-8 Academic District meet.

Friday: Army class presentation juniors and seniors, 12:30-1:30 p.m. at the high school.

Friday: High school football vs. Seiling, 7:30 p.m. at Covington.

Saturday: High school academic meet at Kremlin Tournament.


St. John’s Lutheran Church will have a stew and cornbread meal beginning at 5 p.m. before the Seiling football game on Nov. 5.

Cost is by donation. Everyone is welcome. Stop by and eat in or take out before the game.

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