The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

Local and State News

February 9, 2013

Covington events ahead

There will be no school at Covington-Douglas on Friday.

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The regional High School basketball tournament will be held Thursday through Saturday, with location to be announced.

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National FFA week is Feb. 16-23.

Community

Covington Historical Society met Feb. 5 at the Tri County Senior Center. The group is planning to have an Oklahoma Token Show, March 23, along with Indian artifacts found in the local area along Black Bear Creek. Keith Bolz will present the show. There also will be a book signing for “OK Exonumia,” which shows tokens from every city and town in Oklahoma. A bake sale will be held along with the show.

The OK Token and Coin show will be held Feb. 28 at the Covington Fire Station. Everyone is welcome to stop by.

Covington Historical Society members Arba and Gerald Pope and Zoe Bolz attended a one-day conference Feb. 1 at the Chisholm Trail museum in Enid.

Nine members attended the Feb. 5 meeting. The next meeting is 10 a.m. March 5 at the center. Everyone is welcome.

School

Prior to the High School basketball game Friday at Covington-Douglas, Emily Franke, a Covington-Douglas FFA member, was presented a certificate by Buell Olmstead, of American Legion Post 190, for donating one of her show pigs for the pancake-sausage supper held by the American Legion and Lions Club. Franke donated her pig in memory of her grandfather, Earl Wayne Franke, a Korean War veteran. Emily’s mother, Karry Franke, then sang the national anthem prior to the game.

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Several Covington-Douglas FFA members participated in the NWOSPC Hog Show in Enid Feb. 1-2. Feb. 1 participants were Class 2, Chester, Dakota Schoeling, fourth.; and Class 4, Hampshire, McKayla Scott, first. Feb. 2 participants were Class 2, Chester, Dakota Schoeling, second; Class 5, McKayla Scott, exhibited. Overall Champion Showmanship, winner was Marissa Jordan, C-D FFA, Senior Division.

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