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In OKC, residents express hope, doubt after Biden inauguration

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Jan. 21—As Joe Biden promised in his Wednesday inauguration to be a president for all Americans and not just those who voted him into office, a south side Mexican immigrant wondered if she would be treated as an equal citizen, a Black chef on the northeast side predicted things wouldn’t change much, and a self-described “redneck” sat in his pickup truck and stared at the state Capitol in disbelief.
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Oxford Tire Shop LLC has changed ownership

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Tonkawa’s long time business Oxford Tire Shop LLC has changed ownership, from Margie and John Oxford to their niece and her husband, Gina and Chris LeMay. The Oxford families are three generations in Tonkawa and Mr. LeMay is a transplant from West Texas. When the Oxford’s decided to retire, after being in the business for 13 years, the LeMay family decided to sell their semi-truck and start the transition into taking over the business the end of 2020.
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Kay County Board of Commissioners regular meeting

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The Board of County Commissioners regular meeting was held Tuesday, January 19, 2021 instead of Monday January 18, due to court house being closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The meeting started at 9:00 a.m. and all three county commissioners, Kay County Clerk and Secretary, Tammy Reese, and District Attorney, Brian Hermanson were in attendance.
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Kay County 4-H Educator, Liz Nicholson receives state award

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The Achievement in Service Award was presented to Liz Nicholson. This award is for OAE4-HA members who have at least three years, but no more than seven years of service. As a nine year 4-H member, Nicholson knew that 4-H is where her heart and passions lay. Now in her fourth year as a 4-H educator she has helped develop outstanding school enrichment programming and increased 4-H membership and involvement along the way.