Pioneer Telephone Cooperative, Inc., has received Pivot Group’s 2019 Outstanding Customer Experience Award, recognizing excellence in customer service. Pivot Group is an independent research provider that monitors Pioneer Telephone’s customer service efforts via follow up calls made to current customers.
State 4-H Roundup has developed many traditions over nearly a century, but this year’s event – a celebration of its 99th anniversary – was anything but traditional.
The COVID-19 pandemic has magnified what some claim is a looming threat to the nation’s food supply, especially for meat.
The Blaine County Fair is set for August 21 & 22nd however, it will look different this year, due to COV- ID-19. There will be not be an Open Class Division in the Foley Building. The Entries will only be 4-H and FFA in the building. In addition, there will be a Junior Livestock Show and Mini Beef Show. This decision was made by the Blaine County Fair board to down scale the Fair this year to help keep the residents of the county safe. They would like to encourage all residents to please enter the fair in 2021. 4-H members are encouraged to come by the Blaine County OSU Extension Office to pick up entry tags prior to the fair. The Lions Club will be having a concession stand from 4-8 p.m. on Friday and all day on Saturday.
Last Tuesday at noon, the Okeene Board of Education convened for a special meeting to discuss a number of topics, with the plan on reopening the school this fall being at the top of the list. Earlier in July, Superintendent Mike Jinkens, High School/Junior High Principal Lauren Coleman and Elementary Principal Mark Cox introduced the plan at the regularly-scheduled meeting, where the board discussed the proposed policies and guidelines heading into this year.