As expected, the Oklahoma Energy Index contracted sharply in April. Oil and natural gas activity fell by 14.3 percent to an index reading of 102.8 – just above the baseline of 100 indexed to the base year of 2000. Total energy activity in the state is now down 44 percent from a year ago with the pace of decline accelerating into the deepest contraction in the last 20 years.
The Coronavirus Food Assistance Program, or CFAP, has issued over $150 million to Oklahoma’s farmers and ranchers in its first three weeks, but wheat advocates are still pushing for inclusion of hard red winter wheat into the program.
Fires continue to ravish area farmers during dry conditions last week. Area firemen have been called out for more than eight consecutive days for fires in adjoining counties.
Hennessey native Jeremiah Herrian met his wife Sarah of Los Angeles California on the mission field. Soon they felt led by God to provide for those struggling with misfortune. They started their mission work together on the streets of the infamous Skid Row in downtown Los Angeles.
Less than a week remains for registered voters in Kingfisher County to apply for absentee ballots to be mailed to them for the June 30, 2020 Primary Election and Special Elections Kingfisher County Election Board Secretary Shawna Butts said today.