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Local Hot Spots

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In these times of confusion and uncertainty, there’s nothing like a fresh meal to bring you back to normalcy.

Swadley’s offers takeout, drive-thru and curbside service.

Get a rib basket for $10.99 - two ribs and fries (no substitutions).

Or grab a loaded spud for $9.79 - your choice of meat, butter, sour cream and cheese.

Order at the drive-thru, by phone at 405-295-6566 or online at swadleys.com.

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Folklore says lack of budding oak trees foretells freeze, frost still in our near future

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The leaves of the mighty oak have not yet begun to bud and so we may perhaps have another frost or freeze.

Folklore foretells that once the leaves are the size of a squirrel’s ear, we will have no more freezes … however, this week it certainly feels like full-blown spring.

The fabulous redbud, the state tree of Oklahoma, has begun to bloom and her lovely lavender and fuchsia flowers fill the woods with a haze of delicate color.

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Is it time to bring back America’s Victory Gardens?

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As the news of the virus and a downturn of our economy is reported with increasingly depressing predictions, it would be wise to revisit the past for instructions on how to proceed.

With the onset of both World Wars I and II, the nation was required to tighten its collective belt and a program of rationing was initiated.

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Swadley's still offering dine-in as well as curbside service

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At Swadley’s, you can still dine-in. If you’d rather not, you can order online at swadleys.com or pull up to the drive-thru. Swadley’s also offers curbside pickup or home delivery through Postmates.

Get a Country Boy barbecue sandwich with two sides (fries, mashed potatoes, etc.) and a drink, all for $12.79. Choose between these meats (no ribs): sliced or chopped brisket, pulled pork, sausage, hot links, turkey or ham.

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York All American

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Peyton York, a freshman at Oklahoma City University, was recently named NAIA All American Cheerleader following tryouts last month. To achieve All American status, athletes perform a routine which includes jumps, tumbling and stunting. Offi cials judge the athletes and they must have a total score of at least 16 in order to be considered. York is currently on both the competitive co-ed and all-girl STUNT teams. (Courtesy photo)