EDITOR’S COLUMN: Three Branches

March 26, 2021 Niki Turner 0

Our founding fathers established three branches of government: executive, legislative and judicial. In a simplistic explanation, the legislative branch — the representatives elected by the people — determine laws that need to be made for […]


Swearing In …

January 13, 2021 Lucas Turner 0

Newly-elected county commissioner Ty Gates (above) and re-elected incumbent Jeff Rector (below) took their oaths of office Tuesday led by Clerk and Recorder Boots Campbell. Gates replaces retiring commissioner Si Woodruff. Commissioner Gary Moyer, who […]


Busy meeting for Meeker trustees

November 13, 2020 Niki Turner 0

MEEKER | At the most recent Meeker Board of Trustees meeting on Nov. 3, many items were on the agenda, making for a discussion-filled meeting. 2020 business grant program Suzan Pelloni has recently purchased the […]

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Tax revenue down in May, June

September 19, 2009 Niki Turner 0

RBC | Local government entities are having to tighten their budgetary belts just like the rest of us, as sales and use tax dollars continue a downward trend compared to last year’s highs.