The wildfire outbreak last week caused devastation, loss and heartbreak. Yet, the Oklahoma standard of helping others in times of tragedy prevailed.

Only 10 hot spots were still burning Monday morning from a reported 2,000 late last week as officials looked to have a solid grasp on the worst wildfire Dewey County has ever seen.

There has only been one bank robbery in Seiling. On a Wednesday afternoon on February 27, 1935 two men entered the Seiling State Bank at 301 N Main.


The few weeks in Western Oklahoma has been rough (rough being an understatement). The fires here have brought so much heartbreak and devastation. Yet, amidst it all, I found myself uplifted.

At least one person perished and many families lost homes and livestock to fires raging through much of District 59.

A total of 603 high school seniors have enrolled for the 2018 fall semester at Southwestern Oklahoma State University as part of the first three sessions of the New Student Orientation Program on t


The Seiling fifth and sixth graders competed in Okeene’s annual track meet last Monday, with the girls’ team finishing second with 98 points, and the boys placing fourth with 79.

The Seiling Lady Wildcats were honored at the State Capitol on April 12, 2018 by House Majority Leader and Seiling State Rep.Mike Sanders and Sen. Casey Murdock.

Kenzi Kourt, a senior at Seiling High School, served as a page for House Majority Leader Mike Sanders the week of April 2-5, 2018, at the state Capitol.

The Dewey County Record

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