Pilot Point woman looks to help grandson When Jonas Lee was five months old, he was diagnosed with progressive infantile scoliosis. Oklahoma resident Jonas is now 12 years old, and he’s facing a new challenge: an expensive new surgery that could correct his 73-degree curvature in his spine that has continued despite his torso casts. “When they told him that he’s no longer a candidate for the other procedure, they said he can get this one, but he’s got to get it within the nex
Tioga schools returned to in-person learning this week, after beginning the first four weeks of the semester with virtual-only instruction. Superintendent Dr. Charles Holloway said a total of 647 students returned to in-school learning Monday morning. One positive COVID-19 test result was received by a middle school student, leading to the quarantine of “about 20 kiddos” who may have come in contact with the student. “That’s been about the only hiccup so far,” Holloway said.
Chrome Fest draws car aficionados, families Gleaming vehicles and rock-n-roll greeted visitors to the Pilot Point Square on Saturday. The vehicles ranged from an 1887 Serpollet to 2020 models with the dealer tags still in place they were so new. “We make such a big deal about the COVID, which we should, but we say nothing about the suicides, we say nothing about people who are freaking out, lost their jobs, without hope,” said Dwayne Edwards, Chrome Fest organizer and Grace P
Pilot Point couple finalizes adoption through Zoom A year and a half after opening their homes to Daymian and Adriel, Matt and Ashley McIlravy got to experience a moment of “a closure and a new beginning” on Aug. 21, Matt said. During an adoption hearing conducted via Zoom, the biological brothers legally became part of the McIlravy family. “Getting ready for adoption day was a little different this year, because we knew it wasn’t going to be in a courtroom where we could hav