Lifestyle

John Edwin “Jack” Berrong

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Jeff and Jill Berrong, of Weatherford, welcomed their son John Edwin “Jack” Berrong 2:28 p.m. December 31, 2020, at Lakeside Women’s Hospital in Oklahoma City.

Bark voyage: traveling with pets

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Pet owners choosing to travel domestically while following the appropriate precautions or those planning a post-COVID adventure may be apprehensive about leaving their animal companion at home during their vacation.

Crowder Lake open forum planned Jan. 19

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An open forum to discuss conditions and improvements for the walking trails at Crowder Lake University Park is planned for Tuesday, January 19. The park, operated by Southwestern Oklahoma State University, is located 7 miles south of Weatherford.

Birth Announcements

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Layla Blake Detherage Tanner and London Deatherage, of Weatherford, welcomed their daughter Layla Blake Deatherage 10:39 a.m. December 2, 2020, at Weatherford Regional Hospital.

SWOSU junior earns scholarship

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Southwestern Oklahoma State University (SWOSU) student Shelby Lankford of Blanchard has been named the 2020-21 Melody Ashenfelter Scholar by the SWOSU Foundation, Inc., in Weatherford. A junior at SWOSU, Lankford is studying accounting.

Weatherford FFA has successful fall contest season

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November 10, the Weatherford FFA Career Development Event teams traveled to Oklahoma Panhandle State University to compete in their annual interscholastics. The Livestock Judging Team of Rylan Smith, Grady Chaplin, Dawson Hawkins, and Reece Villines won the Senior Division.

Handprint Christmas Cards

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Supplies: • White, light brown, red, green, yellow and blue cardstock paper • Red, green, pink, flesh tone and white paint • Large red pom-poms • Medium red pom-poms • Medium white pom-poms • Cotton Balls • Googly eyes • Sharpie Instructions: Santa Card Fold a piece of white cardstock in half. Trace a handprint so the wrist is at the folded part, which will serve as the top of Santa’s hat.

Peanut Butter Christmas Cookies

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Ingredients: • ½ cup softened butter • ½ cup granulated sugar • ½ cup packed brown sugar • 1 /3 cup peanut butter • 1 egg • ½ tablespoon vanilla extract • 1 ¾ cup all-purpose flour • 1 teaspoon baking soda • Red, white and green pearlized sprinkles • Peppermint Hershey’s Kisses Instructions: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees, and line a baking sheet with a piece of parchment paper. In a large mixing bowl, beat softened butter with sugars.