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Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 12:00am

Days and nights of tedious labor are bringing investigators closer to the mystery truck believed to have been involved in a motorcycle fatality in Seminole last week.

Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 12:00am

A Holdenville City Councilor has been arrested for suspected sex crimes.

Richard West, 41, was recently employed at a Harvey Road convenience store in Seminole.

News

Oct 13, 2019 - 00:00

Medicaid petition meets goal of 178,000 signatures, campaign says: Supporters of Medicaid expansion say they have collected the required number of signatures to put a state question on the ballot next year. Nearly two weeks shy of the Oct.

TULSA – Law enforcement officials involved in a joint task force have arrested several individuals who orchestrate an organized crime ring that operates front businesses for the illicit sex industry.

Charles C. Camosy: Purple Catholicism

Women met today October 10, at 1 p.m. at Wewoka First Baptist Church.

The Ladies that attend was Shirley Hill, Maria Benton, Rhonda Rushing, Kathy Smith, Patti Prater, Jill Kinney, Phylis Williamson, Joyce Tucker Ruby Bevelhymer and Karissa Tucker.

Sports

SHS Band attended Konawa Band Day in Konawa, OK on Saturday the 5th. They performed their show, Welcome to the Jungle, and placed third in their division. Pictured left to

Oct 11, 2019 - 00:00

Northeast Greenleaf: October 3. Elevation normal, water 80 and clear. Crappie fair on minnows, PowerBait and jigs around brush structure and docks. Blue catfish fair on cut bait, shrimp and

Oct 9, 2019 - 00:00

The Varnum boys high school baseball team has earned a spot at State for the first time in 33 years, and the greater community is invited and encouraged to help

Oct 8, 2019 - 00:00

Though there were some dead spots, first and foremost the Oklahoma football team kept two significant streaks alive with Saturday's 45-20 victory at Kansas. The triumph gave the No. 6/4-ranked

Opinions

Oct 13, 2019 - 00:00

Former Seminole resident, Oneita Fry Turner, and her husband, recently toured spectacular sites in Italy for 12 days. The following recounts the highlights of their trip.

Oct 13, 2019 - 00:00

A Religious Editorial

Oct 13, 2019 - 00:00

Sharing the Word

Theology memes crack me up and yet at the same time they make my Spidey senses tingle. They crack me up because the majority of memes that I have seen up to this point are so far from the truth of God that I can’t help but laugh and at the same time I fear that they are very dangerous to the average social media participant.

Oct 13, 2019 - 00:00

Oklahoma Farm Bureau Women’s Leadership committees from all over the state attended a fall festival in Edmond, September 27-28.

Burton Harmon, from Farm Bureau safety division, gave a demonstration of the DUI prevention program that Farm Bureau presents to junior an senior high school students at various schools.

Obituaries

Oct 13, 2019 - 00:00

Veronica Patricia (Khoury) “Pat” Musser, age 87 and a former resident of Konawa, Oklahoma, passed away Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at Wedgewood Nursing Home in Ft. Worth, Texas.

A wake service is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. Monday, October 14, 2019 at Swearingen Funeral Home in Konawa, and Fr. Adrian Vorderlandwehr, O.S.B. will officiate.

Oct 11, 2019 - 00:00

JoAnn Bateman Oakley, born September 11, 1937 to Truman R. and Winnie Lorene Brown Bateman in Durant, Oklahoma, passed from this life on October 5, 2019 as a result of

Oct 11, 2019 - 00:00

Forrest Wayne New, 88-year-o l d Wewoka, Oklahoma resident, passed away September 30, 2019 at his home. He was born December 8, 1930 in Bowlegs, Oklahoma to parents George Harrison

Kenneth Harbeston went peacefully into the arms of his loving Savior on Monday, October 7, 2019, surrounded by family. He was born the only child of Ed and Marie (Horn)