The arrival of a baby is an exciting time for parents and siblings, but a new addition to the family also stretches the budget. According to the latest figures
Oklahoma has a long way to go to reach one of its major educational targets. The goal is to be ranked in the top 20 states on the National Assessment
In a move that is could have an impact on a number of Seminole County residents, Muscogee (Creek) Nation (MCN) Judge Denette Mouser ruled in favor of two Black Muscogee (Creek) Nation Freedmen that filed lawsuits after their application for tribal membership was denied. The Muscogee (Creek) Nation covers a section of eastern Seminole County that includes Cromwell and a portion of Wewoka.
A new poll conducted on behalf of two organizations shows that Oklahomans are overwhelmingly in support of cutting the state income tax and gradually eliminating the tax entirely.
The Oklahoma Department of Corrections (ODOC) announced Friday that the Davis Correctional Facility in Holdenville will be renamed to honor a fallen correctional officer. Beginning Oct. 1, the prison will be known as the Allen Gamble Correctional Center.
TULSA, Okla. –– Cardell Williams totaled 244 passing yards and rushed for 90 yards while totaling four touchdowns in Tulsa’s 48-26 win over Temple in front of 17,538 fans Thursday night at H.A. Chapman Stadium.
ESPN - Bronny James’ journey back to the court is continuing, and though he’s not ready to jump back into basketball yet, that day is definitely coming.
SSC - It’s been a busy few weeks for the Trojan soccer team. The Trojans currently sit atop the Region 2 standings with 8 wins and 0 losses. Two road trips and two home games saw the team busy the last couple of weeks. The Trojans started at home vs Redlands where the Trojans scored four 1st half goals Alex Shatswell (2), Taryn Martin (1), and Ashley Perez (1). The offensive fire power continued into the second half where Jada Ryan, Paige Baumgartner, and Aynslee Duffy would each score 1. Jada had four assists in the game followed by one assist each for Ashley, Marisol Gomez, and Kayden Murphy.
While visiting my mother at a local nursing home, I can’t help but notice her arthritic hands, causing her inability to do so many things she used to do. Bits and pieces of memories flood my soul.
Don’t kid yourself. It’s not just criminals attempting to escape punishment. It’s not just a teenager who missed curfew and is coming up with excuses. Not just the employee who walks in the door an hour late, full of ‘reasons.’ Or the employer who takes advantage of employees and creates ‘plausible explanations.’ They all will lie, but so do people who look perfect on the outside. People who attend their church every Sunday they can. People who truly love their God with all their heart.
Is there any proven way to improve life expectancy?
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2023
Jerry Sullivan, lifelong resident of Seminole, passed away on Thursday, September 28, 2023 at the age of 99. The funeral service for Jerry will be on Tuesday, October 3, 2023 at 1:30 p.m. at the Seminole church of Christ. A full obituary will be available next week in the Producer and on the funeral home website: http://www.swearingenfuneral. com. Services are under the direction of Swearingen Funeral Home.
W.D. Jett, age 69, of Hot Springs Village, Arkansas, passed away on Thursday, September 14, 2023.
Long time Seminole resident Norma J. Smith Wilcox, 85, died on September 27, 2023 with her family at her side. Norma was born in Seminole County on July 29, 1938 to Marvin Emmett Smith and Laura Ellen (Goss) Smith. As she grew a bit older, Norma’s mother married OU “Pinto” Gray and he took on the role of committed father for the family. Norma graduated from New Lima High School and decided it was time to marry. Norma being Norma decided that elopement was the best plan and, in the process, married Donald Smith. This marriage had the blessing of three children and many good memories. Although this marriage did not last the test of time, Norma remained a devoted mother until she happened upon a man named George. This meeting eventually resulted in Norma marrying George Wilcox and a wonderful, blended family was formed with George also having three children. George and Norma had several great years together before George passed from this life suddenly, leaving Norma to watch over her blended family of six children and multiple grandchildren in their various stages of life. With this sudden change in life, Norma moved to the Tulsa area for a few years before re-connecting with her lifelong friend and companion Richard Hickman and Richard remained a loving friend until her passing. Norma was also privileged to have close friends Sandy and Diane during her time in the Tulsa area.
Andrew Taylor was born on July 8, 1937, at home on the family’s allotted Cherokee Homestead in Gideon, Oklahoma, to Andy and Hersie Taylor. He was their pride and joy since they already had his six older sisters. It didn’t take long for the family to start calling him A.C., a nickname that stayed with him for his entire life.