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Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 12:00am

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

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 12:00am

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

News

The Wewoka First Baptist Women met in the church parlor on Thursday February 13th 2020.

Phyllis Williamson welcomed the members and taught a lesson over Stephen from the book of Acts.

How much influence on a boy does a man have?

I knew a man once whose inside unit on his heating system broke down and he was intent on fixing it.

As the man worked on his heating unit he wasn’t making much progress because he didn’t really understand how the unit worked.

Pets bring much joy to the lives they touch. So it should come as no surprise that the 2019-2020 National Pet Owners Survey, which was conducted by the American Pet Products Association, found that about 85 million families in the United States own a pet.

Few moments in lives of teenagers are as exciting as the moment they earn their driver’s licenses, which serves as an unofficial invitation to increased independence.

Sports

Thursday night was the last home game of the season for the Konawa Tigers.

The Konawa Tigers hosted the Tushka Tigers in a 2A battle.

The Konawa girls entered the game with a 11-9 record in Class 2A and the Tushka Lady Tigers were 14-10 in Class 2A going into the game.

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Since the beginning of February, the Thunder’s defense has mostly determined the outcome of its success, and a matchup against the New Orleans Pelicans made for a very clear distinction between what works for OKC and what doesn’t.

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The Oklahoma Sooners held serve against the struggling Iowa State Cyclones (10-14, 3-8) on Wednesday night and simultaneously enacted a bit of revenge with a 90-61 beatdown inside the LNC.

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Opinions

Leann received a call from her friend Sarah. “Hey, Leann, do you like pine nuts?”

“Of course,” Leann said. “Who doesn’t?”

“Well, they are in season. Would you like to come pick some up? You can have all you gather.”

“I’d love to,” Leann said. “When can I come?”

Dear Doctor: Everybody’s suddenly talking about how it’s important to eat some walnuts every day. Who decided that? Why is there always a new food fad?

DEAR ABBY: I need some help. A terrible car accident happened in front of my house a few months ago that resulted in the death of a husband and father. The family comes out every Sunday to place flowers at the accident site, which is my front yard. At first, I had no problem with them expressing their grief and tried to console the widow every time I saw her.

When Dr. Sam said to me, “You’ve got the colon of a man half your age,” it was hard to keep from beaming. This must be how a mother feels when a complete stranger tells her how beautiful her new baby is.

Well, maybe not so much.

Obituaries

Feb 16, 2020 - 00:00

Maxcine Helen Osborne, joined her Heavenly Father Wednesday, February 12, 2020 in Oklahoma City, OK at the age of 76 years.

She was born August 3, 1943 in Sasakwa, OK to the late Harper Osborne and Lucy Davis Osborne.

She was a graduate of Sasakwa High School and worked many years as a Certified Nurse Aide.

Feb 16, 2020 - 00:00

Jackie Freeland Davis Aka “Jack- 2Knives” and “Walking Eagle” was born on May 27th, 1960 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to Joel Patrick Davis And Katie Lee “Carpitcher” Cass.

Jackie was a Tribal Member of The Great Seminole Nation of Oklahoma. He belonged to the HVTEY-ICVLKE (Newcomer) Band.

Feb 16, 2020 - 00:00

JoAnn Harbert, departed this life in Midwest City at the age of 91 years.

She was born August 7, 1928 in Wewoka, OK to the late Gus Coursey and Bernice Sturgis Coursey. She attended Wewoka High School.

JoAnn married Carlos Edward Harbert October 2, 1945 and he passed away November 30,1982.

Feb 14, 2020 - 00:00

Julius D a v i d Veitenheimer, age 84, passed away January 20, 2020 at Shasta Regional Medical Center in Redding, California.