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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

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A stretch of southbound Milt Phillips was narrowed down to one lane Monday morning as trucks and heavy machinery were brought in to clean out a drainage ditch front of a local business. Cleaning ditches and culverts is necessary to avoid flooding in the event of rain. —Staff Photo by Bob Melton

A shooting incident in the area of Broadway and Main Street in Seminole Friday evening is currently under investigation.

Candidates for the Board of Education in ten Seminole County school districts will file Declarations of Candidacy beginning 8 a.m. Monday, Dec. 6.

Sports

The Seminole Boys’ Basketball season kicks off tonight as the Chieftains travel across town to face the Holdenville Wolverines. The home opener for the Chieftains will come just three days from now on Friday.

Nov 30, 2021 - 00:00

The Seminole Chieftain basketball squad huddles up during a game last season. The team will kick off the 2021-22 season tonight with a road game against the Holdenville Wolverines. The home opener for the Chieftains is slated for this Friday. The Chieftains have taken part in two scrimmages already, against Stillwell and Plainview.

It looks like Lincoln Riley is taking multiple Oklahoma staff members with him to USC.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — After an exciting 2021 Bassmaster Elite Series season that crowned seven first-time champions and drew over 12 million viewers to coverage of Bassmaster LIVE on FOX and the FOX Sports channels, B.A.S.S. announced the new field for the 2022 Elite Series today.

Opinions

DEAR ABBY: I am a 44-year-old woman who has been married for three years. We all have a past. Unfortunately, I made mistakes in mine that I foolishly mentioned to my husband when he asked. He is someone who doesn’t let go of things easily.

Nov 27, 2021 - 05:00

My husband, Peter, is a man of few colors: black and gray, to be exact.

Nov 27, 2021 - 05:00

LET US ALL CONTINUE TO BE THANKFUL – BEYOND THE THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY: On behalf of Seminole Public Schools, let me extend to you a continued spirit of thanksgiving as we continue through this school year. We have so much to be thankful for and to celebrate with our school and community.

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Obituaries

Nov 30, 2021 - 00:00

Larry James Johnson age 60 departed from this life Wednesd a y , November 24, 2021. He was born August 1, 1961 in Wewoka, Oklahoma to the late Benjamin Johnson and Cora Thomas Wesley. He was raised by Father Benjamin Johnson and Mother Winnie Harjo. He graduated from Bowlegs High School. He joined the National Guard shortly after High School. Larry was an ordained Deacon at Okmulgee Baptist Church. Larry was a laborer for Walmart for many years.

Nov 30, 2021 - 00:00

Doris Ann (Conway) Carter, McAlester resident, passed away Monday, November 22, 2021 at McAlester Regional Hospital at the age of 76.

Nov 30, 2021 - 00:00

Johnny Chico Factor age 70, departed this life Sunday, November 28th, 2021 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Johnny was born January 24th, 1951 in Wewoka, Oklahoma to the late Bill Factor and Harriet (Wise) Factor. He married Jerri (Jones) Factor in Wewoka, Oklahoma in September 1979.

Nov 30, 2021 - 00:00

Tommy Ray Bighead was born on April 8th, 1951, in Talihina, O k l a - homa, to Raymond Bighead and Wina Harjo. T. Ray joined the Lord on November 26, 2021 in Seminole, Oklahoma.