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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

Dec 10, 2019 - 00:00

Following is a list of events, which occur regularly each week or month in Seminole County. WEDNESDAY First United Methodist Church of Seminole Choir Practice, 6:00 p.m. First United Methodist

Dec 10, 2019 - 00:00

SEMINOLE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT The Seminole County Sheriff’s booking log, according to reports from the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office, list the bookings of individuals into the Seminole County Jail. Arrest

According to the of Human Services, Oklahoma Department online enrollment for winter heating assistance through the federally funded Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program begins Dec. 10, 2019. Eligible households already

A Seminole pastor has published a new inspirational book. Dr. Doris Nelson, PhD, a bishop and senior pastor of Healing Branches Christian Center and World Outreach Ministries, has published “What

Sports

Dec 10, 2019 - 00:00

The Seminole High School Gymnasium was the site of rivalry games between the Seminole Chieftains boys and girls and the Wewoka Tigers Friday night. The girls started the evening. It

Dec 10, 2019 - 00:00

High School Basketball rivalry between the Seminole Chieftains and the Wewoka Tigers Friday night at the Seminole High School gymnasium.

The Strother Yellow-jackets finished the 2019 season by falling in the second round of the playoffs to Regent Prep. The team finished with a 5-7 record. “I am proud of

Dec 8, 2019 - 00:00

Area schools battle against one another in conference play at North Rock Creek School.

Opinions

DEAR ABBY: I was molested by my sister’s husband in 1959. I was 5 years old. Growing up in the late ‘50s and ‘60s, sexual abuse was never discussed in

The other day as I was on my way to work, I passed a Highway Patrol Officer that was doing about sixty-five miles per hour down the highway even though the speed limit is seventy miles per hour.

Dec 8, 2019 - 00:00

Murphy’s Law defined: If there is a possibility for something to go wrong, it will go wrong. Thirty-four years ago, I remember an incident that proved it for me.

Dec 8, 2019 - 00:00

December 8, 1934

It was reported from Geneva that imminent threat of war in Europe was aired before the Council of the League of Nations today in a combined attack on Hungary by her neighbors, who warned Europe that any encroachment on the Entente nations would lead to war.

Obituaries

Dec 8, 2019 - 00:00

Syiblean Deloris Spencer, Reed gained eternal rest Sunday, December 1, 2019 in Holdenville, OK at the age of 73 years.

Syiblean was born February 28, 1946 in Wewoka, OK to the late Thurman Robinson and Mabel Magdalene Alexander. She was joined in holy matrimony to Charles E. Reed in Los Angeles, CA. He preceded her in death.

Dec 8, 2019 - 00:00

Lois Faylene Chappell, 93, went to be with the Lord Friday, December 6, 2019. She was born February 1, 1926, in Caddo, OK, to Victor Graham and Minnie (Simmons) Graham. On August 3, 1947, she married the love of her life, Claud Melvin Chappell.

Dec 5, 2019 - 00:00

Services for Sybilean Spencer, of Wewoka, pending with Stout-Phillips Funeral Home. Ms. Spencer passed away Sunday December 1, 2019 at Holdenville, OK. Full obit will follow later.

Dec 5, 2019 - 00:00

Joe Ray Bollinger was born June 26, 1939 in Calvin, Oklahoma to Sherman and Jewell (Ladd) Bollinger and passed from this life on December 2, 2019 in Holdenville at the