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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

Building on the momentum from a previous project, the Konawa Chamber of Commerce is continuing its efforts to beautify Veterans Memorial Park.

Jun 15, 2021 - 00:00

Above, a Seminole Police cruiser blocks traffic at the corner of Wrangler and Milt Phillips Monday morning for a Brinks Security truck that reportedly had a mechanical failure. Brinks provides security services to banks, retailers, governments, mints and jewelers. 

Jun 15, 2021 - 00:00

As the dynamics of the COVID-19 pandemic continue to change, OU Health has revised its visitation policy with regard to our patients.

Jun 15, 2021 - 00:00

June 15, 1971

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Sports

NCAA - NC State freshman shortstop Jose Torres hit a shot heard round the college baseball world on Sunday, homering off Arkansas' likely Golden Spikes Award winner Kevin Kopps leading off the top of the ninth inning, as the Wolfpack stunned the top-seeded and topranked Razorbacks 3-2 to earn a b

NBA - In the second quarter of Game 4, the All-Star got an entry pass in the middle of the paint before an unlucky step turned his right ankle, knocking him out for the rest of the second-round playoff series.

NBA - As the Denver Nuggets edged closer to playoff elimination, league MVP Nikola Jokic was ejected from Sunday night’s game with a flagrant foul 2 after taking a wild swing in frustration at Phoenix Suns guard Cameron Payne.

OKLAHOMA CITY — Rewriting the Division I softball record book this season would have meant nothing had Oklahoma failed to win the national title in the final chapter.

Opinions

Jun 13, 2021 - 00:00

“Do you have time for this?” my husband, Peter, asked.

Peter almost never questions what I’m doing unless I’m doing something particularly stupid. Yesterday, I had a meeting on Zoom. I figured I could finish my work, take my walk early, then run downtown and get my errands done all in time for my meeting.

Dear Doctor: I walk about two miles to my job when the weather is good. Lately, I get cramps in my left calf and right thigh, but they go away if I rest. We’ve got a wellness program at work, and the nurse says it sounds like peripheral artery disease. What is that? Can it be cured?

Jun 13, 2021 - 00:00

DEAR HARRIETTE: I’m in the process of moving into my brand-new home, and I’m already seeing that a million things were done incorrectly. We built our house to look exactly like the model home that we viewed in our subdivision. I took note of small details in the model home, and I immediately noticed that things were not adding up.

DEAR ABBY: Twenty years ago, I reconnected with a childhood friend. When we were in high school together, she used to love telling stories, not all of them true. Most were harmless and cast her as the center of an interesting adventure.

Obituaries

Jun 15, 2021 - 00:00

Thomas Leroy (Tommy) Arnold, longtime Seminole resident, peacefully passed from the arms of his loving family into the arms of his loving Savior, Jesus Christ, on Friday, June 11, 2021. Tommy was born May 14, 1960 in Shreveport, Louisiana to Seth Thomas and Maxie Wayne Lee Arnold.

Jun 15, 2021 - 00:00

Jamie Lee Morris, age 65 and a former resident of Konawa, Oklahoma, passed away on June 11, 2021 at Fountain View Manor in Henryetta, Oklahoma.

Jun 15, 2021 - 00:00

Jean Dale (Sexton), age 94 and a life-time resident of Konawa, Oklahoma, passed away on Saturday, June 12, 2021 at her home.

Jun 13, 2021 - 00:00

Robert Lee Leetka Jr. of Shawnee Ok, passed away on June 10, 2021 in Oklahoma City.

Robert was born on June 3, 1958 in Oklahoma City to the late Robert Leetka Sr. and Nelsey Leetka(Palmer).

He attended the Tulsa welding school. He was a welder for over 40 yrs.