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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

Newly elected GOP State Senator Grant Green, whose district includes Seminole County, will serve on multiple committees when the 59th Legislature convenes in February.

Dec 4, 2022 - 00:00

Hawaiian Eruption

The Seminole Chamber of Commerce monthly forum set for Thursday, Dec. 8, will feature a community holiday celebration and recognition of two long-time public servants.

Voters in Seminole County who want absentee ballots mailed to them for the January 10th, 2023, City of Seminole special election should apply now, County Election Board Secretary Amy Baker said Friday.

Sports

NORTHEAST Grand: November 27. Elevation is normal, water temperature 49°F and clear. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth bass fair on bill baits and crankbaits around brush structure and docks. Blue catfish fair on chicken liver and shad below the dam, docks, and main lake. Crappie fair on hair jigs and jigs below the dam, brush structure, coves, and docks. Report submitted by Riley Willman, game warden stationed in Delaware County.

Career Milestone

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — It wouldn’t be a stretch to say that deuces were wild on Thursday night at the Music City Center, where NASCAR honored the champions of its top three national series at the annual NASCAR Awards.

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Opinions

American Federation for Children – Oklahoma (AFCOK) Senior Advisor Jennifer Carter Friday released the following statement in response to an opinion issued by Attorney General John O’Connor stating that the non-sectarian and non-religious requirements of the Oklahoma Charter Schools Act violate the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and should not be enforced: “We applaud Attorney General John O’Connor’s opinion that underscores the right of families to access the best educational options for their kids. Today’s AG opinion is entirely in keeping with the spirit of what charter schools are meant to be: free public schools that offer tailored experiences to students in addition to those available in traditional public schools.” Jennifer Carter, Senior Advisor for AFC-OK About AFC-Oklahoma The American Federation for Children-Oklahoma seeks to empower families, especially lower-income families, with the freedom to choose the best K-12 education for their children. We are a project of the American Federation for Children (AFC). For more information, visit https:// www.afcoklahoma.org/.

Dec 4, 2022 - 00:00

Coffeetime

Dec 4, 2022 - 00:00

Among other things, the holidays are a time of giving and receiving gifts. The question most often asked of people is, “what did you get?” Much less frequently asked is, “what did you give?” Invariably, the inquiries concern material gifts. Purchasing a gift can certainly be thoughtful and a wonderful gesture, especially when it’s backed up by your actions.

Dec 4, 2022 - 00:00

Create in me a Clean Heart

Obituaries

Dec 4, 2022 - 00:00

Holata

Dec 2, 2022 - 00:00

Jerry Wayne May was born May 07,1942 in Wetumka, Oklahoma to A.J. “Buster” and Flossie P. (Pruitt) May and passed on November 29, 2022 in Claremore, Oklahoma.

Dec 2, 2022 - 00:00

Herbert Lee Cooper Sr., age 83 passed away Saturday, November 26, 2022 in Seminole, OK. He was born August 18, 1939 in Wewoka, OK to the late Henry Cooper and Mary Ellison Cooper.

Dec 2, 2022 - 00:00

Pauline Nowlin passed away in Ada, Oklahoma on Monday, November 28, 2022, at the age of 87 years.