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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


Leaders in Seminole are seeking feedback from citizens regarding the sidewalks in the downtown district.

By Bob Melton County Editor

After years of work on the Taxpayers Right-to-Know Act, Senator James Lankford (R-OK) applauded the public launch of the resource that will provide a federal inventory of programs provided by the federal government to ensure it is more transparent and accessible to the American people. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) launched the Federal Program Inventory (FPI) last week.

Feb 21, 2024 - 05:00

Seminole County


ARLINGTON, Texas — Oklahoma baseball continued its late-inning heroics on Sunday afternoon in Arlington, battling back from a four-run deficit to walk off Nebraska, 7-6.

Sports Editor Earlsboro hosted the Regional Championship games Saturday night this past weekend.

Feb 21, 2024 - 05:00

Weekend Basketball Scores

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Caitlin Clark had no specific plan for how she hoped to break the NCAA women’s basketball scoring record Thursday. But after doing so while also setting the Iowa Hawkeyes’ single- game scoring record, Clark had to grin.




Feb 18, 2024 - 00:00

Your Heart’s a Liar

“The six states facing the most serious groundwater crises”-- that was the title of an article I came across earlier in the month while perusing the internet. My first thought when I saw this was “oh boy, where do you think Oklahoma ranks?”


Feb 21, 2024 - 05:00

Marsha Ann (Farmer) Hester, age 72 and a resident of Purcell, Oklahoma passed away February 12, 2024 at Brookwood Skilled Nursing and Therapy of Oklahoma City.

Feb 21, 2024 - 05:00

Dellie Purkeypile was born on August 17, 1945 in San Bernardino, CA to George Hasket Knapp and Betty Jane (Sullivan) Knapp. Dellie, long-time Seminole resident, passed from this life on February 17, 2024 to be reunited with the love of her life and husband, Joe Purkeypile and others that have gone before her to include, her mother, Betty Jane Knapp; father, George Haskett Knapp; sister, Marrianne Lasby and nephew, Tim Lasby.

Feb 21, 2024 - 05:00

Patricia Elaine Velez age 73, passed away Saturday, February 17, 2024 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. She was born June 19, 1950 in Talihina, Oklahoma to the late Henry Frank and Mary Jane (McCullah) Frank. She was married to Paul Velez.

Feb 21, 2024 - 05:00

Cecelia Kay (Zwiacher) Walker, age 82 and a longtime resident of Konawa, Oklahoma passed away February 14, 2024 at Mercy Hospital in Oklahoma City.