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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

A Seminole woman faces multiple charges after allegedly pulling a gun on another citizen.

Oct 24, 2021 - 00:00

The Wewoka Fire Department contained a blaze that destroyed two structures Thursday afternoon, Oct. 21. Fire Chief Kevin Green said he believes one house was vacant and a family was in the process of moving out of the other when the fire occurred.

Gayland Kitch, Director of Emergency Management for the City of Moore, will be the guest speaker at the Seminole County Local Emergency Planning Committee’s (LEPC) monthly meeting.

Public Works Director Bryant Baker and Wastewater Treatment Plant Supervisory Terry Cox have been working on public education of Seminole’s treatment plant and how it progressed to its current condition.

Sports

The Maud Tigers run out on to the field before their 52-0 Senior Night win over the Bowlegs Bison. The Tigers took home the “Highway 59 Bowl” trophy after the rivalry win.

Tiger Touchdown

The governing board for Oklahoma State University, the OSU/A&M Board of Regents, has approved a recommendation from OSU President Dr. Kayse Shrum and Athletic Director Chad Weiberg to sign head football coach Mike Gundy to a new contract.

For the 75th anniversary of the NBA, the league is rolling out fresh elements across various aspects of the game – a new logo for this season, a new game ball partner in Wilson, a tone-setting short film called “NBA Lane” and the announcement of the 75 greatest players in league history on Tuesda

Several more hunting seasons are set to open during the next few weeks, giving sportsmen and sportswomen plenty of opportunities to make some incredible memories and enjoy the bounty found in Outdoor Oklahoma.

Opinions

October is domestic violence awareness month, and I wanted to highlight recent legislation passed to increase protections for victims of domestic abuse, as well as other efforts by the Legislature to intervene and rehabilitate offenders while continuing to maintain victims’ rights.

Dear Doctor: My mother passed away several years ago from a form of dementia called organic brain syndrome. Can you tell me what this is? I’d like to know what the symptoms are and if it’s hereditary. Is there any way of preventing it from happening to me?

Oct 24, 2021 - 00:00

I would like to take this time to discuss the importance of great teachers. In my opinion, Seminole Schools has some of the most dedicated teachers in the nation. Obviously, I am biased as I am starting my 50th year at Seminole Public schools as an educator. I have a son and granddaughter that graduated from Seminole Public Schools.

DEAR ABBY: My wife and I have been together 39 years, and we generally get along very well. We’ve always had dogs and cats, and we currently have two of each. While my wife loves all animals, I’m a dog person. I don’t dislike cats, but I don’t really care for them. The cats and I tend to ignore each other.

Obituaries

Oct 24, 2021 - 00:00

June Bernice (Dement) Duck, age 88 and a resident of Konawa, Oklahoma, went to be with her Lord on October 21, 2021 at Mercy Hospital in Ada.

A graveside service is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Monday, October 25, 2021 at Konawa Cemetery under the direction of Swearingen Funeral Home of Konawa. Rev. Pam Shirk will officiate.

Oct 24, 2021 - 00:00

Joy Molloy, our dear mother & grandmother, went to Heaven on 10/17/2021.

She grew up in Seminole, OK during the Depression recalling her childhood as “idyllic.” Because she loved to jitterbug, her teenage friends nicknames her “Boogie.”

Oct 22, 2021 - 00:00

Mary Annette Andrews, Seminole resident, passed away on Monday, October 18, 2021, in Shawnee, at the age of 61.

Mary was born on August 9, 1960, in Wichita, Kansas to George Washington Conley II and Florence (Osborne) Conley.

Oct 20, 2021 - 00:00

Rebecca “Becky” Lee Moreland, 75, passed away on October 18, 2021, at her home in Seminole, Oklahoma with her children, Heather and Brandon by her side.