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Editor's Picks

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

Jan 23, 2020 - 00:00

January 23, 1935 A raging fire of oil, gasoline and alcohol destroyed a filling station and three automobiles in Earlsboro, doing damage estimated at $5,500 and threatened to burn the entire business section of the town. Only prompt arrival of firefighting equipment from Seminole prevented the spread of the fire, which started in the Barnsdall filling station,

Jan 23, 2020 - 00:00

The winners of the Heritage House 2020 1st Quarterly Pool Tournament were Wayne Fleming and Joe Holley. CONGRATULATIONS GUYS.

Jan 23, 2020 - 00:00

Clear the way and set a course for a brighter future. Make plans that will let you do what you enjoy most and turn it into a lifestyle that works for you. Love may throw you a curveball this year if you forget to nurture relationships. Multitasking will be required.

Jan 23, 2020 - 00:00

Today is the 23rd day of 2020 and the 34th day of winter.

Sports

Tuesday night at the Bowlegs Invitational Tournament, the Bowlegs Lady Bison took on the Hanna Lady Dragons.

Friday Night of January 17, the Maud Tigers hosted the Dibble Demons and also crowned a King and Queen during their homecoming ceremony.

Through the dates of January 20-25, Bowlegs High School is hosting a Basketball Invitational Tournament.

The dominoes were stacked the wrong direction for the Thunder before the game even started.

Opinions

DEAR ABBY: I have been married for 37 years. During that time, my husband has cheated on me and fathered several children.

Jan 23, 2020 - 00:00

Dorothy Ruth Overbey, age 77, longtime Seminole, Oklahoma resident, passed away January 20, 2020 in Harrah, Oklahoma.

DEAR ABBY: I’m a busy woman. My friend “Adele” was calling me excessively on my cellphone. She would call up to three times every day, even when I was at work. When I would take her call, she’d start questioning me, asking me what I was so busy with. At times she would lecture me about things she thought I should be doing.

Jan 21, 2020 - 00:00

Spending a weekend at a bed and breakfast always appealed to me, and finally back in 2002, our daughter, Scarlette, presented us with reservations to a weekend stay at the Azalea Plantation Bed and Breakfast for our 35 th wedding anniversary. It is owned by Richard and Martha Linnartz in a scenic, historic neighborhood in Ft. Worth, Texas. This charming old, big, twostory, plantation-style home is decorated with beautiful antiques throughout. In the evenings, overnight guests enjoy the Garden Room that has a special collection of CHINTZ ceramics creatively displayed.

Obituaries

Jan 23, 2020 - 00:00

At the age of 95, Roscoe Walker Grubbs Jr. passed from this earth on January 13, 2020 in Seminole, Oklahoma.

Jan 23, 2020 - 00:00

Frank James Little, age 89 of Seminole, OK departed this life on Sunday, January 19, 2020.

Jan 23, 2020 - 00:00

Gene “Pete” Ellis Stanley passed away on January 17, 2020 at the age of 82 in Shawnee, Oklahoma with family in his daughter’s home.

Jan 23, 2020 - 00:00

Services for Brian Christopher Piper, 31, of Ada are 2:00 p.m. Friday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, Pastor Kellos Walker will officiate.