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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

In the 31 months since Seminole voters approved a sales tax to fund a new wastewater treatment plant, construction estimates have risen significantly, and now city leaders are searching for new funding solutions.

At their meeting on June 20, the Seminole State College Board of Regents approved the budget for the upcoming fiscal year, which includes a cost-of-living raise for employees and no increase to tuition.

Jun 23, 2024 - 00:00

Today’s birthdays include Dean Anderson, Sharon Beck, Kristina Blakley, Christopher Carney, Donnell Carter, Linda Coody, Briana Croce, Troy Dobson Jr, Kirah Edwards, Rhonda Factor, James Fowler, Marie Harbeston, Deneal Harjo, Wally Harjo, Symathia Hooper, Nature Hunn, Christopher Keisman, Pam Kolander, Marty Lena, Kasey Payne, Judy Robbins, Willie Sanders, Emily Soule, Kristen Wise Talamasy & Justin VanBrunt.

Jun 23, 2024 - 00:00

Music With a Message

Sports

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ST. LOUIS, MO — It is fitting that the Run It Back Tour ’24 would come down to this. After a perfect 20-0 regular season and 6-0 playoffs so far, the Potawatomi Fire are just two wins away from completing their mission and becoming the first-ever back-to-back champions in TBL history. In their way, stand the last team to beat the Fire and their opponent from last year’s TBL Finals, the St. Louis Griffins.

MLB - The Cardinals (3737) defeated the Giants, 6-5, in the first-of-its-kind Rickwood Field game. Brendan Donovan, who grew up in Alabama, starred for the St. Louis offense, going 3-for-4 with three RBI.

Jun 23, 2024 - 00:00

NFL - From the time the Super Bowl concluded until the following preseason begins is roughly a six-month stretch without any NFL football. Fans of every team anxiously await the return of the most popular sport in the United States. Mark your calendars, because the wait will soon be over.

Opinions

Jun 23, 2024 - 00:00

In response to the City of Seminole’s social media post 6-19-20, which appears below: Residents at Hidden Hills Mobile Home Park have had a rough time the past few weeks since a private water line ruptured and left the entire park without water.

…And Then What Happened?

Jun 23, 2024 - 00:00

Coffeetime

By Jonathan Small Is it too much to ask that law schools obey the law? Apparently, the American Bar Association thinks it is.

Obituaries

Jun 23, 2024 - 00:00

Deatherage Emmie Lee (Kimbrel) Deatherage, passed away on June 17, 2024 in Tuttle, Oklahoma, at the age of 74. Emmie was born on May 10, 1950 in McAlester, Oklahoma. She was the daughter of Roy Harley and Goldie Irene (Estep) Kimbrel. She grew up in the Seminole and attended Varnum Schools. She was a 1969 graduate of Varnum High School. Emmie married Robert Deatherage in 1978. Together, they made their home in Seminole and in Holdenville, where they raised their son Chris. Robert preceded her in death in 2005. In 2008, she met Louis Allgood and the couple were together until his passing in 2023. Emmie was an avid reader. She especially enjoyed romance novels and suspenseful novels from Stephen King and Dean Koontz.

Jun 23, 2024 - 00:00

Isaacs Dennis Wayne Isaacs, age 65 and a long-time resident of Konawa, Oklahoma passed away June 19 at Mercy Hospital in Ada, Oklahoma.

Jun 23, 2024 - 00:00

Stillwell Jimmy Lee Stillwell passed away on Friday, June 7, 2024 at his home in Norman, Oklahoma at the age of 65. He was born on December 7, 1958 in Seminole, Oklahoma to Earnest and Mable Stillwell. He attended Seminole Public Schools and graduated from Seminole High School in May, 1977.

Jun 21, 2024 - 00:00

Harjo Timothy Lee Harjo passed away Thursday, June 13th, 2024 at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas at the age of 44.