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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

May 18, 2022 - 00:00

The Boomer Seminole Duplicate Bridge group met Tuesday, May 10. There were three tables in play. The winners were: 1st Place – Judy Atyia and Jan Carrell, Seminole; 2nd place – Laura Rose and Susanne Sims, Seminole.

May 18, 2022 - 00:00

Top Headline – Massive U.S. Air Strikes Hit Major Hanoi Pipe Line

Linda Brown, an African American child from an interracial area of Topeka, KS, fired up one of the most crucial legal decisions in history. According to her, “We lived in a mixed neighborhood, but when school time came, I would have to take the school bus and go clear across town, and the white children I played with would go to this other school.”

Story and photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Jeffery Tilghman Williams, Navy Office of Community Outreach

Sports

LUBBOCK, Texas – Oklahoma State outdoor track & field wrapped up the Big 12 Outdoor Championships in impressive fashion, winning three Big 12 individual championships on Sunday alone, bringing the total to five individual titles on the weekend.

NORMAN - The Oklahoma Sooners aren’t slowing their talent acquisition efforts as they prepare for the 2022 season.

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Rickie Fowler stood for nearly 20 minutes answering still more questions about his game and how can he get it back to where it used to be when he was a force in golf and notably in the majors.

NBA - Not long ago, Miami Heat-Boston Celtics in the playoffs were a rite of spring.

Opinions

May 18, 2022 - 00:00

House Bill 3501 (Hardin R-Stillwell & Weaver R-Moore) was passed in the Oklahoma Legislature with overwhelmingly 96% bipartisan support. Yet, Governor Stitt vetoed the measure while expounding his view that tribal governments are illegitimate “without transparency, accountability, and reciprocity.” It seems the Governor is willing to put the physical safety, well-being, and lives of Oklahoma’s citizens at risk in his ongoing feud with tribal nations within the State of Oklahoma.

DEAR ABBY: I lost your cookbooklet collection! My family and I have really enjoyed some of those recipes. I have loved all the ones I have tried, but my favorites are the desserts. Particularly noteworthy is your Peanut Butter Pie. It is yummy! Please let me know how I can order the booklets again. I need them because I’m having a family celebration for Father’s Day. -- SWEET TOOTH IN PHOENIX

DEAR ABBY: For a few years, I volunteered to tend to an elderly woman through a hospice organization. My role was to visit with her while her son ran errands or enjoyed an evening of entertainment. I grew fond of her and her family.

Yep, it’s been a really tough few years for everyone. In just about every possible conceivable way. Financially, physically, and emotionally, and it hasn’t really mattered how old or young you are – life has stunk in a lot of ways. And this horrible onslaught of stress and grief is definitely taking its toll. People are struggling to make sense of their lives and to carry on with some sense of normalcy.

Obituaries

May 18, 2022 - 00:00

Emma Lee Cloud, age 47 and a resident of Konawa, Oklahoma passed away May 16, 2022 at St. Anthony Hospital in Oklahoma City.

May 18, 2022 - 00:00

Aleck Jacob “Red” Carpitcher, age 65 and a resident of Konawa, Oklahoma passed away May 14, 2022 at OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City.

May 14, 2022 - 05:00

Jeremy Brian Hulbutta’s flight landed safely in heaven on Sunday, May 8, 2022. His struggle was heroic, he told his mother he was tired and hurting “don’t cry momma” it’ll be alight goodnight I love you.

May 14, 2022 - 05:00

Jackie Lynn Pock passed away surrounded by her loving family May 10, 2022, at the age of 77 in Shawnee, Oklahoma. She was born May 11, 1944, in Seminole, Oklahoma to Jack Landrith and Theda (Pease) Landrith. She was raised in Seminole and graduated from Seminole High School in 1962. She met Bob Pock at a Seminole High School class reunion and they married shortly after.