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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

Jun 4, 2020 - 00:00

FRIDAY, JUNE 5, 2020

Jun 4, 2020 - 00:00

THURSDAY, JUNE 4, 2020

Oil briefly rose above $40 per barrel on Wednesday on reports that Russia and several other OPEC+ members signaled an inclination for an extension of production cuts by one month, but later fell as traders began to question if that extension will happen.

As protests over racial policing practices continue to rage across Oklahoma and the nation, a milestone in Oklahoma’s racial history will quietly pass later this week.

Sports

Major League Baseball owners gave the go-ahead Monday to making a proposal to the players’ union that could lead to the coronavirus-delayed season starting around the Fourth of July weekend in ballparks without fans, a plan that envisioned expanding the designated hitter to the National League for 2020.

Lincoln Riley made a big addition to his 2021 recruiting class with the commitment of ESPN’s #1 overall wide receiver in the class of 2021 – Mario Williams.

NBA commissioner Adam Silver likes the idea of 1-16 playoff seeding.

STILLWATER – Oklahoma State has outlined a phased approach for the return of its football student-athletes.

Opinions

Jun 4, 2020 - 00:00

DEAR ABBY: My wife and I lost our son to suicide a few years ago. We have never gotten over it. I have recovered somewhat and would like to resume having intimate relations, but she’s not that far along.

Jun 3, 2020 - 00:00

DEAR ABBY: My friend “Kate” has had a lot of trauma in her life, and she feels things very deeply. She has experienced assault, the suicide of a close friend, the death of several family members, discovered she can’t have children, and managed to escape an abusive relationship, all in the last five years or so.

DEAR ABBY: My 13-year-old son and I recently had a discussion that maybe you can help clarify. We are seeing more about trans people these days, and I’m not sure how to address them.

May 31, 2020 - 00:00

I want to make it clear that we are not adopting a dog.

Obituaries

Jun 4, 2020 - 00:00

Roxie Lillie (McElroy) McNabb, age 87 and former resident of Konawa, Oklahoma, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at Seminole Care and Rehab in Seminole, Oklahoma.

Jun 4, 2020 - 00:00

Bobby Joe Miller ( B o b ) departed this earth on May 21, 2020, just 19 days shy of his 83rd birthday.

Jun 3, 2020 - 00:00

Dale Conway, age 70, and lifelong Seminole, Oklahoma resident, passed away May 11, 2020 at his home. He was born April 17, 1950 in Seminole to parents Joe Nathan Conway and Mary Elizabeth Watson. He attended Seminole Public Schools and graduated from Seminole High School. Dale worked as a carpenter in the home construction industry. Dale is survived by his brothers; Richard Conway, Charles Conway and Clarence Conway and sisters; Doris Carter, Clarice Caggs, Alta Griffis and Freeda Conway. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brothers; Jerry Conway, Larry Conway, Alonzo Conway, Larance Conway and Johnny Conway. No services for Dale are planned at this time. Cremation services are under the direction of Swearingen Funeral Home in Seminole, Oklahoma.

Jun 3, 2020 - 00:00

Born October 8, 1974 to Floyd Perry Sr. and Ader (Lenard) Perry . Pepper was educated by the Wewoka Public School systems from kindergarten thru 12th grade.