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The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver announced on Friday, Nov. 8, that it had denied Cherokee Nation’s petition to rehear a Sept. 5 decision by the court related to land in trust.

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The Stillwater Police Department has a juvenile in custody after the shooting death of Mandrale Alexander Henry, 26, of Stilllwater, in Sunday's early morning hours. According to a press release from SPD Capt. Kyle Gibbs, officers responded to a reported assault with a deadly weapon at 4:15 a.m. on the 4100 block of W Westbrook.

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Looking back, it seems to me that the decline in school discipline was parallel to the ending of corporal punishment. And after all, those are the two faces of discipline: Discipline at the end of a paddle to enforce discipline in the classroom.

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Mike Dods’ job had been on the line due to alleged retaliation by Enid Public Schools administration for disobeying directions to “hide acts of violent student conduct and student threats on multiple occasions,” according to Oklahoma Ed­­­u­­­­­cation Association, a teacher’s union supporting Dods.

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OKLAHOMA CITY — Eventually, the Thunder are going to win one of these. Despite a sparkling finish, it wasn’t Sunday.

During the past 10 decades, Norman resident Hubert Baker lived through the Great Depression, World War II, some controversial military conflicts and witnessed America's moon landing in 1969.

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Kennedy Brooks rushed for season-high carries and yards against Iowa State, as Oklahoma’s offense reintegrated its running backs again.

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It’s not uncommon to find pests outside of the home. However, most folks aren’t too excited to find them inside their home. Fortunately, homeowners usually can control light infestations by carefully following the directions on the pesticide containers and by doing a thorough job of application.

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 Dear Readers of Our Town and far beyond, there is simply no where else on Planet Earth that is its equal for absolute sure!!

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When the Enid Plainsmen football team walked off the field Friday night at D. Bruce Selby Stadium following a season-ending 56-7 loss to Broken Arrow, it marked the end of a season for the record books, but for mostly the wrong reasons.

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The discovery of a children's book about World War II veteran Jack C. Montgomery brought Kathy Hamilton back home for a little while, she said.

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An unveiling ceremony Friday morning signaled two things for a project which has been underway in Duncan since 2010: construction of the Heritage Trails is officially underway and the three-mile-long trail will be packed full of the city’s history.

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Nov. 8, 2019 marked a special day for industry history in Duncan, Stephens County, Oklahoma as Halliburton Company took part in its Centennial Celebration.

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Where once stood a building that was 40 years old now is a testament to the inclusion of Science, Technology, Engineering, (Arts) and Math (STEM/STEAM) in the Duncan Public Schools (DPS) curriculum. The Innovation Hub at Duncan High, where the renovation of the old art building is almost com…

Autopsy photographs of a toddler stomped to death shows his liver and pancreas were split into pieces and that he suffered for several minutes before dying, a former state medical examiner testified Friday.

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Duncan Chamber of Commerce representatives, locally elected officials, townspeople and Gov. Kevin Stitt and his entourage joined together at Duncan Machine Products (DMP) Friday afternoon for a ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony. 

 

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Two family members from Comanche are wanted after being accused of trespassing, tampering with oilfield machinery and equipment and threatening acts of violence, according to Stephens County Sheriffs Office reports.

 

Listening to the studio banter between Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash on the on the newest drop in Dylan's long-running bootleg album series is not only illuminating but also fun — especially when I found something intriguing on a new video put together to celebrate the album's release.

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A Tahlequah lawyer who once served as an assistant district attorney in Cherokee County has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of methamphetamine possession and firearm possession after a former felony conviction.

The Teen Center was founded by the Muskogee Parks and Recreation Department in 2010 to offer safety and supervision for teens during out-of-school hours. The Teen Center is centrally located at 322 Callahan St. The building, constructed in 1937 as a WPA project, was one of the biggest armories in Oklahoma, housing two battalions.

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In our everyday lives, in every corner of the seemingly mundane business of society, we have the capacity, and I would say, the duty, to live with the same reckless, self-outpouring love and courage that is so often memorialized in the monuments of public memory.

Tahlequah Police Chief Nate King has confirmed that two people are dead after a shooting Wednesday night, and the man involved in the domestic dispute was killed by Cherokee Nation marshals.

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BYARS [ndash] Services for Wendell Weaver, 75, of Byars are at 1 p.m. Friday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Frank Trent will officiate. Burial will follow at McGee Cemetery, Stratford. Mr. Weaver passed away Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, at an Oklahoma City hospital. He was born Marc…