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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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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.

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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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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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.

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.

Area students have found an overabundance of generosity through October donation drives for military personnel, foster families, homeless teens and other needy.

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Defense attorneys in a child abuse murder trial tried Thursday to discredit the mother of a 20-month-old victim who was stomped to death.

SALT PLAINS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE, Okla. — Salt Plains is once again under review by Army Corps of Engineers to ensure the area, a part of which was a former military bombing range during World War II, is safe for the public.

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The National Legislative Training Group “GOPAC” named Oklahoma State Rep. Brad Boles (R-Marlow) as part of the 2019 Class of Emerging Leaders. The group is made of “promising legislators selected for their potential and ability to impact their state.”

A Krebs man pleaded guilty Thursday to being an accessory after the fact in concealing the July death of a local man.

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EDMOND, Okla. — Words can have consequences this Veterans Day as the nation pays tribute to its service members. That’s the message Congresswoman Kendra Horn (D-Fifth District) gave this week.

Friday, Nov. 8 will mark a monumental day in Duncan — it’s the celebration of one of the world’s largest oil field service companies 100th birthday right here in Stephens County.

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Area residents who have past criminal convictions or have civil judgments will have an opportunity this month to learn how those likely barriers to housing and employment might be removed from public records. 

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Ada City Schools notified parents at 11:20 p.m. Wednesday that the district would cancel classes and close campuses Thursday in response to an unspecified threat against the school district. 

NORMAN — Deena Parsons and her mother caught a glimpse of an unusual sight during a recent stop at Lake Thunderbird — 10 endangered whooping cranes.

NORMAN — Cleveland County prosecutors laid the groundwork Wednesday for proving their case in a first-degree murder trial against a 38-year-old Noble man charged with stomping a toddler.

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A threat of an unknown cause was reported at Duncan Middle School according to a statement released by Duncan Public Schools Superintendent Tom Deighan.

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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…