Hart Funeral Homes were proud to be able to serve their local first responders with a pre made lunch in honor of September 11th, 2001. Lunch was provided to all area first responders on September 11 by the funeral home staff.
So it’s October and I had one of my, “unexplained” occurrences today. I’ve had the Piney Cemetery gate latch when I was in the cemetery by myself, and, yes, I have seen things I can’t explain. I don’t label them, “ghosts” because they are not, “standard” ghosts, but they are inexplicable.
Who doesn’t love garlic? The pungent flavor is a great addition to many flavorful dishes. It also adds visual interest in the garden. Garlic is sensitive to day length and matures during the longest days of the summer. Fall planting gives it a jumpstart on the growing season and it will be o…
Voters will go to the polls Tuesday for the November 3rd General Election and the Adair County Sheriff Election, Adair County Election Board Secretary Jan Wilhite said today.
Stilwell Kiwanis will be giving away coloring books to children ages 3-8 years old at Trunk-or-Treat, with English and Spanish versions. Kiwanis, as many civic organizations, were forced to downsize the annual book giveaway due to the lack of funds raised this year. Members are excited to be…
Every day or so I write in my journal what I call a word from the Lord for the day. It might be a scripture portion, a phrase from a song, or a word of encouragement from someone.
Voters wanting to know more about the eight judges on the statewide judicial retention ballot can find background information for all the judges on one website, www.courtfacts.org. Created by the Oklahoma Bar Association, the website offers biographies and photos of the judges, p…
As Big Ten football returns this weekend, there is a mix of joy, anxiety and hope teams throughout the league can pull off a nine-game, nine-week schedule without interruption.
OKLAHOMA CITY – State Rep. Jim Grego, R-Wilburton, today hosted an interim study before the House Judiciary Committee to examine current statute regarding private property and the retrieval of livestock or hunting dogs.“Under current law, if your hunting dog or bull goes onto your neighbor’s…
Two men in southeast Oklahoma were charged Wednesday for allegedly performing a surgery without a license among other charges, according to court documents.
As the Nov. 3 general election approaches, the Oklahoma Department of Transportation reminds political candidates and volunteers to stay safe, save taxpayer money and keep Oklahoma’s highways and interstates free of unsightly, damaging and costly litter by keeping campaign signs out of highw…
STILLWATER, Okla. – The deadline is fast approaching for agricultural producers throughout Oklahoma to fill out and mail a land-leasing survey sent to them by Oklahoma State University and the Oklahoma Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service.
Agriculture is vital to any economy, and Cherokee Nation’s is no exception. Likewise, agribusinesses, or economic activity in the agriculture arena, are essential in meeting the basic healthy food needs for Cherokee people. Food security is always an issue for our citizenry and it has only b…
OKLAHOMA CITY, Oct. 22, 2020 — The human gut is home to microorganisms that outnumber our cells by a factor of 10 to 1. Now, discoveries by scientists at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation have redefined how the so-called gut microbiome operates and how our bodies coexist with some of …
OKLAHOMA CITY (Oct. 22, 2020) – State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister today announced the 12 finalists for Oklahoma’s next Teacher of the Year. “These tremendous 12 finalists reflect the best of Oklahoma’s classroom teachers,” said Hofmeister. “Not only do these teachers …
OKLAHOMA CITY — Standing at “a major crossroads,” tribes and legislative leaders must decide if Oklahoma can continue to function as one state and share paying for roads, bridges and schools or create parallel societies, the Commission on Cooperative Sovereignty announced Thursday.
Stilwell Middle School is one of three Oklahoma schools to celebrate a newly gifted $100,000 DON’T QUIT! Fitness Center.
But as for me, I came so close to the edge of the cliff, my feet were slipping. I was envious of the prosperity of the proud and wicked. Yes, all through life their road is smooth. They grow and sparkle like a jeweled necklace, they aren't always in trouble, plagued with problems, and thei…
In this article we start in chapter 12 of 2 Corinthians and use the word “transition.” Paul, who became our apostle after being saved by the Lord in Acts 9, indicates in chapter 12 of 2 Corinthians, he had been given visions and revelations of the Lord. He was caught up to the third heave…
This weekend I made a big batch of chili. All the kids came and we spent Sunday afternoon laughing, eating and talking. My oldest son, BillyWayne, finished cutting up a wood pile from one of my shade trees that I had lost. He started a fire and all the kiddos piled around it.
OKLAHOMA CITY — The state Department of Health has disbanded a specialized unit that that responds to public health emergencies as the number of COVID-19 cases continues to grow.
As I sit at the desk in the bedroom we call the, “computer room,” I am anxiously hoping God sends us the rain that is supposed to come. We need a soaking rain and then a hard freeze. That will help our trees to be their most spectacular. Our ponds need a good run-off rain too.
The Grand River Dam Authority and the Allen Lab at the University of Oklahoma co-hosted the 2020 Great Plains Limnology Conference earlier this month.
Juaquin Iglesias and Malcolm Kelly chatted in a San Diego hotel room following Oklahoma's 17-14 win over Oregon in the 2005 Holiday Bowl.
STILLWATER, Okla. – Oklahoma State University’s Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources is recommending state wheat and canola growers scout their crop regularly for the presence of fall armyworms.
The Lady Indians cross country team came away with second place honors last Thursday at Carl Albert State College in Poteau. The Lady Indians were led by Emily Cruz who placed third in the 2 mile run with a time of 12:49. Also medaling for the Lady Indians was Madison Glave (13th, 14:57) a…
Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park was named for its predictable eruptions. On the average it erupts every 90 minutes to an average height of 145 feet. A bit of trivia mentions the geyser sometimes was used as a laundry. Garments placed in the crater during inactivity were ejected…
The coronavirus pandemic has put many people — Native women especially — in peril from domestic violence, as more and more people are forced to stay home, escalating this unprecedented problem across the United States. The reality is that when households are already volatile or under stress…
STILLWATER, Okla. – Producers of pecans, grapes, fruit, vegetables, cut flowers and Christmas trees should register now to participate in an Oklahoma State University Coronavirus Food Assistance Program for Specialty Crops webinar on Oct. 22.
Dr. Dan Eschew teaches one adult Bible Sunday class. Before Covid closed the church for four months, I was teaching a verse-by-verse study of the Gospel of Matthew. The class had been studying Matthew for more than a year and left off in Chapter 18.
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — Cherokee Nation recently announced plans for a new One Fire Victim Services office in Tahlequah and a new transitional housing center in Stilwell to better help victims of domestic violence with larger, new facility space and added resources to begin rebuilding their lives.
OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma Health Care Authority has released a Request for Proposal (RFP) for its new managed care program, SoonerSelect. OHCA is seeking proposals from qualified managed care organizations (MCOs) to implement a comprehensive managed care delivery system for certain Sooner…
State Rep. Derrel Fincher, R-Bartlesville, is hosting an interim study next week focused on labor trafficking within domestic violence relationships and its impact on Oklahoma families. The study will be held before the House Judiciary Committee beginning at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 20, in Room …
An Oklahoma double-digit, first-half lead vanished quickly after turning the ball over to Texas on two consecutive possessions last Saturday.
STILLWATER, Okla. – Nutritional requirements for beef cattle require a slight shift between seasons, Oklahoma State University Extension specialists said.
STILLWATER, Okla. – The fall season is a great time to decorate the landscape with pumpkins and mums or to take a leisurely drive to check out the changing colors of the leaves on the trees. It also is a good opportunity to plant new trees and shrubs.
OKLAHOMA CITY — As the number of COVID-19 patients continues to grow, Oklahoma hospitals are reporting their intensive care units are feeling the squeeze.
STILLWATER – John Smith has spoken highly of Tulsa for the past four years as the host site for the Big 12 Conference Wrestling Championships.
From a car show and cruise night, to a bubble blowing contest, Westville’s Fall festival is Saturday, Oct. 17 at the Town Park, with COVID friendly activities throughout the day. Although the event is outdoors at sponsors encourage attendees to wear a mask, as well as lawn chair to relax an…
- In the shadows- Bigfoot
- Store where 'everybody knows everybody' weathering the storm: 23rd in a series on doing business in Stilwell, COVID-19 style
- OMRF discoveries reshape understanding of gut microbiome
- Local craftsman turns wood pallet into beautiful furniture
- Election board secretary explains process, recommends getting organized
- Sheriff Ritchie, OSBI arrest murder suspect
- Teague saw pandemic writing on the wall, worked to adapt: 23rd in a series on doing business in Westville, COVID-19 style
- Grego Studies Private Property Laws and Livestock Retrieval
- 'Voice of the Indians' has eye on OU
- 2021 Teacher of the Year finalists announced
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