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Three Pontotoc Technology Center nursing students took their knowledge and skills on the road to represent PTC at a leadership conference in Dallas. Two brought home awards for their work.

Jack Fork Cemetery is a historical site in the Jack Fork community, about eight miles south of Ada. The cemetery has been the final resting place for freedmen slaves for over 132 years. 

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MUSKOGEE, Okla. — Two former Bacone College instructors say laid-off faculty members have not received their contracted wages for summer, COBRA health coverage or balance from a health care spending account into which they had invested money.

As the state mourns Rep. Claudia Griffith, D-Norman, those she sought to help and those who loved her expressed sadness, condolences and appreciation on social media sites Sunday. 

Oklahoma has experienced some rain lately, but keeping the landscape properly watered still can be a challenge during the summer months. With Smart Irrigation Month being observed in July, now is a great time to talk about investing in an irrigation system.

Many plants bring deep contrasting hues to the garden. From the almost black foliage of Krauter Vesuvius flowering plum tree to the reddish purple foliage of varieties of barberry, Weigela and crabapples, purple or red leafed shrubs and trees add visual accents to our landscapes. 

Two men and a dog were rescued from Lake Eufaula after the boat they were in experienced mechanical issues and began to take on water. 

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