A 36-year-old Waynoka man was injured Thursday evening in a single-vehicle crash in Woods County, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol is reporting.

Give praise to the Lord, proclaim his name; make known among the nations what he has done. Sing to him, sing praise to him; tell of all his wonderful acts. Glory in his holy name; let the hearts of those who seek the Lord rejoice. Look to the Lord and his strength; seek his face always. Psalm 105:1-4

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Thanks to the restructuring of class schedules at Tahlequah High School to allow for one extra period this year, the Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps program has more than 130 students participating, learning life lessons and taking in valuable experiences.

The late May flooding of the Arkansas River swallowed 833 buildings beneath the rapidly rising waters, displacing 500 families. Between the damage to buildings and stoppages at the Port of Muskogee, the estimated damage to the county may crest at $500 million, said Muskogee County District 1 Commissioner Ken Doke.

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QUAPAW, Okla. — After traveling more than a thousand miles in livestock trailers over 28 hours, a herd of 31 bison from Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona have a new home with the Quapaw Nation of Oklahoma.

As Enid’s 10-year contract with Suddenlink Com­munications nears its end, public sentiment toward the cable provider continues to sour, with many voicing frustrations over the quality of service they’ve seen.

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An 18-year-old now sits in jail with a $500,000 bond after a school resource officer approached Duncan Police detectives and reported a school threat on Monday, Oct. 14.

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ENID, Okla. — A nurse and officer at Vance Air Force Base pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday to receiving more than $620,000 in kickbacks in an illegal pharmacy referral scheme.

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During the 2016 campaign, then-candidate Donald Trump spoke of "draining the swamp" in an attempt to reform the bureaucracy in Washington, D.C. Special interests and lobbyists really do represent what the "swamp" consists of, and the role of the influence industry has seen quite a proliferation during the Trump administration.

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As time goes by and societies learn more about science in general and what makes the human mind tick, philosophies change - and so do methods of punishment. The U.S. Supreme Court not long ago deemed it was "cruel and unusual" to execute juveniles and adults with limited mental capacities. A growing number of Americans view the death penalty itself as outmoded.

Over the years, many musical artists have utilized alter egos or pseudonyms to release material that is somewhat different than their normal material or from a completely different genre. The recent Ken Burns documentary, “Country Music,” briefly touched on some of the characters in country music that evolved from alter egos.

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One of the biggest factors leading voters to cast their choice for Donald Trump as president — aside from Hillary Clinton — was a desire to clean up the D.C. swamp. Americans were tired of being legislated and preached at by what had increasingly become a ruling elite.

Veterans, civic organizations, schools and individuals are being sought to participate in the annual Veterans Day Parade, set for 11 a.m. Nov. 9 on the downtown Square in Enid.

The 2019 Major League Baseball World Series is edging closer, standing as a high-profile example of how today's game is comprised of players from various backgrounds and ethnicities, and it's a sport played all over the world.

Got news for the Oklahoma Board on Legislative Compensation: Its decision to give state legislators a 35.6% pay raise stinks like a dead possum on State Highway 10 in mid-August.

KANSAS, Okla. — Residents concerned about air quality near poultry feeding operations near homes and schools in northeastern Oklahoma expect to learn by January whether funding will be awarded for a study proposed by University of Oklahoma researchers. 

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OKLAHOMA CITY — If the 46 points the Thunder allowed in the third quarter can be glossed over as something other than the primary takeaway from Oklahoma City’s final preseason game, a 124-119 loss to Memphis Wednesday night inside Chesapeake Energy Arena, then Devon Hall can be.

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A 26-year-old Enid woman arrested last week by a Garfield County Sheriff's Office deputy was charged Tuesday with two counts of trafficking in illegal drugs.

It was a bit of déjá vu in Lubbock, Texas, the last time Oklahoma State stepped onto the field, bringing back memories of the 2018 season when the Cowboys would follow up good outings against ranked opponents by falling flat on their faces against more mediocre opponents.

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The question of the day is whether you’d go out of your way on or before Oct. 28 to give Oklahoma a billion dollars a year.

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Across the country, residents of nursing homes and other long-term care facilities — along with family members, ombudsmen, citizen advocates, facility staff and others — will honor the individual rights of residents who live in long-term care facilities by celebrating Residents’ Rights Month. 

Last year, the Enid nonprofit equine therapy center swept with a crew of eight, taking home all gold and one silver medal, according to Bennie's Barn founder Chip Baker.

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The Greater Muskogee Area Chamber of Commerce Agribusiness Committee held an Agri-Business Appreciation Dinner at Indian Capital Technology Center on Tuesday evening. 

It’s homecoming week at Oklahoma State with the Cowboy football team set to host Baylor on Saturday afternoon, but it’s also a homecoming for an OSU alumnus.

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One of the biggest questions facing Oklahoma was how would Alex Grinch's defense react to facing a true offensive test? After a great performance against Texas, the Sooners left few if any doubts.

To help parents who have to work or go to school during Fall Break, the Islamic Society of Stillwater is inviting students of all ages to attend a free day camp at the center, located at 616 N. Washington St. The camp will be held 12:30 – 5:30 p.m. on Thursday and Friday.

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PAOLI [ndash] Services for Sandra Elizabeth Allred, 68, of Paoli and formerly of Allen are at 2 p.m. Monday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel. Keith Warren will officiate. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery in Ada. Mrs. Allred passed away Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019, at her home. Sh…

SEMINOLE [ndash] Services for Douglas Lynn Hatton, 72, of Seminole are at 10 a.m. Monday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel. Pastor Bill Burns will officiate. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery. The Chickasaw Nation Honor Guard will conduct military honors at the cemetery. Mr. Hat…

ARANSAS PASS, Texas [ndash]The Rev. Don Louis Delaplain, born Dec. 27, 1930, in Seminole, received his final call Oct. 3, 2019, and "crossed the river" to the Promised Land, where he was welcomed by his Lord and Savior and reunited with his beloved wife and daughter, parents and siblings, an…

ALLEN [ndash] Services for Kevin Scott Tate, 56, of Terrell, Texas, and formerly of Allen are at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Richmond Avenue Free Will Baptist Church in Allen. The Rev. Buddy Drake will officiate. Burial will follow at Allen Cemetery. Family and friends may call at the Allen Chap…