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She was an American socialite and political hostess, known for her lavish parties, bringing together artists and political figures in bipartisan soirées of high-class glamour. Her most memorable party was in London in 1953, which included the royal family, movie stars, diplomats and generals.

The deeper I go into Christian faith, the more I understand it as a series of stark contrasts between what is considered desirable by the world’s standards, versus The Way of Christ. And there is perhaps no starker contrast between these realms than how we understand the concept of surrender.

With the Oklahoma Presidential Primary Election about six weeks away, local voters may be looking for ways to support their candidate of choice. Contacting political organizations and actively sharing candidates' platforms are among the suggestions.

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A second company exposed to legal liability after two barges washed away from the Port of Muskogee by near-historic flooding of the Arkansas River and collided with a downstream dam filed a complaint in federal court in an attempt to limit its damages. 

Salvation Army bell ringers pulled in just over $65,000 for the organization's Muskogee branch over the holiday season, exceeding their goal of $55,000, said Lt. Rev. Charles Smith. 

Coming off a career-high 41-point night against McAlester on Tuesday, Conner Calavan scored 24 points and Jaxon Blunt added 18 as Class 4A No. 13 Fort Gibson defeated Tulsa Hale 70-53 in the opening round of the Old Fort Classic at Harrison Field House.

FORT SUPPLY - “This is an attack against rural Oklahoma is what this is,” District 27 State Sen. Casey Murdock said. “The lack of investment that rural Oklahoma gets from the power brokers in Oklahoma City - this is the line in the sand for me.”

City of Enid CFO Erin Crawford also delivered a financial update that shows sales tax revenue is down compared to the previous fiscal year, and hotel and motel tax revenue has been decreasing as well.

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HULBERT – Shirley Teague has served as mayor of Hulbert for 14 years, but she's been on the Town Council since 2003.

The voucher programs offered by LTCA Enid are designed to provide paid care for elderly homebound people and for grandkids being raised by grandparents, so caregivers can get a break to run errands or just decompress.

In 1953, Kermit Roosevelt, a CIA operative, oversaw what could be considered the first destabilizing move in the nation of Iran. President Dwight D. Eisenhower authorized Operation Ajax, which resulted in the overthrow of Iran’s democratically-elected leader, Muhammad Mossadeq.

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An Enid High School student brought a BB gun to campus Thursday morning, according Enid Public Schools officials, who promised the incident "will result in both disciplinary and legal consequences."

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Brian West of Rover Taxi says he is offering a $20,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever is responsible for the death of taxi driver Dustin Parker.

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The YouthBuild program offers education and training to low-income youth, ages 17 1/2 to 24, who need help completing their high school diploma or building job skills.

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Traveling near or far, connecting with nature or people, learning history or discovering a talent are reasons for getting out of the house and exploring this corner of the world.

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U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Oklahoma Brian J. Kuester announced Wednesday that 12 people have been indicted for their alleged roles in distributing methamphetamine and other drugs through the U.S. Postal Service.  

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Representatives from the Muskogee County Assessor’s Office will begin setting up shop Thursday at various locations during the remainder of the month to assist property owners with their annual assessments.

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After the Cherokee, Choctaw and Chickasaw nations sued Gov. Kevin Stitt, asking a federal judge to determine whether the state gaming compact expired Jan.1, the governor filed a response Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma.

State lawmakers are hoping to ease the health care burden during the legislative session to begin in February, as three representatives have announced their intention to end "surprise billing."

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For over 50 years, the Muskogee County Cattlemen’s Association has had the goals to promote beef and the beef industry and support local area producers. A key program for the association is the theft rewards program. If cattle or equipment is stolen, the Muskogee County Cattlemen’s Association offers a $2,000 reward for information leading to a conviction. The association also supports producers with educational programming to help improve herd health and beef quality. Last year, the group hosted a clinic on how to properly brand animals and read brands. In 2020, a clinic will held on proper vaccinating and vaccination techniques. Efforts are underway to promote beef through creation of a radio advertisement to counter the impossible beef campaign.