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Thursday, May 7, 2020 - 5:00am

Her children arise and call her blessed...Proverbs 31:28a

Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 12:00am

The Stuart Hornets are aiming high, a State Basketball Championship could be on the horizon. After a tough loss to Kiowa in the Regional tournament at Checotah, the #10 Hornets won the con-solation bracket to qualify for State. Capped off by upsets of ranked teams Glencoe and Davenport, the Hornets stunned #2 ranked Calumet Saturday night in Okmulgee to advance to The Big House.

Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 12:00am

(Oklahoma City) In a ceremony held on February 15th, the Veterans of Foreign War & Auxiliary awarded teachers and students from throughout the State of Oklahoma for their hard work and dedication in promoting patriotism.


Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 12:00am

I have to say this...The act of taking a knee while our flag is unfurled has become glamorous and celebrated. But in reality this act no matter how sincere the protestors are, dishonors and disrespects the men and women who died defending their right to protest.

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 12:00am

My Dad and Mom (C.A. {Charlie} and Mattie Sims) ran a grocery store in Holdenville from the early 1930s to the mid 1960s. Before that they lived in Yeager during the 1920s. My three older brothers, Jimmy, Leo and Bill, were all born in Yeager while I was born in Holdenville. I was in my teen years before I found out that Jimmy’s name was really Charles Douglas. Apparently an old man in Yeager started calling him Jimmy and that stuck with him his whole life.


Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 12:00am

It was the second loss this season for the Outlaws. Weleetka scored two touchdowns, the first on a five-yard run by Dakota Hendrix. Chase Pitts scored the twopoint conversion.

Thursday, September 10, 2020 - 12:00am

Davenport 46 Weleetka 0

Weleetka faced a tough Davenport team Friday night and lost 46-0. Their next game will be Friday night who they host Caddo.


Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 12:00am

Jim Priest is CEO of Goodwill Industries of Central Oklahoma and can be reached at

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 12:00am

Alongside I-40 going into Oklahoma City is a large billboard informing passersby that a large percentage of Oklahoma’s children face a hungry bedtime. In other words, need food. When I saw it, I thought of the old “Feed the Children” programs picturing little skinny starving kids needing some food and we need to “give” some money. But this was right here in America and that disturbs me. In fact, I do not believe it. These programs may be running to take financial care of those who happen to be running them with feeding kids as a secondary factor.