An important contributor to improving the health of Oklahomans is providing opportunities to make healthier choices where people live, work, learn, play and pray.

Gulfport Energy Corporation is now accepting grant applications from places like Garvin County for the Gulfport Energy Fund of Oklahoma.

Garvin County has been chosen to receive over $10,000 in funding from the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program.

Quality, locally grown produce is expected to take a notch up this weekend at the twice weekly Pauls Valley Farmers Market.

A trio of Garvin County area students was among those graduating this summer from the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond.

Even the audience will get in on the act as the Pauls Valley Arts Council Theater continues its preparations for a live production later this month.

There is very little music but a lot of secret passages, mystery, espionage, phony identities and a few dead bodies in “The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940,” which will open Ardmore Little Theatre’s 2019-20 season.

The votes are in and Bailey Rae Hull is the winner of the first-ever Oklahoma Cattlemen's Association (OCA) Ranch Rodeo National Anthem Singing Contest.

Amanda Upton of Pauls Valley was awarded a $500 Bedwell Brothers Memorial Scholarship during the recent Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Association (OCA) Convention and Trade Show.

International Student Exchange (ISE), a non-profit organization, is looking for volunteer families to host international high school students in the coming academic school year.

The Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry confirmed on July 29 the finding of vesicular stomatitis virus, also known as VSV, at a premise in Tillman County. This horse showed erosions in its mouth.

Gulfport Energy Corporation is now accepting grant applications from places like Garvin County for the Gulfport Energy Fund of Oklahoma.

Garvin County has been chosen to receive over $10,000 in funding from the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program.

Listings for school menus will return in next weekend's edition. The first day of school in the Pauls Valley, Whitebead and Elmore City-Pernell districts is Thursday, Aug. 15.

International Student Exchange (ISE), a non-profit organization, is looking for volunteer families to host international high school students in the coming academic school year.

Parents of students set to attend schools in Pauls Valley and Whitebead need to remember school supplies for their little ones will be waiting for them on the first day of school.

Ellis County Extension agricultural educator Dana Bay has assumed the presidency of the Oklahoma Association of Agricultural Extension Agents, the first woman to ever hold the position.

In the first six months of 2019, the Oklahoma Insurance Department recovered double the amount of money for policyholders compared to all of last year.

The South Central Region Conservation District Employees Association on July 22 presented their 2019 Distinguished Service Award to Trey Lam, executive director of the Oklahoma Conservation Commission.

If you have a child or another family member with disabilities, you obviously have concerns and questions. How can you help your loved one achieve the greatest quality of life possible? Can you arrange for adequate services? What’s the best way to pay for them? Can you get some financial help

The pool of entries for the Oklahoma Cattlemen's Association (OCA) Ranch Rodeo first ever National Anthem Singing Contest has been narrowed to four finalists.

Gulfport Energy Corporation is now accepting grant applications from places like Garvin County for the Gulfport Energy Fund of Oklahoma.

The Nebitt Gallery at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma in Chickasha welcomes entries for the 2019 Seven-States Biennial, a juried art exhibition open to all individuals at least 18 years of age and a legal resident of Oklahoma, Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico o…

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Obituaries

William F. “Bill” Freeman Jr. of Maysville, Oklahoma was born to William F. and Elsie (Johnson) Freeman Sr. on October 28, 1925 in Bridgeport, Connecticut and passed from this life on August 10, 2019 at his home in Maysville at the age of 93 years.

Terry Lee Cowan of Chickasha passed away August 10, 2019 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma at the age of 41 years.

Funeral services for Hershel Coffee of Lindsay, formerly of Elmore City, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16 at the Beaty Baptist Church with Pastor Gerald Biswell officiating.

Arthur Glen McCaleb was born on February 11, 1925 in Whitebead, Oklahoma to Tom and Laura (Pennington) McCaleb. When he was 5 years old he moved with his parents and older siblings to Wallville, Oklahoma.