What an exciting time for the Pauls Valley Opry as earlier this month it was the 2018 Pauls Valley Opry awards show to along with the “knock-out” guests.

The University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond will celebrate the achievements of approximately 1,209 graduates during the fall 2018 commencement ceremonies set for Friday and Saturday, Dec. 14-15 in Central’s Hamilton Field House.

As the number of influenza-related hospitalizations continues to increase, the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) reminds Oklahomans to get a flu shot before upcoming holiday gatherings to prevent spread of the illness.

While decorating and entertaining this holiday season, remember, not everything people enjoy is safe for pets. Below are some tips to keep your pets safe this holiday season.

More grants are available for monarch habitat work on farm and rangeland across a majority of the Sooner state’s counties and the Oklahoma Monarch & Pollinators Collaborative (OMPC) is working in tandem with their consortia members to get the word out as a program deadline – Dec. 21 – qu…

Fellowship applications are now available for Oklahoma fifth and eighth grade teachers interested in attending the 2019 Colonial Williamsburg Teacher Institute June 1-7 in the restored capital city of 18th-century Virginia.

Lee Elementary's Students of the Month for November are fourth-graders Payden Green and Marshall Edwards, fifth-graders Dalila Morales and James Major and sixth-graders Noemi Hernandez and Dustin Dollar.

A second annual Breakfast with Santa is now scheduled from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 15 at the Reynolds Recreation Center.

Bachelor's degrees are expected to be granted to 214 candidates as East Central University in Ada is scheduled to conduct its 2018 fall commencement at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 15 in the Kerr Activities Center.

The American Legion post in Elmore City is planning a ceremony at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 15 at Antioch Cemetery.

The holidays are officially here as an ice rink in Pauls Valley is open just about every day for a while at the local train depot.

This holiday season Oklahomans can double the impact of their gift and feed twice as many Oklahomans living with hunger.

Not that agricultural producers need any more problems, but there is a major one that can affect all types of agricultural operations. It has four legs, bad habits, is very intelligent and goes by the common name of — the wild pig.

The Chickasaw National Recreation Area in Sulphur will begin prescribed burning in early December 2018 to continue to the end of the month, depending on weather conditions.

Christie Puckett, a third- through sixth-grade teacher at Maysville Elementary School, was awarded a bushel basket of agriculture books for her classroom during Oklahoma Farm Bureau’s 77th Annual Meeting held Nov. 16-18 in Norman.

The Pauls Valley Junior High Students of the Month for November are seventh-graders Madison Caldwell and Dakota Weatherford, eighth-graders Makayla Wilkerson and Grant English and ninth-graders Chloe Flinn and Jonathan Velez.

The Murray-Lindsay Mansion in Erin Springs will be decked out in her Christmas finery to show Christmas of the Past at the annual Christmas at the Mansion celebration.

The Pauls Valley Opry will host its 2018 Hall of Fame and Awards show starting at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1 at the PV High School auditorium.

Leadership Oklahoma, a statewide leadership program, is now accepting applications for its 2019 Youth Leadership Oklahoma (YLOK) class.

As an investor, you will have access to accounts that are taxed differently from one another. And it’s possible you could benefit from tax diversification by owning accounts in these three categories:

The Murray-Lindsay Mansion in Erin Springs will be decked out in her Christmas finery to show Christmas of the Past at the annual Christmas at the Mansion celebration this weekend.

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