The Restored Hearts and Soles Foundation is gearing up to again offer some help to young ladies when it comes to the prom.

Updates to a bill named after Riley Boatwright, a Lexington Middle School student who died during a football game in September 2019, passed out of the House Common Education Committee this week.


The PVJH Students of the Month for December are 7th grade: Olivia Bradley and Charles Olkonen; 8th grade: Shelby Dolphay and Ramon Kennedy; 9th Madison Caldwell and Tyler Abeyta.

If you’re in a blended family, you’re already aware of the emotional and financial issues involved in your daily life. But what about the future? When it’s time to do your estate planning – and it’s never too soon for that – you’ll need to be aware of the entanglements and complexities that …

In a previous article we discussed the fact that there are many techniques available to prevent the need to do a probate. One of the more recent and also unique approaches is the use of a Transfer on Death Deed. Such a deed permits you to continue to own and control,(even sell), your propert…

Thanks to the generosity of many, the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma’s Holiday Match campaign will help provide more than 13 million meals to our neighbors facing hunger.


Oklahoma-based tech founders have announced the launch of ArborXR, a new enterprise-focused company emerging from the sale of SpringboardVR, a leading provider of VR venue management software and the largest content marketplace for location-based entertainment (LBE), to Vertigo Games, the mu…

Creativity- and its variations dominate the landscape, so – on we go – even through the overnight into early morning rolling power outages. What a year.

Same name. New look. Shared vision. The Regional Food Bank has revealed a new logo, the first new logo for the nonprofit in nearly 30 years.


Due to pending weather conditions, Rural Electric Cooperative is postponing a planned tree giveaway for members for a week.

February is the month that people think of “LOVE” and will send flowers or cards or candy to show that special person they care and “LOVE” them.

In partnership with the Oklahoma Department of Libraries, Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Nora Sparks Warren Library, OSU Extension educators will present “Cooking Under Pressure” and “Cool Season Vegetables” classes in February at the public library in Pauls Valley.

Lee Elementary's Students of the Month for January 2021 are Brody Scott, Jolie Potts, Carter Conn, Hannah White, Gary Meza and Brooklynn Baker.

This Week's Circulars


Funeral services for Kent David Harris will be held Friday, March 5, 2021 at 2 p.m. at Stufflebean-Coffey Funeral Home Chapel, officiated by Bishop Kelvin Copeland. Interment will be at Maxwell Cemetery under the direction of Stufflebean-Coffey Funeral Home. 

Mary Rebecca McQuilliam was born to Alton and Alice (Brown) Downey on June 21, 1943 in Pernell, Oklahoma and passed from this life on February 26, 2021 at the age of 77 years.

Gary Lewis Ledbetter, 68, of Pauls Valley, Oklahoma passed away from this earth on February 14, 2021. He was born September 27, 1952 in Fayetteville, Arkansas to James Lewis Ledbetter and Shirley Ann Ledbetter of Piney, Oklahoma.