A group of Pauls Valley and Elmore City-Pernell teachers were among those starting the new year with hundreds of dollars of free classroom supplies after attending a teacher-training workshop sponsored by the people of Oklahoma Oil & Natural Gas.

Pauls Valley and Whitebead school students are invited to “take on trash” by creating artistic posters for the statewide Trash Poster Contest, sponsored by the Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT).

Graduates from around the country and around the world have been recognized for earning undergraduate and graduate degrees from Graceland University.

The Soul Winners Sunday class of Trinity Baptist Church met in the home of Janet Moore for its annual Christmas party.

Auditions for the next local Missoula Children's Theatre visit is set to get started at 3:45 p.m. Monday, Jan. 13 at the Bosa Community Center.

The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma in Chickasha has recently named Sheppard McConnell dean of admissions and recruitment, where he will be responsible for leading the institution’s recruitment efforts and increasing potential students’ awareness of its distinct programs.

It might not have made the headlines, but a recently passed piece of legislation could affect the IRAs and 401(k)s of millions of Americans beginning in 2020. So, if you have either of these accounts, or if you run a business, you’ll want to learn more.

Oklahoma is a top 15 state in growth, according to U-Haul® data analyzing U.S. migration trends for 2019.

The Cleveland County 4-H Trailblazers Horse Club invites all fellow Oklahoma 4-H members to come compete at the annual Shelly Smith Memorial – Wooly Fun Show on Saturday, Jan. 25.

Volunteers in Wynnewood are working hard to ensure that all veterans laid to rest at the local Oaklawn Cemetery are honored next December on National Wreaths Across America Day.

As educators who are around students daily, we can shape the character education of students in a positive way, says Mia Lisa Wigley of Lee Elementary.

The Chickasaw Senior Nutrition Site in Pauls Valley 109 N. Indian Meridian, will host a benefit Indian taco sale from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10.

Ardmore Little Theatre is searching for America's most beloved matchmaker – Dolly Gallagher Levi – for its upcoming winter musical.

Students across central and western Oklahoma raised 71,752 pounds of food and $12,949 during the 15th annual Students Against Hunger Food and Fund Drive, presented by APMEX.com.

ARDMORE, Okla. — Noble Research Institute professor Kiran Mysore, Ph.D., has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) – the world’s largest general scientific society.

The Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma and the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma (the Oklahoma Food Banks) has announced Bailey Perkins is the new state advocacy and public policy director. Perkins will begin her duties Dec. 11.

The Peak Dispensary, which has a location in Pauls Valley, has announced the naming of a new chief executive officer.

This Week's Circulars

Obituaries

Billie McKay Cochran Vaughn, "Kay," 80, of Lindsay, Oklahoma passed away on December 27, 2019 at her ranch with her family by her side. Kay was born to Lena and William Cochran in Atlanta, Texas on July 25, 1939. She was the football queen and graduated from Atlanta High School in 1957. She …

Lewis Gene Jones, 65 years old of Paoli, Oklahoma and Hodgen, Oklahoma, passed away peacefully leaving earth for his heavenly home on Wednesday, December 24, 2019 at Integris Baptist Medical Center in Oklahoma City. Gene never liked being the center of attention and per his wishes there will…

Wesley Allen Tyler of Paoli passed away December 28, 2019 in Paoli, Oklahoma at the age of 62 years.

Bettina Walker Huddleston passed away on the 1st of January, 2020 at her home in Paoli amongst loved ones.