On April 22, millions of people will observe Earth Day by participating in events that support environmental protection. As a citizen, you may want to take part in a local celebration. And as an investor, you can learn a few lessons from the themes of Earth Day.

Five cities in Garvin County will among the 137 in western and central Oklahoma taking part in an annual food drive led by postal letter carriers.

Deputy State Historic Preservation Officer Lynda Ozan announced Oklahoma centennial farm and ranch awards have been presented to the owners of two Garvin County properties.

The Garvin County Cooperative Extension Service is partnering with the Pansy Garden Club to host an informative and fun garden event from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 23 at the Garvin County Fairgrounds in Pauls Valley.

The Garvin County Cooperative Extension Service is partnering with the Pansy Garden Club to host an informative and fun garden event from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 23 at the Garvin County Fairgrounds in Pauls Valley.

Kayden Summers of Pauls Valley, a student at Jackson Elementary, earned an honorable mention for third-grade writing in the recent statewide Law Day Contest sponsored by the Oklahoma Bar Association.

The Oklahoma City VA Health Care System celebrates the opening of its new Ardmore VA community-based outpatient clinic with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

A National Technical Society Induction Ceremony was held by Mid-America Technology Center at the First Baptist Church of Purcell on the evening of March 29.

East Central University students are planning to conduct their own Branson-style production for two nights only.

We’re getting close to the tax-filing deadline. For many of us, this means it’s that time of year when we get our biggest financial windfall – a tax refund. If you have recently received a refund, or are expecting to get one in the next few weeks, what should you do with it?

The same question generated two distinctly different answers. The two individuals were asked to, "Describe the land where you are from in Oklahoma."

If pork is on the Easter menu then it's a really good time to support the Garvin County 4-H Archery Club.

Officials with Oklahoma Forestry Services are asking Oklahomans to take wildfire precautions as the potential for elevated fire danger significantly increases through Thursday in western and central Oklahoma.

The Pauls Valley Pack 73 Pinewood Derby was held on Saturday, March 30 as lots of scouts came up winners in the different age groups.

Lee Elementary's Students of the Month for March are fourth-graders Marley Rennie and Uziel Castillo, fifth-graders Abbigail Dalla Rosa and Isaac Green and sixth-graders Makenzye Gouker and Frankie Linker.

Good grades get the nod with the third nine weeks honors rolls coming out for Lee Elementary.

Honor rolls are out at Elmore City-Pernell Elementary for the third nine weeks of the 2018-2019 school year.

A group of Mid-America Technology Center criminal justice students that included some from Pauls Valley and Wynnewood took second place at the recent Criminal Justice Physical Fitness Challenge.

It's been 107 years this month since the tragedy of the Titanic. Of course, this disaster has fascinated the world ever since, leading to books, movies, musicals and, ultimately, a successful search for the big ship’s remains.

Steven and Lisa McIntyre of Pauls Valley recently enrolled in the American Angus Association®’s MaternalPlus® program as a commitment to making genetic improvements in lifetime cow herd productivity.

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Obituaries

William H. (Bill) Richey passed away April 13, 2019 after a short illness at the age of 76. He was born in Hanoverton, Ohio on September 11, 1942. Bill was preceded in death by his parents, Homer Richey and Camille Richey Kelton; sister, Barbara Amon, and brother, John. He is survived by his…

Royce Lee Kimbrell of Wynnewood, Oklahoma was born to Lee Kuin and Lillie Elizabeth (Helm) Kimbrell on December 9, 1930 east of Wynnewood, Oklahoma and passed from this life on April 12, 2019 at his home at the age of 88 years. Royce graduated from Wynnewood High School. On November 26, 1952…

Bill Blackwood Jr., 77, of Washington, formerly of Elmore City, passed away April 12, 2019 at Norman Regional Hospital. He was born June 29, 1941 in Elmore City, Oklahoma, the second of six children born to Bill Blackwood Sr. and Zettie Faye (Fuller) Blackwood. He attended high school in Elm…