It took just a few minutes, 22 in all, for a jury to deliberate and find a Wynnewood man guilty of drug trafficking.

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The honors are big for a group of Pauls Valley teachers as one will soon step to the head of the class.

A simple traffic stop near Pauls Valley quickly turned into a big haul as a trio were caught with a whole lot of illegal marijuana.

The formal accusations have piled up for a Maysville man who authorities say threatened law enforcement officers before then trying to run away.

State Sen. Greg McCortney, R-Ada, has filed legislation to reflect recent changes in federal law raising the minimum age to purchase tobacco products to 21.

The BabyMobile serves as a baby food, formula and diaper pantry on wheels. It is the first of its kind in Oklahoma.

A Pauls Valley man was hurt in a two-vehicle accident in neighboring Grady County this week.

Jurors literally only took a few minutes to reach their conclusion a Wynnewood man is guilty of drug trafficking.

A Garvin County area state representative is among those commenting this week on the ongoing discussions to eliminate surprise medical billing in Oklahoma.

Motorists will someday soon see some big upgrades to traffic warnings around schools in both Pauls Valley and Paoli.

For a Wynnewood church it's celebration number seven to honor American icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. this weekend.

The Garvin County Health Department will offer a free flu shot clinic next week at a Pauls Valley bank.

The next series of book lectures at Pauls Valley's public library makes a return later this week.

Jurors were seated and the first witness was being questioned in a Pauls Valley courtroom when a lone hand went up in the air and it belonged to the defendant himself.

Metal detectors and much tighter security will soon greet visitors and become a regular part of entering into Garvin County's courthouse building in Pauls Valley.

What's in a name? In same cases they're meant to honor a late loved one, like with one small corner of Pauls Valley's new elementary school still under construction.

What looks to be a drug-induced night of hallucinations and randomly fired gunshots now has a Maysville man locked up in jail.

There have been few visitors to Pauls Valley's closed hospital building over the past year plus, that is until an unwelcome guest forced his way inside this week.

A return to the classroom after a holiday break brought really good news to those at Whitebead School.

A brand new group looking closely at the environment has another meeting scheduled in Pauls Valley.

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).

A group of inmates in Garvin County's jail are on their way to prison, including a Pauls Valley couple sentenced to a lifetime behind bars for sexually and physically abusing their own children.

Superhero types wanted – that's kind of the call sign for two night's worth of auditions for the next play planned by a Pauls Valley arts group.

One of Maysville's own is right at the center of a documentary honoring the lives of some Oklahoma soldiers.

There still seems to be more questions than answers as a Wynnewood assault case with the local newspaper right in the middle now looks to be officially over.

A possible project in Pauls Valley is among those to be considered during the monthly meeting of the Oklahoma Transportation Commission this week.

A few patients were walking in, others came for their doctor's new home, as Thursday was day number one for a now open urgent care center in Pauls Valley.

With the holidays over health related classes are back on at Pauls Valley's public library.

Garvin County residents will soon be among those in the region who can get involved in a program designed to help solve some types of court disputes.

With the last one showing a holiday flair, the next production planned by the Pauls Valley Arts Council Theater group takes a jump to the superhero side.

It takes a lot of help to help those Pauls Valley area residents needing a little holiday cheer when it comes to making their Christmas dinner happen.

Staff members were busy darting from room to room this week getting everything ready as a portion of Pauls Valley's closed hospital building is about to have an urgent care center open for business.

It looks to be a team effort for a plan to someday soon beef up security in a big way at Garvin County's courthouse building in Pauls Valley.

A court document offers just a little bit more in the case of a Pauls Valley armed robber who only took a single can of beer and a few cigarettes.

All indications are it's a go, a green light, for an urgent care center to open on schedule in a portion of Pauls Valley's closed hospital.

A holiday tragedy unfolded in a neighboring county earlier this week as a former Pauls Valley man was killed in a two-vehicle collision.

Getting healthier is the idea behind the next free class coming soon to Pauls Valley's public library.

There is a place in Pauls Valley to get those all important kits that could save a life in the event of an opioid overdose.

It may be the holiday season now, but the festive spirit and glow of kids performing in the auditions for an annual community play in Pauls Valley is right around the corner.

A beer and some smokes is all a Pauls Valley man stole when he pointed a gun directly at a store clerk and walked out with the items over the weekend.

No rain or wind or yucky weather could stop a whole lot of folks from coming together and making a difference in cleaning up parts of the Pauls Valley community.

The holiday season seems like a good time for one group to remind Garvin County residents to be safe with the storage and disposal of their prescriptions medications.

This time it looks like the real deal as in a matter days new life should return to parts of Pauls Valley's closed hospital building with the official opening of an urgent care center.

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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.