Reclaiming the identity of the political party he strongly supports is the hope of Gabriel Caldwell, 35.

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Pauls Valley's police, like the rest of us, have a whole different view of the world these days because of the coronavirus pandemic impacting just about everybody on the globe.

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Distance learning is on the way for schools like those in Pauls Valley, which got a delivery and drive-thru food program started early this week.

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Pauls Valley's mayor just wants all local residents to be safe and make an extra effort to follow the guidelines laid out to hopefully limit and even stop the spread of the coronavirus.

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Even though more positive cases of the coronavirus have popped up in areas close to Garvin County a health official is reminding the public to stay calm.

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A food pantry serving Pauls Valley residents in need plans to open back up but on a limited basis because of the coronavirus outbreak.

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It's been nearly four decades now that Pauls Valley had gotten the state salute as an official tree city.

The deadline for registered voters to change their party affiliation for the upcoming statewide primary and runoff primary elections is March 31.

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A move to limit the public's access to the Garvin County Courthouse just went up a notch or two as officials working inside want to do their part in reducing the spread of the coronavirus.

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The meeting was casual, closed to the public and all Pauls Valley city officials present kept their social distance as they passed a measure this week making some “suggestions” for local residents and businesses during this unprecedented time with the coronavirus outbreak.

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It could be way more than just an extended spring break as school buildings in Oklahoma might stay closed for the rest of the current school year.

Voting may or may not be a right, at least in this new age of the coronavirus threat, as uncertainty now hangs over three elections scheduled for next month in Garvin County.

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The coronavirus outbreak may have halted or changed things dramatically, but it hasn't touched the effort to offer food services from Pauls Valley's senior citizens center.

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Schools all over Oklahoma, including those right here in Garvin County, are scrambling to get things set up so kids can still have access to food even with classes and school activities shut down for now.

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In the name of safety all three of Garvin County's commissioners have decided changes are needed for the courthouse building in Pauls Valley because of the ongoing COVID-19 emergency.

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Big gatherings of folks are kind of out these days because of the coronavirus outbreak, which means simple things like attending weekly church services aren't so simple.

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Health officials are wanting area residents to understand there's no need to worry just because a case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in Garvin County.

The door is also getting slammed shut on Pauls Valley's recycling program thanks to the ever spreading threat of the coronavirus.

A list of upcoming events planned by the Pauls Valley Chamber of Commerce is being put on hold or called off altogether because of the coronavirus threat.

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A decision was announced Tuesday that all city facilities in Pauls Valley will close to the public as a way to limit even “minimum” contact related to the coronavirus threat.

Just hours after a state emergency was declared for all of Oklahoma, state school officials announced their decision to close all schools through April 6 because of the coronavirus threat.

The Pauls Valley Chamber of Commerce, the Community Advocate Support Team of Lighthouse Behavioral Wellness Centers and Valley Life Church, in partnership with the Potts Family Foundation, will soon host a screening of the documentary “Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope.”

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Members of Pauls Valley's city council gave their OK this week to a contract for ambulance services they voiced support for several months ago.

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Apparently it was a perfect match as Pauls Valley's school board approved the replacement for one principal set to soon retire from her work of overseeing a local elementary school.

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The current outbreak of the coronavirus has in recent days stopped pro basketball games, canceled sporting events at various levels, including much anticipated college basketball tournaments all over the country, created chaos in worldwide travel, even emptied shelves in local stores.

A state senator with a piece of Garvin County got his bill, designed to protect the unborn, through this week to the next step.

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An event coming to the heart of Pauls Valley may be an organized thing but it’s more about getting together with friends and just having a nice walk.

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Special wasn’t just a word – it was a whole bunch of leaps into chilly water during a Pauls Valley event this past weekend to help a good cause.

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A love story superhero style – that’s what is coming to the stage for the next live production by a Pauls Valley arts group.

A free concert featuring the best of Garvin County is set for this Friday night in Pauls Valley.

Loud beeps for those carrying metal objects is a sound being heard inside of Garvin County's courthouse these days as a new security system is now officially in place.

When members of a Pauls Valley civic club gathered back together for the first time in a while they got some reminders about emergencies, especially one on the now worldwide coronavirus outbreak.

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The tears and strong emotions were almost too much for supporters as a young Ada man has been given a prison term for driving while impaired in 2018 resulting in a crash and life changing injuries for a Stratford couple.

Formal charges are now official for a former Elmore City-Pernell school employee who by accident sent a questionable photo of herself to a student at the local high school.

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Talking about the law is something a Wynnewood native, now a member of a high state court, loves to do.

The full Senate approved legislation this week raising the minimum age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21.

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From active lifestyles to debilitating injuries is how a Stratford couple describes their realities today after a 2018 traffic accident that now has a young Ada man facing criminal charges and possible prison time.

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People in funny looking costumes, all lined up to jump into a pool of chilly water for a good cause, will make a return splash in a Pauls Valley pool.

Authorities believe it was a simple case of inattention by one driver that led to a three-vehicle pile-up and one death in an accident this week near Pauls Valley and Paoli.

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The date is set for March 20-21 as the Pauls Valley Chamber of Commerce will host a second annual wild hog hunt.

Another round of taking family dogs to class will soon begin meeting weekly at Pauls Valley's community dog park.

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Obituaries

Edna M. Jackson of Pauls Valley was born January 3, 1922 in Okmulgee, Okla., to Clossie Elgin Henley and Hattie Helen Henley. She passed away on March 24, 2020 in Pasadena, Texas at the age of 98.

Margaret Ann Johnson, age 68, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at her home in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma. She was born January 1, 1952 in Grandfield, Oklahoma to Johnny Satterfield and Francis Liz Oliver.

Edna M. Jackson of Pauls Valley was born January 3, 1922 in Okmulgee, Okla., to Clossie Elgin Henley and Hattie Helen Henley. She passed away on March 24, 2020 in Pasadena, Texas at the age of 98. Edna was married to Ben A. Jackson on January 28, 1967 in Houston, Texas. She was an independen…

Gearline “Jeri” Sissons of Pauls Valley passed away March 20, 2020 in Norman, Oklahoma at the age of 81 years.