Criminal justice reform advocates Tuesday said it’s time for prosecutors to stop using sentencing enhancements to add prison time for non-violent offenders.

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Legacy and service to the community both play a big part in why a Pauls Valley civic club is staying together.

New York City, here we come, at least that's the idea for a fundraiser next week by members of the Pauls Valley school band.

Wiggle cushions, fun games to help learn math and a glimpse of real history with trips to museums are just a sample of the school projects from Pauls Valley and Whitebead teachers getting an extra boost.

Tragedy struck when a Maysville motorist was killed after his vehicle went off an area roadway this weekend.

Even though the numbers are still being calculated a trio of school projects on the drawing board for some time in Pauls Valley have now taken that next step forward.

One Pauls Valley student is among those with the right stuff as she has been named to an all-state band.

A fundraiser coming this week by a Pauls Valley civic club looks to be really loaded.

It’s not a macho thing for these guys as a Pauls Valley church is planning to soon hold a conference just for men.

Right now there seems to be more questions than answers for the case of a Pauls Valley teenage girl reported missing a couple of counties away.

A new court hearing has been scheduled in a manslaughter case coming from a traffic death in Garvin County more than a year ago.

Stratford Public Schools received great news just a few weeks ago that it would one of the few districts in the state approved for an OK-21st Century Community Learning Center grant.

Leading the way for a group of inmates headed off to prison is a Paoli man convicted of assaulting a police officer.

A group of regulars is sure to be there for a holiday gathering going back decades in the small Antioch community.

Veterans are about to get not one but at least two big salutes in Pauls Valley gatherings dedicated to honor their service.

The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI) is asking for the public’s help in locating a Pauls Valley teenager believed to be missing for just about a week.

Traffic statistics indicate that older adults overall are safe drivers with good driving records. However, medical conditions, certain medications and age-related physical changes can increase the risk of injury and crashes among older drivers.

It may have been called different names over the years, but Pauls Valley school children were busy this week wrapping up efforts to raise money for cancer research.

Testimony has already started and more's to come for an Illinois man caught in Garvin County on suspicions he was moving hidden American cash for a drug trafficking cartel in Mexico.

Big Iron, a manufacturing business based in the Elmore City-Pernell School District, has donated a big chunk of change to the local elementary school.

The parable of the Good Samaritan, the one about a traveler needing help along the roadside, recently got a nice Pauls Valley touch.

All kinds of crafts are expected to again be out there on display for an annual show coming to the Garvin County Fairgrounds this weekend.

Antiques from the sky and on the ground are sure to be at the center of a community gathering coming this weekend to Pauls Valley's airport.

Ever since Pauls Valley's hospital closed its doors there's been lots of work behind the scenes over the past year to someday bring life back to its former home.

Yet another community gathering is set in Maysville to honor the memory of a woman by raising money for the future.

A Stratford police officer's attempted traffic stop was quick to turn into a high speed chase ending with a crash near Ada and two injuries early Tuesday morning.

The Garvin County Democratic Party is hosting a special guest for a monthly meeting coming up next weekend.

Members of the Pauls Valley Beautification Commission are now clear about their intentions to put more force behind city ordinances already on the books.

An eye-catching charge of a Garvin County assault with a pastry has now stretched into a case sealed to the public.

Five good buddies growing up in Wynnewood did something they never expected to do – join the Marines together right out of high school.

A Pauls Valley school is getting a helping hand from a local church with both food and art lessons for students.

All kinds of crafts are expected to again be out there on display for an annual show coming to the Garvin County Fairgrounds.

There's a reason a big community clean up work day set for this weekend in Pauls Valley is called Pockets of Progress.

It's just a little over a week away for the start of the annual Angel Tree holiday campaign at Pauls Valley's public library.

State troopers believe it was a simple case of not paying attention that led to four teenagers crashing in a weekend wreck in Garvin County.

It’s football season and the Bedlam Blood Battle is on, specifically with a blood drive coming to Paoli.

Building off of greater oversight and transparency initiatives by the House over the past three years, House Speaker Charles McCall says a new measure has been launched to increase legislative oversight and assess the performance of agency governing boards.

This Week's Circulars

Obituaries

Jean Paine of Pauls Valley, Oklahoma was born to Monard Eugene Pickens and Gladys (Beasley) Weeks on September 4, 1926 in Ardmore, Oklahoma and passed from this life on November 7, 2019 in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma at the age of 93 years.

Roy Kruse of Shawnee, Oklahoma, formerly of Pauls Valley, Oklahoma, was born to Chester Marvin and Laura Gennave (Kidder) Kruse on January 25, 1948 in Santa Paula, California and passed from this life on November 9, 2019 in Shawnee, Oklahoma at the age of 71 years.

O.C. Frazier Harper was born to O.C. Frazier and Bertha Mae Harper on March 13, 1964 in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma and passed from this life on November 9, 2019 at the age of 55 years.

Jean Paine of Pauls Valley, Oklahoma was born to Monard Eugene Pickens and Gladys (Beasley) Weeks on September 4, 1926 in Ardmore, Oklahoma and passed from this life on November 7, 2019 in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma at the age of 93 years. Jean grew up and in Ardmore, Oklahoma. She helped her da…