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With the election campaigns coming down the stretch the Pauls Valley Chamber of Commerce hosted a legislative town hall this week.

With Boo on the Bricks called off because of the virus pandemic some alternatives are starting to come together in Pauls Valley to offer a little holiday fun this Halloween.

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A Pauls Valley physician recently got a real salute when it comes to his service in the U.S. Army Reserves Medical Corps.

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Early votes are rolling in for the big general election in a couple of weeks and more are sure to come as Garvin County officials are right in the middle of this one.

Airman Joshua G. Gutierrez of Pauls Valley graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.

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The impact of drug use taking a Pauls Valley man from a clean background with no run-ins with law enforcement to one criminal charge after the other didn’t spare him from some time in prison.

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A simple phone call with a few key players taking part could wind up representing the next major step forward for an effort to get Pauls Valley's hospital back open again.

The choo-choo sound of a railroad train not only grabbed the attention of a young boy decades ago but created a lifelong passion that soon will lead to Pauls Valley getting a brand new museum.

State authorities are still investigating what happened to cause a motorist's vehicle to veer off a highway a few miles from Pauls Valley.

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With some talk out there about current efforts to reopen a hospital in Pauls Valley one official said it's important to also present the facts.

Having an experienced staff that gets the job done and saving taxpayer money while upgrading equipment is what Gary Ayres believes makes him the best choice for a new term as a Garvin County commissioner.

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Falling just short the first time seems to have only strengthened the resolve of a group working a second time to pass a petition calling for an audit of the city of Pauls Valley's books.

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With Boo on the Bricks called off because of the virus pandemic some alternatives are starting to come together to offer a little holiday fun.

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A tourism vote of support was indeed good news for Pauls Valley's Toy and Action Figure Museum after it's been shut down for months because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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David Kennedy sees it as a spiritual calling to make a run at being the next Garvin County commissioner to oversee the district where he's lived and worked for so long now.

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A blocked view is what a Pauls Valley motorist told family members was the cause of a traffic accident in 2019 resulting in the tragic deaths of two Wynnewood siblings.

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A holiday plan is already at the starting line to someday soon use lights and all kinds of Christmas displays to give Pauls Valley's train depot area the festive feel of a winter wonderland.

The number applications are up for this one as many Garvin County voters are choosing to use mailed absentee ballots for the upcoming general election.

A pickup truck moving too far over the road's center line is what authorities believe is the cause of a tragic two-vehicle crash on the north side of Pauls Valley over the weekend.

A pickup truck moving too far over the road's center line is what authorities believe is the cause of a tragic two-vehicle crash on the north side of Pauls Valley over the weekend.

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A number of witnesses took the stand as a court hearing got started Thursday afternoon for a Pauls Valley motorist facing one first-degree manslaughter charge for each of the two Wynnewood siblings tragically killed in a traffic accident last year.

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State Reps. Andy Fugate, D-Del City, and Tammy Townley, R-Ardmore, teamed up Wednesday to present an interim study focused on barriers to upward economic mobility for low-income citizens.

A big rodeo salute for law enforcement is right there in writing and right there on a shirt worn proudly these days by a Whitebead third-grader.

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A plea for help came this week as Pauls Valley's Toy and Action Figure Museum was hoping for some tourism funding to come its way during some tough virus pandemic times.

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Rita Phillips ate some cake and sipped some punch as she recently reflected on her many years as a nurse in Pauls Valley.

Mental health treatment is at the heart of the sentence for a Lindsay defendant who stabbed a man in the parking lot of his local police station back in 2018.

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Some Garvin County officials are wanting to stay prepared for anything COVID-19 related that might come this way, while also keeping an eye on the possibility a vaccine for the virus could be available soon.

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For those hoping to find a listening ear and maybe even a prayer, a phone line has been set up in Pauls Valley inviting anyone to call anytime.

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Round two is now underway for a petition drive calling for state auditors to look closer at Pauls Valley’s former hospital in the time before and after its closure a couple of years ago.

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Friday, Oct. 9 is the last day for voters to get registered or update their information for the fast approaching general election on Nov. 3.

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State Rep. Sherrie Conley, R-Newcastle, recently hosted an interim study examining the effects of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and toxic stress on children’s behavior in the classroom and efforts schools can take to help avoid suspension.

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The work to educate and get more and more Garvin County residents living healthier lifestyles has received a big boost with a brand new round of funding.

Stratford's public library has scheduled an upcoming class designed to teach some life saving lessons.

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For Lynnette Burr one unexpected career in one place is about to wrap up as she's set to retire after about four decades working as a court reporter in the courtrooms inside of Garvin County's courthouse.

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A tour of Garvin County appears to be on the horizon for a couple of officials looking closer at possible ways to make sure ambulance services are covering the entire county.

Groups of volunteers are expected to be out in parts of Pauls Valley this weekend for a special community clean up day.

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It's been a seven-year tenure for Sherri Wing that's featured a nice list of accomplishments for the Pauls Valley Chamber of Commerce.

This Week's Circulars

Obituaries

James Delbert Morrison of Pauls Valley passed away October 25, 2020 in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma at the age of 86 years.

Betty Marie Warren of Keller, Texas, a former resident of Pauls Valley, passed away October 21, 2020 in Ft. Worth, Texas. Memorial services are pending and will be announced at a later date.\

Charles Roland Fryar of Pauls Valley was born September 2, 1933 in Oden, Arkansas to Grover and Anna (Ellison) Fryar. He passed away October 11, 2020 in Norman, Oklahoma at the age of 87 years.

Jerry Ray Suggs, 90, passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 18, 2020 in Chandler, Texas where he lived with his son Jerry Suggs Jr. and his wife Susan. He was born in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma on June 4, 1930 to James Edward and Hattie Suggs.

Graveside funeral services for Johnny DeWayne Morris will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, October 29, 2020 at the Dougherty Cemetery with Pastor Charles McGregor officiating.