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Pauls Valley native Tim Downing seems to be loving his move from legislator making state laws to enforcing them on the federal level.

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Gone is the “postponed” celebration banquet, and in its place is the Pauls Valley Chamber of Commerce making plans to hold a golf fundraiser.

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Tears flowed freely as a member of Pauls Valley's city council the last five years sadly stepped down because of her plans to move.

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The numbers are in as the fate of a petition asking for an audit of Pauls Valley's former hospital closed nearly two years ago still remains unknown.

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The COVID-19 continues to take a bite out of the tradition of the annual Garvin County Fair set for later this month.

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There were some words of outrage for some after they read what a business partner had to say about the current status of an animal park near Wynnewood.

The fourth annual Duck Derby Race and Diving Contest will be later this week at the Pauls Valley waterpark.

Students in Wynnewood will have to wait just a little bit longer for the start of school after officials there decided to delay it by two weeks.

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Very soon the fate of a petition asking for an investigation into the 2018 closure of Pauls Valley's hospital is expected to be known.

A recent survey shows a number of Pauls Valley business owners are split when it comes to having a mandate in place for the wearing of masks.

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The controversial documentary called “Tiger King,” recently grabbing attention around the globe, may not have been the whole story about an animal park near Wynnewood.

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Emotions were strong for Shirl Montgomery-Milligan as she stepped down Tuesday night after serving five years on the Pauls Valley City Council.

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Now it's time to wait as a petition has been delivered asking for state officials to conduct an investigative audit into the closure of Pauls Valley's hospital nearly two years ago.

Balancing the safety of students and staff while still being flexible looks to be a common approach for schools around Garvin County as preparations like never before continue for the start of a new school year.

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Cute little toy ducks are still available as the Pauls Valley Waterpark is preparing for its fourth annual Duck Derby Race and Diving Contest.

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Students and staff at Pauls Valley schools will make wearing masks a regular part of their daily routine when a new school year arrives on Aug. 13.

Friday, July 31 is the final day for voters to get registered to vote in a runoff election coming in about a month.

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There's lots of love, even from a distance, for a Pauls Valley effort to have school supplies there and waiting when PV and Whitebead students return to the classroom.

Students and staff at Pauls Valley schools will make wearing masks a regular part of their daily routine when a new school year arrives on Aug. 13.

A petition filled with signatures is literally on its way to the same state officials who would conduct an audit into the closure of Pauls Valley's hospital nearly two years ago.

A good old country-style helping hand is what an ambulance service in Stratford got this week as it reached out for help in finding a way to pay for its medical runs out into the rural areas.

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A Scout’s dream of achieving the highest honor led a Pauls Valley teenager back to his love of reading and a project to help out the local public library.

The deadline is Friday, July 31 – that's the last day to get registered to vote in a runoff election coming in late August.

Jail time is now in the future for a defendant choosing to take a plea deal for the criminal charge he's faced since a 2018 fatality traffic accident near Elmore City.

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It's ducks and water coming together again for a little fun at the outdoor Pauls Valley Waterpark.

One motorist's failure to yield to another one is the reported cause of a two-vehicle accident in neighboring Murray County involving a Stratford woman this past weekend.

Oklahoma Blood Institute needs donors to help rebuild the blood supply in response to the unprecedented COVID-19 crisis and is urging healthy adults to take some time to save lives this summer.

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Pauls Valley's plan to open a new school year amid the COVID-19 pandemic is far from final as state mandates could lay down the rules next week.

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The dilemma is daunting for a group of Pauls Valley city leaders hoping to convince more local residents to wear masks and protect themselves from the growing COVID-19 virus threat.

It's a good time for a big drink of water thanks to the generosity of an Elmore City bank and a donation to the American Red Cross.

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An update on a manhunt near Wynnewood this week is there is no manhunt as authorities have determined there was only one suspect involved – not two.

This year's Garvin County Fair will feel the pinch of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic as a toned down version is expected to be offered next month at the fairgrounds in Pauls Valley.

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Peaches are sure to be all over the place soon as folks in Stratford are hoping for a big turnout as they host the town's pride and joy with the annual Peach Festival.

A pursuit stretching out over three counties landed in an area just west of Wynnewood as authorities are still searching Tuesday morning for one of two robbery suspects.

A petition calling for a closer look into the closure of Pauls Valley's hospital in 2018 and any possible wrongdoings could prove to be a costly move for local taxpayers.

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America looks to be in the middle of a crossroads moment in history, with a pandemic sweeping the nation and civil unrest calling for racial equality.

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A Wynnewood assault case dismissed earlier this year has returned after a grand jury indicted the defendant on the same two criminal charges he faced before.

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A virus pandemic may have shut down one jury docket in Garvin County's courts but not the next one as plans have already begun to ensure potential jurors are safe when they're at the courthouse.

A prison sentence for one and a competency exam for the other as a Stratford couple facing a long list of sexual abuse charges recently had their days in court.

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A movement joining both protest and unity returned to Pauls Valley with a rally that turned into a march over the holiday weekend.

Lines can easily be seen going into a Pauls Valley area cornfield where a variety of first responders made their way to the site of a crashed airplane early Monday afternoon.

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A movement joining both protest and unity now has a return to Pauls Valley set for this fast approaching holiday weekend.

This Week's Circulars

Obituaries

Vinita Pearl Parten of DeRidder passed away July 30, 2020 in DeRidder, Louisiana at the age of 88 years.

Patricia Pearson, age 68, left this world peacefully at her home in Norman with her husband Phil Pearson at her side following a long illness.

SFC retired Major Lee Collins, son of the late Lawrence Collins and Lena Collins, was born January 12, 1948 in Oklahoma City.