Garvin County's new sheriff is naturally focused on getting off to a good start, but he also has an eye on the pursuit of a new jail.

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A big check, literally, represents an even bigger move for the future of Garvin County's spring livestock show.

Elmore City voters now have a single date set for early this fall as both a school issue and municipal race look to be on the ballot.

It was a double tragedy as two drivers from Lindsay, each in a different vehicle, were both killed in a collision this week near Maysville.

A couple of summertime vacation Bible schools are coming soon in Pauls Valley, while an old fashioned outdoor tent revival is planned at a church near Elmore City.

The steamy heat of summer now in place isn’t a bad thing for everyone, especially when it comes to Pauls Valley’s outdoor water park.

Three filings look to be in the books and more could be on the way as candidates are signing on the dotted line for municipal offices in Elmore City.

Grant money coming from a local company’s foundation is just the ticket for a Pauls Valley market to make a welcome addition.

A glimmer of hope still appears to be in play for the chances of someday getting Pauls Valley's hospital back open.

The sequel for an Elmore City-Pernell school bond issue falling just short of passage months ago is now on the ballot for a fall election.

The deaths of two Pauls Valley sisters tragically killed a few months ago by a large rock falling out of a moving truck have now found a path into court.

Speed is a big deal, but understanding is just as important. That tip comes from the guy recognized as the world’s fastest reader, who recently made a quick stop in Pauls Valley.

With plenty of support in his corner a former Pauls Valley physician accused of writing fraudulent prescriptions to feed his own drug addiction now knows his fate.

A Davis teenage girl says she felt shame when the memories returned of the night she claims to have been raped at a Hennepin residence in far southern Garvin County.

The next-in-command has been officially named to move up to the big chair and serve as the interim sheriff in Garvin County.

In just a few days Jim Mullett will officially step in to serve as Garvin County's next sheriff.

One longtime Pauls Valley resident now has one more use for her secret ingredient to combat pests in her yard.

Lots of new faces and a much smoother session is the way one Garvin County legislator describes this year's term of bills and new laws at the state Capitol.

A lazy little craving one night has ignited a simple idea that's led to one Wynnewood woman hitting the road, literally, to bring the good stuff to you as part of her own delivery service.

The criminal charges keep piling up for a Pauls Valley couple accused of sexually abusing their own two-year-old child.

A highly touted state law supposed to stop trains from blocking intersections may not actually alleviate headaches for frustrated motorists.

This month's regular meeting time has been canceled for the Garvin County Democratic Party because of the festivities and possible travel plans for the July 4th holiday.

Hot tunes outside on a hot summer night again sets the stage in Pauls Valley for a night at the opry.

It may be a kind of break in between big election years, but one has been set for early this fall in Elmore City.

A Garvin County teenager now formally sentenced for fatally shooting his uncle back in 2016 is among a group of inmates on their way to a state facility.

It's a little piece of summer in America – that's what is headed Pauls Valley's way with an annual holiday celebration on Thursday, July the 4th.

Pauls Valley's school officials have taken a step they hope will help provide the cool air and heat that's been a nagging problem at the local junior high.

Saving a nice chunk of change is the reason Pauls Valley city officials decided this week to make a move closer to home as the place to take local trash.

A Paoli defendant had little to say during a court appearance this week after assaulting a police officer last weekend and going on the run for a couple of days.

A Pauls Valley food pantry in the business of helping those in need got its own helping hand this week with one very big donation.

State authorities are not sure what caused a Byars man to drive his vehicle off a highway near Purcell resulting in his death.

It was a perfect storm as saturating rainfall in recent weeks combined with powerful winds to take down some of the biggest and oldest trees in places like Pauls Valley.

Sentencing for a medical doctor who once worked in Pauls Valley's hospital when it was still open will have to wait for now as he apparently is continuing to battle his own drug addiction.

Authorities were still looking this week for a Paoli man who first struck an officer during a weekend traffic stop in the northern Garvin County town before ramming a patrol car and speeding away.

A little “love” is what Pauls Valley needs these days after a devastating storm with strong winds hit the town this week.

A couple of days have been scheduled early this week for anyone interested in auditioning for a part in a play coming to Pauls Valley later this summer.

This Week's Circulars


Jackie Mullins of Pauls Valley, was born December 28, 1946 in Wynnewood and passed away July 18, 2019. Graveside Services are at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, July 23, in Oaklawn cemetery, Wynnewood.

Dean Worsham of Elmore City, Oklahoma was born to Kelley and Treva (Callahan) Worsham on May 27, 1937 in Wilson, Oklahoma and passed from this life on July 13, 2019 at his home in Elmore City at the age of 82 years. Dean grew up and attended school at Fox, Oklahoma. Dean obtained his bachelo…

A Memorial Service for Jerry Hogan, of Byars, OK, will be held on Friday, July 26 at 10:00 AM in the Rotary Pavilion at Purcell City Lake, Purcell, OK. Mr. Hogan died in Byars on June 5.