Often when the end of the school year approaches, we look forward to summer break. What do we do when we feel this break is actually busier than the school year we just survived? Stress can always take a toll on the body and have physical effects to one’s health. According to the Mayo Clinic, there are common effects of stress to the physical body, mood, and behavior if not managed well. The table below outlines some of these effects:

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Peyton Manning, a 2019 graduate of Paoli Public School, signed a letter of intent to attend Bethany College in Kansas and a Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference Letter of Intent to play Basketball for the Bethany Swedes over the weekend.After several offers from other universities, Peyton s…

Oklahoma State junior right-handed ace Jensen Elliott announced his decision to leave college and begin his professional career.

Several Paoli Pugs will be in Miami, Ok, for next weekend’s All-Star 8-man football game.Eighty of the top football players from across Oklahoma have been selected to participate in this game and will arrive in Miami on Tuesday, June 11 for a full schedule of activities leading up to the Whi…

The PVHS men’s tennis team ended their 2019 season at the state tournament last weekend in Oklahoma City.

The Pauls Valley Lady Panthers finished up their season on the links with a fifth place finish at the Class 4A State Golf Tournament at Lake Hefner South Golf Course.

Several local athletes qualified for the State Track Meet this weekend at Western Heights or Catoosa, depending on Class. The top three finishers at regionals automatically qualified and then the top times or distances then qualified as an additional qualifier,

Four ladies from the Pauls Valley High School tennis team qualified for the state tournament to be held Friday and Saturday at the Oklahoma City Tennis Center.  

The Pauls Valley Lady Panthers had their best day on the links Thursday and it led to a second place finish in the Class 4A Regional Tournament at Kingfisher.

Oklahoma made it two in a row when Kyler Murray was selected as the No. 1 overall pick by the Arizona Cardinals in the 2019 NFL Draft on Thursday.

The Elmore City-Pernell Badgers rolled through their district last week on the diamond beating Empire 6-0 and Central 10-0 before beating Empire again 14-5 in the title game.

The Pauls Valley track teams ran in a large school track meet at Ardmore last week. Several runners placed in the meet. Here are their placings:

The Pauls Valley Panthers came close to getting their first win on the diamond Monday, but a three-run third by Lone Grove lifted the Longhorn to a 6-5 win over the Panthers keeping them winless at 0-25.

BOSTON – Popular legislation to ban tackle football in Massachusetts for kids through seventh grade has stirred vigorous opposition from youth league players, coaches and parents.

The seventh and eighth grade Panther tracksters competed for the first time this year at Tecumseh on Monday.  Due to inclement weather so far this season, the JH Panthers haven’t got to compete but they did on Monday and did quite well.

The Pauls Valley High School tennis team reached the mid-point of their 2019 season with a strong showing at the Lawton tournament last week. The boys’ team finished 3rd and the girls were runners-up in the tournament.  Both teams were led by championships in one doubles.

The Pauls Valley Lady Panthers opened the 2019 season on the links at Purcell’s Brent Bruehl Memorial Golf Course.

The Pauls Valley Panthers opened up district play on the diamond in Class 4A-2 against a tough Tuttle Tiger team. The Tigers flexed their muscle to the tune of two run-rules in a 16-0 win and 17-0 win.

Oklahoma City point guard Russell Westbrook will not be suspended, but has been fined $25,000 by the NBA for “directing profanity and threatening language to a fan” Monday night during the Thunder’s victory in Utah.

The Pauls Valley Lady Panthers bounced back from Thursday's loss with a 61-38 win over Tecumseh in a regional elimination game in Anadarko.

The Pauls Valley Lady Panthers played great for the first 18 minutes of Thursday Regional game with No. 13 Weatherford. The Lady Eagles went on an 18-3 run to end the third quarter to blow open the game and roll to a 53-32 win.

The Pauls Valley Panthers played well for the first quarter and a half against Bridge Creek in a Regional Consolation game Thursday at Bridge Creek.

Three Pauls Valley Panther wrestlers punched their ticket to this weekend's state tournament after finishing in the top 5 of the Class 4A West Regional Tournament in Newcastle.

The Whitebead Chiefs went two overtimes against the Justus-Tiawah Wildcats before falling 34-32 in the opening round of the ORES State Tournament Thursday.

The Stratford Bulldogs ran into a buzzsaw Tuesday night against the No. 15 team out of Class 2A Allen falling to the Mustangs 81-64.

The Whitebead Lady Chiefs let an 11-point fourth quarter lead slip away to the Maryetta Raiders in the opening round of the ORES State Tournament on Thursday.

The Stratford Lady Bulldogs got off to a great start in the game with Allen but had to hang on in the end for a 52-51 win earlier in the week.

This Week's Circulars


Zion Kai Moore, son of Andreas and Criselda (Young) Moore, was born on August 16, 2017 in Ardmore, Oklahoma and passed from this life on June 19, 2019 at the age of 22 months.

Funeral services for Dr. John Eugene Allen were held Friday, June 21 at the Noble First Baptist Church, 330 E. Chestnut, directed by McMahans Funeral Home.

Phyllis Jan Roller, 69, a resident of Dunnellon, Florida, passed away on May 30, 2019. Phyllis was a medical social worker and singer/songwriter. She loved to perform to an audience whether it was an audience of one or a hundred and one.

Zion Kai Moore, son of Andreas and Criselda (Young) Moore, was born on August 16, 2017 in Ardmore, Oklahoma and passed from this life on June 19, 2019 at the age of 22 months. Zion leaves to cherish his memory his parents, Andreas and Criselda Moore of Elmore City, Oklahoma; brothers, Cyrus …