NEWS


Committee OKs teacher pay raise

The state Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Education met and approved half a dozen measures to increase teacher pay in Oklahoma.Sen. Jason Smalle...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Today in History

Today is Sunday, Feb. 26, the 57th day of 2017. There are 308 days left in the year.Today’s highlights in history:On Feb. 26, 1917, President Wo...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Scripture

The Gospel of Matthew 6:24-34Jesus said to his disciples:“No one can serve two masters. He will either hate one and love the other, or be devote...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Henryetta, Oklahoma abolishes decades-old dance ban near churches

HENRYETTA — Kick off the Sunday shoes because dancing in public is now legal throughout Henryetta.City leaders voted Tuesday to abolish an ordin...

February 26th, 2017 |  


Jackson County Health Department holds Tai Chi class for seniors to prevent falls

“You’re building your strength and balance in the most relaxing way,” said Jackson County Health Department representative April Col...

February 26th, 2017 |  


Oklahoma health department reports 37 flu deaths in state

OKLAHOMA CITY — The number of flu-related deaths in Oklahoma for the current season rose this week by nine.The Oklahoma State Department of Heal...

February 26th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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From left, Jace James watches on as Coach Robert Garrison explains the correct way to hurdle to Brianna McQuiggan and Jessi Atchley during practice. T...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Russell Westbrook’s triple-double leads Oklahoma City Thunder past Los Angeles Lakers, 110-93

OKLAHOMA CITY — Russell Westbrook connected with his new teammates immediately.Westbrook scored 17 points in his 28th triple-double of the seaso...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Oklahoma City Thunder acquire Gibson, McDermott in trade with Bulls

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma City Thunder got some help for Russell Westbrook by acquiring forwards Taj Gibson and Doug McDermott from Chicago j...

February 25th, 2017 updated: February 26th, 2017. |  


Sports Briefs

Gymnastics sexual assaultLANSING, Mich. — A Michigan sports doctor who treated elite female U.S. gymnasts was charged with sexually assaulting n...

February 25th, 2017 updated: February 27th, 2017. |  


Jawun Evans, Leyton Hammonds lead Oklahoma State University over Kansas State Wildcats

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Down 14 points and hopes fading, Oklahoma State head coach Brad Underwood had a simple message to his team: Get out of bed and...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Today in sports

Today is Friday, Feb. 24, the 55th day of 2017. There are 310 days left in the year.Today’s sports highlights in history:1960 — Bill Clear...

February 24th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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Lady Dawgs win out after opening round loss

The Altus Junior High Lady Dawgs (13-2) went into the Cache Junior High Tournament knowing they would be tasked with taking on tough competitors in a ...

January 31st, 2017 updated: February 1st, 2017. |  


Birth

Birth

Owen Blevins of Altus was born 8:16 a.m. Nov. 7 and weighed 8 pounds and 15 ounces.Proud parents are Cheyenne Mathews and Douglas Blevins of Altus.The...

January 6th, 2017 |  


Remember Central Health Mart Pharmacy? It was at 301 N. Hudson St. where Martha’s Treasures stands today. Here is Don Rice, the owner, in front ...

January 3rd, 2017 |  


Birthday

Birthday

Adlee Atwell of Warren celebrates her third birthday Dec. 29.Proud parents are James and Kayla Atwell of Warren.Grandparents are Sara Lemaster of Altu...

January 3rd, 2017 |  


Church of Christ minister selected

Church of Christ minister selected

Henry Holub was recently selected as the new minister at the Tamarack Road Church of Christ in Altus.He has been the youth minister at the church for ...

January 3rd, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Are you dying to live?

Their view

Enid News and Eagle“We will never forget.”Oklahomans made that solemn pledge after the April 19, 1995, bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Fed...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Try a themed cruise ship getaway

Try a themed cruise ship getaway

I recently had the opportunity to go on vacation.After many years of skipping the chance or using one or two vacation days at a time to do other work,...

February 19th, 2017 |  


Gov. Mary Fallin is picking winners and losers with proposed sales taxes

Gov. Mary Fallin is picking winners and losers with proposed sales taxes

Lt. Gov. Todd Lamb resigned from Gov. Mary Fallin’s cabinet over her current tax increase proposal to fill the next fiscal year’s budget h...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Take time for early watch prayer

Take time for early watch prayer

In the morning, while it was still very dark, Jesus got up and went out to a deserted place, and there he prayed. — Mark 1:35One day Jesus was p...

February 11th, 2017 |  


Towing requirements, lighting illuminated

Is it legal to tow a car with a chain, rope or cable? The answer is no.Title 47 Oklahoma State Statue 12 Section 405.2.C of this statute sums it up br...

February 11th, 2017 updated: February 11th, 2017. |  


Now is the time for all to take a breath of fresh air

Now is the time for all to take a breath of fresh air

Sometimes our expectations can be quite different than the reality.I spent some time during my military service at the Marine Corps headquarters.It wa...

February 11th, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA