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The number of cumulative COVID-19 cases surpassed 500 in Garfield County Wednesday, with the Oklahoma State Department of Health reporting 161 of those currently active and 346 recovered. There have been five deaths, all Enid residents, overall in the county.

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The number of cumulative COVID-19 cases surpassed 500 in Garfield County Wednesday, with the Oklahoma State Department of Health reporting 161 of those currently active and 346 recovered. There have been five deaths, all Enid residents, overall in the county.

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Republican voters will go to the polls Aug. 25 for the runoff for sheriff, Garfield County Election Board Secretary Michael Frisbie said.

United Way of Enid and Northwest Oklahoma will host its Annual Meeting and Awards Ceremony on Friday, August 21, 2020 from 11:30am – 1:00pm, in the Grand Ballroom of the Stride Bank Center. The meeting will feature lunch, special presentations, the, 2019-2020 campaign totals and the announce…

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It’s a family affair at Frida’s Antojos, 115 E. Maine, owned by Enrique Aguilar and operated by his cousin, Maria Aguirre and a staff of sisters, mothers, daughters and aunts.

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Mary Stallings, executive director of Cherokee Strip Community Foundation for nearly 20 years, has announced her retirement effective Sept. 1.

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City Clerk Alissa Lack found 87 signatures sufficient, City Attorney Carol Lahman said; 69 were needed for the recall election to be held, 30% of the votes in Ward 3’s last contested election in 2013.

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Police arrested a 42-year-old Enid man after he led officers on a chase that reached in excess of 100 mph in parts of the city Saturday following an attempted traffic stop for running a stoplight at Garriott and Van Buren, according to Enid Police Department.

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As a growing number of districts implement nontraditional schedules or mandate virtual school, parents are facing the difficult dilemma of how to tackle the unexpected full-time responsibilities of educating their children while continuing to financially support their families.

Enid Police Department is asking the public for its help in an investigation of a theft earlier this month.

While most people who call University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center seeking an appointment for a drive-through COVID-19 test have to wait a few days for the next opening, the hospital has offered some “VIP” same-day test.

Although they did not get to walk across the stage at Gallagher-Iba Arena on the Oklahoma State University campus, a group of Garfield County 4-H’ers still received recognition for their work during the 99th State 4-H Roundup, which took place virtually.

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This weekend saw an extended family getting back together, as the annual Hanor Smokin’ Red Dirt BBQ saw hundreds descend on Enid to cook, judge and eat barbecue just like old times.

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Tracy Bittle, executive director at Leonardo's Children's Museum, told
Governor Kevin Stitt the pandemic could not have hit at a worse time for her nonprofit ... Some companies actually saw business increase during the height of the pandemic ... 11 area businesses and nonprofits were represented ...
 

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The Hanor Smokin’ Red Dirt BBQ, presented by Kush Gardens, returns to downtown Enid on Friday with live music and events.

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A convicted felon arrested earlier this week by Garfield County Sheriff's Office deputies is facing more than 240 years in prison after deputies seized more than 20 guns from his home on South Imo Road.

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An Enid mother was charged this week with felony child neglect after police went to her home and found it covered in animal feces and lacking enough food for the four children living there.

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The addition still can be accessed but is limited to the east side of the intersection. Motorists are encouraged by officials to follow posted traffic control signs and detours and to drive with caution. The repair is expected to take approximately a week for the contractors to complete, according to the city.

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