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The Northern Oklahoma College Board of Regents swore in a new member Wednesday, an NOC news release said.

Hattie Beachboard believed that her daughter was so talented that she hoped someone would discover her. Molly was born in 1939 in Oklahoma City and grew up in Tennessee, where she began singing and yodeling on the family farm. While living in Tucson, she performed at children’s shows, recitals, and churches. At a grammar school performance, “singing cowboy” Rex Allen heard Molly sing “Lovesick Blues.” He liked her rendition so much that he had her sing it on his popular radio show a few days later. She soon became a featured singer on the radio show.

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David Ostrowe, the state’s secretary of digital transformation and administration, said the short-term vision is not to replace the traditional plastic license, but ultimately the goal is to push Oklahoma toward modernizing driver licenses.

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The fire occurred at about midnight June 14 in a single-family dwelling occupied at the time of the fire by two men, according to an affidavit filed in the case.

BRAGGS — National Guard Sgt. 1st Class Jamison Yager powers through the last stretch of his run, jogging across a path of mowed grass amid the encouraging cheers of fellow soldiers and officers on a warm morning.

COMANCHE — The Comanche Nutrition Center is usually always hopping at lunch time, as all citizens are welcome to eat. There are suggested donations, but for  those who experience food insecurity there is no charge. 

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The officer told the man it was obvious what happened based on the video footage, and the man replied, “Ah well if you got it on video it is what it is.” He said the incident was not intentional, but he will do what he has to do to clear it up from here forward.

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The woman is accused of taking more than $15,000 belonging to Alpha Assessments and Counseling and Alpha Health and Wellness over a two-year period. She faces up to eight years imprisonment, a fine of up to $10,000 and restitution.

EDMOND, Okla. — Close to 150,000 Oklahomans held licenses to use medical marijuana as of July 1, according to the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority. As a result employers have had concerns about how to handle legalities in the workplace. Two area attorneys addressing a recent Edmond Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon said the state Legislature took a large step toward clarifying the workplace laws on medical marijuana licensure and use with the Unity Bill it passed earlier this year.

An Ada man is being held in the Pontotoc County Justice Center in lieu of a $100,000 bond after allegedly striking his fiancé’s brother in the neck with a machete.

The Oklahoma State Chamber Research Foundation is working to ensure that the State of Oklahoma climbs to the top of the national rankings by the year 2030 but launching the OK2030 Regional Forums initiative.

Tahlequah Mayor Sue Catron said the city may have to move "backward before we can move forward" financially, with a general revenue budget that has nearly 90 percent of its funds already allocated for personnel costs.

The Greater Muskogee Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism (GMACCT) will donate proceeds from the 2019 Bravado Wireless REAL. Okie Championship APT Pro Golf Tournament to eight local charities; a total donation of $23,900.

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The condition of both drivers was listed as apparently normal, according to the report, and the cause was "fail to yield from stop sign." Both drivers were wearing seat belts.

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Bishop asked the man if he had been naked in his yard holding a red gas can, according to the affidavit. The man said he did not own a red gas can.

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Assistant Fire Marshal Bill Moss said they have not determined the source of the fire and that they may not be able to, although they do know it was an electrical fire that started on the front porch.

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CARMEN [mdash] Services will be 10 am Tuesday, July 23, 2019, at Carmen United Methodist Church. Burial will be in the Carmen City Cemetery under direction of Wentworth Mortuary LLC, Carmen. See full obituary at www.marshallfuneralhomes.com.

ENID - Service 11 a.m. Thursday, July 25, 2019, Emmanuel Baptist Church. In lieu of flowers, Forgotten Ministries is selected for memorial donations. Arrangements under the kind guidance of Amy Stittsworth Funeral Service. Remembrances at www.stittsworthfuneralservices.com.

The Funeral Services for Queida Jo White, 93, of Enid will be 2:00 P.M. Saturday July 20, 2019, in the First Baptist Church of Okeene. Burial will follow in the Roselawn Cemetery. Condolences online at WWW.Brown-Cummings.com