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The disappearance of Sandy Rea 35 years ago is still one of the most well-known and talked about crime mysteries around the Shawnee area. She has been presumed dead for years, but the question of where her remains may be located is still a missing piece of the investigative puzzle.

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United Way of Enid and Northwest Oklahoma recently received a $15,000 ADM Cares grant to fight hunger and provide food and nutritional information to six food resources centers in the area.

This past weekend, the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame hosted a music tribute to local music legend Ronald Boren. There were many local and regional musicians who participated, and a special appearance from Nashville's Becky Hobbs (and OMHOF inductee) and Duane Sciaqua. In the crowd were many Muskogee music legends including OMHOF inductees Barbara McAlister and Chick Raines. Also in attendance was OMHOF inductee C.H. Parker from Tahlequah.

During World War I, the term Western Front referred to the meandering battle line running north from Switzerland to the North Sea. It ran principally through France but included Belgium and southern Germany. This line formed because neither side could advance. From 1914-1918, both sides held each other to a stalemate, as machine guns along with other advances in weaponry thwarted offensive maneuvers.

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Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt fielded many questions about the details and intentions of the ambitious MAPS 4 proposal in an Oklahoma Watch forum Tuesday night. The proposal, to be funded by a penny sales tax for eight years, would generate close to $1 billion in public funding — much of it…

Two defendants pleaded not guilty Wednesday to Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) and other charges during district court arraignments in Cleveland County Judge Michael Tupper's courtroom.

The state of Oklahoma has put tourism at the forefront of its objectives, and Tour Tahlequah is looking to contribute with several initiatives, starting with distributing new material.

An Ethiopian woman who helps coordinate government workers and private, self-help groups to promote clean water and sanitation formally received the 2019 University of Oklahoma International Water Prize at a banquet Tuesday evening.

A grand jury has indicted 29 people in relation to a drug ring run by an Oklahoma State Penitentiary inmate using a smuggled phone, said U.S. Attorney Brian J. Kuester on Wednesday afternoon.

Stalled barge traffic up and down the Arkansas River, halted by the effects of late May flooding, may soon be able to resume, said Muskogee County District 1 Commissioner Ken Doke.

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The accident happened at 3:15 p.m. at the junction of Oklahoma 51 and Oklahoma 58 about 1 mile east of Canton in Blaine County.

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The Oklahoma Attorney General’s Office has appealed a federal judge’s ruling issued last month that ordered the state to release or hold a new trial for Karl Fontenot, one of the defendants profiled in the John Grisham book and NetFlix documentary “The Innocent Man.”

T. Boone Pickens had a gift for gab, and in his later years liked to share his life lessons. Following his passing on Sept. 11, Pickens wasn’t finished dispelling wisdom. The oil tycoon turned Oklahoma State University mega booster wrote a final message before his passing, which has been published on his LinkedIn page, now controlled by the T. Boone Pickens Foundation.

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"A moment later a suspect, described as a medium-build, Hispanic male, approximately 5-foot, 5-inches, ran into the bedroom and began beating the victim in the head with a pipe." — Enid police

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Affidavit outlines allegations that the former mayor directed an outstanding balance on her water, sewer and trash account be removed and embezzlement occurred on two occasions over a period of three years totaling $1,759.75.

Three defendants charged in a Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) case are scheduled to make court appearances at 10 a.m. today in Special District Judge Michael Tupper's Cleveland County courtroom.

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MIAMI, Okla. — Leaders from the Quapaw, Shawnee and Eastern Shawnee tribes brought to light the efforts Native Americans are making to bring restoration to the area’s natural resources during the first day of the 21st National Environmental Conference at Tar Creek.

MIAMI, Okla. — Leaders from the Quapaw, Shawnee and Eastern Shawnee tribes brought to light the efforts Native Americans are making to bring restoration to the area’s natural resources during the first day of the 21st National Environmental Conference at Tar Creek.

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Developers of an affordable housing project at 1410 W. Willow are returning to Enid for a second town hall meeting Thursday to again hear concerns of residents nearby to the planned low-rent apartments.

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All Oklahoma prisons remain on lockdown Tuesday as Department of Corrections continues to investigate coordinated, gang-related fights that broke out at six facilities over the weekend, resulting in 36 injuries and one death.

OKLAHOMA CITY — As Jena Nelson was named Oklahoma’s 2020-21Teacher of the Year she announced it was a time for celebration, and not just celebrating her but celebrating all Oklahoma educators who represent their schools and districts as Teacher of the Year.

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The woman told police she and the victim had driven to the area to buy marijuana. When they stopped, somebody attacked the man, stole the woman's purse, and fled the scene, she told police.

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NINNEKAH -- Funeral service will be 1:00 P.M. Saturday, September 21, 2019 at Bethel-Hawley Baptist Church, Nash, OK. Interment to follow at Wakita Cemetery, Wakita, OK. Arrangements by Wilson Funeral Home, Pond Creek, OK.

ENID -- Services Celebrating the life of Eileen Rose Bentz age 97 will be 10:00 am today at the Immanuel Lutheran Church, Breckinridge. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home.

ENID - Services Celebrating the life of Eileen Rose Bentz, age 97, will be 10:00 am Monday at the Immanuel Lutheran Church. Burial will follow in the Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home.