The Enid Gem & Mineral Society hosted its annual Rock Swap in downtown Enid at the Breezeway, 214 W. Randolph. Ten vendors and dozens of rockhounds of all ages from across the state gathered to buy, sell and trade rocks, fossils, gemstones, petrified wood and more from all around the world.

The Enid Gem & Mineral Society hosted its annual Rock Swap in downtown Enid at the Breezeway, 214 W. Randolph. Ten vendors and dozens of rockhounds of all ages from across the state gathered to buy, sell and trade rocks, fossils, gemstones, petrified wood and more from all around the world.

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Former Mayor John Criner was remembered by friends Friday for his passionate love of Enid. Criner died Wednesday at the age of 78.

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This year’s production is a 1% increase from the 104 million bushels harvested in 2020. The forecast, though, is down 2.7 million bushels from the forecast in May, according to NASS.

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Cases in Garfield County increased by two in the past week for 7,815, with five active, a decrease of one since last week, and 7,671, or 98.2%, recovered, according to OSDH. Woods County gained nine cases in the past week, and is now listed as a the moderate (orange) risk county. No cases were reported in Alfalfa, Blaine, Grant, Kingfisher, Noble and Woodward counties, and Major County saw a reduction of one case.

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Standing before Judge James Long, officers Frank Bruno, Joseph Ortiz and Toby Plucinski swore to defend, enforce and obey the Constitution and the laws of the United States, the state of Oklahoma and the charter and ordinances of the city of Enid as new police officers for Enid Police Department.

McAlester city councilors voted Tuesday night to authorize the chairman of the McAlester Public Works Authority to sign an engagement letter with Municipal Financial Services, Inc. for municipal advisor services associated with the city's water system improvement project financing.

TAHLEQUAH — Cherokee Nation has filed its 1,000th case in Cherokee Nation District Court since the Supreme Court's McGirt ruling and subsequent Hogner decision found that its reservation had never been disestablished, and that the state of Oklahoma had been improperly prosecuting cases outside of its jurisdiction for over a century.

Helping students — particularly minority students — pursue their aspirations for careers in the sciences and related fields was a passion of longtime Oklahoma State University professor Dr. Earl Mitchell. He often called it his privilege.

Pittsburg County commissioners said Monday repairs were made to the Pittsburg County Water Authority water treatment plant — and hopefully all customers should have water once the towers fill.

Nearly three years ago, writer was thrilled to have gone to Florida to be able to bird. A couple of the top species on my list were the Limpkin and the infamous Florida Snail Kite, which I feared may soon be a thing of the past. A good friend took me to Joe Overstreet Road to find one of my nemesis birds, but while there, I also discovered a Great Blue Heron dining upon an invasive aquarium catfish. My heart still sunk, because where one finds the Limpkin, the Snail Kite is not far behind.

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An Enid Police Department sergeant has been suspended from police duties and reassigned to an administrative position pending the outcome of criminal and administrative investigations.

A Broken Arrow woman was found guilty in federal court of second-degree murder in Indian Country, according to a release from the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma.

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