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Many of us will be off work Monday as we celebrate the holiday marking the anniversary of the birth of civil rights giant Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
We encourage everyone who can to contact OBI’s Enid Donor Center, 301 E. Cherokee, to schedule an appointment. You can call (580) 233-9323, go online at obi.org or call (877) 340-8777 to schedule an appointment.
If you would like to support Shepherd’s Cupboard, donations can be made in care of Christ UMC, 2418 W. Randolph, Enid, OK 73703. To sign up for services with Shepherd’s Cupboard, call Pam Howard at (580) 484-0774.
A salute to Enid legend Watermelon Campbell, who recently died after a lifetime of work and contribution to the community, and kudos to those who recently applied toward a term on the city commission.
We like how this all came together, and we like that city officials sought input from local skaters — the ones who are going to be using the park the most.
Six area high school students received a pretty big honor when they were named by State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister to her 2021 Student Advisory Council.
Thumbs up for Park Avenue Thrift generously providing a surprise $12,500 grant to Leonardo’s Children’s Museum, which will enable the museum to keep one of its most popular exhibits open until summer 2021.
It’s hard to get Congress to agree on much of anything, but we urge lawmakers to work in a bipartisan manner and override President Trump’s veto of the defense policy act.
In those days, a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be enrolled. This was the first enrollment, when Quirinius was governor of Syria. And all went to be enrolled, each to his own city. And Joseph also went up from Galilee, from the city of Nazareth, to Judea, to t…
An editorial about Santa that appeared in the New York Sun in 1897, one of the world’s most famous, was written by Francis Pharcellus Church, an assistant to the paper’s editor. The editorial remains appropriate for this holiday season and is reprinted here.
Cherokee Strip Community Foundation made it a merry Christmas for 18 nonprofits recently with its distribution of 2020 grants from the Field of Interest Funds.
Another big part of Enid’s future is taking shape on the southwest side of Enid, and it is sure to provide dividends for our community for many years to come.
Even as the number of COVID-19 cases in Oklahoma continue to increase, health officials are reminding residents that it’s time to deal with influenza.
Enid now has a mask mandate, which requires — with many exceptions — that people wear a face covering consistent with CDC guidelines in any indoor location.
Please tell us about people in Northwest Oklahoma who have done an extraordinary job of helping others. Email the names of such individuals and a short description of what they’ve done to firstname.lastname@example.org with “GOOD News” in the subject line.
For all these blessings, and the myriad of others that have been bestowed upon us in this, the richest, freest and most powerful nation on earth, we should be thankful.
We hope Congress works quickly to pass this legislation. It would be a big benefit to see the Chisholm Trail achieve this designation.
We want to welcome Cornish-Pitman back to Garfield County Sheriff’s Office. We look forward to see what she and Rink have in store for the office.
The Enid Charity Ball Committee and Northwest Osteopathic Foundation deserve our praise for their efforts, especially during these trying times.
This Week's Circulars
POND CREEK - The service for Art P. Curl, 82, of Pond Creek, is pending under the direction of Brown-Cummings Funeral Home. Condolences and special memories may be shared with the family online at www.Brown-Cummings.com.
ENID - The funeral services celebrating and honoring the life of Paul A. Williams, of Enid, are pending under the direction of Brown-Cummings Funeral Home. Condolences may be shared with the family online at www.Brown-Cummings.com.
ENID - The funeral services celebrating and honoring the life of Marshall Frazier, 77, of Enid are pending under the direction of Brown-Cummings Funeral Home. Condolences may be shared with the family at www.Brown-Cummings.com.
- Home left with major fire damage in 1 of 3 structure fires
- OSDH: Garfield County distributes vaccines Monday as Oklahoma gains 3,885 new cases
- OSDH: Garfield County women among 43 virus-related deaths reported Friday; all 77 counties in moderate risk level
- Stafford has seen a lot in grocery business
- Fairview man dies of accident injuries
- OSDH: Oklahoma sees 3,142 new COVID-19 cases, 34 deaths, including Hennessey woman
- OSDH: Oklahoma gains 3,907 new COVID-19 cases, 44 deaths, including Woodward man
- Oklahoma loosens quarantine requirements for schools
- I-35 north ramp at U.S. 412 in Noble County closed due to crash
- Woods not headed to Muskogee