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In one year, Tulsa will be in the national and international spotlight as the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre is commemorated. What will that spotlight find when focused on Tulsa? How do we want our city to be seen?
This scholarship is an awesome thing the Allen family has done. We hope to see more students realize the dream of a college education for many years to come.
Good for Drew Edmondson for taking a stand against Oklahoma's role as a prime breeding ground for fighting chickens.
Oklahomans also can call 211 to be connected with mental health resources, and those who need to talk can all 24-hour hotlines at (800) 273-TALK (8255) or (800) SUICIDE (784-2433).
Not only was the drone flight illegal, but it is incredibly dangerous. If a plane from Vance were to hit a drone or ingest it into its engine intake, the results could be catastrophic — and deadly.
Wouldn’t it be nice to appoint a group of people to decide whether you should receive a raise and have those folks come back with an annual bump of more than 35%?
I apologize for being late with my Memorial Day article. I am from the old school and forgot that special time is now the last Monday in May, and not May 31.
Gov. Kevin Stitt says he won’t mandate that Oklahomans wear face masks in public to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
As churches in Oklahoma and elsewhere gradually reopen, they might do well to discourage congregational singing and keep the choir section empty for a while longer — perhaps a good while. Singing may be good for the soul but amid the COVID-19 pandemic, it can be dangerous.
Donations can be sent to Foster Feet at P.O. Box 262, Enid, OK 73702. For more information on Foster Feet, visit their Facebook page or call (580) 233-1214.
Chesapeake Energy Corp. has weathered many economy-related challenges during its 31 years in existence. The latest one, however, may prove too great to overcome and deal a potentially awful blow to Oklahoma City.
In Enid, NCBH can be reached at (580) 234-3791. For more information on IPS go to https://ipsworks.org.
This is good news for EPD. We like the idea of the department being able to host its own academies. We can’t wait to see this happen.
An historic plunge in consumer spending and polls showing employees fear the novel coronavirus demonstrate the need for continued caution as businesses and other venues reopen.
Kudos to all those making graduation special, Northern Oklahoma College Board of Regents members and Autry Technology Centers new industrial and mechanical technology program.
After years of delays, Oklahomans will be able to get their new, federally compliant REAL ID licenses starting in July.
We’d like to reiterate some wise words from an editorial in The Christian Chronicle. Recently, the Oklahoma City-based international publication advocated for tolerance.
Keeping the pool and splash pads closed during the summer is seen by many as harsh, but given the facts as they stand now, may be the best move to make. Safety needs to be a priority. But, the situation could change. We will all have to wait and see what happens.
The contracts are recognition that these two companies are doing a good job, and state officials say they have full confidence they will continue to do a good job in the future.
Kudos to U.S. Rep. Tom Cole for supporting newspapers, Enid Cash Mob for supporting business, and CDSA for its work in helping day care centers across Northwest Oklahoma.
As we move forward to whatever the new normal is, one thing is plain. We must have a serious national plan for how we pay for that $3 trillion in stimulus funding.
We understand the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission is in a tough spot given the surge in unemployment claims related to the COVID-19 closure of so many businesses.
Military honors health care workers with flyover; Enid mayor leads by examples and others should, as well; and Enid SPCA ships pet food to households in other Northwest Oklahoma counties.
If you determine an email is a fraudulent scam, delete it immediately. If you receive a work email and aren’t quite sure if it’s legit, please contact your information technology department.
As we slowly reopen our community, please adhere to the CDC’s recommended best practices and daily habits. Being careful will help reduce everyone’s risk to COVID-19 exposure.
We know this plan is controversial. Many people think it’s coming too late, while others think it is too early to be reopening businesses.
Enid Mask Force, New York volunteer C.B. Ingham and Universal Management & Maintenance make sacrifices to greater good in Enid.
As dining rooms still remain closed, we encourage people to continue to support Enid businesses through carryout, curbside and delivery options from local restaurants.
We have been through oil busts and booms before, it is simply part of what has historically proven to be a very volatile business.
A recent column by William McKenzie, former longtime reporter for The Dallas Morning News and now senior editorial adviser at the George W. Bush Institute, carried this headline: “COVID-19 Highlights the Need for a Free Press Around the World.” How true that is.
This unbelievable, inexplicable act in the heartland of America truly was a terrible day. It was a tragic waste of human life and remains the worst domestic terrorism incident in U.S. history
Tyson Foods for continuing production operations while keeping employees safe, Enid High School junior accepted to Youth Leadership Oklahoma and 18 area seniors in the Upward Bound program drawing inspiration ...
❝Home is not a safe place for everyone. For victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, shelter-in-place orders and self-isolation recommendations are probably making domestic violence, sexual assault and other forms of intimate partner violence more frequent, more dangerous, and more severe.❞ — Garfield County District Attorney Mike Fields
Enid Public Schools is saying goodbye to two successful leaders and promoting two well-respected principals to new roles in the district.
❝And Jesus came and said to them, ❛All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, to the close of the age.❜❞ — Matthew 28, Revised Standard Version
Note to Gundy: W all want football back and the virus to go away, but simply saying it won’t make it so; OSU's Sutton and OBA's Wells earn distinction.
This Week's Circulars
ENID - Funeral 1 p.m. Friday, June 5, Orion Baptist Church, Pastor Mickey Flynn officiating. Burial in Orion Cemetery under guidance of Amy Stittsworth Funeral Service. Visitation 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 4, at Stittsworth's. www.stittsworthfuneralservices.com
- Updated: Protesters march in downtown Enid in reaction to George Floyd's death
- OSDH: 80 new COVID-19 cases, including 2 in NW Okla., 5 more deaths reported Saturday
- Teen leads authorities on 2-county pursuit
- Riots erupt overnight in Oklahoma City in protest of George Floyd incident
- Family of seven loses home to Wednesday afternoon fire
- OSDH: 88 new COVID-19 cases, no deaths reported Sunday; active cases increase
- OSDH: 68 new COVID-19 cases confirmed Friday, three more deaths reported
- REAL ID test run points out some issues
- Marsau Enterprises keeps employees busy during slowdown with community service
- OSDH: 41 new COVID-19 cases, 4 more deaths reported Thursday in Oklahoma