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Tulsa SPCA asking for volunteers, donations after ‘puppy mill’ surrender

TULSA, Okla. — The Tulsa SPCA and Oklahoma Alliance for Animals is asking for volunteers and donations after helping in a massive breeder surrender earlier this week. The Pontotoc County Sheriff’s Office asked for help after investigating a case in Ada where 75 living large dogs were found on a property, the Tulsa SPCA said. There were also carcasses found on the property.
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Pontotoc County deputies find over 80 dogs in Ada home

ADA, Okla. (KXII) - On Thursday Pontotoc County sheriff deputies recovered over 80 dogs from an Ada home. According to Pontotoc county sheriff John Christian multiple dead dogs had been found on the street outside of a home in Ada in recent days. That led to a search warrant which...
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FEMA sending financial relief to help Seminole after devastating tornadoes

SEMINOLE, Okla. — Federal funding is on its way to Oklahoma to help in recovery almost two months after damaging tornadoes tore through Seminole. The town looks a lot better than it did when tornadoes hit Seminole in May, but there's still work to do. A homeowner told KOCO 5 that he's glad to have a roof over his head.

Federal Disaster Assistance Approved for 7 Counties Including Seminole After EF-2 Tornado

The White House approved Oklahoma’s request for a disaster declaration in seven counties after tornadoes and flooding occurred last month. Home and business owners in Adair, Cherokee, Muskogee, Okmulgee, Pottawatomie, Seminole, and Tulsa counties can apply for federal disaster assistance by calling 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or online at In...
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Silas Spencer, Jr.

Silas Spencer Jr. 72, passed away at his home on Wednesday, June 29, 2022, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Silas was born on December 22, 1949, in Seminole, Oklahoma to Silas and Irene Spencer. Silas was married to his wife of 45 years, Joyce Spencer. He raised his son Shawn Wilde of Tulsa, daughter Tonya Hall of Owasso and two grandsons Shawn Michael Wilde and Tyshon Wilde.

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Chickasaw Nation Early Childhood and Head Start programs in Ada graduated prekindergarten students May 18. Chickasaw Nation Governor Bill Anoatubby presented students with a diploma during their graduation ceremony, which took place at the Chickasaw Nation Community Center in Ada. Chickasaw Princess Faithlyn Seawright, Chickasaw Junior Princess Jayla Underwood and...
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Kevin Kincade

Papaw, Daddy, Son, and Best Friend are all words that describe Kevin Kincade. He had a larger than life personality and a laugh that will always be remembered. Kevin Lynn Kincade departed this life on Saturday June 25, 2022. Kevin was born on April 10, 1963 in Holdenville, Oklahoma to...

Artesian Arts Festival draws large crowd

SULPHUR, Okla. -- Thousands of art lovers descended upon downtown June 25 to experience the colorful art, scrumptious food and intriguing entertainment of the ninth annual Artesian Arts Festival. More than 50 Chickasaw artists participated in the festival, offering a colorful array of paintings, jewelry, stained glass, textiles, photography, beadwork...
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David Elliott

Services for David Lee Elliott, 68, Mead, OK, are 2:00 P.M., Friday July 1st, at New Life Church in Wewoka, OK. The Rev. Russell Ryker will officiate. Family and friends are invited to lunch at noon before the services. Burial follows at Oakwood Cemetery in Wewoka. David’s viewing will be held at the Stout-Phillips Funeral Home on Wednesday 1:00 P.M.-7:00 P.M. & Thursday 9:00 A.M.-7:00 P.M.

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Chickasaw student applies what she learned from high school STEM. Sara Ellis is one of the few girls enrolled in Ada High School’s aviation program. “I never thought I would want to be in the aviation field,” Ellis said. “I was not good at math or science. The aviation program has taught me that if you have something that you really want to do, like flying, it makes things like calculus easier when you see how they are applied.”
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Danny Heilaman

Danny, the son of Earl Heilaman and Nancy (Witherspoon) Carpenter, was born January 30, 1961, in El Reno. He and his family moved to McLoud, where he graduated high school. Danny proudly served in the US Air Force. Danny was a machinist at Eaton Corporation in Shawnee for over 30 years. On May 24, 2003, he married Barbara Bateman, in Eureka Springs. D a n n y enjoyed making things out of metal, traveling, and spoiling his grand babies and his wife.

Byrd cruises to early victory for second term

OKLAHOMA CITY — With a little over two-thirds of all precincts reporting, State Auditor and Inspector Cindy Byrd easily cruised to victory Tuesday night to win her second four-year term. Of 219,396 votes tabulated in 138 of the state’s 1,984 precincts, Byrd, of Coalgate, had garnered 69% of the...