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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.
SEMINOLE, OK
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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 www.disasterassistance.gov. In...
SEMINOLE, OK
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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.
SEMINOLE, OK
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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...
WEWOKA, OK
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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...
ADA, OK
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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...
ADA, OK
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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.
WEWOKA, OK
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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.”
ADA, OK
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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.
SEMINOLE, OK
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Education is Everything: A small-town boy’s journey to university president

Growing up in small town America is never easy. Rural Oklahoma life in the 20th century usually consisted of driving tractors, milking cows, baling and hauling hay, farming and scraping to get by most of the time. Theron and Jan Godwin, as most parents, wanted a better life for their children. To them, education was the solution.
ADA, OK
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James Thomas Crosthwait

James Thomas Crosthwait, 91, of McAlester, passed away on Friday, June 24, 2022 at his home. He was born on February 12, 1931 in Stuart, Oklahoma to James Moses and Rozetta (Akin) Crosthwait. He served in the United States Navy in Fighter Squadron VF #53. He was a seaman assigned to the U.S.S. “Wasp” Aircraft Carrier during the Korean Conflict in 1955. He enjoyed fishing.
MCALESTER, OK
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