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The Oklahoma Academy Announces Mike Neal as Board Chair

The Oklahoma Academy Announces Mike Neal as Board Chair The Oklahoma Academy, the state’s foremost  nonprofit / nonpartisan organization dedicated to improving Oklahoma, one public policy at a time, is excited to announce the appointment of Mike Neal as Chair of its Board of Directors for 2023. Neal, who has been a member of the…

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2023 Oklahoma State Football Schedule Announced

2023 Oklahoma State Football Schedule Announced Seven-game home schedule includes Bedlam, Kansas State STILLWATER, Okla. – Home dates against Central Arkansas, South Alabama, Kansas State, Kansas, Cincinnati, Oklahoma and BYU headline the 2023 Oklahoma State football schedule that was announced Tuesday. The Oklahoma game, slated for November 4, will once again be the premium game on…

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State Farm Makes Donation to SSC’s Laptop Loan Program

State Farm Makes Donation to SSC’s Laptop Loan Program            State Farm Insurance recently donated 25 laptops to Seminole State College’s laptop loan program. Seminole State Farm Agent and SSC Educational Foundation Trustee Darren Frederick identified the corporate grant program for the College and assisted with the application, resulting in the donation of the devices.…

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Drummond to sue Biden administration over environmentalist dictate that harms farmers, ranchers, energy producers

Drummond to sue Biden administration over environmentalist dictate that harms farmers, ranchers, energy producers OKLAHOMA CITY (Feb. 3, 2023) – Attorney General Gentner Drummond announced today his intent to file a lawsuit against the Biden administration if it does not withdraw a rule by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFW) that designates the lesser prairie chicken as…

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Phyllis Jeanette Harrell

Phyllis Jeanette Harrell Graveside services for Phyllis Jeanette Harrell will be held Saturday, February 4, 2023 at 1:00 PM at the Wetumka Cemetery. Phyllis Jeanette Harrell was born November 29, 1933 in Wetumka, Oklahoma to Lee and Blanche (Blankenship) Cook. She passed away Saturday, January 28, 2023 at her home in Wetumka at the age…

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Stoney F. Hill

Stoney F. Hill Funeral services for Stoney F. Hill will be Thursday, February 2, 2023 at 2:00 PM at the Parks Brothers Funeral Home Chapel in Okemah. Interment will follow at the Little Quarsarty Cemetery in Seminole County. Stoney Hill was born January 10, 1942 in Okfuskee County to Toney and Irene Simmer Hill. He…

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Annual Voter Registration Statistics Released – Voter List Maintenance Conducted

Annual Voter Registration Statistics Released – Voter List Maintenance Conducted Wednesday, January 18, 2023 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:        January 18, 2023 CONTACT:    Misha Mohr, State Election Board PIO, (405) 522-6624, mmohr@elections.ok.gov (Oklahoma City) – An official voter registration report by the Oklahoma State Election Board shows 2,225,086 people are registered to vote as of January 15, 2023.…

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To pay or not to pay

Editorial To pay or not to pay By Roger L. Thompson On January 19 the United States reached the debt ceiling that was last raised to $31.381 trillion in December of 2021.  The debt ceiling is the maximum amount of money that the federal government can borrow to meet its legal obligations.  This has been…

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Wildlife Fishing Report January 22, 2023

NORTHEAST   Grand: January 22. Elevation is 1.5 ft. below normal and rising, water temperature 47°F and murky. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth bass slow on crankbaits and spinnerbaits around brush structure, docks, and shorelines. Blue catfish slow on cut bait, shad, and worms below the dam, docks, main lake, and shorelines. Crappie slow on hair jigs, jigs, and minnows below the dam, brush…

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James Loren Lambert

James Loren Lambert A memorial service for James Loren Lambert will be held Sunday, February 5, 2023 at 2:00 PM at the First Baptist Church of Okemah with Bert Robison officiating. James Loren Lambert was born July 25, 1952 in Claremore, Oklahoma to James Marion and Nancy Lambert. He passed away Wednesday, January 25, 2023…

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