Oklahoma History Center Announces Winners of 2020 National History Day

Ten students representing five Oklahoma school systems received recognition for their projects during the 2020 National History Day (NHD) contest. The national contest is...

Fran Drescher and “The Nanny” Reunion

by Nick Thomas Reassembling a dozen cast members from a popular 90s TV sitcom could pose a challenge for any network, much less an individual....

Greg Schwem: Welcome to the United States of ‘Do as you...

The warning alarm knifed through the humid air as my foursome exited the eighth green. Dark clouds overhead meant rain was imminent; the accompanying...

TRAVEL / ENTERTAINMENT: Entertainment: In the Presence of Greatness – Part...

Photography and Text by Terry “Travels with Terry” Zinn t4z@aol.com In this time of forced suspension of activities, one such even more missed than travel...

Can I Stop Social Security if I Go Back to Work?

Dear Savvy Senior, I lost my job last month because of the coronavirus crisis. With little savings, I’ve been thinking about starting my Social Security...

Zoom zoom: RN student stays strong

story and photo by Bobby Anderson, Staff Writer Three kids, final exams and a 12-hour shift at the hospital in front of her. Lauri Gosney has...

Back to the Future

  story and photo by Bobby Anderson, Staff Writer The movie theatre industry has been around for more than a century. And as the newest technology...

Oklahoma Voters to decide expansion

by Bobby Anderson, Staff Writer Last fall, some 313,677 Oklahomans signed their name to a petition to put Medicaid expansion in our state to a...

Oklahoma Has Lost One of Its Best

Story by Darl DeVault Oklahoma and the nation lost one of its best leaders March 28, with the passing of Dr. Tom Coburn (R), former...

Kayaking assures social distancing

Story and photos by Darl DeVault Recent retiree Rob Walker, 64, wants to share the concept that social distancing is an automatic added benefit of...

Waynoka man leaves surprising gift to research

Gerald Jaquith lived a frugal, unassuming life. A math teacher who’d retired from Ringwood High School, he was still driving the Ford truck he’d...

Harvard Medical School, my (eventually) faulty heart needs you to reopen

Incoming college freshmen, fresh people, first years, plebes or whatever name you give yourselves, let me say I’m as nervous as you are. But for...

Behind the Mask: A nurse’s view

story and photo by Bobby Anderson, Staff Writer At the time, none of us knew. The patient we received from the emergency room was breathing 40-50...

One Pandemic — Two Brutal Outcomes

Story and photos by Darl DeVault While Oklahoma seniors have been the most vulnerable to COVID-19, our modern heroes, medical health professionals, have also been...

Guardian Angels Concierge service in trying times

by Bobby Anderson, Staff Writer Social distancing. Infection risk. Quarantines. The news during this pandemic has been enough to make your head spin. Fear has been prominent...

Calm during the storm – Interim stands tall during crisis

by Bobby Anderson, Staff Writer Now, more than ever, people need quality care at home from providers who can make sense of a daily changing...

Paul Petersen remembers TV Mom, Donna Reed

by Nick Thomas While most of us will be remembering mothers on May 10 this year, entertainers who worked as child actors in television sitcoms...

Stride Bank N.A. Helping Even More Local Businesses with PPP Round...

Stride Bank has managed to secure over 400 SBA PPP loans and saved an estimated 6,407 jobs The staff at Stride Bank has been working...

TRAVEL / ENTERTAINMENT: Pompano Beach Florida: Your get-away oasis

Photography and Text by Terry “Travels with Terry” Zinn t4z@aol.com At press time leisure travel is not available or recommended, but it does not keep...

Trial by Fire: A First Year ER Nurse Describes COVID-19

Talk about on the job training, Hailee Stull became a registered nurse less than a year ago. Now, she finds herself working on the...

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