Health officials prepare for flu
OKLAHOMA CITY — Following a flu season in which a record number of Oklahomans died as a result of the virus, state and county health officials say educating the public and general common sense are vital to reducing both the death rate and ...
Scam targets migrants
HOUSTON — Scammers have been preying on the relatives of unaccompanied young migrants being held at two U.S. military bases by conning them into paying nonexistent fees to be reunited with their loved ones, officials said....
County wreck fatal
A Purcell man was killed in a single-vehicle wreck Saturday morning on Highway 77, north of Moffatt Road in Cleveland County. Keith Hedrick, 20, was pinned for about an hour and 45 minutes before the Slaughterville Fire Department was ...
New library leaders
The Pioneer Library System has familiar faces taking over leadership roles with its two hometown libraries....
Camp Noah helps kids bounce back from disaster
Elementary-aged children received a unique opportunity last week to participate in a national program, Camp Noah, to help build resiliency and preparedness for those impacted by disaster. University Lutheran Church hosted the week-long ...
Trial delayed for man in murder case
DUNCAN — The first-degree murder trial of a Velma man charged with killing a 16-year-old girl has been delayed until January....
Political activist Norma Sapp to speak
Political activist Norma Sapp will speak on the progress of the state’s medical marijuana petition at the Tyner Cornbread and Beans luncheon Aug. 1 at Catering Creations 3750 West Main. The values of medical marijuana and the failure of ...
FedEx charges raising online pharmacy issues
SAN FRANCISCO — FedEx Corp., the latest company accused in a federal probe involving illegal online pharmacies, says it will fight the charges that it knowingly shipped drugs to people who lack valid prescriptions....
EU, U.S. seek to curb Putin’s Ukraine course
BRUSSELS — Months after Russia annexed Crimea and stepped up support for separatists in eastern Ukraine, Europe and the United States are still searching for a way to persuade Russian President Vladimir Putin to change course....
Fighting intense near crash
DONETSK, Ukraine — Ukrainian armed forces mounted a major onslaught against pro-Russian separatist fighters Sunday in an attempt to gain control over the area where a Malaysia Airlines plane was downed earlier this month....
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