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  • Jake Mabray

    Jake Mabray, 93, of McAlester, died Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, at his home.

    February 6, 2014

  • Tsarnaev death sentence brings no peace

    If Dzhokhar is found guilty and executed for his alleged role in the April 15 bombing of the Boston Marathon, I’ll sleep no better.

    January 31, 2014

  • Johnny Cash Ramblin' round

    We need Johnny Cash.
    With the nation torn between left and right, liberal and conservative, right and wrong — however one may define those terms — Cash, in his lifetime, had been the one to walk the line.

    January 31, 2014 2 Photos

  • Pete Seeger Ramblin' round

    He had a hammer.
    Pete Seeger’s been around as long as I can remember. That’s why the world seemed a little emptier when I learned of his passing Monday.

    January 31, 2014 3 Photos

  • Final observations from the Pitt 8

    A few observations leftover from an immensely exciting six days of basketball at the Pitt 8 Tournament.

    January 26, 2014

  • taylor.armerding.jpg Obamacare surprise: More Medicaid means more trips to the ER

    Obamacare purported to save money by expanding Medicaid and prompting people to visit doctors instead of the more costly emergency room. Here's a shocker that comes as no surprise: People with Medicaid coverage make more ER visits - not fewer.

    January 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • Square logo.jpg Letter to the editor

    Hello my name is Rick and I would like to ask, why is this happening? I can’t believe that the judge would dismiss the recent rape case.

    January 4, 2014 1 Photo

  • Square logo.jpg Letter to the editor

    On behalf of the American Red Cross serving Southeastern Oklahoma, thank you.

    January 4, 2014 1 Photo

  • Bookworm

    “Jim Crow Wisdom: Memory & Identity in Black America Since 1940”
    By Jonathan Scott Holloway
    c.2013, University of North Carolina Press $39.95
    273 pages

    January 3, 2014

  • Letter to the editor

    Editor:
    Now that the District 3 commissioner’s race is history, I would like to express an item that came up several times while I was campaigning for the position.

    January 3, 2014

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