As Oklahoma’s incarceration rate soared throughout the 1990s, the private prison industry saw a business opportunity.
For the second consecutive day, an Enid hospital has reported the death of a patient who had tested positive for COVID-19, as the number of cases rose by 10 in Garfield County and 861 in the state, according to the state Health Department.
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A Bartlesville man drowned in Lake Eufaula, approximately 6 miles southwest of Eufaula in McIntosh County, an Oklahoma Highway Patrol report states.
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Titania Lynnette Bernard, 42, of Kiowa, died Wednesday, July 29, at her home near Kiowa. Funeral services will be Friday, Aug. 7, at 2:00 p.m. at the Tannehill Cemetery pavilion. Titania Bernard was born on Aug. 6, 1977 in McAlester to Jessie Lee Harrison, Sr. and Katherine Anelia (Powell) H…
James S. "Jim" Stizza, 82, of McAlester, died Monday, Aug. 3, 2020 at McAlester Regional Health Center. Funeral arrangements are pending with Brumley-Mills Funeral Home of McAlester.
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