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What started out as a productive session may possibly end soon (due) to the spreading of the COVID-19 virus. As of Tuesday, March 17, we are heading home with no idea if and when we will return to the people’s house. We are not closing government, and the Legislature will still meet in some …

Deadline week is fully upon us this week. This without a doubt is the busiest week of the entire session. Any House bill not getting heard on the House floor by this Thursday will not be heard this session. Monday, we considered 76 bills. One bill that failed was House Bill 2776. This bill w… Read more

I’ve always thought it interesting that in the history of popular music there are very few songs about battles our nation’s veterans have fought  — and many of those recordings came out in the late 1950s and early 1960s when a wave of historical songs hit the charts. Read more

With the Nov. 6 General Election approaching with the speed of a runaway freight train, many candidates as well as the state and national political parties are proclaiming to citizens they should do their civic duty and get out to vote. Read more

Ah, those golden school days. While they may not have felt so at the time, it seems many of us look back on our time in school as fun-filled days, getting even more so with increased nostalgia during each passing year. Read more

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Obituaries

Fairel Bernice (Ivey) Caldwell, 92, of Warwick, died on Tuesday, June 30, 2020, in Edmond. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, July 6, at Memory Gardens Memorial Park Cemetery in McAlester.

Anthony Lovitt, 82, of McAlester, passed away on Monday, June 29, 2020. Services are pending with Bishop Funeral Service and Crematory of McAlester.