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As a growing number of districts implement nontraditional schedules or mandate virtual school, parents are facing the difficult dilemma of how to tackle the unexpected full-time responsibilities of educating their children while continuing to financially support their families.

Enid Police Department is asking the public for its help in an investigation of a theft earlier this month.

The attorneys for a Hunter man charged in June with assault and battery with a deadly weapon filed a writ of habeas corpus Friday stating their client is being held in violation of his constitutional rights to reasonable bail.

While most people who call University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center seeking an appointment for a drive-through COVID-19 test have to wait a few days for the next opening, the hospital has offered some “VIP” same-day test.

Although they did not get to walk across the stage at Gallagher-Iba Arena on the Oklahoma State University campus, a group of Garfield County 4-H’ers still received recognition for their work during the 99th State 4-H Roundup, which took place virtually.

This weekend saw an extended family getting back together, as the annual Hanor Smokin’ Red Dirt BBQ saw hundreds descend on Enid to cook, judge and eat barbecue just like old times.

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A convicted felon arrested earlier this week by Garfield County Sheriff's Office deputies is facing more than 240 years in prison after deputies seized more than 20 guns from his home on South Imo Road.

An Enid mother was charged this week with felony child neglect after police went to her home and found it covered in animal feces and lacking enough food for the four children living there.

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The addition still can be accessed but is limited to the east side of the intersection. Motorists are encouraged by officials to follow posted traffic control signs and detours and to drive with caution. The repair is expected to take approximately a week for the contractors to complete, according to the city.

Joe Biden will not travel to Milwaukee to accept the Democratic presidential nomination because of concerns over the coronavirus, party officials said Wednesday, signaling a move to a convention that essentially has become entirely virtual.

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Enid will not adopt the state’s COVID-19 alert system that would have mandated face coverings when necessary social distancing would not be possible.

Oklahoma Gas & Electric is warning customers of the potential for scams targeting some customers by phone and e-mail.

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❝The devils are in the details. I think it could be beneficial to districts and employees, but then so many questions come up about it.❞ — Katherine Bishop, vice president of Oklahoma Education Association
 

Oklahoma State Department of Health’s Office of Child Abuse Prevention seeks input from private and public agencies, organizations, residents and consumers to monitor and enhance development of a statewide comprehensive child abuse prevention plan.

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The temblor, originally listed as magnitude 3.4, hit at 6:13 p.m. about 6.4 miles northwest of Perry, or 28.7 miles east of Enid, according to U.S. Geological Survey.

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