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As ice moves out and thaws begin, city and county officials are warning the public to be aware of flooding risks, and to exercise caution while commencing cleanup of storm damage.

Delta Theta Chi Sorority, a national non-collegiate educational sorority, is accepting applications for three $1,600 scholarships.

Early in-person voting for Tuesday's general election will begin Thursday at Garfield County Election Board.

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Local volunteers are organizing a Halloween parade for local nursing home residents, and are asking members of the community to dress up in costumes and spread some joy to those in need.

Enid Elks Lodge will host a Halloween trick-or-treat party for community children, 5-7 p.m. Saturday in the lodge parking lot at 520 W. Oxford.

Every night after dinner, hungry men at Oklahoma State Reformatory in Granite without money on their books to buy snacks like potato chips, ramen noodles and candy bars would make the rounds, asking to “borrow” food from the more well-off prisoners, recalls Zachary Starnes, who was released in July.

When an Indiana landowner encountered human remains after breaking ground for his home expansion, he called the coroner’s office.

As I thought about this article, I had to reflect on past decades and things that happened as I started my first grade in 1945 at a one-room school (Eureka) south of Hunter.

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Wellston farmer-rancher and small business owner Zoe Midyett is taking on U.S. Rep. Frank Lucas for Oklahoma's 3rd Congressional District seat, with the Democrat saying the incumbent is "out of touch" with his constituents.

The Oklahoma Mennonite Relief Sale will be a combination of online auctions and small, local church events, in place of the usual large gathering at Chisholm Trail Expo Center, due to concerns over COVID-19.

Leonardo's Children's Museum will present its first ever HallowLeo's, a family focused Halloween celebration, this year.

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Music abounds this weekend with Women In Music: Put A Spell On You Halloween, Chloe Beth and Lost River Band performing at Enid Moose Lodge and For King & Country coming up. Also, Gaslight Theatre set to deliver 'Deathtrap.'

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Standing at “a major crossroads,” tribes and legislative leaders must decide if Oklahoma can continue to function as one state and share paying for roads, bridges and schools or create parallel societies, the Commission on Cooperative Sovereignty announced Thursday.

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Two people have been arrested in connection to a pair of drive-by shootings after it was discovered a dash-cam recorded the crimes and the two suspects revisiting the sites of the shootings.

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A magnitude 3.1 earthquake was centered 29.8 miles east of Enid at 11:37 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2020, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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Friday's event at Da Vinci's Coffeehouse, 2315 W. Willow, being held in hopes of recruiting more Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASAs) to serve abused and neglected children in the county.

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The HalloweEnid Food Truck or Treat Halloween Festival, which was set for Oct. 31 in the 200 block of East Maple, has been canceled.

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❝That was always my long-term goal, was to return to a rural area and provide the services I could see growing up that were a challenge in rural areas.❞ — Dr. Christopher Hutchinson

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The program will provide online sessions and hands-on activities Nov. 8-13. The workshops, geared for kids ages preschool to middle school, will be open to all families who want to learn about topics ranging from art to engineering, according to a Girl Scouts press release.

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Community Development Support Association is seeking candy donors and community supporters for a downtown Halloween Extravaganza Car Parade, set for 5:30-6:30 p.m. Oct. 30.

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The 
free, family-based, school-readiness enrichment program for ages birth through 5, "arms you with information, activities and educational toys and books to use with your young child to stimulate their development and learning."

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