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Search on for OKC man

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Authorities are searching for an Oklahoma City man who failed to make an appearance in Lincoln County District Court last month after he was arrested by Davenport police on drug charges. Special Judge Emily Mueller on Dec.

Miller addresses Meeker board

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The parent of a Meeker High School student addressed the Meeker Board of Education Monday night airing her concerns about her daughter’s treatment as a member of the high school football team. Robin Miller, during the public comments portion of the meeting, told the board she is a parent of two students in the Meeker School District and her daughter Lauren is a sophomore.

Chandler school board meeting

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Chandler’s Board of Education Monday night approved the contract for Superintendent Melody Toma for this year and next year. Toma said the board agreed to maintain her current contract.

Agra man faces charges in Christmas incident

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An Agra man is accused of assaulting his mother and placing body fluid on a deputy sheriff, according to court records. Ryan Garrett Jones, 36, was formally charged Jan.

Dale school board

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Dale School Supt. Ky Wilkins updated Board of Education members on the district’s financial condition during its most recent meeting.

COVID-19 deaths keep climbing

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The number of deaths attributed to COVID-19 has increased again in both Pottawatomie and Lincoln Counties in the last few days, the Oklahoma State Department of Health reports. Four additional deaths have been reported in Pottawatomie County.

Town Talk

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The Lincoln County Express is back in commission as a tourist attraction along Route 66. This little gem had slowly become obstructed from view because of trees and foliage growing up around it. Many people have told me they had been looking at that engine on Route 66 for years but recently had to really search to be able to spot it. Town Talk purchased this local piece of history to make sure it was restored so that it would be around for years to come.

Happenings at Prairie Pointe

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Prairie Pointe residents anxiously await their second dose of the COVID-19 virus vaccine. We took the first dose on December 28 and we are scheduled to receive the second dose on January 25. What a game changer this will be for our folks.

Keeping the grandson

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We kept the grandson Liam this past weekend for parts of two days and a night and Pat and I both were really tired Sunday evening. But it’s a good tired.