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In need of a lift? Ferris wheel coming to Meadowlake Park
A 45-foot tall Ferris wheel, manufactured by Eli Bridge Co. in 1948 and recently refurbished, will be owned by Enid Kiwanis Club and placed alongside the club’s existing rides at Meadowlake Park.
Cowboys return to ‘Amazing Race’
The Cowboys are back.
Brothers Jet and Cord McCoy of Tupelo return to prime-time television for season 24 of the reality series “The Amazing Race,” which airs at 7 p.m. Sundays on CBS. The All-Star Edition’s premier is this Sunday.
“We continually hear from fans that they want their favorites back, and we listened to them,” host Phil Keoghan said in a recent interview.
The brothers finished second last spring in season 16 of the reality program; they were knocked out of the competition after nine weeks during season 18. During the two spring seasons, the cowboys were recognized as fan favorites, which is why they were invited to be part of the All-Star Edition.
Oklahoma black bear population monitored
Oklahomans are welcoming a break from the frigid conditions that swept the state recently. No one likes to be cooped up, but inside and away from the freezing temperatures is the only way to go.
For some wildlife, there is hardly any break from the weather, while others, like Oklahoma black bears, enter their dens in December or January and typically remain there for several months.
Legislating more policy than politics
Senate candidate focuses on common ground when others want him to ‘yell more’
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Douglas leaves chairman’s seat for 5th District run
Corporation Commissioner Patrice Douglas resigned Tuesday as chairman of the Corporation Commission to focus on her Republican primary campaign for the 5th Congressional District.
The commission voted Tuesday morning to accept Douglas’ resignation and elected her to serve as vice chairman. Commissioner Bob Anthony accepted the chairmanship role after a vote by the commission.
First day of Smeltz trial a war of words
The first day in the trial of former Ada firefighter and current City Council candidate Jason Smeltz quickly turned into a language battle among attorneys at Pontotoc County Courthouse Tuesday.
When is a threat a threat and when is colorful, figurative language being used to express one's anger?
Murphey not selected for Hickman’s leadership squad
State Rep. Jason Murphey, R-Guthrie, was among the representatives removed from newly elected House Speaker Jeff Hickman’s leadership team this week. The House leadership group meets on Mondays to advise the speaker on strategic policy issues.
A story of success: Meth dealer turns life around
Melmarie Coulter, who describes herself as a “pretty notorious meth dealer in Enid,” has turned her life around and rebuilt her future with the help of Gettin’ Home halfway house, operated by Gettin’ Place Ministries since late 2012.
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