The rise across the state in county unemployment rates, including all five counties in this area, hasn’t caused much concern for the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission, which is presently looking on the change as a “hiccup” that will probably go back down in the next month or so, said OESC public information officer John Carpenter when c

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   A Weatherford man remained Wednesday in the Custer County Jail with his bond set at half a million dollars on charges of kidnapping, trafficking in illegal drugs, and domestic assault and battery in the presence of a minor.

   Melissa Flores was allegedly shot by Ronnie Denny Jr. with a 9-millimeter rifle.

   That, and a list of eight witnesses, were the only pieces of “new” information contained in a grand jury indictment which was unsealed Tuesday charging Denny with Flores’ murder. And the 9-mm rifle really wasn’t new information either.

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Tre Robinson swings at a pitch for the Reds in a game vs. Elk City earlier this summer.

   The Clinton baseball team will host Weatherford tonight at 6 p.m.

   The game won’t be any ordinary game between the two rivals.


Peter Broussard (left), a floor mat machine operator at a major janitorial service firm in Oklahoma City, is deaf-blind. His strong work ethic is a good culture fit for the company, according to production supervisor Jeremy Dettman

   All Peter Broussard really wanted was a chance — a chance to work hard, fit in at the job and take care of his family, like everybody else.

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