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DEAR HARRIETTE: The other day, I left my house in a rush and forgot the key to the main entrance of my apartment complex on the table. When I returned about an hour later, I spotted my neighbor, who I usually see outside while she’s walking her dog.

Last Friday’s scrimmage in Lawton was interesting to say the least. A skirmish that lasted less than two minutes has been the center of conversations here and in El Reno for a week.


The Biden administration says it does not know how many U.S. citizens are in Afghanistan hoping to leave in the face of the American withdrawal and Taliban takeover. For days, Pentagon officials said they had no ability to venture outside the Kabul airport to find those Americans and bring them to safety.

Today is the 238th day of 2021 and the 68th day of summer.

This year’s Clinton Chamber of Commerce banquet was one of the best attended and was filled with optimism about where our town is and the direction it is heading.

What it’s like to live in a place

During the early days of the COVID-19 epidemic, my brother and I congratulated each other that we had little to fear. Descended from hardy Irish peasants who lived in dirt-floored hovels among farm animals, we'd inherited sturdy immune systems and pretty much never get sick.

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What did Joe Biden know and when did he know it? After the devastating debacle in Afghanistan, the president has to answer that question. He said in his televised speech that he wants to "be honest" with the American people, but so far, his explanations have left huge holes.

When school started here on Thursday, a new law enacted by the Oklahoma Legislature had once again taken away some of the local school board’s decisionmaking ability.

Democratic lawmakers file lawsuit so they can return to Texas

Last month, 51 Texas Democratic state lawmakers boarded private planes in Austin, headed for Washington, D.C. Their purpose was to stop a Republican elections bill they characterized as "Jim Crow 2.0" by fleeing the state and thus denying the legislature a quorum.