Summertime, for many, represents an opportunity to enjoy freshly cooked meals while enjoying time outdoors. Taking your dishes from ordinary to extraordinary starts with chefinspired recipes that call to mind the flavors of the season.

Small but mighty

Hudson Burnam spends his sunny afternoon by being the best Captain America he can be.

Today is the 152nd day of 2021 and the 74th day of spring.


In 1792, Kentucky was admitted as the 15th U.S. state.

In 1796, Tennessee was admitted as the 16th U.S. state.

In 1980, the Cable News Network (CNN) began broadcasting.

Morgan Belote of Elk City and Trey McKinsey of Clinton would like to announce the birth of their daughter Blakely Marie McKinsey.

Recently, Congressman Markwayne Mullin’s (OK-02) legislation to prevent Tribal scams passed the House by a vote of 408 to 10. H.R.

Swing time

Adria Simpkins has fun as she hangs on tight to the monkey bars on the playground at Acme Brick Park. 

Local fishermen may have to find a new go-to spot for the summer, as the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation begins this week to temporarily drain Lake Watonga in order to repair its dam.

Swinging the beat

Clinton High School student Jenifer Ruiz plays her trombone loudly during jazz rehearsal after school.