In 1814, British forces invaded Washington, D.C., and set fire to the White House.

In 1949, President Harry Truman formally announced that the North Atlantic Treaty was in effect.

In 1981, Mark David Chapman was sentenced in New York for the murder of John Lennon.

August is National Immunization Awareness Month, and the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) wants to remind the public that immunizations are important for people of all ages.


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Wilma Jackson and Leonard Jackson attend the Chamber of Commerce pre-banquet reception at the Frisco Conference Center.

Attorney General Mike Hunter announced the result of an 18-month investigation by a bipartisan, multi-state working group of attorneys general and phone companies that have partnered to find meaningful solutions to illegal and unwanted robocalls.

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McKenna Hatter and Austin McCurry, both of Norman, have announced intentions to marry Oct. 19, 2019, in a ceremony at Sorelle, the Meadow on Deer Creek in Thomas.

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Kaci Pennington of Kingfisher and Briley Baca of Clinton were united in marriage Saturday, July 6, 2019, at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Kingfisher.

The Revs. Francis Nguyen and Rex Arnold and Deacon Terry Rice officiated the 3 p.m. ceremony.

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Casi Kennedy Cornell and Caden Trey Wyer, both of Edmond, have announced intentions to marry Sept. 21, 2019, in a ceremony at the Palace Event Center in El Reno.

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Chamber members Doug Greer, left, and Gary Albert pal around at one of the Chamber’s many events.

Deadlines are provided to ensure sponsors receive the full benefit of promotion on all printed materials and advertising. Sponsorships are reserved on a first come, first serve basis. Hurry. Some have been sold, as listed. Many of these opportunities go fast.

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For having the winning entry in the car show held during Rodeo Hot Dog Days, Dusty Woodall, left, picks out a prize from a box held by Chamber president Julie Burden.