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  1. Tecumseh Faces Off With Bethel In Season Opener FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 31 | Tecumseh Countywide News

    ... head coach Ty Bullock. The Savage defense came up big in Tecumseh's two half game scrimmages with shutouts against Elk City, a playoff team from a year ago, and Little Axe. The offense scored a touchdown against Elk City and then posted 17 points ...

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  2. 4 dead in New Mexico bus-truck crash, state police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 30 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    ... when available. According to the Greyhound's bus tracker , this bus made a quick stop in Tulsa, Oklahoma City, and Elk City just two days ago.

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  3. Allow dedicated teachers to correct educational failure?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 26 | Texarkana Gazette

    ... a problem with their computer. It's just another way scammers take your money and do nothing for you. - Nessa C., Elk City, Okla. Dear Heloise: So many women destroy their jewelry because they don't remove it before doing housework. Silver jewelry ...

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  4. Benefit to be held for Elk City fire chief diagnosed with colon, liver cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2018 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    Members of the Elk City Fire Department, along with Crossfit Velox, are putting together a benefit for Elk City Fire Chief Billy Word. The benefit includes a workout, corn hole tournament, silent auction, gun raffles, dunk tank, food and t-shirts, with all proceeds going to Chief Word to help with medical and travel expenses.

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  5. Will real Broomcorn Capital please stand up?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2018 | The Countywide

    When my sister Catherine and I walked into the agricultural section of Elk City, Oklahoma's Route 66 Museum last fall, the docent said, "Welcome to the Broomcorn Capital of the United States!" A little Googling indicated that four additional areas claimed Broomcorn Capital status: Wichita, Kansas., Arcola, Illinois, Lindsay, Oklahome and Baca County, Colorado. However, we Bee County farm residents in the mid-20th century had reason to believe Beeville was the capital.

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  6. Montgomery County Residents Recovering After Deadly FloodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    ... Dennis Catron Sr. was taking his son Dennis Catron Jr. to work at Walmart when they drove through a flooded area in Elk City and were unable to make it out of their car. "The vehicle probably stalled. It was found in park with the engine shut off. ...

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  7. Father and son drown after rain sweeps vehicle off roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | KMAN-AM Manhattan

    Authorities say a father and son drowned in southeast Kansas when their vehicle was swept off a road during a rain storm. The Montgomery County Sheriff's Department says 72-year-old Dennis Clark Catron Sr. and 39-year-old Dennis Clark Catron Jr., of rural Elk City died Tuesday night on a county road near the Elk City Reservoir.

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  8. Severe Thunderstorm Warning Source: Weather CentralRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2018 | Fox 23

    KSC019-049-125-205-150015- Elk KS-Wilson KS-Montgomery KS-Chautauqua KS- 635 PM CDT TUE AUG 14 2018 ...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 715 PM CDT FOR SOUTHEASTERN ELK...SOUTHWESTERN WILSON...NORTHWESTERN MONTGOMERY AND NORTHEASTERN CHAUTAUQUA COUNTIES... At 634 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Elk City, or 13 miles northwest of Independence, moving northeast at 15 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail.

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  9. Suspect arrested after beating 75-year-old woman with shovel near Elk CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2018 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    The 75-year-old victim had just opened the doors to her barn to feed her cats Saturday morning near her home outside Elk City. "She calls me and she goes, 'Don, somebody just hit me in the head with a shovel, and I'm bleeding badly and they stole my car,'" said the victim's son, Don Schortemeier. 2 comments

  10. Deputies searching for man, stolen car in connection to assault,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2018 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    The Beckham County Sheriff's Office said it is looking for a person of interest and stolen car in connection to an assault and burglary of a 70-year-old woman near Elk City. According to the BCSO , deputies were called on Saturday morning to a house northwest of Elk City after the woman was assaulted by a man hiding on her property.

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  11. Billy Wayne Briscoe August 8, 2018 Billy Wayne Briscoe, 81, of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2018 | Marlow Review

    ... in Marlow. David Woods will officiate. Services have been entrusted to the care of Martin-Dugger Funeral Home in Elk City, Oklahoma. Cherishing his memory are one brother, Jack Briscoe of Elk City; one sister, Vesta Lavey of Marlow; three ...

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  12. Bill Pickett is a legend among cowboysRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    ... and England, even performing for the British Royal Family. Longtime rodeo stock contractor Bennie Beutler of Elk City remembers his great uncle Lynn Beutler, one of the original founders of the Beutler Brothers Rodeo Company, telling stories about ...

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  13. 2 more WWI veterans resting in Springdale now have headstonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2018 | The Madison Courier

    ... War," Elzie Lewis failed to pass the physical shortly after the outbreak of the war, but he later volunteered at Elk City, Oklahoma, and was subsequently assigned to Company L in the 9th Infantry Regiment. In February 1918, he wrote his mother that ...

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  14. West rallies past East in football gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    ... Braden Gleason fumbled on the 23 into the hands of Fulgham. After the West got a stop on defense in the fourth, Elk City quarterback Chipper Skelton connected with Marlow's Dawson Huddleston for a 74-yard game-winning touchdown with 6:12 remaining. ...

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  15. Oklahoma business briefs for July 27Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    A refresh of the Sears Hometown and Outlet Store in Elk City culminates with a reopening celebration Friday and Saturday, which will include an additional 10 percent discount of nearly everything in the store. The store refresh includes a new product assortment, redesigned merchandising, new fixtures & signage, and comprehensive employee training, among other changes.

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  16. Bikers bond on cycling tour across Oklahoma Source: APRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2018 | Fox 23

    ... from June 10-16. For the first time, the course took cyclists across a segment of historic Route 66, starting in Elk City and ending in Joplin, Missouri. Some of them took the 482-mile gravel route, and others chose to stay on the 425-mile road ...

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  17. Francesca Battistelli announces 'Breakup Tour'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2018 | Christ Community Music

    ... ready to finally kick fear to the curb for good, then come join me for The Breakup Tour this fall!" Oct. 11 - Elk City, OK Oct. 12 - Lubbock, TX Oct. 13 -Tulsa, OK Oct. 14 - Amarillo, TX Oct. 18 - Paducah, KY (on sale Aug. 10) Oct. 19 - Chicago, IL ...

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  18. Executive Q&A with Selina R. McGee: Former Oklahoma farm girl...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    ... latest technology can stimulate one's eyes to produce more tears, McGee said. A: I grew up about 30 miles north of Elk City on a farm in Leedey. My dad worked in the oil and gas field for 47 years, and my mom is a retired high school Spanish ...

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  19. Semi driver killed in head-on crash near Hinton identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2018 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    OHP says semi driver Justin Schnieder, 34, of Elk City, was driving in the outside lane on I-40 westbound when he had a tire blowout, causing him to cross over the center median through the cable barrier and hit a semi in the eastbound lanes head-on.

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  20. OKC Car Burglar Cashes In Winning Lottery TicketRead the original story

    Jul 4, 2018 | News9 Oklahoma City

    ... happen to me at work. It should be fine," says Pamela Gentry. Gentry lives and works as a fast food manager in Elk City, but on the day of the break-in she was visiting another location in Oklahoma City. She says that she has lived with anxiety ... 2 comments