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  1. Sales tax return is up 1% over last yearRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | Hennessey Clipper

    ... to the August 2014 return of $105,699. The August return was up 10% ($10,922) compared to the July return. Kingfisher's August sales tax return was up 25% ($100,580). Cashion was also up, 71%; Okarche, 6%; Loyal, 77%; Okeene, 7%, and Waukomis, 1%. ...

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  2. Federal judge orders trial in Kingfisher wind project suitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | NewsOK.com

    A federal judge in Oklahoma City has ordered an April trial over nuisance claims against a wind farm under construction in Kingfisher and Canadian counties. U.S. District Judge Timothy D. DeGiusti set a bench trial for April 11 against Kingfisher Wind LLC, a unit of Apex Clean Energy Inc. A group of landowners want the turbines to be placed at least two miles from their homes.

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  3. Low wheat prices leave a gluten glut at Midwest's grain elevatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    A truckload of seed wheat and rye awaits planting near Orlando, Okla., back in 2012, when the price per bushel of wheat was 50 percent higher than it is now. The sun hasn't been up long in Kingfisher, Okla., but it already feels like it's burning.

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  4. Big 12 Tuesday mailbag: scheduling, expansion and Heisman contendersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | ESPN

    ... and Mason Rudolph as a Heisman contender. Feel free to submit questions for next week's mailbag. Morgan Bengs in Kingfisher, Oklahoma, writes: I have heard all of the Big 12 talking heads talk about possible expansion back to 12 teams so we can have ...

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  5. Friends, family remember slain Kingfisher native as kind, ambitiousRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | NewsOK.com

    ... Calls to Pechacek's cellphone went straight to voicemail. Ellaina Pechacek, 19, graduating with honors from Kingfisher High School in 2014. Pechacek's remains were found last week along Interstate 40. She had been missing since May. [PHOTO PROVIDED ...

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  6. Former Kingfisher mayor agrees to pay $25k fineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 2 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    The former mayor of Kingfisher has agreed to pay $25,000 in civil penalties in connection with the failure of a bank he was an executive at, but says he did nothing wrong. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation says Jack Stuteville agreed to pay the fine over the failure of First Capital Bank of Kingfisher, where he formerly served as president and CEO.

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  7. Former Kingfisher mayor gets $25K fineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    Former Kingfisher Mayor Jack Stuteville has agreed to pay $25,000 in civil penalties in connection with the failure of First Capital Bank of Kingfisher, according to orders made public Friday by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. Former Kingfisher mayor Jack Stuteville, seen here in 2008, has agreed to pay $25,000 in civil penalties in connection with the failure of First Capital Bank of Kingfisher. [ The Oklahoman Archives] Stuteville, former president and CEO of First Capital Bank, also is banned from "participating in any manner in the conduct of the affairs of any financial institution" without written approval from the FDIC.

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  8. Teen is stable after dirt bike wreck Thursday afternoonRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2015 | Hennessey Clipper

    A Hennessey 17-year-old boy was eastbound on a county dirt road at 2:19 p.m. Thursday when he hit a rough part of the roadway, lost control, and caused the vehicle to land on its side. He was taken by private vehicle to Mercy Hospital, Kingfisher, then transferred to Mercy Hospital, Okla.

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  9. 23 arrested at Friends BarRead the original story

    Jul 9, 2015 | Hennessey Clipper

    ... and 20 patrons at Friends Bar, 110 W. Second St., were taken to the county jail Wed. night (July 1) after a Kingfisher County tactical narcotics team executed a search warrant. The 8:55 p.m. bust came after three months of undercover work, said ...

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  10. Body of boy, 5, who drowned was recovered from Cimarron River Sunday night, authorities reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    ... recovered Sunday night, according to TV reports. The boy went missing on July 4 near U.S. 81, authorities report. KINGFISHER -- The body of a 5-year-old boy who drowned in the Cimarron River was recovered near U.S. 81 Sunday night, Sheriff Dennis ...

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  11. Search Resumes For Young Boy In Cimarron RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2015 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    An all-out search for a child in the Cimarron River in Kingfisher County resumed Sunday. The young boy jumped into the water Saturday near Dover and hasn't been seen since.

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  12. Sales tax return is up about 3%Read the original story

    Jul 2, 2015 | Hennessey Clipper

    The June return was up 3% from the 2015 May return of $104,839. Kingfisher's June sales tax return was up 14% .

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  13. Great State: Carl Mays Is An Oklahoma Baseball Legend Haunted By a Single Inside PitchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    Historian Adam Lyn describes, "They'd go out in the pasture after working in the fields and use dried up cow chips." Mays was a pitcher who first played pro ball in Kingfisher, then nearby Hennessey, then at minor league stops like Boise, Idaho and Providence, Rhode Island.

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  14. Overstreet completes T-O three-peatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    He'd already won the tournament twice, becoming just the fourth golfer to claim the T-O championship in back-to-back years. The 18-year-old two-time high school state champion from Kingfisher, Oklahoma, had been playing a busy schedule already.

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  15. Judge rules lawsuit against wind farm being constructed in Kingfisher can proceedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    A lawsuit against a wind farm under construction in Kingfisher and Canadian counties can go forward on a limited basis, a federal judge has ruled. U.S. District Judge Timothy D. DeGiusti dismissed a claim of anticipatory trespass, but allowed a claim of anticipatory nuisance to progress against Kingfisher Wind LLC, a unit of Apex Clean Energy Inc. The firm is building a 298-megawatt wind farm in southern Kingfisher county and northern Canadian County.

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  16. Sen. Lankford will visit here next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | Hennessey Clipper

    ... 10:15-11:15 at Town Hall. He will be joined by state Sen. AJ Griffin (R-Guthrie) and state Rep. Mike Sanders (R-Kingfisher). This is not Lankford's first time to come to Hennessey. The First Baptist Church men's group invited him here when he was ...

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  17. Federal judge rules lawsuit against wind farm being constructed in Kingfisher can proceedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    A lawsuit against a wind farm under construction in Kingfisher and Canadian counties can go forward on a limited basis, a federal judge has ruled.

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  18. Helen R. Templing 1...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | Great Bend Tribune

    ... Donald L. Chambers and wife Betty, Los Angeles, Calif.; sister-in-law, Dorothy (Templing) Justice Whitaker, Kingfisher, Okla.; cousin, Mae Carolyn Bopp, St. Louis, Mo.; seven nieces and nephews; and numerous great and great-great nieces and nephews. ...

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  19. Carl Mays exhibit in Kingfisher highlights interesting baseball careerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    Carl Mays, the submarine pitcher who played for the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox, among other teams, is the subject of a new exhibit at the Chisholm Trail Museum in Kingfisher, Oklahoma. KINGFISHER - Carl Mays' name isn't on the tip of many tongues when it comes to discussion of Oklahoma baseball legends, but his life in the majors is no less interesting than that of Mickey Mantle or Johnny Bench.

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  20. Sales tax return is up over last monthRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 | Hennessey Clipper

    ... to the May 2014 return of $111,091. The May return was up 25% ($25,700) from the 2015 April return of $79,139. Kingfisher's May sales tax return was up 48% ($206,308). Also up was Loyal, 14%; Cashion, 27%, and Enid, 2%. Dover was down 82%, as was ...

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