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Wednesday, January 26, 2022 - 12:00am

A January 18 traffic stop for defective tag lights led to the arrest of an Idabel man for possession of controlled drugs with intent to distribute and ultimately a court order to stay out of Coal and Atoka Counties.

Wednesday, January 26, 2022 - 12:00am

After hearing that some surrounding counties are doling out premium pay to essential workers through federal pandemic funds, some Coal County employees are wondering if some will be paid to them.


Wednesday, January 26, 2022 - 12:00am

1969 Coalgate HS graduate Tommy Loudermilk will be inducted into the prestigious Athletic HOF on Memorial Day Weekend 2022. A process that began in February 2021 when the selections were announced will finally come to fruition. Covid-19 postponed the 2021 ceremony so that the inductees will at last get their “Day in the Sun.”

Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 12:00am

KENLEY TO JOIN SNU CRIMSON STORM — Coalgate High School senior Kenley Thompson signs a letter of intent to play softball for Southern Nazarene University Crimson Storm. Kenley has attended Coalgate Schools for 15 years and is a member of the Lady Cats fast pitch softball team, Student Council, National Honor Society and Oklahoma Indian Honor Society. Shown with Kenley are her parents, Jason and Jerica Thompson.


Wednesday, January 26, 2022 - 12:00am

Seek First the Kingdom of God

Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 12:00am

Andy is a typical early riser. Meaning he is usually up, dressed and sitting at the desk in his office by around seven every morning. Which causes him to see the sun began to filter cautiously thru the blinds and get stronger as morning passes. One such morning, he glanced at the window and thought, “Huh, sure seems awfully hazy and cloudy to be the gorgeous day the weatherman predicted. Hopefully, maybe those clouds will get burned off by the sun, ‘cause we sure need it today.”