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Now this is scary!

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Principal Mark Park as the scarecrow poses with a scary-looking Luke Punneo during the annual Family Fun Night fund-raiser at Shedeck Elementary. Students and families were able to eat dinner, play games, participate in a silent auction, and many other fun activities. Read More »

Red Rock RPC promotes Nov. 8th ‘Medicine Chest Challenge’

The prescription drug drop box at the Yukon Police Department is one of four such containers in Canadian County. (Photo by Conrad Dudderar)

The Regional Prevention Coordinator (RPC) and SPF-SIG Program want the public to be aware of the upcoming American Medicine Chest Challenge. The American Medicine Chest Challenge (AMCC) is a community based public health initiative, with law enforcement partnership, designed to raise awareness about the dangers of prescription drug abuse and provide a nationwide day of disposal – at a collection ... Read More »

Business integrity out the window

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To the Editor: I am a senior citizen, 76 years old. On Sept. 24, 2014, I met with an individual from a local window sales and installing firm, based on an ad in The Oklahoman. I ordered six windows for a total of $3,250 and made a $1,000 deposit. The salesman came to my home and measured for the windows ... Read More »

‘Men’s Health U’ tailgate party Nov. 20 at Louie’s

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The best way to get a man’s attention is through his stomach. That is why INTEGRIS Men’s Health University is hosting a tailgate party and men’s health forum to educate men about the importance of regular health screenings and healthy eating at any age. A Men’s Tailgate to Health ‘Meating’ will be 5:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20 at Louie’s Bar ... Read More »

‘Cash for Candy’ Nov. 1 at Dr. Marlo Miller’s office

For the fifth straight year, local orthodontist Dr. Marlo Miller is offering Yukon-area trick-or-treaters "Cash For Candy."

A fifth annual “Cash For Candy” event will be 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1 (the day after Halloween) at Dr. Marlo Miller’s orthodontist office, 816 S Mustang Road. Trick-or-treaters can exchange their excess, unopened candy and receive $1 per pound for up to 5 pounds. Dr. Miller is leading this anti-decay movement by giving away dollars and ... Read More »

Library support groups host two events Nov. 1

A patrons looks for items to place silent bids on in the Ladies Library Club's annual Christmas Auction. The Friends of the Library offers its annual fall book sale Nov. 1.

Both library support groups, Ladies Library Club and Friends of the Mabel C Fry Library, are hosting events Saturday, Nov. 1 at the library. Friends of the Library is offering the Annual Fall Book Sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Popular titles in gently used condition will be on sale in the entryway and two meeting rooms at the ... Read More »

Rockin’ Robin and the red ribbon regiment

Robin Russell

Central Elementary students Gage Halvorson, Braden Holliday, Knox Schulte, and Alex Bugher “Team up Against Drugs” with Principal Robin Russell (back from left) and secretary Susi Rea for Red Ribbon Week. The group shows its Miller pride. Read More »

Juvenile center employees earn 3% cost of living hike

Canadian County Clerk Shelley Dickerson

By Jim Powell, Staff Writer EL RENO – Canadian County commissioners on Oct. 27 approved a resolution that revised the Canadian County Children’s Justice Center budget to allow center employees a 3% cost of living increase. Pay raises for justice center employees are paid out of a percentage of the county’s sales tax collections, rather than the general fund like ... Read More »

HD-43 candidate Jordan: I’ll serve with class, integrity

John Paul Jordan

By John Paul Jordan, State House 43 Candidate It is disappointing that my opponent has decided to resort to making baseless and desperate attacks about me and my campaign. Throughout this race, we have maintained a positive campaign focused on the issues and my record. To the Yukon Community: My wife Christi and I cannot adequately express our appreciation for the ... Read More »

AG charges contractor with embezzlement

Attorney General Scott Pruitt

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt has charged an Oklahoma City man with one felony count of embezzlement. Kenneth Howard Scott, 62, doing business as Ken Scott Construction, allegedly embezzled more than $7,300 in connection with a contract to repair the roof of an Oklahoma City couple’s home between the months of October and November 2013. The money was intended to ... Read More »