Obituaries
Eddie L. Gober passed away June 25, 2019 at his home in Oklahoma City. Eddie was born Nov. 1, 1931 to Herbert H. Gober and Edith B. Gober. Eddie had retired from the Navy Coast Guard and the …
Graveside service for Will (Wily) Rogers Davis, 84, of Mountain Park, OK will be held on Saturday, July 11, 2020 at 2 p.m. in the Mound Valley Cemetery in Thomas, OK with Brian Davis officiating, …
Deborah “Kay” Sanders, 62, Olustee, went to be with her Heavenly Father on Saturday, June 27, 2020 in the Jackson County Memorial Hospital. Memorial services were Tuesday, June 30 at the …

Sheriff LeVick returns for a last time

The conclusion of Oklahoma’s June 30 election night saw Jackson County vote for a familiar face to return as the county’s sheriff. Incumbent sheriff Roger LeVick won re-election by a …

Advocate program makes a difference in a child’s life

The Court-Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) program supports and promotes court-appointed volunteer advocacy so every child who has experienced abuse or neglect can be safe, have a permanent home, …

Unemployment agency catching up with jobless claims, but many Oklahomans still suffering

For hundreds of thousands of Oklahomans, applying for unemployment benefits after losing their jobs due to COVID-19 has meant being trapped in a nightmare of crashing web pages, hours-long hold times …

Grants awarded for Altus tourism events

Grants totaling $84,500 was approved last week by the Altus Southwest Economic Development group for tourism projects or events in the city. Grant requests from businesses in Jackson County …
Special Sections