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The City of Skiatook’s Public Works Director, Brad White and Kennen Inbody, electric lineman, were both selected to receive annual awards from the Municipal Electric Systems of Oklahoma (MESO). 

Editor’s Note: Skiatook police department arrests/detentions for the period from Friday, March 231, 2017, through early morning Friday, April 7, 2017. Information is obtained from the Skiatook Police Department and court records. Arrest or detention is not proof of guilt.

Thursday, April 27, 2017
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
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Bell Cow: April 23. The lake elevation is above average and the water is muddy. White bass are slow on inline spinnerbait and minnows along the riprap. Catfish are slow on stinkbait at the shallows and shoreline. Submitted by Gary Emmons.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
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Information in this column was obtained from the Osage County Court Clerk’s database and other public documents for the period ending April 21, 2017. Not every incident leads to a charge under the law. If charges are filed, guilt, innocence, or other liability is determined by a court of law…

Monday, April 24, 2017
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1 Peter 1:3-9 tells us that through our baptism we have been “refined our faith to make it pure.” My question for you to think about is this---Has this happened to you—have you found yourself refined into a new life?

Saturday, April 22, 2017
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Cherokee Nation’s most endangered buildings teach us about the history of our people – the stories and histories of our ancestors who lived here and flourished before we were ever born. We have made a concerted effort to preserve, restore and rehabilitate our most iconic and historic places …

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Growing up in a single parent home meant being good with our money. Well, our limited money. I’m pretty sure that’s what made me cheap. It really became apparent when I got married. As soon as the ring was put on my finger, I had a plan. I decided our wedding should be in my church in Decemb…

Welcome Rosie to SPACAR! Rosie is as about as precious as it gets guys! This little gal is about 30 pounds and 2 years old. She looks like a pocket Basset Hound! We assume she is a Basset/Dachshund mix. She has a wiggly little butt and a constant smile. She is great with other dogs and loves…

Friday, April 21, 2017
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Bell Cow: April 15. The lake elevation is below average and the water is muddy. Largemouth Bass are good on minnows, spinnerbaits and swimbaits in the shallows and shorelines. Crappie are good on jigs and minnows at the docks, riprap and shorelines. Catfish are good on worms at the boat ramp…

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This week, Oklahomans joined together in remembrance of the Oklahoma City Alfred P. Murrah bombing. It’s hard to believe that that was 22 years ago. It seems like just yesterday. Not a single Oklahoman was not impacted that horrible day. We either had a family member or friend or knew someon…

Thursday, April 20, 2017
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Last month, the Tulsa World and the Oklahoma Weekly Group partnered with Reach Out & Read in a month-long book drive to collect books for children aged birth-5 years old.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
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Casey Landis of Skiatook, Okla., was among the veterinary students recently honored at Oklahoma State University Center for Veterinary Health Sciences. Landis received a Carl A. Rott Distinguished Graduate Fellowship in recognition of her academic achievements. She also received the Northeas…

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With the exception of a few cold snaps and a bit of snow, winter had little impact on the Sooner state this year. And now that spring has arrived, allergy sufferers are paying for those warmer-than-usual months.

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Sperry Band is finishing the year with all of the zeal and power that they had at the beginning. After receiving high marks at competitions throughout the year, several band members have attained the high honor of qualifying for the State Ensemble. These band members will travel to Stillwate…

R. Lee Thompson Funeral services for R. Lee Thompson were held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, March 25, 2017 in the Sien-Shelton Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Dale Nielsen, officiating. Private family interment will follow in the Osage Gardens Cemetery. R. Lee Thompson of Skiatook, went to be with …

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
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There are six weeks left in the first session of the 56th Legislature, and now is the time we really start getting into specifics with appropriations and budget bills.