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Around Town: Moran Museum honors Turpens

Joan Gilmore If you've never taken your children or grandchildren to the Jasmine Moran Children's Museum in Seminole, shame on you. Matter of fact, shame if you've never been there either. It is a memorable place and, to keep it going, a banquet in honor of Mike and Susan Turpen is planned on Oct. 1

JOURNAL RECORD - 2017-09-19 00:52:10

Woody Havens, Jr.

Woodrow Wilson Havens Jr., lovingly known by all as Woody, joined Heaven's angels at the age of 79. He was born in Shawnee, OK to Woodrow and Ester (Shawn) Havens. After graduating from Capitol Hill High School, he found employment at Transcon Truck Lines where he was a teletype operator until his r

NEWCASTLE PACER - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

The Latest: Death toll rises to 226 from Mexico earthquake

MEXICO CITY (AP) - The latest on the strong earthquake that hit Mexico City (all times local): 12:55 a.m. Mexico's civil defense agency says the death toll has risen to 226 from Tuesday's magnitude 7.1 earthquake that knocked down dozens of buildings in Mexico City and nearby states. The official Tw

KTEN.COM - 2017-09-19 21:52:00

Indianola grad in fatal Sunday car crash

McALESTER, Okla. - An Indianola graduate was among five people who died in a fatal single-car accident late Sunday night. Jessica Swartwout, 18, of McAlester, and four other teens were pronounced dead at the scene by medical personnel after a 2006 Chevrolet Colorado Pickup veered off a bridge and in

THE ADA NEWS - 2017-09-18 14:52:00

Mexican family mourns 11 dead after church falls at baptism

(AP Photo/Pablo Spencer). CORRECTS AGE OF BABY TO TWO MONTHS, NOT TWO YEARS - The sky is exposed from inside Santiago Apostol church which collapsed during the 7.1 earthquake in the town of Atzala in Puebla state, Mexico, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. Acc... (AP Photo/Pablo Spencer). CORRECTS AGE OF BA

KTEN.COM - 2017-09-21 04:25:00

Ambitious Boris Johnson rattles May, shakes up Brexit debate

(AP Photo/Seth Wenig). British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson attends a meeting during the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters, Monday, Sept. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017 file photo, Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson arr

KTEN.COM - 2017-09-20 19:28:00

Jake LaMotta, boxer who inspired 'Raging Bull,' dies at 95

(AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File). FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2005, file photo, Robert DeNiro, left, and boxer Jake LaMotta stand for photographers before watching a 25th anniversary screening of the movie "Raging Bull" in New York. LaMotta, whose life was ... (AP Photo/File). FILE - In this June 16, 194

KTEN.COM - 2017-09-20 18:45:00

10 Things to Know for Today - KTEN.com - No One Gets You Closer

(AP Photo/Miguel Tovar). An injured person is carried after being rescued from the rubble of a building that collapsed after an earthquake, in the Colonia Obrera neighborhood of Mexico City, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. A magnitude 7.1 earthquake has stunn... (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trum

KTEN.COM - 2017-09-20 13:15:00

Boy recalls escape from Mexico City school _ and those lost

(AP Photo/Carlos Cisneros). Rescue workers search for children trapped inside the collapsed Enrique Rebsamen school in Mexico City, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. The earthquake stunned central Mexico, killing more than 100 people as buildings collapsed in p... (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell). A man comforts

KTEN.COM - 2017-09-20 11:54:00

Pelting rain, relocation add to woes in Rohingya Muslim camp

(AP Photo/Bernat Armangue). Rohingya Muslims, who crossed over recently from Myanmar into Bangladesh, cross a flooded area to find alternate shelter after their camp was inundated with rainwater near Balukhali refugee camp, Bangladesh, Tuesday, Sept. 1... (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue). Rohingya Muslims

KTEN.COM - 2017-09-20 08:13:00

Trump's North Korea threats leave Asia struggling to explain

(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko). A woman walks past a TV screen showing U.S. President Donald Trump while reporting on his maiden address at the U.N. General Assembly, in Tokyo Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. Trump's threat before the world to obliterate North Ko... (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews). South Korea's Pr

KTEN.COM - 2017-09-20 07:32:00

Illinois student shoots classmate in high school cafeteria

The main entrance to Mattoon High School Wednesday afternoon after a shooting that left one student injured took place that morning. The suspected gunman was taken into custody by Mattoon Police.Keith Stewart An Illinois high school teacher subdued a school shooter who wounded a fellow student Wedne

THE ADA NEWS - 2017-09-21 00:37:00

Seoul to resume aid to N. Korea but doesn't set date

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - South Korea on Thursday decided to resume humanitarian aid to North Korea to help children and pregnant women, but didn't determine when to provide the $8 million worth of assistance amid tensions created by Pyongyang's nuclear and missile tests. Still, the decision is ensu

KTEN.COM - 2017-09-21 05:55:00

The Latest: Twitter to meet with Senate investigators

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump and the Russia probe (all times local): 11:50 p.m. The social media company, Twitter, says it will meet with a Senate committee investigating Russia's interference in the presidential election. The company says in a statement Wednesday evening t

KTEN.COM - 2017-09-21 07:15:00

SEC reveals 2016 hack that breached its filing system

NEW YORK (AP) - The Securities and Exchange Commission said Wednesday that a cyber breach of a filing system it uses may have provided the basis for some illegal trading in 2016. In a statement posted on the SEC's website, Chairman Jay Clayton said a review of the agency's cybersecurity risk profile

KTEN.COM - 2017-09-21 05:55:00

New plaintiffs added to lawsuit over chemical plant fire

HOUSTON (AP) - Eleven plaintiffs, including a 4-year-old girl, have joined the $1 million lawsuit against a Houston-area chemical plant rocked by explosions after floodwaters from Hurricane Harvey inthe facility. Six deputies and one EMS official filed a lawsuit in Harris County Court earlier this m

KTEN.COM - 2017-09-21 06:35:00

Health care advocates urge legislators to vote against GOP health care bill

WASHINGTON - As Senate Republicans make a final stab this year at undoing former President Barack Obama's health care law, health care advocates are urging their legislators to vote against the measure. "We believe in protecting our neighbor," said Perry Bryant, president of West Virginians for Affo

THE ADA NEWS - 2017-09-20 21:57:00

Affidavit: Currier took out $265K in loans in another man's name

ENID, Okla. - Search warrant affidavits filed Monday in an investigation of an ex-mayor and former Enid bank officer show one man's identity was stolen to secure two loans totaling $265,000. Enid Police Department began investigating Ernst "Ernie" Currier on Sept. 5 after a report of an identity the

THE ADA NEWS - 2017-09-20 21:56:00

COLUMN: How the latest effort to repeal Obamacare would affect millions

At the end of July, the nation held its collective breath as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) looked poised to achieve his most formidable parliamentary accomplishment: the repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act. But Republican hopes were dashed by one of their own, Sen. Joh

THE ADA NEWS - 2017-09-20 21:45:00

Lack of flood insurance leaves Texans high and dry

AUSTIN - Insurance may have covered only 25 to 45 percent of Houston houses flooded by Tropical Storm Harvey, but that's not because it wasn't available to homeowners The National Flood Insurance Program, or NFIP, a part of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, underwrites most coverage and actu

THE ADA NEWS - 2017-09-20 21:39:00