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July 1st, 2015

Local players help Southeast nip OKC in Oklahoma State Games

July 1, 2015

The first baseball edition of the Oklahoma State Games finished with a solid performance by two LeFlore County locals that played a part in Southeast’s 6-5 victory over the Oklahoma City Area Team Tuesday night at Oklahoma State University’s Allie P. Reynolds Stadium in Stillwater.

Muskogee man gets life in prison in women's shooting death

July 1, 2015

MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) — A Muskogee man convicted of first-degree murder has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

The Muskogee Phoenix (http://bit.ly/1dvmR0M ) reports that 20-year-old Jordan Williams was found guilty in early June in the shooting death of 48-year-old Rachelle Louise Hayes of Muskogee.

Williams apologized to Hayes' family at his sentence hearing and asked them for forgiveness in his actions.

VIDEO: Top NBA free agents and where they might end up

July 1, 2015

Sports Illustrated's Chris Mannix breaks down where big name NBA free agents like LaMarcus Aldridge, Paul Millsap, Greg Monroe, Danny Green, Tyson Chandler and Rajon Rondo might end up.

Sports Photo of the Week

July 1, 2015

June 30th

CASC softball team among NJCAA Academic Teams of the Year; two Lady Vikings athletes named Superior Academic All-American, with two others garnering Exemplary Academic All-American honors

June 30, 2015

The Carl Albert State College athletic program saw one team and four individuals receive high honors from the National Junior College Athletic Association.
The Lady Vikings softball team was among those junior colleges in the country named as Academic Teams of the Year for having a cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 or better. The Lady Vikings' cumulative GPA was 3.27.

Lawmakers Call for Impeachment, Judicial Reform

June 30, 2015

OKLAHOMA CITY – Several state GOP lawmakers today called for judicial reform and for the impeachment of seven state Supreme Court justices who made a political ruling to ban a Ten Commandments monument from the grounds of the Oklahoma State Capitol. The lawmakers include state Reps. Kevin Calvey (R-OKC), John Bennett (R-Sallisaw), Casey Murdock (R-Felt), Lewis Moore (R-Edmond), Dan Fisher (R-Yukon), George Faught (R-Muskogee) and Mike Sanders (R-Kingfisher).

Oklahoma court: Ten Commandments monument must come down

June 30, 2015

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's Supreme Court says the Ten Commandments monument at the state Capitol must be removed because it indirectly benefits the Jewish and Christian faiths in violation of the state's constitution.

The court ruled Tuesday that the Oklahoma Constitution bans using public property to benefit a religion, and said the Ten Commandments are "obviously religious in nature."

DAILY FEATURE: Tuesday Tidbits

June 30, 2015

Strange and Useless Facts

1) Money isn't made out of paper; it's made out of cotton.
2) The 57 on Heinz ketchup bottle represents the number of varieties of pickles the company once had.
3) A rat can last longer without water than a camel.
4) Your stomach has to produce a new layer of mucus every two weeks otherwise it will digest itself.
5) The Declaration of Independence was written on hemp paper.
6) The dot over the letter 'i' is called a tittle.
7) A raisin dropped in a glass of fresh champagne will bounce up and down continually from the bottom of the glass to the top.

June 29th

Stillwater man killed in head-on collision near Perkins

June 29, 2015

PERKINS, Okla. (AP) — The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says an 18-year-old Stillwater man has died of injuries suffered in a head-on collision on State Highway 33 near Perkins.

The OHP says Keshon Coleman-Ector died at an Oklahoma City hospital Sunday night following the crash.

June 27th

State Champions

June 27, 2015

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