The Shawnee News-Star
Updated at 3:15 AM

Last week we learned of Jack Abernathy’s wolf hunt in April 1905 near their ranch in Tillman County, Oklahoma. Soon thereafter he was summoned to Washington by President Roosevelt and appointed U.S. Marshall for Oklahoma Territory and, subsequently for the State after November 1907. As a result, the family moved to Guthrie in 1907. Shortly thereafter the boys’ Mother died in childbirth depriving them of her influence and strengthening the influence of Jack.

Updated at 2:58 AM

Dorothy Kniffin celebrated her 100th birthday Monday afternoon, April 14, with many friends and neighbors dropping by to wish her well.

Updated at 2:56 AM

Carrie Elizabeth Huston and Michael Eugene Cross announce the birth of a son, Matthew Eugene Cross.

Updated at 2:53 AM

Katie Walker of Ada and Cody Walker of Ada announce the birth of a son, Cutter Duke Walker.

Updated at 2:51 AM

Carrie Yardy and Tristan Yardy of Shawnee announce the birth of twins, Addyson Rayann and Ayden Scott.

Updated at 2:50 AM

Sandra Perez of Cambridge, Mass., and Nicholas Koleski, of Oklahoma City, announce the birth of a daughter, Lilyana Ilisabeth Perez.

Updated at 2:48 AM

Kaylan Pickard of Harrah and Derek Bell of Oklahoma City announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

Updated at 2:46 AM

The families of Alicia Machille McHenry and Preston Michael Blochowiak are pleased to announce their engagement.

Updated at 2:45 AM

Donald Glen and Betty Ann Swope, of Shawnee, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary April 17, 2014.

Updated at 1:42 AM

I think most would agree that preventative action is effective when dealing with potential problems. It has been my experience that proactively taking steps in advance to prevent a problem is less taxing and far more effective, than waiting till an...

Posted at 1:01 AM

Coming up in the east in late April evenings is the constellation Bootes, the Herdsman. Its principal stars form what looks more like a kite than someone who herds animals. Its brightest star, Arcturus, shines a lovely yellow-orange hue. Over to the...

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