The Shawnee News-Star
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September 28Word of the Day, This Day in History, Number to Know, Website of the Day, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.Word of the Dayindigence \ IN-dih-juhn(t)s \ noun; A state of extreme poverty or destitution. — Dictionary.comThis Day in HistorySept. 28, 1928: Scottish scientist Alexander Fleming notices a bacteria-killing mold growing in his laboratory, discovering what later became known as penicillin.Number to Know

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Last week a court approved the Ten Commandments monument in front of our State Capitol. Removing it would have been equivalent to removing our parent’s names from our nation’s birth certificate.

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Fred and Barbara Stubblefield from Earlsboro are celebrating their 62nd anniversary on Sept. 17, 2014.

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Ray and Verlie Grimmett were married Sept. 30, 1954, at Henryetta.

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Rusty and Kari Bias of Shawnee announce the birth of a son, Jace Elliott Bias.

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Wouldn't you agree, “time” is a wonderful thing, when you have it on your side? Like when on vacation... there is absolutely nothing more relaxing than enjoying a beautiful sunset, with only thoughts of how you are going to enjoy the...

Updated at 11:37 PM

Former OU-Tulsa Vice President and State Representative Nancy Virtue Lewis, of Tulsa, passed from this life on Sept. 24, 2014, after a long illness.

Updated at 11:36 PM

Geraldine LaVerne Watson, 71, of Tecumseh, died Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014, in Tecumseh.

Updated at 11:35 PM

Shirley J. Floyd, 79, of Shawnee, died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, in Shawnee.

Updated at 11:34 PM

I was finishing the chores Friday evening when I unexpectedly found myself eyeball-to-eyeball with one of the largest dogs I have ever seen.

Updated at 11:20 PM

STILLWATER – The Shawnee cross-country teams took part in one of the largest running competitions in the state when they ran in the 78th annual Cowboys Jamboree at Oklahoma State University on Saturday.

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