The Shawnee News-Star
Posted at 1:01 AM

You hear the crickets, a distant owl, perhaps a chorus of peep toads as you lie back and gaze up at the heavenly expanse of stars bright and dim. The constellations seem so unchanging with respect to one another as they slowly move west to east as the globe beneath your feet makes its daily turn.Suddenly, with no warning whatsoever, it appears one of those stars just came loose as it rushes across the night sky, quickly blinking off!

Posted at 1:01 AM

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Updated at 10:40 PM

A local family has filed a police report involving a Shawnee teenager who hasn’t been seen in the last five days.

Updated at 8:26 PM

Margaret E. Ellis, 72, of Shawnee, passed away Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, at her home in Shawnee.

Updated at 8:24 PM

Cody was a life long resident of Maud and passed away Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, near Wichita Falls, Texas, at the age of 23.

Updated at 8:23 PM

Lacy Dawn Mullings, 17-year-old Maud resident, passed from this life Aug. 5, 2014, as a result of an automobile accident near Holiday, Texas.

Updated at 8:04 PM

The body of a woman believed to be in her mid-20s was found on a sandbar in the North Canadian River Friday evening and police are now investigating the case as a suspicious death.

Posted at 8:05 PM

Don't forget your flippy-floppies!The Lonely Island, best known for memorable

Posted at 7:05 PM

As one of the stars of the No. 1 show in the world, NCIS'

Updated at 6:34 PM

Hi Mom,It’s been awhile since I spoke to you. You’ve been gone for exactly two years as of today, and I can’t lie, it’s been hard sometimes. I miss you dearly and still think about you often.I know …

Posted at 7:05 PM

The fifth season of fan-favorite Haven will premiere on Thursday, Sept. 11 at 10/9c on Syfy, the cable...

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