The Shawnee News-Star
Posted at 12:00 AM

There was no national market for beeF until the mid-nineteenth century when the discovery of gold in California in 1849 drew homesteaders to the Great Plains. When they clashed with Plains Indians the federal government establish forts out west which required beef for their soldiers. Government contracts with “Provisioners” brought Texas beef to these forts. Tinned beef provided Union soldiers during the Civil War gave rise to packing houses in Chicago and Cincinnati. As Indians...

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Royce and Kathleen Peerson of Shawnee will celebrate their 50th anniversary from 2 to 4 p.m., Jan. 31, 2015, at the Highland Church of Christ in Tecumseh.

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Donald and Vera Hale of Eufaula, formerly of Maud, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Tina Renae Hale of Seminole, to Clifton Wayne Tanyan of Seminole.

Posted at 12:00 AM

In today's fast paced lifestyle, we must deal with many distractions that deter us from completing our much-needed exercise. That's why it is so important to identify and utilize strategies that will help keep you motivated to get started and...

Updated at 11:29 PM

Dale dominated Saturday’s championship round of the Tri-County Invitational Tournament, easily winning both the girls’ and boys’ title games. The Lady Pirates pounded Davenport, 60-38, and the Pirates pummeled...

Updated at 11:12 PM

For a few minutes there at the end of the Shawnee Wolves’ back-and-forth battle with the Sapulpa Chieftains in the seventh place game at the Shawnee Invitational on Saturday, it looked like the Wolves were about to repeat recent...

Updated at 10:57 PM

This weekend’s Shawnee Invitational has shown just how much a young Lady Wolves squad has grown.

Updated at 10:54 PM

OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma Baptist wrapped up a three-game road trip Saturday afternoon with an 88-52 win over Mid-America Christian at the Gaulke Activity Center.

Updated at 10:45 PM

Oklahoma City used a pair of big first-half runs and then held off St. Gregory’s late for a 92-75 win Saturday at W.P. Wood Field House. The Stars won their second straight, while the Cavaliers lost for just the second time in...

Updated at 10:44 PM

COWETA – Thomas Shepard and Walker Smith each won individual titles as the Shawnee Wolves had eight medalists in all and finished second at the Coweta Invitational on Saturday.

Updated at 10:39 PM

JONES – A 13-1 second quarter and a balanced scoring attack helped the Bethel Lady Wildcats to a 49-39 win over Lindsay in the finals of the Jones Kiwanis Invitational on Saturday.

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