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Roger State University student veterans receive encouragement in educational journey

Veterans Day is a salute – an annual recognition of those who have served and placed others before self. Following in a long tradition of military service on College Hill, Rogers State University alumni Cindy Fields (’18) and current students Shawn Hines and David Ault are grateful for their military service and the support they’ve received through their educational journey.

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God leads us through the storm

All of us can agree that 2020 has been an incredibly strange and challenging year. We have seen rioting in the streets of America, shameful rhetoric from our national leaders on both sides of the political spectrum, the fallout of dealing with the Covid pandemic and more recently, accusations of scandal in our nation’s electoral process. The unfortunate fallout has left our nation terribly divided over fundamental issues. We are divided racially, politically, morally, economically and perhaps most tragically, ethically.

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Pocahontas Club lays wreath on Rogers family tomb

Jennifer Brunn of Oologah, Indian Women’s Pocahontas Club president, and Celeste Tillery, lead a process of Club women to place a wreath at the Will Rogers family tomb, just as they have since it was built. The group has been paying tribute to Will every year, except War years, since the Will Rogers Memorial Museum opened Nov. 4, 1938, the anniversary of Will’s 1879 birth on an Indian Territory ranch. PHOTO PROVIDED

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Senior of the Week

Bailie Runner is this week’s Oologah High School Senior of the Week. Bailie has attended Oologah-Talala Public Schools for 14 years. Bailie is a member of the softball, basketball, and Ag programs. Bailie was selected as the FFA President and was recently name as an All-State Softball player. After graduation, Bailie plans to Attend Seminole State College and play softball.


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