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Orange pumpkins aren’t the only things on display in local neighborhoods — flocks of plastic pink flamingos are also mysteriously finding their way to homes and businesses in the Cleveland area.

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It was a long drive to Poteau Friday night — and an even longer drive home a the Cleveland High School Tigers completed their season, losing in Round 1 of the playoffs, 20-47.

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I’ve said it many times before, and I’ll say it again. I am thankful for the blessing of being a dad.

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In the early days, The Cleveland American carried some of its social news on page one. Marriages were perhaps the most prominent social event on page one, however.

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CENTENTARIANS OF OKLAHOMA is proud to honor RUTH KIESTER on the occasion of her 100th birthday. Ruth is retired from Tinker Air Force Base and was an active member of the First Baptist Church in Cleveland and Bristow, Okla.  Her words of wisdom are:  “Get An Education!!”

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 Baptist Village resident, Stanley Patton, celebrated his 85th birthday on August 25 by taking a spin around the Village on his 44-year-old, 3-speed John Deere bicycle. He says that staying active is very important for people.

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Bob and Patsy White of Yale will be celebrating their 60th Wedding Anniversary Sunday, Sept.  29 from 1:00-4:00 p.m., at their new home located between Maramec and Yale at 56815 So. 35400 Rd Yale, OK 74085.

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Woodrow “Woody” Griffith was healed and made whole Dec. 2, 2019, after 82 years on Earth making people laugh.

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William Woodrow Wilson, 64, passed from this life on December 6, 2019, at his home in Terlton, Okla. Woody, as his family called him, was born on December 16, 1954, in Fort Worth, Tex., to Wilbur Woodrow and Patricia Lea (Thompson) Wilson. The family moved to Tulsa, Okla., shortly after his …

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Billie Frances Gardner Whaley passed peacefully to her heavenly reward on December 6, 2019 at Mercy Hospital in Oklahoma City in the presence of her family.  A current resident of the Touchmark Community in Edmond, Frances made her home in Cleveland, Okla. for almost 50 years.  She was the o…