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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 announced Nov. 6 that Cleveland High School senior cheerleaders Jana Sheets and Alexi Hastings each made All Region Cheerleader. Best of luck to them as they try out for All State on November 20. “I couldn’t be more proud of all their hard work and growth through the years,” said Coa…

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 Cleveland Middle School eighth grader Adrian Flores (second from right) traveled to Des Moines, Iowa in October to compete at the National Junior High Wrestling Tournament. Wrestling in the 134 lbs. division, he placed third out of 18 wrestlers.  In addition to wrestling for the Tigers, he …

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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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As of Tuesday, Keystone Lake was 34 feet above normal. Reports showed water flowing at a rate of 290,481 cubic feet per second into the lake and 275,000 cfs out of the lake via Keystone Dam. Pictures and video of the flood waters are both stunning and heart-breaking. There are no words to co…

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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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Nancy Ann King, 74, passed from this life on November 5, 2019, in Tulsa, Okla. The daughter of William and Gayra (Foshee) Richardson, Nancy was born on January 11, 1945 in Mississippi. Following her education, Nancy met William Cortez, and the couple moved to California. In the early 1980s, …

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Daniel Wesley Crossland, 89, passed from this life on November 3, 2019 at his home in Cleveland, Okla. with his family by his side. Dan was born on September 14, 1930 in Lambert, Miss.to Harvey Nelson and Edna Jane (Maulden) Crossland.

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Dorothy J. Greer, 97, of Greenwood, Ark. passed away on November 2, 2019 in Memory Lane in Van Buren, Ark. She was born on September 27, 1922 near Nashville, Ark. to Melvin and Willie E. (Lawson) Gathright. Dorothy’s family moved to Oklahoma for a better way of life during the 1920’s when Ok…